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by systematic
21 Apr 2008, 14:12
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: No degree can I teach English in Thailand, China, Taiwan..
Replies: 48
Views: 67435

Re: No degree can I teach English in Thailand, China, Taiwan..

It is not possible to teach in Thailand without a degree. The law has been around for many years, but now it is being strictly applied. I fully sympathise with anyone who hasn't got a degree. Some teachers who have been here for a very long time are having to leave because their Work Permits are no ...
by systematic
21 Apr 2008, 13:59
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: CELTA of TEFL in Thailand
Replies: 4
Views: 6988

Re: CELTA of TEFL in Thailand

Hi All, Are the islands less strict about the degree? I totally understand the lack of degree will prevent me from obtaining a work permit. Is it a case of a monthly visa run or are there any other legal ways around this? It is not possible to work in mainstream schools without a Work Permit. For a...
by systematic
21 Apr 2008, 13:53
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: Thai job info needed
Replies: 2
Views: 5299

Re: Work in Thailand

If you are going to Bangkok talk to The British Council, International House or EEC. ... if you want a job in language schools. If you need tips on how to get a job in mainstream schools go here http://nittayo.org/ten_tips for 50 pages of information on living and teaching in Thailand. Note: they a...
by systematic
21 Apr 2008, 13:31
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Would anyone be willing to fill this out?
Replies: 3
Views: 4082

Re: Would anyone be willing to fill this out?

What is your name? Systematic How many years have you been teaching and where? Germany 16. France 12. Thailand 8. What certificates or degrees do you have? BSc Business Studies. MA Applied Linguistics/Applied Foreign Languages. MA TESOL. What would you say is an average salary to expect in your area...
by systematic
21 Apr 2008, 13:14
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: Employment in Thailand
Replies: 1
Views: 4084

Re: Employment in Thailand

It is not possible to teach in schools and colleges in Thailand without a degree (in any subject). There are no workarounds. TESOL institutes, particularly the ones in Thailand, are well aware of this and by not warning their non-degree students, they are practically operating a scam. This may get y...
by systematic
21 Apr 2008, 13:08
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: Tefl --accreditation/affiliations?
Replies: 6
Views: 17880

Re: Tefl --accreditation/affiliations?

There is no independent accrediting body for international online TEFL courses. Therefore no provider can claim to have independent international accreditation. This means that each institute, school, or organization recognizes their own Certificate and accreditation comes from good practice, profe...