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— Teaching opportunities in Thailand (and sometimes other countries in Asia)
An international school in Nakhon Pathom (not far from Bangkok) is looking for a math teacher (65K) A language school in Bangkok is offering 55K for full-time NES teachers. There are also some vacancies for online teachers offering 650 baht / hour. View all the current teaching positions on the Ajarn jobs page.
— From the archives
Richard McCully turns the spotlight on stuffy academics and asks why so much is wrapped in long words and fancy terms to make it sound clever. Mark Newman takes a look at a contentious aspect of life in Thailand and how rules and laws are often just a guideline and last resort.
— Stuff from the Thai newspapers that affects teachers
The Canadians are coming! - The Education Ministry will join forces with the Canadian embassy in Thailand to seek English native speaking teachers for 300 local schools nationwide.
Cheers! - There was good news for Bangkok's pubs and bars. They'll be allowed to serve alcohol again from March 1st
Clamping down on WPs - The Thai government is to get stricter over work permits for foreign teachers.
— What about Nonthaburi for teachers?
Nonthaburi is viewed by many as a hotbed of teaching jobs and it's not far from Bangkok either (actually it's like a suburb of Bangkok in many ways) But is Nonthaburi a decent place to live as well as work?
— "Life is good in Thailand and my wife's family is gold"
Pete taught English part-time in Chiang Mai for three years but with no tourists around and his wife's family businesses suffering, he and his wife moved to Los Angeles for a while. He can't wait to get back to Thailand though once the Co-vid situation improves.
— "Costs in Bangkok are on a par with other international cities now"
Carl works at an international school in Bangkok. His wife is also a teacher at an international school and between them they have a combined salary of 280,000 baht, which even with two young kids around, allows for a far better standard of living than they would have in the UK.
— Phonics: what is it really?
"Despite its importance, however, phonics instruction is not often covered thoroughly in TEFL courses, and schools have differing ideas of what exactly a phonics program involves" says teacher trainer, Stephen Louw. "Let's discuss some common myths among other things"
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