The accidental whistle blower
Distance learning TV and the toppling of Kru Wang
If we're going to be pointing a condescending finger at one teacher in one video at one moment in time then we should maybe look into a mirror and point it at ourselves, too.
So what can you do with a TEFL/TESOL certificate?
One teacher's TEFL journey
My first introduction the TEFL/TESOL world was an online TEFL certificate. Online was chosen because I was working on a cruise ship and obviously couldn't attend physical classes. I then finished the cruise ship work and wanted to live and work in Asia.
Online teaching - an overview
Who do you teach and how much can you make?
If you have some free time and want to top up your income, then look into online teaching. It certainly is a viable option for many teachers here in Thailand.
Pay rises and promotions
How to aim higher and enjoy a better quality of life as a teacher
I'm looking ahead to next year and thinking about how to get a pay rise and a promotion. You should be thinking about it too. So what are some of the ways to go about it?
Looking for private students
Part 1 of 10 ways to supplement your main teaching income
I started teaching in Thailand six years ago and now I am lucky enough to be the founder of one of Thailand's leading web and graphic design schools. Getting where I am now has taken a lot of hard work - but I now realize that there are many opportunities for teachers to supplement their main income like I did.
Software for student tests
How to get the best from your students with on-line tests
The integration of internet and computers with education and English learning is something students find normal, and classrooms without some access to educational software may seem quaint. Some students may even feel they can get more ‘professional' teaching from the numerous online ELT sites if a school is behind in IT.
Expatriates, higher education and globalization
Trends and opportunities in higher education
If one can speak, read and write Thai at the level needed to study at a university, there are an abundance of educational opportunities available locally.
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?