Thailand's ill-timed implementation of the 'provisional permit'
Postbox letter from Ajarn Jim
When a foreign teacher's current 'waiver' letter expires, then that teacher must meet the requirements for the new 'provisional permit' if the teacher doesn't possess a teaching license.
How to generate a teacher shortage
Postbox letter from Ajarn Robert
I have been teaching in Thailand for over 6 years now and I feel qualified to make a few observations and even point to a few changes that could make a difference.
Teachers' licenses - laws and links
All the rules and regs regarding teacher licences
Many thanks to Ajarn Forum member, Stamp, for supplying the following links to information on the complex topic of teacher licenses - and how you can teach legally in Thailand.
The infamous teacher fire drill
Postbox letter from Happy Jack
Foreign teachers need to be careful about choosing to work at a private school anywhere in Asia, because private schools are businesses first and educational institutions second. Many are unscrupulous and some are actually criminal.
The system is in one big mess
Things that seemed like a good idea at the time
It's about time there was an update on the much-criticized teacher licencing laws. Please try not to laugh too loud.
Is it the end of the 20-hour Thai culture course?
Postbox letter from Bangkok Phil
A letter was circulated by the PSTAT perhaps spelling the end for this controversial program.
English for integrated studies
Its implications for Thailand’s foreign teaching industry
In 2009, the Ministry of Education promoted the so-called "World-Class Standard Schools" to 500 pilot schools in Thailand. It aims to encourage schools in promoting critical thinking, creativity and global-mindedness among the students by adding four co-curricular subjects