Are you financially sound?
Without any savings or benefits from either a public or private pension scheme in your old age, you might be forced to opt for the ‘Go Native scheme’ (the fried rice & Sangsom approach), the ‘Bangkok Pension Plan’ (wait for moneyed relatives to expire) or go out with a bang aka ‘The Flying Club’.
Postbox letter from Ajarn Andrew
Always make sure a contract is signed if you plan on working with an agency.
Postbox letter from Paymonger
Always make sure you know how an employer is working out your pay.
Postbox letter from James Phillips
I'm calling for a union to be set up with demands for an hourly minimum wage.
What works when it comes to marketing yourself as a private teacher?
Teaching private students in your home, or even in the local McDonalds, can be a great way to put five to ten thousand baht a month in the kitty. The problem for many teachers is how to find private students - and then how to keep them.
Postbox letter from Ken
Should ajarn.com pull the plug on those schools that are offering teachers a measly 200 baht an hour?
Postbox letter from Justice for Chalkies
This act exemption appears to be an outright example how the elite control information taught in the schools and how teachers are kept under control.
Postbox letter from Johnny Kay
Teachers need to get hardline and not just wimp out when they don't get paid.
Know your rights as a teacher in Thailand
I have always been amazed by how little most foreigners and Thai people know about Thai Labor Law. Why wouldn’t you want to know what your rights are under the law?
Postbox letter from Ben Richards
I've just completed my first month at a language centre. I waited for a good job rather than accepting one I wouldn't be happy with and I'm very pleased with my decision. I've earned just over 40k this month, and I am very confident my income will rise in the coming months