Natalie Chard

A day in the life of...Natalie Chard

After multiple recommendations, this teacher moved to Thailand, where she now teaches in one of the most prestigious private schools in the country

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I’ve dreamt of living abroad ever since I can remember. As soon as I graduated from university, I applied for a teaching course and started researching the best countries to teach in. I was repeatedly met with the same answer: Thailand. In April 2014, I packed my bags and moved from Bradford to the huge metropolis of Bangkok.

After a year working as an adult language teacher, I was eager to experience a different side of teaching. So I accepted an English teaching position at Wattana Wittaya Academy, a Christian boarding school for girls aged 11-18. Founded by a missionary in the 1800s, it is ...

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