Fast Times at Ban Phaeng High

Fast Times at Ban Phaeng High

Written by Samantha Harper (current WorldTeach Thailand volunteer) When I came to Thailand through WorldTeach, my biggest fear was that I would be lonely. I imagined myself in a village where I would be unable to communicate with the inhabitants. My students would be...
New Semester Perspective

New Semester Perspective

Written by Will Jobs (current WorldTeach Thailand volunteer).  To learn more, check out the awesome videos that Will has put together of his time in Thailand. The sun is just barely rising outside the bus windows as I start this post. I’m on the back of a...
My Thai Family

My Thai Family

Kate and her sister Yuu Living with a host family for many teachers is one of the most rewarding aspects of WorldTeach service and an integral step to feeling like part of a new community. Kate Mast, WorldTeach Thailand volunteer, writes below about her unexpected...
A Valentine’s Day in Thailand

A Valentine’s Day in Thailand

As Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, we thought we would share WorldTeach Thailand volunteer, Haley Boone’s heart warming reflections on a Valentine’s Day from her former placement in Nakhon Phanom province. To learn more about volunteering in...
“The Higher the Wai, the More Respectful”

“The Higher the Wai, the More Respectful”

Below you’ll find a story about the first day of school for Anne Greenwood  , a current WorldTeach volunteer in Thailand.  Quickly, she learns that cultural norms and habits are all relative to the environment. Learn about proper Thai greetings and why the...
Reflections on a Thai Year

Reflections on a Thai Year

Molly Linnell reflects on her experience in Thailand and the ups and downs that have led her to appreciate Thai culture and her experience as well as feel grateful for things back home.   I am now in my final month of teaching and preparing for my return home. I know...