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What's new on ajarn.com...
— Teaching opportunities
TEFL course / Training - in our September TEFL course blog, you can get all the latest news from Thailand's leading TEFL course providers. Although there are strict limits on foreigners entering the country at the moment, a number of the Thailand-based TEFL course providers are still offering options for new teachers wishing to study a TEFL program.
— What does Bob have to say about the cost of living as a teacher in Cambodia?
The cost of living - We're journeying over to Cambodia for our latest cost of living survey. Bob earns the equivalent of 50,000 baht a month, yet built a house and manages to support a wife and two kids on that amount.
— Do you know anything about Ang Thong?
Region guide - It's a town and a province bordered by Lopburi, Suphanburi and Saraburi. It's also not that far from Bangkok. Are many foreign teachers enticed by its charms? If you know anything about Ang Thong, perhaps you could help keep this guide up to date?
— Don't get too upset with the job ads
Looking for TEFL jobs - recruiters in Thailand can be brutally direct when it comes to the kind of teacher they are looking for. And if they want a one-eyed New Yorker with a limp, then get over it, there are plenty more jobs around.
— Hospital insurance in Thailand
Health insurance - Ricky Batten is Ajarn's resident health insurance expert. In his latest blog, he goes over everything you need to know about hospital insurance and helps you cut through the insurance jargon.
— Doing the legwork and negotiating salaries
Interviewing for TEFL jobs - Phil Hall concludes his 3-part story on looking for employment as a teacher in North East Thailand.
— "Thailand's visa rules and regulations wore me down"
The great escape - After three years of teaching in Thailand, Robbie moved back to his home city of Sheffield in England. How are things working out and how much does he miss Thailand?
Canadian, 32 years old. Currently living in Thailand
Filipino, 27 years old. Currently living in Philippines
Filipino, 32 years old. Currently living in Philippines
American, 70 years old. Currently living in USA
Indian, 38 years old. Currently living in India
Filipino, 24 years old. Currently living in Philippines
Canadian, 55 years old. Currently living in Thailand
British, 30 years old. Currently living in United Kingdom
British, 54 years old. Currently living in United Kingdom
Filipino, 29 years old. Currently living in Philippines
British, 59 years old. Currently living in Oman
American, 27 years old. Currently living in Thailand
Don't be that person who lives a life of regrets
The season finally gets underway again with a home match against fellow strugglers, Rayong FC
Whatever your gender you should feel confident to teach students of any age.
Thailand's employers can be brutally direct about who they want to hire
Working your way through the jargon minefield, etc
Legwork and salary negotiations
What are Thailand's TEFL course providers offering in these difficult times?
Is communicating with students using apps and social media a good idea?
This is a perfect time to travel - but it's impossible to ignore the travel industry hardships