Distance learning TV and the toppling of Kru Wang
If we're going to be pointing a condescending finger at one teacher in one video at one moment in time then we should maybe look into a mirror and point it at ourselves, too.
Postbox letter from Jack
While I don’t blame the schools, I would think twice before accepting a position with schools at the moment.
The pros and cons of four different approaches
I was confident that emailing my resume and following up with a phone call was the way to go. Several days later, not a single school could locate my e-mail.
Postbox letter from Scott
It might be a good idea for many teachers to take what is offered, within reason, and wait until the situation approves before expecting to be able to bargain with employers from a position of strength.
Should the serious TEFLers be preparing themselves for change?
If the population of foreign EFL teachers doesn't want to be treated as a cheap commodity by Thailand's education system, the one sure-fire way to stand a chance is first and foremost don't be a cheap commodity.
Postbox letter from Rob, Bangkok
With no new teachers arriving before July, teachers already in the country will see more and more opportunities.
Postbox letter from Tony Roberts
Just don't worry about age, I'm still here well past my retirement age and I love it
Postbox letter from Tim, Kaohsiung
Why is it a binary choice between Thailand and going home to teach?
Postbox letter from Old Bloke
I'm still getting some good offers, but not at the level I'm used to. And it's only going to get worse as I get older.
Postbox letter from Russ
When you pay poorly you will always get either lower level candidates or high turnover. Teachers, like the rest, need money to live.