Teaching license dilemma


Now I am in a new school and would like to request a new waiver to teach without a license at Krusapa

The unintended results of the teaching license requirement


If Thailand is really serious about improving the quality of NES teachers here then they need to get serious about paying them properly. This would mean substantial increasing the salary for any teacher who obtain a teachers license but as we all know this is never going to happen.

The teaching diploma

Improving your long-term career prospects

A look at the tightening restrictions in the Thailand TEFL industry and getting yourself diploma certified.

Applying for and renewing teacher work permits in Thailand

The work permit application and renewal process

Mike, a teacher in South Thailand, takes us through the process of applying for your first work permit, renewing a work permit and also applying for the relevant visas.

The day of reckoning


The days of the "tourist teacher" with a high school completion, fresh face and a TEFL cert are now facing a mass extinction event (globally).

There is hope


I am in my third year at the same government school. I have a TEFL certificate, but do not have a degree.

License issues

Teacher in Khon Kean

Does anyone know how to do a teacher licence renewal?

Work permits for teachers


My interpretation of the current rules concerning teacher licenses and work permits

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