Over 50 and lucky

Postbox letter from beinaj

I am one of those teacers over 50 years old but I am fortunate to have a teaching position.


Not over at 60

Postbox letter from Rob

I'm 60 and have never been in so much demand. Am I that special? Not at all. I'm just proactive and do a good job.


We are all unemployable at some point

Postbox letter from Ian BKK

Sadly, the older you get, the harder it seems to be able to get a job.


Unemployable at age 60

Postbox letter from Kevin O'Donnell

It seems that it is almost impossible for me to gain another teaching position in Thailand (in government schools and universities) as I have recently turned 60


Why older teachers find it difficult to get work here

Postbox letter from David Fahey

What I saw over the years in Thailand though were a number of older teachers who had, over the years, gained a lot of experience but somehow lost their love of teaching along the way and had failed to realise it or, if they had, they were often in denial about it


Wisdom

Postbox letter from M.Benson

I want to home in on one very specific aspect of education within Thailand – namely, the prevailing approach to utilizing teachers. From what I have observed this country has moved strongly toward what I perceive, again, as an essentially money obsessed , cheap is better hiring scheme.


Keeping up with this topic

Postbox letter from Donald Patnaude

Primarily, teaching English in Thailand is all about 'edutainment', meaning if you teach English in Thailand you must be an entertainer as well as an educator.


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.


How old is too old?

Postbox letter from Donald Patnaude

My motivation is at its peak for this topic because I am a bit disgusted at the age of some retirees posting their resumes and thinking someone wants them to work as a teacher.


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