Fellow blogger and teacher abroad Joanne read my post on Yaowawit School (originally established in the wake of the 2004 tsunami) and was inspired to get in touch. She will be their new teacher this coming school year – AMAZING! I’m so glad I wrote that post now, here it is in case you missed it: https://cornishkylie.wordpress.com/2014/03/31/two-very-different-sides-of-one-coin/
Thanks to WordPress blogger Cornish Kylie, I found out about a great school in Thailand in a small village called Kapong in the province of Phang Nga on Thailand’s west coast. It is where I am going next and I am thrilled about this opportunity to work on my teaching skills in a wonderful environment.
After reading Kylie’s post, I read everything else I could find about the school and contacted them to ask if it was too late to apply for next term which starts in mid-May. After several emails, an application form and two Skype interviews, I have been accepted and am arriving there on 8 May, instead of going to Chiangmai as previously planned.
Yaowawit school is part of a project founded by a German philanthropist following the 2004 tsunami. The Youtube video above tells you a little more about it.
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