A life of hard work

Postbox letter from Marcus

The old notion of "As I get older I want to be working less for more" doesn't apply to foreign teachers in Thailand. You want more money? You have to take on extra work. Simple as.


The all new 10-year retirement visa

Who is it aimed at exactly?

A buzz of excitement went through the Thailand expat community last week, when it was announced the Thai government planned to offer ten year visas to those over the official Thai retirement age of 50. That buzz of excitement was shortlived however once any street savvy expat decided to delve into the figures and requirements in more detail.


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.


An assured retirement for Filipinos

Make sure there is life after Thailand

Have you ever thought about what’s going to happen when you leave Thailand after teaching here for several years? Will you be receiving a separation pay equivalent to one month salary per year of service or reaping the benefits of any other scheme?


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?


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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