Bring in the leaders
Postbox letter from Just a concerned nobody
My idea is to force early retirement on all the senior staff and administrators that are stuck in the old way
My ideas for change
Postbox letter from James
Having taught at government and private schools I echo the frustration of native English teachers when it comes to Thais being poor in English.
Stepping back in time
Postbox letter from Colin
After teaching in English programs for 8 years in the Bangkok area, we moved (and built our own home) in Udon Thani. Teaching here is like stepping back 20+ years
Schools in Thailand
A variety of flavours
In my few years in Thailand, I've both applied to and interviewed with a number of different schools, so I thought it may help those new to the profession to clarify a few points, along with what general qualifications you need to even bother applying.
What lies ahead for Thailand's foreign teachers?
Postbox letter from David
Is it ever likely that foreign English teachers will be sincerely welcomed into Thailand and compensated not only in a manner commensurate with our qualifications and expertise, but also in a context relative to the significant contributions we bring to Thailand and its people?
The Burning Question - What's the future for Thailand TEFL?
Teachers give their opinions on something related to teaching in Thailand
This month's burning question is what kind of state will the 'teaching in Thailand' industry be in five years from now?
Finland leads the way in educational reform
What makes an education system great?
The best education systems come from richer countries with better support systems throughout the country as a whole. Money is clearly a big influence on the quality of education, so where does that leave Thailand?
The plight of slaves
Postbox letter from Captain Haddock
Unless you just want to have an adventure or get started in your career, for most graduates Thailand is a very unattractive place to work.
A look back at 2014
From an education and news point of view
For foreign teachers working in Thailand, the coup had a number of knock-on effects which started with a couple of days off school as educational institutions were temporarily shut down to silence protests from educators and university students.
In praise of school activities
School activities and the real business of education
It can be pretty frustrating when classes are cancelled and students go missing for activities and pre-activity preparations.