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by systematic
06 Aug 2008, 06:03
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: non-native english speaker
Replies: 2
Views: 4632

Re: non-native english speaker

Hi,

What country are you from, and what countries do you want to work in? For example, many Filipinos get good work in Thailand. if you are not a native speaker, your English will have to be extremely good and you will probably need a TESOL certificate and a high IELTS or TOEFL grade.
by systematic
06 Aug 2008, 05:58
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: Where to start, what course and what countries
Replies: 7
Views: 5809

Re: Where to start, what course and what countries

Hi Gordon, The best thing to do would be to check out all the other threads and postings on TEFL and TEFL training on this site and yoiu will come across many answers to your questions. Some discuss TEFL courses at length. Some discuss countries and the regulations and requirement. After that, if yo...
by systematic
02 Aug 2008, 21:31
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: whats the bast places in south korea to teach
Replies: 4
Views: 6527

Re: whats the bast places in south korea to teach

You'll find the basic answers to all your questions under the links below which includes info from the US embassy:

transitions 0507
transitions 0307
US Embassy complete guide to teaching in Korea

Good luck.
by systematic
02 Aug 2008, 19:25
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: China - Beware of fake schools!
Replies: 3
Views: 4680

Re: China - Beware of fake schools!

brake :oops: A good warning. More warnings of this kind are needed even if it 'brakes' with the tradition of not naming and shaming. it also reiterates the message I constantly pliug about the importance of doing as much background research as possible before accepting employment from abroad. Thank...
by systematic
02 Aug 2008, 19:09
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Non graduate means not intelligent ?
Replies: 6
Views: 7065

Re: Non graduate means not intelligent ?

It"s the title of your topic that confuses. Once upon a time, particularly in the UK, it used to be traditional for people, particularly those who were fortunate enough not to be going to need to work for a living, but also those who might pursue a career in politics or the military, to study the Gr...
by systematic
29 Jul 2008, 10:36
Forum: ELT Management
Topic: Using Spy Cameras and Hidden Microphones to Manage Teachers
Replies: 5
Views: 14655

Re: Using Spy Cameras and Hidden Microphones to Manage Teachers

I have used CCTV extensively in classrooms for recording or relay live to a computer. This is used for training purposes and continuous development. - for personal and peer evaluation of teaching - for distance teacher training No recording or monitoring is carried out with out a teachers knowledge....
by systematic
26 Jul 2008, 14:14
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: supply vs demand (teachers vs salary+benefits)
Replies: 16
Views: 17115

Re: supply vs demand (teachers vs salary+benefits)

So do you live in Thailand yes and work as a teacher? administrator Do you work for this website no, but try to help out or any teacher training establishments? NO I may sound sceptical but most of this industry seems to be made up of those who prepare teachers for work and of course they are all v...
by systematic
23 Jul 2008, 18:04
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: Heading to China in October
Replies: 3
Views: 3861

Re: Heading to China in October

Hi Raff,

If you have been following the news you will have seen that China is in the process of throwing out 1,000s of TEFL teachers, and making it extremely difficult for new ones to get visas.
- S
by systematic
22 Jul 2008, 11:43
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: London Teacher Training College (LTTC)?
Replies: 33
Views: 44241

Re: London Teacher Training College (LTTC)?

The LTTC has come under some fire recently and I would like to thank you all for the numerous PMs. I will reproduce here a long answer I have just sent to one member as I think it is useful for every one. Firstly however, I would like to assure you all that I have no vested interest in the LTTC othe...
by systematic
21 Jul 2008, 12:17
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Europe
Topic: ESL in the UK
Replies: 1
Views: 3871

Re: ESL in the UK

Hi Kymii, Job yes, but to make a career of it would be a bit optimistic. A TEF/TESOL certificate will get you a job in the language schools that are the traditional employers of TEFLers, but with salaries around £7 - £11 per hour, to have gone to college and obtained a degree would have been rather ...
by systematic
20 Jul 2008, 08:32
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: London Teacher Training College (LTTC)?
Replies: 33
Views: 44241

Re: London Teacher Training College (LTTC)?

ODL QC - The Open and Distance Learning Quality Council
ODLQC is the UK guardian of quality in all non-traditional types of learning.
http://www.odlqc.org.uk/

You see, it's a Q, not an O :D
by systematic
20 Jul 2008, 08:16
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: London Teacher Training College (LTTC)?
Replies: 33
Views: 44241

Re: London Teacher Training College (LTTC)?

I'm sorry Gudrun, - I did not know that there is no Google in Germany.

- ODLOC (Overdraft Line of Credit Loan) to provide protection from inadvertently overdrawing a bank account. It saves the embarrassment and aggravation of settling a returned check dispute.
by systematic
20 Jul 2008, 08:00
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: London Teacher Training College (LTTC)?
Replies: 33
Views: 44241

Re: London Teacher Training College (LTTC)?

Yes. But it's a banking term and has nothing to do with TEFL.
by systematic
20 Jul 2008, 07:42
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: supply vs demand (teachers vs salary+benefits)
Replies: 16
Views: 17115

Re: supply vs demand (teachers vs salary+benefits)

Hi Steveoh, welcome on board. If you want to earn enough money to be able to stockpile some significant savings, then a developing country is not the place to chose to be a teacher, unless you can hit the very top level of that career in say, an international school. A qualified native speaker teach...
by systematic
20 Jul 2008, 06:10
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: London Teacher Training College (LTTC)?
Replies: 33
Views: 44241

Re: London Teacher Training College (LTTC)?

Unlike most other accrediting organisations, ASET is an official British accrediting agency. To be accredited, organisations must undergo physical inspections. Certificates, diplomas, and degrees issued by ASET licenced organisations are fully recognised by the British government as an academic qual...
by systematic
18 Jul 2008, 15:32
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Newbie question
Replies: 12
Views: 10861

Re: Newbie question

I did a first degree in Business Studies in 1971. In 1982 at the age of 32 I jacked everything in , went back to college, did an MA in applied linguistics and been teaching English around the world ever since. I have been training teachers in Thailand for the last 10 years .
by systematic
16 Jul 2008, 08:06
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: Tefl --accreditation/affiliations?
Replies: 6
Views: 19089

Re: Tefl --accreditation/affiliations?

What you have done is to provide a service to the community by indeed having confirmed, fairly accurately, a whole situation which has not been going unnoticed, and you will be able to proceed with caution when choosing your course by following your own advice to yourself and that of others. Attempt...
by systematic
15 Jul 2008, 11:29
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: Is the British Council DELTA a Rip Off?
Replies: 7
Views: 10773

Re: Is the British Council DELTA a Rip Off?

ian_g wrote:HI Peter,

Bear in mind that "non-profit" does not mean an organisation cannot make a killing. Those "non-profits" are technically distributed wages, bonuses and advertising.
- and luxury accommodation, SUVs, and generous expense accounts for their expat staff :mrgreen:
by systematic
15 Jul 2008, 11:15
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Which are best marketable online education degrees for me?
Replies: 3
Views: 4682

Re: Which are best marketable online education degrees for me?

The provision of on-line courses is unfortunately a domain where the buccaneers of education are having a field-day. When following Abbot's excellent tip, be sure also to read this page on the same site.
by systematic
15 Jul 2008, 09:56
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: Too many choices
Replies: 6
Views: 6825

Re: Too many choices

With the possible exceptions of the two most famous and highly esteemed courses in the world: Cambridge CELTA (and its CELTYL) and the Trinity Cert. TEFL which are not only fully accredited by the education departments of the British government but are recognised by it as official qualifications, no...