It's goodbye to teaching

Stories from folks that have found things they would much rather do

Here are stories from a dozen folks who resigned themselves to teaching because they mistakenly thought it was the only job they could get in Thailand. Then lo and behold, Lady Luck came a-knocking.


Age does matter as well as experience!

Postbox letter from Donald Patnaude

I have been here for almost 9 years and the job market or supply and demand has shrunk about 50% in the last three years.


Don't be quick to judge

Postbox letter from Tency Tupper

Many people over the age of 60 are brilliant teachers. Many physicians still practice into their late 70s. After all, wouldn't it be a waste to let all that knowledge go down the bin?


Age doesn't matter

Postbox letter from Chris Williams

Some schools insist on hiring teachers with experience - and this only comes with age.


Live in the East: Work in the West

opportunities in on-line education

What if one could have it both ways? Work in the West, live in the East. Get paid developed economy wages while spending on developing economy prices. Is this possible?


The new possibility of getting a teacher licence upcountry

Postbox letter from John Penney

Recently I inquired whether Ramkamhaeng would be willing to offer their weekend progam in Khon Kaen if there were sufficient numbers. Their response was yes, they will do it if we can find 14 people willing to commit.


Why the difficulty?

Postbox letter from billy

Why is it suddenly so difficult to become a teacher in Thailand?


Is it doom or gloom?

Is Thailand's TEFL market going to hell in a handbasket?

Job vacancies seem to be down on this time last year and we're hearing stories of some government schools slashing budgets and not being able to take on foreign teachers next term. In addition the corporate job market seems to have hit rock bottom. What do you teachers think?


Scam warning

Here's a well-used teacher scam that's doing the rounds.

Be careful. The world is full of teacher scams like this one. If you hear of any more then please let us know about them.


If you're white, you're alright

Postbox letter from Spectre

I stopped attaching my picture to my applications and instantly started receiving more responses.


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