Bendigo woman teaches in Costa Rica

By Q24N


QCOSTARICA – Hola! My name’s Hannah, I’m a 26 year old primary school teacher from Australia, and International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) is sending me to San José, Costa Rica to teach English! I can’t wait!!

I was first inspired to teach by my Year 2 teacher, who was my favourite person in the world at the time. In between a few short-lived aspirations to become a lawyer, hairdresser, photographer, psychologist (etc., etc.), I always came back to my dream of teaching. Somewhat ironically, I got my first job as a Year 2 teacher at the school I attended; working in the classroom where I had been a student 15 years earlier. Even more special than that was the privilege of teaching my favourite Year 2 teacher’s daughter.

Last year I had the awesome opportunity to travel to Labasa, Fiji with a team of teachers and high school students from my school, and spend time teaching English in a rural … continue reading