teaching in isaan
No, this is not going to be a guide illustrating how to get employment as a teacher of English in Isaan. Nonetheless, you will find references to a few ESL forums, and there are also some references to blogs by English teachers in the Isaan region. Other references are to some news articles about education in Isaan, as well as a few very peripheral references (for instance, golf instruction in Isaan).
So this post is designed to offer a little of interest to anyone interested in Isaan — I actually spent more time putting it together than I anticipated, for I kept getting sidetracked by browsing into the various references I was finding.
She returned to a far corner of Isaan to take care of her elderly, ailing mother. I couldn’t leave my teaching job to accompany her. The buses did not run to her tiny hamlet. She said she’d come back some day – but that was six …
Publish Date: 05/30/2014 12:42
Teaching Isaan language and culture in schools, however, is still politically sensitive. Central Thai is Thailand’s only officially recognized language and the government has long fought to keep Thais unified under one …
Publish Date: 03/01/2012 17:33
Eleven municipal schools in Khon Kaen have started teaching students how to read and write in Thai Lao, thanks to an E.U.-funded project known as The Isan Culture Maintenance and Revitalization Program (ICMRP).
Publish Date: 02/09/2014 18:00
Why do you think the schools in Isaan bend the rules to employ teachers? Have you ever thought of going up there to offer your obviously guru-esque services? If you have, you are in a minority, but I expect you are swanning …
Publish Date: 08/08/2011 10:20
At that time, teachers in Isaan were trained in a general curriculum in teachers’ colleges such as in Maha Sarakham, and they served as form teachers at both primary and secondary levels. However, KKU only began offering …
Publish Date: 12/11/2011 16:01
Teaching. Hampshire School Of Excellence Coach; Hampshire Golf Union Zone Coach; Coached club junior side to National finals in Spain 2 times; Coached players to County, England & Professional standards; Have given …
Publish Date: 09/15/2012 13:33
I wouldn’t mind staying in Isaan, I considered teaching in NR/Korat or Udon, but I would also go elsewhere as long as it’s not too small of a town. Bottom line, what is the normal salary for a TEFL teacher in Isaan and other …
Publish Date: 10/17/2012 6:15
The other weekend I was forced to partake in a teacher training seminar on Saturday and Sunday. This meant no weekend for me. I have come to dread these seminars after being through 4 of them. I can truthfully say that one …
Publish Date: 07/29/2009 9:06
Hi All, I currently live and teach in Khon Kaen. I hear the going rate for a decent apartment in KK and in Isaan is about 4000 baht per month (my.
Publish Date: 08/25/2012 2:39
As Thai Theravadan Monks not only shave their heads they shave their eyebrows as well so I guess it might be more accurate to say that the bees are making a mockery of Ajahn Mun and his teaching. If you have any interest …
Publish Date: 05/25/2014 21:30
Isaan teachers warned to keep away from gambling. Tens of thousands of Thais were nabbed for gambling last year – so many that it now rates as the third highest category of criminal cases. It has also…
Publish Date: 04/02/2013 12:32
teaching in isaan
Five years ago, the Khon Kaen Education Initiative (KKEI) was founded and it soon began funding and providing resources to provincial teachers experimenting with and developing more student-centered teaching.
Publish Date: 01/18/2012 16:01
The other day at school I arrived early as per usual and directly opposite our office door was this spider that had weaved a web that looked like a perfect X. School Spider The spider had weaved the usual web which was …
Publish Date: 02/09/2010 4:00
About the Isaan people: They form about one-third of Thailand’s population and live in provinces in the north-east of the country. The Isaan have the lowest per capita income in Thailand, and the highest per capita debt.
