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— "Have an exit plan and stick to it"

"Have an exit plan and stick to it"

Terrance taught in Thailand for almost four years but decided that it was time to return to Southern California. He didn't want to become yet another 'farang statistic' but how are things working out for him back home and what does he miss about Thailand?


— Blogs for teachers in Thailand

Blogs for teachers in Thailand

Teacher Joko is back with some fashion advice for male teachers - stay away from the top knot if you want your students' respect.


If you are in Thailand and missing your British TV, then take a look at the Thai Expat TV system. I trialled it several years ago and wasn't that impressed - but wow! it's a totally different system these days!


A 10-year visa for expats who have reached retirement age. Too good to be true? Well, Mickey Sheehan is struggling to see who the visa appeals to.


In the November TEFL course / training blog, ajarn readers can get an exclusive $100 discount on 2017 courses from one provider. There is news of a new blended learning CELTA course in downtown Bangkok and also several guaranteed job schemes on offer.


— "I could live extravagantly, but I am used to simpler things"

"I could live extravagantly, but I am used to simpler things"

Steve is a director at an international school in Bangkok and earns a great salary of 140,000 baht a month - but he's certainly not a man who throws his money away. How does he spend it?


Now you can fill in the cost of living survey on-line. Come on, let us know what you earn and spend each month.


— Worth a watch.

Worth a watch.

'Six months to Salvation' is a 90-minute documentary featuring a group of seven volunteer English teachers from Australia gradually confronting the colonial implications of their work in rural Thailand. Over the course of six months, they contend with their inexperience as teachers, the omnipresence of Westernisation, and the ambiguity of their purpose. Well worth a look! The entire documentary has been uploaded to YouTube. 



— Something for the ladies

Something for the ladies

Any female teachers wanting to know how to dress appropriately in the classroom, especially in a hot climate? Marguerite Anne Tremel, who has taught English in several Asian countries, put together this terrific guide.


— Bangkok or upcountry - which comes out on top?

Bangkok or upcountry - which comes out on top?

So you're not sure whether to teach in Bangkok or out in rural Thailand? When you analyze both options under a few different headings, which one comes out on top? Updated article


— Hi-tech teaching

Hi-tech teaching

Sam Thompson lets us in on a couple of hi-tech products that have completely changed the way he teaches in the classroom - and certainly made life easier!


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Latest Blogs

Stay away from the top knot

When a young teacher fears students have lost his respect

Expat TV revisited

I didn't realise how much I had missed British TV

The all new 10-year retirement visa

Who is it aimed at exactly?

The age of Trump........and Thailand!

A look into the economic and political crystal ball

November 2016

News, promotions and deals from Thailand's main TEFL course providers

Classroom tech that's really useful

A look at Google Classroom and the Microsoft Surface

A time of change

Taking over blogging duties from a very special person

Who is worth working for?

In search of the holy grail.

Back in the groove

How do Filipino teachers feel on returning home from teaching abroad?