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?


Goodbye 2007, Welcome 2008

So what happened exactly? And what will happen next?

Many Thais had the impression that, economically, 2007 was a bad year. Although Thailand lagged behind most other ASEAN countries in terms of growth, the country’s economy still grew by about 4 per cent. I suspect the people’s unfavourable impression was especially fuelled by rising oil prices and the realisation that the government wouldn’t keep bailing out its gas-guzzling citizens and industries any longer.


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Featured Jobs

Head Teachers & Teachers

฿50,000+ / month

Bangkok


Early Years and Primary Teachers

฿70,000+ / month

Bangkok


Teachers for Intensive English Program April 2020

฿35,300+ / month

Thailand


Math & Science Teachers for April Start

฿40,300+ / month

Thailand


NES Teachers for Kindergarten and Primary (40-50K)

฿40,000+ / month

Bangkok


English Conversation Teachers

฿35,000+ / month

Thailand


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    Cameroonian, 37 years old. Currently living in United Arab Emirates

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    Filipino, 42 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Doctorfrank


    British, 68 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Luke


    British, 32 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Jason


    American, 46 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Vince


    Filipino, 24 years old. Currently living in Philippines

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