At least nobody died

Sometimes just be thankful that's as good as it gets

I'm now in my third year as an English teacher at a secondary school in Thailand. I guess you could say I'm a veteran now, though this is a job which 'veteran' doesn't mean much


Thailand running before it can crawl

Postbox letter from Mr. Russell Park

In 2010 there were 250 schools nationwide in the EP program. In 2011 it doubled to 500 and they estimate it will double again next year. The Thais are running around the country, awarding their schools this stamp of 'World Class School'. Which world do they mean?


Transforming lesson plans into modules

Plans to develop a better school curriculum

Teachers who use their own modules know very well the advantages they bring to classroom teaching and professional development.


Belated April fool's jokes

Humorous Thai news stories

You'll find it hard to believe but these stories - taken from Thai newspapers - are genuinely true. You just couldn't write the script!


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