Publish Date: 05/29/2014 8:13
teacher, Phra Ajaan Sao Kantasilo, was responsible for the establishment of the forest ascetic tradition that has now spread throughout Thailand and to several countries abroad. He passed away in 1949 at Wat Suddhavasa, …
Publish Date: 06/07/2014 21:30
Starting Monday! Teaching in Isaan! Honest! I’m going to be covering my end-of-term and Songkran holiday classes, starting tomorrow. :o). Posted by Som Tam For The Soul at 1:53 AM …[How peculiar that this January 18, 2009, post was the very last entry in this person’s blog! I wonder whatever befell him as he ventured off to begin teaching in Isaan that long ago? –Garnet Barcelo]
Publish Date: 01/18/2009 1:53
I have been back at work now for two weeks and that has been keeping me pretty busy. I am back teaching year 1 students so 5 and 6 year olds. This requires a lot of preparation, as young kids need to have their minds …
Publish Date: 05/23/2008 17:50
Isaan Golf Academy. PGA Golf professional teaching in Isaan, Thailand. Home · About us · Testimonials · Achievements. Some press clippings from back in the days… 27 01 2012. Click on each clipping to enlarge…
Publish Date: 01/27/2012 10:10
First Year Experiences… Three years ago, I stepped into a Thai-Isaan classroom full of unmotivated 15-year-old students who could hardly say “My name is…” in English. I could speak absolutely no Thai beyond “sawadee …
Publish Date: 02/18/2006 8:05
A foreign language is used as the medium of teaching and learning.” English is almost always the language used; the schools will usually follow an American or British curriculum and almost all teachers will be foreign.
Publish Date: 09/01/2013 0:07
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Publish Date: 10/12/2013 18:00
Teaching Positions Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. If any native English speakers are out there looking for a teaching position is sleepy Isaan, Ubon Ratchathani then there are a few positions available for you at this time.
Publish Date: 05/06/2011 23:36
She came from a poor farming family and has achieved a great level of success through teaching and other endeavors in small town Isaan. Every day she continues to strive for more, teaching her students and her daughters …
Publish Date: 07/02/2013 9:05
Ajarn Forum – Teaching and Living In Thailand. Help. Remember … Is there a coded thread where ‘my’ means ‘cum guzzling’ and ‘new’ means ‘gutter’ and ‘housebuild in Isaan‘ means ‘sluts in leather’? Last edited by Anna …
Publish Date: 06/17/2014 5:42
Teaching in Thailand. Teachers Needed in Isaan. The new school year is fast approaching, worse luck. I have about 20 days until the school term starts and there are crying kids clinging to parents. I ventured to the school …
Publish Date: 04/27/2009 3:15
Johnny La Rue always chuckles when I mention my plan to hire an English speaking nanny up here in Isaan. I’m determined but not as hopeful as I … Ajarn Forum – Teaching and Living In Thailand. Help. Remember Me?
Publish Date: 01/02/2011 16:25
Well it has been a while since updating, not a lot has been happening really. I have been spending plenty of time with my niece and Miss Noot as well. We are coming into what I call the “silly season” as we have so many …
Publish Date: 11/14/2010 6:47
Ajarn Forum – Teaching and Living In Thailand · Help. Remember Me? The Facebook Platform … An Isaan Oddessey. Originally the plan was to scout out Pranburi’s biker event in February, but an old friend from Bang Saphan – Ulrich, a wild and eccentric German biking buddy from down south was interested in going up into the Mekong river area of Isaan and touring along it. I checked the calendar of events and noted that on exactly the same day as Pranburi’s biker …
Publish Date: 12/31/2009 21:18
I volunteer and help the Thai students by team teaching with a Thai teacher and letting them hear my use of the English language. It is so fascinating for me to volunteer and see Thai-school life, teachers and the so dear Isaan pupils. Day by …
Publish Date: 01/31/2011 20:37
Workshop Teaching through English Isan region KruTum and Kru Pum
KruPumBiO Kamonrat Published on 9 Feb 2014
สอนวิทย์และคณิตเป็นภาษาอังกฤษ (English version Isan : ภาษาอังกฤษสำเนียงอีสานเป็นอย่างไร ลองฟังดูคะ ^^) Review our workshop “Teaching Science and Mathematics in English at Rajabhat Maha Sarakham University by Kru Tum and Kru Pum.