There is hope

Postbox letter from Trevor

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


What a system!

Postbox letter from Stephanie

This year, The Ministry of Education once again added more difficulty in processing the teachers license and work permit.


Thailand, the sick man of ASEAN

Postbox letter from Russell

I relocated to Vietnam to see if the grass was any greener over there. Whilst I was in Vietnam at the beginning I wrote an article saying what a breath of fresh air it was from the idiocy of Thailand. But after one year I came to realize the grass was not that green after all.


What's going on?

Postbox letter from TRRicher

My colleagues are up in arms about what seems to be a two years and out rule.


Get your head out of the sand

Postbox letter from Ttompatz

Regarding 'so many hurdles' (ajarn postbox 28th March) Where is the surprise? The addition of the proof of English speaking ability (TOEIC/TOFEL/IELTS scores) by non native speakers was added to the list of basic requirements last October (and posted about on various teacher forums).


So many hurdles

Postbox letter from Fozzie

I am a non-native English speaker from Europe but I've been teaching here in Thailand for five years now and never had a problem with documents and being employed as a legal teacher. But now my school have told me that according to The Ministry of Education website (which I cannot check because the info in question is only available in Thai apparently) - I need to satisfy all of the following requirements.


No course and no refund

Postbox letter from Robert

I finally decided that I wanted to get my Thai teacher's license after teaching here for quite a few years. To this end I enrolled in the next "culture course " in Bangkok, paid 5,000 baht and steeled my resolve to get it over with.


A happy culture course customer

Postbox letter from Keith Evans

I've just completed the Thai Language and Culture Course and really enjoyed it.


Language center rip-off

Postbox letter from Rose

I wanted a change of scenery and when I saw a job advertised in another area, I applied. I received an e mail back asking me to go and have an interview.


Is it the end of the 20-hour Thai culture course?

Postbox letter from Bangkok Phil

A letter was circulated by the PSTAT perhaps spelling the end for this controversial program.


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