The STAR (Manila and on the web)
Friday, August 17, 2007
BANGKOK – More than 3,000 Filipinos are now teaching English in various parts of Thailand.
Thai teacher Chaiyot Saengthong told The STAR that Filipinos are among the best English teachers here.
Saengthong, a teacher at Minburi Polytechnic School in Bangkok, said Filipino teachers are good in English and are currently working in various private and government-owned schools in this country.
He said Filipino teachers are earning salaries ranging from 12,000 Baht (P17,000) to 30,000 Baht (P43,000) a month.
He said the Filipino teachers are more efficient than their Thai counterparts.