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— Great tips for teaching LARGE classes online!

Great tips for teaching LARGE classes online!

Online teaching - Thailand-based educator and writer, Dan Maxwell, knows all about the challenges ahead when teachers are faced with having to teach large classes online - so here is plenty of timely advice.  


— Teaching opportunities

Teaching opportunities

Recently added - Firstly, there are plenty of opportunities for Filipino teachers at schools in Bangkok. 14 positions up for grabs to be exact and paying at least 25K a month. There are some opportunities in China (86K) and a private school in Bangkok is looking for kindergarten homeroom teachers (55K).  View the current teaching positions on the Ajarn jobs page


TEFL course / Training - in our April TEFL course blog, you can get all the latest news from Thailand's leading TEFL course providers. How do they plan to deliver their training programs during these uncertain times?


— How are teachers coping during these uncertain times?

How are teachers coping during these uncertain times?

In the grip of the virus - How is the COVID-19 situation affecting you? When does your school plan to re-open? Have all classes gone online? What are your concerns? Tell us your situation.


Ajarn Health - Our health insurance expert looks at insurance cover for the COVID-19 coronavirus and asks if you will be covered by your health or travel insurance provider?


— When money is tight, do I want to drop 500 baht on a takeaway meal?

When money is tight, do I want to drop 500 baht on a takeaway meal?

Teacher spending - Restaurants are going through a difficult time at the moment and many have had to turn to takeaways and deliveries as their only money-making options. Richard McCully takes a look at those restaurants who are doing things right on social media and those that are leaving a bad taste.  



— "Rent and Thai food are the bargains!"

"Rent and Thai food are the bargains!"

The cost of living - Teacher Andy, who works down Nakhon Si Thammarat way, could be the first teacher we've surveyed that catches his own dinner! Even though he has a rental property back home, his 30K salary seems to be enough to keep him and his wife.


Postbox - Surely it's time for the immigration dept in Thailand to try and stop people needing to go to their packed offices at present?  


— Are you teaching outside Bangkok?

Are you teaching outside Bangkok?

Region guides - Many thanks to AJ and Dave for updating our guides to Suphanburi and Songkhla. If you live outside Bangkok and could spare five minutes to update some of the info on where you are teaching, we would be so grateful to you!  


— Have a chat with us!

Have a chat with us!

Teachers looking for a new challenge - If you have some experience of working in Thailand and are looking for a new teaching position, have a quick chat with us and put yourself on the Ajarn homepage. This week we've been talking to Ben, who comes from the UK and teaches in Chiang Mai.


Tips for the newbie teacher - Keep these points in mind and you'll cope far better


Positive learning environments - It helps to think back to one's own past school experiences.


Featured Jobs

English Conversation Teachers

฿35,000+ / month

Thailand


ESL Teachers for May 2020

฿30,000+ / month

Thailand


NES Teachers for Government School

฿50,000+ / month

Pathum Thani


NES Teachers

฿68,000+ / month

China


Kindergarten Homeroom Teachers (55-70K)

฿55,000+ / month

Bangkok


NES English Teachers

฿43,000+ / month

Bangkok


Featured Teachers

  • Aisles


    Filipino, 24 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Werner


    South African, 39 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Christopher


    Filipino, 30 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Vanessa


    Filipino, 33 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Saeid


    Iranian, 35 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Evren


    Turkish, 55 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Mark


    British, 58 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Arturo


    Filipino, 24 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Ashlee


    New Zealander, 28 years old. Currently living in New Zealand

  • Ben


    Malaysian, 27 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Eric


    American, 34 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Sean


    Canadian, 53 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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Latest Blogs

April 2020

TEFL Course News

How are Thailand's leading training providers delivering courses at this present time?

If it is not now, it is to come

Richard Constable

Whatever happens, I taught them my way

Restaurant 'shaming'

Richard McCully

How restaurants are using different online approaches during these difficult times

Tips for the newbie teacher

James Humphries

Keep these points in mind and you'll cope far better

The importance of a positive learning environment

Sam Thompson

It helps to think back to my own past school experiences.

How to motivate students

Phil Roeland

Keys to improving language learning

How to gain teaching experience when you have none

Parin Hemtanon

Could lack of experience be the reason why schools aren't replying to your job applications?

Does insurance cover the COVID-19 coronavirus?

Walter van der Wal

Are you covered by your health or travel insurance provider?

2020 season fixtures

Diary of a Thai football season

How will Samut Prakan fare in their second season as a Thai Premier League club?