Thai culture course experiences
How to scam, exploit and demoralise foreign teachers
Here's a complete breakdown of my time spent on the Thai cultural course. Actually I've decided that it was nothing but a teacher's council money spinner. It had little to do with improving a teacher's performance in the classroom and just when I thought things couldn't get any worse, the foreign participants were given an impromtu dance class.
Joining the Thai tourist police
So with a 5am alarm call, I set off to Sukhumvit soi 5, wondering what I would learn from the boys in brown. The hotel venue itself was very decent, if nothing special. I was ushered into a large conference hall and presented with an information pack.
Certificate (1), Diploma (1), BA (1)
Filipino (male, 26 years old, native English speaker). Currently living in Thailand.
Diploma (2), BA (1)
American (male, 43 years old, native English speaker). Currently living in Thailand.
American (male, 34 years old, native English speaker). Currently living in Thailand.
Filipino (female, 24 years old, native Tagalog speaker). Currently living in Thailand.
South African (male, 28 years old, native English speaker). Currently living in Thailand.
MBA (1), BEd (1)
Iranian (male, 29 years old, native Persian speaker). Currently living in Thailand.
BA (1), MA (1)
American (female, 31 years old, native English speaker). Currently living in Thailand.
BA (2), Certificate (1), MA (1)
American (male, 33 years old, native English speaker). Currently living in Thailand.
PGCE (1), BA (1), Diploma (1), Certificate (1)
Cameroonian (female, 31 years old, native English speaker). Currently living in Thailand.
Cameroonian (male, 27 years old, native English speaker). Currently living in Thailand.
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