— Teacher blogs and the ajarn postbox!
In our ajarn blogs section, teacher Julia is expecting her second child but wonders if Thai healthcare is all about care....or cash?
Sam Thompson made up for missing home by painting Bangkok red...or is that green?...on St Patrick's day night.
Joko, our man in Myanmar, found out that if you visit The American Embassy, it's probably best to keep your camera in your pocket.
— Looking for a TEFL course deal?
The busy hiring season is getting into full swing and although you don't legally need to obtain a TEFL certificate to teach in Thailand, most jobs will require one. Check out our monthly news blog for all the latest info, promotions and deals, etc from Thailand's TEFL course providers.
Ten reasons why it's better to take a TEFL course in Thailand (if you plan to teach in Thailand) compared to taking a course in your home country.
— You could be watching TV?
Looking to watch the latest episode of your favorite American TV series? Perhaps you want to catch today's big Premier League game for just 30 baht? Ajarn World looks at two competing internet TV services based in Thailand. We know how they perform because we subscribe to both!
— Teacher Daniel's top five recruitment tips
If you want to find out how best to apply for a teaching job and stand out from the crowd, who better to ask than a teacher recruiter? Daniel from Varee School in Chiang Mai shares his top five recruitment tips.
— Back to the UK
Steve and Neil are our latest great escapees. Having worked in Thailand for 5-6 years, they both decided to return to the UK - Neil to teach and Steve to return to the engineering trade. How have things worked out for them? Any regrets?
— Does your school have a visa superhero or is it very much every man for himself?
You know what I'm talking about. That amazing Thai member of staff who takes care of every teacher's visa and work permit without ever once getting flustered. Or at your place is there no such superhero - and teachers are left to fight for themselves? Let us know your situation in this month's burning question.
— Don't fear the demo lesson
'Fail to prepare. Prepare to fail' as the old saying goes. Inexperienced teachers in particular hate the thought of doing a demo lesson. But ask a few questions and try to find out as much as you can in advance - and you'll approach the dreaded demo lesson with more confidence.
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Get off to a good start...
Take your course
Is Thai healthcare about care or cash?
A comparison of two services
Well, the American Embassy in Yangon to be precise
The party rages on
Some activities that I guarantee keep students interested and wanting more!
Something that affects a lot of foreigners in Thailand
All the latest news and info from Thailand's TEFL course providers
Tips on how to make your kids classes go smoothly
How to get students to find out who you really are?