10 English Teachers in Thailand Share Their Tips For Success

We recently asked 10 English Teachers in Thailand to tell us their tips on how to be a successful teachers in Thailand.

Here are the top 10 tips:

jemina thailand english teacherJemima Louise Pollitt 

Bring cakes and stuff for the teachers. A way to a Thais heart is through their stomach!


Ben Van Den Bergh

Don’t be arrogant. Arrogance is a bane on most society, you are not special you are not the best thing Thailand has seen and if you think you are you’re gonna have a bad time. 

liamLiam Kelly

Learn Thai and make friends with the teachers at your school. The relationships you develop through this will add great value to your experience.

murrayMurray Neil Clampett

Just, like, chill out, bro

Shelby Babakioff

Patience, acceptance, love and understanding. 

jonathanJonathan Harman

Never take what happens in the classroom personally. Absolute #1


Heidi Aspesberger

Forget everything you think you know! All the preparation in the world cannot prepare you for what you are about to experience. 

riaan-Riaan Joubert

Take it as it comes day by day

Ryan is one of 10 teachers in Thailand who shared his awesome tips for successRyan Thompson

Every now and then, stop and try look at the streets and surrounds with the perspective of when you just arrived, if it hasn’t been too long since last doing this, you can keep jumping back and reap a little of the initial excitement to spice things up a bit. Routine is killer or you wouldn’t be here


Judy Weis

Because classes can either go wrong, or you may have to teach a class last minute, have a few games stored in memory that you can always play.


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About Liam Kelly

Liam is TravelBud’s co-founder and is the visionary driving force behind our team. He’s from Cape Town, South Africa but finds himself exploring the world and living in a variety of places, most recently Hua Hin, Thailand.
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