The senselessness of Thai bureaucrats and oligarchs

Thailand is ruled by men, not laws

I understand that Thai people do not like causing conflict or losing face, but the first step in solving a problem is admitting that there is one


Teaching in Thailand

Postbox letter from Dr John Smith

In many articles people have complained that the money they have to pay each year for work permits, visas and teaching licence makes it just not worth it. When is the ministry going to wake up and stop persecuting teachers who have nothing but good intent for the education of the Thai children and stay here as law abiding people.


What a system!

Postbox letter from Stephanie

This year, The Ministry of Education once again added more difficulty in processing the teachers license and work permit.


New visa rule is ridiculous

Postbox letter from Dr John Smith

In my opinion I find it very difficult to understand the mentality or blatant stupidity of the Thai immigration section in Bangkok. Not only do they rip you off at every turn but now they have found a new way to get money from visitors.


Thailand, the sick man of ASEAN

Postbox letter from Russell

I relocated to Vietnam to see if the grass was any greener over there. Whilst I was in Vietnam at the beginning I wrote an article saying what a breath of fresh air it was from the idiocy of Thailand. But after one year I came to realize the grass was not that green after all.


What's going on?

Postbox letter from TRRicher

My colleagues are up in arms about what seems to be a two years and out rule.


Government school advice

Postbox letter from Colin

I really need to have a chat with someone who is well versed in government school protocols. I hope you can help.


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.


Age limit by Ministry of Education?

Postbox letter from Richard

I feel like I've been spinning my wheels here for weeks sending CVs and emails and not getting any results.


Getting hitched in the Land of Smiles

Continuing the adventure but as a married teacher

Hi, I am Elizabeth (Miss Ellie if you are one of my 5 year old students) and I am a homeroom teacher at an International school in Nonthaburi. I moved here from South Korea where I lived and taught for a year


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