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A: Teachers with Bachelor of Education or higher to attend a ‘Foreign Teacher Thai Culture Training Program,’ on top of a Non-immigrant and work visa.
B: Teachers with Bachelors (not in Education) are to complete a 30 credit, one year, ’Teachers Licensing Course’ with the 'Foreign Teacher Thai Culture Training Program.’ The 30 credit course is to cost 60000 Baht (about $1800 US) which for many is well over a month’s salary. Teachers do have the option to challenge the course by taking a four-part exam to receive.
C: Teachers without Bachelor degrees may receive permission if the principal at your school can vouch that your teaching abilities are ‘fantastic’ and your services are much needed.
This summary is provided by www.ajarn.com, further details and how to obtain the visa may be found here: http://ajarn.com/Banter/rulesandregulations.htm
Teachers in the Kingdom are frustrated and upset over the changes. Isaan Style, a well known Blogger in
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