Another guest post. Patti has been teaching in Korea for the last seven years, and has a wide variety of experiences. I asked her to write this post because I knew she previously taught public school, and now taught at a hagwon, and did not seem to hate her hagwon. She has, however, delivered a lot more than I could ever have asked for. Her experiences cover a wide range of teaching positions in Korea, over various levels. My most heartfelt thanks to Patti for sharing these experiences with me, and thus with all of you.
There are a multitude of factors leading to this happening... Another is the fact that Incheon as a city is on the verge of bankruptcy. The recent Asian Games did nothing to help this situation. Unfortunately, areas like education are bearing the cost of this - and NETs are some of the casualties.
I love driving. I especially love driving at night on empty, well-lit roads. In those moments, it's like the world belongs to me. I can speed up, and hasten the arrival of that wonderful moment where the roads start to look like home, or I can slow down a little and see the city lights … Continue reading On the bus from Seoul to Incheon
A lot of people find my blog because they Google "Incheon EPIK". This is a very brief post addressing those looking for that information. Here are a few things I've learnt:
When I last posted to this blog, I was still in South Africa. Today is my second day in Incheon - first full day - and I'm typing this mostly so that I don't have to leave the PC 방 I'm sitting in. It's fucking cold outside - the coldest I've been since arriving in … Continue reading Sweet Story 방