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What's new on ajarn.com...
— Teaching opportunities in Thailand (and sometimes other countries in Asia)
The Covid situation in Thailand is showing some sign of improvement but schools are still closed and teaching online, so it's understandable that employers will be cautious about taking on new foreign teachers when everything is so up in the air. There are teacher vacancies around - but nothing like the numbers we would normally see at this time of year. View all the current teaching positions on the Ajarn jobs page.
— Looking for some lesson warmers and fillers?
Mark Beales, author of 'Teaching English' has come up with a great list of warmers and fillers that a teacher can adapt and dip into any time. You'll have fun with some of these activities!
— "I live a great life in Lopburi on 36K a month"
Our next cost of living survey comes from Sean, who teaches at a school in Lopburi. He says life is good and he never has to worry about money. He's also saving more of his salary during these Covid times.
"Aside from the stress of moving to a new environment and adapting to a new culture and customs, finding a teaching position can be challenging". Kendra Beckley looks at the advantages and disadvantages of using a teaching agency to find work.
— Stuff from the Thai newspapers that affects teachers
At least 85% of students, teachers and other staff of schools in red and dark-red zones will have to be vaccinated against Covid-19 before their schools will be allowed to reopen for on-site learning in November, says the Department of Health.
The question of whether to lift or reimpose coronavirus restrictions in Bangkok would depend on the situations in the next two weeks, a health official said.
— Is online teaching working for teachers in Thailand?
With almost all schools closed and students having to study online, how's it going for the teachers? Does online teaching work? Do students lack motivation? What are the problems? Foreign teachers in Thailand have their say. (add your thoughts to the comments section if you like)
— What about Uttaradit for teachers?
500 miles from Bangkok, Uttaradit means the 'the port of the north' apparently. So what work opportunities, etc does this town on the banks of the Nan River offer to any English teacher?
Do you live and teach outside Bangkok? Please help us update one of our region guides if you can spare a few minutes.
— Recruitment scams and findind teaching work at 60+
To scam or not to scam: that is the question - Two different tales of job advertisers asking teachers for money in advance
A readers question - finding teaching work at 60 - What did the teachers on Ajarn social media have to say on the matter?
Indonesian, 37 years old. Currently living in Indonesia
American, 43 years old. Currently living in Thailand
French, 49 years old. Currently living in France
French, 39 years old. Currently living in Thailand
South African, 61 years old. Currently living in South Africa
Filipino, 38 years old. Currently living in Thailand
Chinese, 27 years old. Currently living in Thailand
American, 70 years old. Currently living in China
Ukrainian, 32 years old. Currently living in Ukraine
South African, 28 years old. Currently living in Costa Rica
British, 63 years old. Currently living in Philippines
Australian, 70 years old. Currently living in Thailand
Samut Prakan's first home game of the season and it's a tough one against The Bangkok Angels
A good selection of warmers and lesson-fillers for a teacher to keep up their sleeve
Highlighting the ordeals that Bangkok's pedestrians go through every day
There is much to appreciate about what goes on at a Thai school
Perhaps, the process of preparing a (good) resume is not so simple after all.
What happens in that time between being told you can leave hospital and settling the bill with your insurance company?
Why get into arguments over which form of English is best?
Six more reasons why you'll be heading home before too long
Is lesson planning an absolute must?