In Remembrance of the King of Thailand

On Thursday, 13 October, 2016, the King of Thailand passed away at the age of 88. This ushers in a profound period of mourning for Thailand, and we wish to express our heartfelt condolences. Due to the mourning period following the death of the King of Thailand, government-sponsored 2016 Loy Krathong/Yee Peng events in Chiang Mai have scaled back somewhat. See the Chiang Mai Loy Krathong schedule of events. Expectations for Visitors and Residents in Thailand Visitors to and residents of Thailand should expect the following: During the first 30 days, some planned or ongoing entertainment, sporting events, and concerts
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SEE TEFL TQUK Centre Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEE TEFL TQUK Centre Certification Chiang Mai, Thailand – 06 July 2016 – SEE TEFL and its operating company DSS International Language Services Co., Ltd. have been awarded official Training Qualifications UK Centre certification #1709305. This certification is assurance and endorsement of SEE TEFL courses and course quality management by TQUK. In turn, TQUK is recognized by the UK Government Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) as an accrediting and awarding organization. In 2015 SEE TEFL surpassed 1,000 TEFL Course graduates over the previous 10 years. SEE TEFL has laid the foundation for success and course
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New Location for SEE TEFL

We are excited to announce that in May, 2016 — after 12 years at our old location — we have moved into our new school. We are now located 1km east on Kaewnawarat Road, just before Tunghotel Road.   Print our 1-page PDF map Contact us directly if you have any questions about our courses or locations Map to SEE TEFL Note that Google Streetview currently has an image from early-stage construction of the site in April 2015. Here are before and after (May 2016) photos. Look for the long driveway on the south side of Kaewnawarat, two buildings west
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TEFL Newsletter – November, 2015

Milestones in 2015 Hello Everyone, We hope that this semi-annual letter finds you in good health. In brief, it’s been a busy few months in Chiang Mai with teacher training and we are now into the first month of the fall school semester. We’ve also finished up our fifth paid internship teacher training, and begun the final 4 Week TEFL course of 2015. Fifth Paid Internship Group Graduates In 2013, SEE TEFL began offering a Teacher Training and Paid Internship program twice per year, coinciding with the start of the two Thai school semesters. Through 2015 we have had five
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Loy Krathong – Yee Peng – Chiang Mai

Due to the mourning period following the death of the King of Thailand, government-sponsored 2016 Loy Krathong/Yee Peng events in Chiang Mai have scaled back. See below for the schedule of events. Loy Krathong (ลอยกระทง), sometimes spelled Loy Kratong or Loi Kratong, is a festival held every year on the full moon of the twelfth month in the Thai Lunar Calendar. This means the dates move around from year to year, but it is generally in October or early November. This Thai Festival is actually a merger of two traditional festivals: the Northern Thailand and Northern Myanmar Yee Peng /
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Gap Year TEFL- Teach English Abroad

Gap years are more popular than ever. Students are facing increased pressure when it comes to gaining admittance into university, and many are opting to take a year off and explore the world before continuing with higher education. This allows them to return rejuvenated and ready for new academic challenges, as well as having learned and experienced a bit of the world. This is not a new trend. Students across Europe and Australia have been planning this rite of passage for decades now. However, we’re seeing new enthusiasm for gap year programs in other parts of the world—and particularly in
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Career Break TEFL, Teaching English

The concept of a career break is nothing new. Academics have been going on sabbatical for decades, and 20th-century labor reforms introduced a range of leave options for employees, including maternity and (more recently) paternity leave. Today’s professionals are more likely than ever to take time off from their career to travel and expand their horizons. Among the many opportunities available to them is the chance to enroll in a 4-week TEFL course in Thailand through SEE TEFL.
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The TCT Teaching License

Many have heard about EFL teachers in Thailand panicking about TCT exams. The reason for the panic is because teachers are unaware of what exams they need to pass and by when, to legally teach in Thailand. Thankfully, since the end of last year (2012) the situation has become clearer.
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Paid TEFL Internship – 2 Weeks Onsite Training with accommodation plus 4-5 Month Teaching Placement

SEE TEFL offers a 4-5 month contract for PAID full-time English Teaching in Central and Northern Thailand — 2 weeks of TEFL training at our training school in Chiang Mai + accommodation (while training) included. At the end of the placement period participants receive TEFL certification. These teacher training + paid internships are offered twice per year, at the beginning of the Thai school semester. We have graduated 74 successful TEFL Interns from 8 TEFL Internship courses, starting in 2013. Next start date: 25 September, 2017 This is a separate program from SEE’s standard 4-week 120-hour TEFL Course. A two-week
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