Jason Alavi

And it's goodnight from me

Feathers have most certainly been ruffled


Well, boys and girls, it's been real. I have immensely enjoyed writing this article and I have received many interesting, helpful emails from readers and I have learned a lot in the process.

It has been brought to my attention (by people who wish me well inside a certain official office dealing with education...wink, wink, nudge, nudge, know what I mean...) that the direct and (sometimes) sarcastic tone of my articles has ruffled some feathers. The very THOUGHT of me being sarcastic...pshaw! In any event, to protect my business I will cease and desist, at least temporarily.

Who knows? Maybe I'll resurface as "The Farang Avenger" or "The Education Matrix" after a few months, many beers and one too many episodes of "Dexter". So for now, all you wonderful farangs out there in Teacherland, keep teaching, keep pushing the envelope and best of luck!



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Jason,
I was hoping you could steer me in a general direction with a few agency referrals. I am finishing my first year teaching and have decided it would be advantageous to work for an agency. Any suggestions?

Thanks,
Aubrey

By Aubrey Hux, Lom Sak Phetchabun 67110 (15th February 2011)

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