Postbox letter from Teacher in Khon Kean
Does anyone know how to do a teacher licence renewal?
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.
Seven months to do it yourself!
Postbox letter from Mr Grumpy
One thing I learnt a long time back, providing you are not uneducated and meet the minimum requirements, is that one must do everything oneself! It is your passport, it is your work permit and it is your life!
The system is in one big mess
Things that seemed like a good idea at the time
It's about time there was an update on the much-criticized teacher licencing laws. Please try not to laugh too loud.
A new academic year dawns
It's time to refill the marker pens and dust off the blackboards
It’s the new academic year and this one feels a little different than last year. Aphisit’s campaign promise of slashing tuition and incidental fees for all Thai taxpayers has many government schools running scared.
Good news for teachers
At last a glimmer of hope
The important news this month is that foreigners who wish to continue teaching in Thailand can now do so, even if they are not yet qualified. Read on.
News from the TCT
The latest in the ever changing world of teacher requirements
Thanks for stopping by this month, and reading my article. The last month has been a busy one for myself and many other teachers I have met. There have been many conferences hosted by The Ministry.