Postbox letter from Mark N.
Thai employers simply don't care about your bits of paper - except for the one that says you have a bona fide degree.
Is there a definitive answer to this incredibly common question?
I wish I could look at the main scenarios, the reasons teachers ask if they will find work in Thailand, and give everyone a straight "yes, you will" or "no, you won't" answer. But unfortunately it's nowhere near that straightforward.
Postbox letter from Jeremy
I have my CELTA, from Bournemouth, England. Unfortunately it means nothing to most schools over here. It's the degree they want to see.
Postbox letter from Jonathon
I have now discovered that the university/college which provided the degree decided in 2001 to outsource their record keeping. My records along with a few hundred have been lost
Postbox letter from Licensed Teacher
The recent letter concerning the university letter for a teacher's license is not new. It is being reinforced.
Postbox letter from Eric Haeg
A letter from the Teachers Council of Thailand (TCT) recently circulated social media, causing quite a stir among Thailand’s foreign teacher community.
Postbox letter from Concerned in Chonburi
As things stand, I hear from a recruiter that the authorities are visiting schools - government schools at that - and rooting out teachers who do not hold both a PGCE and a Bachelor's degree.
Postbox letter from Jonathan
What Thailand does have, and will continue to have, is a shortage of qualified teachers because at present the salaries that government or mainstream schools can offer is far below what a large proportion of the teaching fraternity will come and work for.
Postbox letter from Trevor
I am in my third year at the same government school. I have a TEFL certificate, but do not have a degree.
Postbox letter from Duncan Scobie
I'm bored of hearing teachers bitch about this place. It's a very long way from being perfect but who wants perfect?