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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฿40,000+ / month

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฿40,000+ / month

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฿105,000+ / month

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฿80,000+ / month

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    Thai, 23 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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    American, 30 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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    British, 63 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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    Filipino, 29 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Alvin


    Filipino, 29 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Anisah


    Indonesian, 27 years old. Currently living in Indonesia

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