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12 Things You Need to Know Before You Visit Sri Lanka

Ranked the best country in the world to visit by Lonely Planet in 2019, Sri Lanka has so much incredible experiences to offer! From food to architecture, hiking to breath-taking wildlife, Sri Lanka really does have it all. If you decide to check it out for yourself, here are a few things you should know before travelling. 1) Religious Melting Pot   Sri Lanka is a blend of different religions. Specifically, 70% Buddhist, 13% Hindu, 10% Muslim and 7% Christian. Although beautifully diverse, these religious influences effect the culture and are reflected in behaviours and clothing deemed acceptable. A lot…

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Palfish- A great experience from Teacher Sav

What was the name of your online company? PalFish   What were the working hours like? Available teaching hours are from 6am to midnight 7 days a week. Prime or peak  teaching hours are from 5:30-9pm BJT on weekdays and 9am-9pm BJT on weekends. I have always been able to be booked until about 11pm on any given day and on weekdays usually I can get bookings starting at 2-3pm on weekdays and kids often want to take classes from 7-9am before they go to school as well.   How did you feel the company treated you? -like a person…

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A Bad experience with Palfish

The Classes I started working for Palfish over a year ago- The classes are unpredictable to start with and the students can cancel at the last minute or even not show up at all!  It can be very disheartening. I have yet to hear many people doing well on it. It can give great confidence to new teachers however to get infront of the camera, it’s easy to use as you can use your smart phone so its handy for travel and can work from anywhere. The Pay The pay is very low however and almost impossible to reach level 5…

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VIPKid Desktop

VIPKID Review

VIPKid Company VIPkid has been changing the Chinese ESL landscape since 2013 with their comprehensive virtual learning environment (VLE).  Working as a contractor on their platform has been a large improvement over working for other, physical training centers in mainland China.  They offer self-managed working hours, 65,000 teachers teaching 500,000+ Chinese kids, and a platform designed to make the nitty-gritty of scheduling classes and managing the paperwork as easy as possible for both the teacher and the company. There are no obstacles to teaching as many classes as a teacher wishes to schedule, between 7:30PM and 8:00AM EST (8:30AM and…

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