Teach English in Spain: the Instituo Franklin Program Basics
Nov08

Teach English in Spain: the Instituo Franklin Program Basics

Teaching in Spain is one way to obtain a legal estancia in Spain and a good stepping stone if you’d like to live here long term. And there are no shortage of English teaching programs that provide you with a visa and stipend to make ends meet between your tapas and weekend trips! Clare Boerigter talks to us about how she decided to do the Instituto Franklin program, and what advice she has for teachers looking for a serious...

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Moving to Spain: Ten Cardinal Rules for Teaching Private English Classes
Sep28

Moving to Spain: Ten Cardinal Rules for Teaching Private English Classes

Over the last decade, Spain has made a huge push for its population to become more proficient in English and as a result, native English speakers are in extremely high demand. For Language and Culture Assistants, AuPairs or other jobs that are moderately paid, extra income from private classes can mean the difference between a frugal year or enjoying all that Spain and Europe have to offer. However, before agreeing to take on a new...

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Moving to Spain: Getting your Empadronamiento
Sep07

Moving to Spain: Getting your Empadronamiento

A solicitud de empadronamiento is the procedure for registering yourself as living in a Spanish municipality and constitutes legal proof of where and how long you have lived at a certain address. The process is free and can be made by those residing in Spain regardless of legal status – and, ojo: being registered is a requirement for obtaining a TIE in many comunidades. Typically, your city or town will have at least one office...

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