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Fundraising for TEFL Training

Some people may have not have the funds to take a TEFL course, travel the world, volunteer and earn a living Teaching English. Fundraising allows people who could not normally afford the adventure of world travel to do so. There are several ways of fundraising, including crowdfunding, sponsorship, and various kinds of fundraising events . … Read more

Chiang Mai Wat Ket Neighborhood

I was sitting in a small garden coffee shop just behind my school sipping a cooling iced-coffee yesterday afternoon, when I started to think about the area surrounding me. Its history is the history of foreigners in Chiang Mai, as this area is where the first foreigners settled, lived and worked in the late nineteenth … Read more

Teaching Jobs in Chiang Mai

Over the last 12 years Chiang Mai has become one of the most popular expat cities in Thailand and Southeast Asia. It blends tradition with history, culture, delicious food, friendly locals and spectacular scenery. Compared to most Western cities, the cost of living is amazingly low. Therefore, it’s hardly surprising that this city has also … Read more

Foreign Teachers and the ASEAN EC

In November 2010, the then Education Minister, Mr. Chinnaworn Boonyakiat, delivered a lecture to members of the Thai senate in relation to _Thailand’s Educational Preparation for ASEAN Community in 2015. He admitted that in the past, Thailand had no clear plan relating to the development of the country’s education system. In addition, Thai students had … Read more

Royal Flora Ratchaphreuk, Chiang Mai

I spent a beautiful and enjoyable day recently at the Royal Flora Ratchaphreuk horticultural exposition in Chiang Mai. It’s a mix of pavilions, gardens, events and activities all nestled into a small valley off the irrigation road around 15km south of the city. Arrival at Royal Flora Arriving at these sorts of places I am … Read more