Overseas opportunities for post-secondary agricultural educators frequently become available on funded projects, sabbaticals, fulbrights and consultancies. Apart from potential financial incentives, other assets of international work can outweigh its liabilities as part of a professional career. But important personal and institutional considerations must be kept objectively in mind.

Clarification of motives, thorough study of host country, development of serious commitment, and clear understanding of on-site expectations are vital to success offshore. Ability to speak a second language and integration of children into bi-national schools can make the international experience an enriching time.



overseas opportunities, agricultural educators, sabbaticals

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