Timothy McCrystle

Tim McCrystle has spent six years teaching English in The Land of Smiles and in his words "had a good look around all the aspects of teaching in Thailand" - so let's hear what he's got to say for himself.

Al Lock

Let's catch up with what's happening in the world of corporate training, and who better to put in the hot seat than Mr Al Lock, Managing Director of NLI, a company that specializes in high-end training programs for multi-national companies.

David Solomon

David Solomon is firstly an Australian and secondly a very well-qualified teacher trainer for a well-known TEFL course provider down in Pattaya. He contacted Ajarn.com and offered to be 2007's first hot seat candidate. Take it away sport.

Jay Johnson

Jay works for a Thai school that has recently come in for a lot of criticism on the TEFLwatch website, but are there two sides to this story? Jay Johnson feels that much of the criticism is unjustified and that great improvements are being made.

Kevin Forster

Tired of the rather negative images portrayed in many of our hot-seat interviews, Kevin fancied a go himself at answering a few questions and giving his own points of view. Kevin is a 46-year old government high school teacher and has worked in Thailand since 1995.

Brian Boyd

We've all seen Thai kids and Thai adults with their heads stuck in those damn cartoon books, but could Japanese anime be making way for Grammarman - a new comic-book superhero. Grammarman is the brainchild of Mr Brian Boyd, a teacher with the British Council Bangkok.

Webmaster Rico

For teachers who feel that they’ve been given a raw deal by an employer in Thailand, there is now a website on which to air their grievances and get things off their chest. teflwatch was launched in mid-January 2006 and is the brainchild of a gentleman who goes by the name of Rico. Ajarn.com tracked down the man at the helm and he outlined his visions for this new and much-needed website.

Martin Walsh

Martin Walsh is the man behind the very successful Dragonfly operation. He currently has two major projects going – one is placing volunteer teachers in remote village schools and the other is fund-raising for tsunami orphans. Worth a chat I think.

Adam Marshall

In what has become known as 'The Nonthaburi Project', the government has taken up the challenge of employing 250 teachers (or thereabouts) and placing them in Thai schools in the Nonthaburi area. A lot of confusion has arisen over certain aspects of the scheme but we are privileged to have Adam Marshall join us for an ajarn.com hot seat, and attempt to put the record straight.

John Killane

Malaysia is a country that's so near to Thailand and yet doesn't seem to attract EFL teachers in any great number. Next up in the ajarn.com hot seat is John Killane. He knows what Malaysia is all about having worked there three times in fact. In addition, he's done stints in Morocco with the British Council and held rather an interesting position with a Thai multinational.

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