This is a great personal story of a teacher who is teaching abroad during this time of crisis. For those of us who teach in other countries, it’s a great testimony of how we can adapt and improve ourselves during this time. I wish everyone stays safe and healthy!
A Moroccan Story
This blog post was originally written for the International TEFL Academy alumni blog, posted on April 4th, 2020.
It is April 3rd, and I am sitting in my sun-filled apartment in Rabat Morocco. It has been 2 weeks since Morocco implemented a confinement protocol. Everyone is required to stay home unless their job is deemed “essential”. All schools, restaurants, cafes, non-essential stores, and mosques are closed until further notice. All medical offices are only taking emergency and critical appointments. It is a strange time to be a teacher, and an even stranger time to be an expatriate.
My name is Miranda, and I chose to stay in Morocco during the COVID-19 pandemic. I have been in Morocco for 10 months and have been teaching with my current school for 7 months. When the emails were sent that the American government had set up final flights to allow…
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