A grave situation

Financial struggles during this difficult period

Language schools work on a pay system where they are always holding 2-3 weeks pay of teachers money - even after paying their salaries.


Tips for coronavirus lockdown as an expat

Surviving these traumatic times

We’re certainly going through a difficult time, one that none of us were prepared for. With that said, I hope these tips will help you through the coronavirus lockdown.


Treat us with compassion!

Postbox letter from Mike

Teachers deserve to be treated with compassion, and I hope that Thai Immigration will announce something to accommodate us in the very near future.


Immigration must show leniency

Postbox letter from Hector

Surely it's time for the immigration dept in Thailand to try and stop people needing to go to their packed offices at present?


Testing times

How is the COVID-19 situation affecting schools and teachers?

Thailand is now in the middle of the Coronavirus 'third wave' and infection numbers are not showing much sign of improvement, however, the new school term will still go ahead on June 14th


Does insurance cover the COVID-19 coronavirus?

Are you covered by your health or travel insurance provider?

Since we first heard about the outbreak, the number of inquiries we receive from both insured and uninsured people has gone up like crazy. People all over the world are in a state of panic and, with the growing number of cases and affected areas, that doesn’t seem to be going away just yet.


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