Tim Cornwall

Tim Cornwall's blog on Ajarn.com


Thinking sustainability

Making students aware of the world around them

The core aim of the Compass Education program is to help students examine and come to understand key questions and concepts centred around who we are; where we are in place and time; how we express ourselves; how the world works; how we organize ourselves; and finally how we can go about sharing the planet.


First aid in the classroom

One day you could find yourself in a position to save a student's life

How many teachers could save a child from sure death if that child were to go into an epileptic fit, or anaphylactic shock? Do you even know what those words mean outside of a dictionary definition?


Insights into the 20-hour Thai Culture and Ethics course

What's this controversial course about and why is it needed?

The objective of the course is to train non-Thais in various aspects of Thai society and instructional ethics to be better equipped with the knowledge and experience needed to work effectively in Thailand.


Drugs anyone, anyone?

Simon Gunn’s TEN talk

Information about TEN’s next event and an upcoming event hosted by Oxford University Press.


Toastmasters international programs

How teachers and students can benefit

In Toastmasters, when making a speech or acting as master of ceremonies (MC), we look for and comment on a speaker's ability to move comfortably and smoothly, with style and variety, from one part of a presentation to the next or from one speaker to the next.


An evening with Chris Thatcher

Education begins with understanding

The Thailand Educators Network invited Chris Thatcher along to talk about the last sixty years of teaching in the British education system,


Latest news from TEN

Unfortunately, The Thailand Educators Network did not meet in May

Fingers crossed, our TEN events scheduled for June and July should go ahead as planned.


An introduction to Montessori 101

An analysis of Montessori philosophy and benefits

The Montessori Method consists of a carefully developed set of materials to create the proper environment for children at each stage of their development


Encouraging observations

TEN welcomed Alan S Mackenzie as its February guest speaker

Set up to create an environment in which educators can discuss personal concerns and to establish a positive forum for teaching opportunities in Thailand. We meet every month at the Roadhouse Barbecue.


Welcome to the Thailand Educators Network (TEN)

What's coming up in our teachers' evenings this year?

Set up to create an environment in which educators can meet to discuss and explore professional and personal concerns and to establish a positive forum for the enhancement of teaching and teaching opportunities in Thailand, we meet every month, on or close to the 10th at the Roadhouse Barbecue.


Featured Jobs

Corporate Trainers

฿600+ / hour

Bangkok


NES Head Teacher

฿50,000+ / month

Bangkok


Early Years and Elementary Teachers

฿60,000+ / month

Bangkok


History Teacher

฿40,000+ / month

Chiang Mai


English Teachers Coordinator

฿45,000+ / month

Chiang Mai


English Program Teachers for Immediate Start

฿34,000+ / month

Thailand


Featured Teachers

  • Catriona


    Filipino, 30 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Alyse


    American, 42 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Carmela


    Filipino, 44 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Liezl


    Filipino, 31 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Lea


    Filipino, 23 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Jim


    American, 68 years old. Currently living in United States of America

The Hot Spot


Teacher mistakes

Teacher mistakes

What are the most common mistakes that teachers make when they are about to embark on a teaching career in Thailand? We've got them all covered.


The dreaded demo

The dreaded demo

Many schools ask for demo lessons before they hire. What should you the teacher be aware of?


Will I find work in Thailand?

Will I find work in Thailand?

It's one of the most common questions we get e-mailed to us. So find out exactly where you stand.


Can you hear me OK?

Can you hear me OK?

In today's modern world, the on-line interview is becoming more and more popular. How do you prepare for it?


Renting an apartment?

Renting an apartment?

Before you go pounding the streets, check out our guide and know what to look out for.


Air your views

Air your views

Got something to say on the topic of teaching, working or living in Thailand? The Ajarn Postbox is the place. Send us your letters!


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