— Looking for a good TEFL course in Thailand?
The November Thailand TEFL course blog is now on-line. Have a look at what Thailand's leading course providers are up to and maybe secure yourself a nice deal into the bargain.
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.
— "I really miss all those strange characters teaching English in Thailand"
Alistair is next up in our 'Great Escape' section. He moved back to the UK about five months ago but what does he miss about Thailand and any regrets so far?
Did YOU teach in Thailand but have now moved on? Perhaps to another country or maybe back home? We would love to hear your story.
— Worksheets and whingers
A couple of blogs from the Phil Roeland archives (tarted up for a new generation) - Firstly, why do foreigners in Thailand seem to be a grumpy bunch who take delight in slamming everything around them? Secondly - and changing the subject completely - how can you get the best out of your English class when it comes to worksheets?
— The latest teacher blogs!
Fore! - Richard's in a sporty mood. What opportunities are there for a normal foreigner to play sport and keep fit in Thailand?
Linktastic! - Don't forget to check out Peter Clarke's latest round-up of all the best internet articles and blogs on topics such as teaching in Thailand and traveling around SE Asia, etc
Vegan Power! - William Putnam turns vegan for 10 days during the traditional Thailand Jae Festival
Great success - Remember Sam Thompson telling us the story of how his fiancee's visa application was refused by the U.S Embassy in Bangkok. Well, if at first you don't succeed...
Go to our blog index for all the latest blogs from teachers in Thailand.
— Is teaching in Thailand for you?
What do you do when you realize that the new teacher barely speaks a word of English? How about when you see a teaching colleague wielding the big stick? Take our ten-question fun quiz and see if you've got what it takes to survive as a teacher in Thailand.
— "In a good month, I can earn 100k doing private lessons"
100,000 baht a month! And that's from private tuition only! That's an incredible achievement. Eric is next up in our cost of living section and he's clearly a teacher who lives to work, work, work.
— The plight of black teachers in Thailand
Believe it or not - even in the year 2015 - schools still submit job ads stating a preference for a white-skinned teacher. Sometimes it isn't even worded that subtly. The 'difficulties' facing black teachers in Thailand are well-known of course. Here is AJ's story. From a tough beginning, witnessing racism firsthand in a country where he least expected it, to the stage where he's winning over the hearts and minds of his students. Now, according to AJ - he's at the highest point of his life.
More opinions from black teachers either teaching or looking for teaching work in Thailand.
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American, 48 years old. Currently living in Thailand
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Dane, 43 years old. Currently living in Thailand
Filipino, 33 years old. Currently living in Thailand
Filipino, 34 years old. Currently living in Thailand
Filipino, 22 years old. Currently living in Philippines
Iranian, 29 years old. Currently living in Thailand
Pakistani, 23 years old. Currently living in Pakistan
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A selection of blog links that will be of interest to teachers in Thailand
What opportunities exist to keep fit?
Going vegan for 10 days in Thailand
Second time's a charm
Why I'm in the dark when it comes to election results
All the latest news and deals from Thailand's leading TEFL course providers
Interesting new teaching methods that originated in Israel
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