links i find vital

where it all started for me! (btw it starts off with like a min of music)
a seoul radio station interview about bssk
a bunch of interviews with black expats in soko
find family on facebook: Brothas&Sistas of South Korea

Monday, August 15, 2011

if you have Masters with focus in TESL/TEFL

i got this email from woman at georgetown u who ran across my blog. wanted to share the info. link and more info here:

I'd like to spread the word about this great opportunity for ESL teachers, especially those of color.  I work in recruitment and selection for this U.S. Department of State-sponsored program in the EL Fellow Program.

Eligibility requirements include:
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Master’s degree with focus in TESL/TEFL (TESOL Certificate with a related Master's degree)
  • Fellows must have minimum two years professional TESL/TEFL experience; teacher training and curriculum/material development are helpful.
  • Senior Fellows must have minimum four years teacher training/teacher development experience; overseas TEFL experience is helpful.
  • Stipend: Fellows - $25,000; Senior Fellows - $35,000
  • Living allowance covering the cost of reasonable, safe and comfortable housing (comparable to the standard of living in the country of assignment), food, utilities, and local transportation.
  • International round trip transportation from the Fellow’s U.S. residence to the host country.
  • Supplemental health benefit plan while abroad (not to replace any health insurance held by the Fellow).
  • Miscellaneous allowances (shipping, educational materials, in-country program activities, and pre-departure expenses).

We are currently accepting applications for placements beginning fall 2011 and early 2012. 

Faith Jarmon 
Project Officer 
Georgetown University 
Center for Intercultural Education and Development 
Tel: 202-687-2608 
Fax. 202-687-2555

Saturday, August 13, 2011

hair care

photo source here.
lots of sisters wonde what they're going to do with their hair when they come to south korea. my friend zakiyyah who is fabulously natural uses aloe gel for her twist outs. you can buy it and a huge variety of other products from they ship to korea for like $8 or so. for other hair advice, please click here for the bssk doc about hair places in soko. and click here for more useful bssk hair info. and unrelated, but i totally want to try this shealoe.  also please check the soko black hair group, "natural beauty in south korea" for advice or where to buy products and different stylists for however you wear your hair.

sn: if your looking for pure shae butter,  remember that pure shea butter should be thick and crumbly. anything
smoother has already been cut with another product, so you shouldnt be paying "pure" price..