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Theatre in Chiang Mai

It’s been an interesting few weeks since my last blog: floods, a knee operation and the start of the Premier League season. I am going to focus on performing arts in Chiang Mai for this blog post, but before I do that, I will update on what’s been happening here. I also need to move … Read more

Dara Academy – Past and Present

Often teachers new to Chiang Mai will ask me about the best schools in this city for a well-qualified foreign teacher, and I always mention the Dara Academy (โรงเรียนดาราวิทยาลัย). According to Wikipedia its student enrollment of 7,000 is the highest in the north, and to cope with such a large student population it employs over … Read more

Interview at The Ministry of Education

Note that this interview took place several years ago and some of the information has changed, especially regarding the TCT and its role and requirements for teachers. We keep this interview here for historical reasons. For more information see also: Thai Visa options The TCT Teaching License Interviewees Mr. Dhwatchai Chaikan, Head of Private Education … Read more