• Aug 4@ 5:02 ampat mcnaughton

    Entrust TEFL receives ‘Youth Education’ award Text

    Entrust TEFL was thrilled to travel to Bangkok and receive the ‘Youth Education Award’, in recognition of its continuing dedication to providing high quality and sustainable education for the youth of Thailand. As the top TEFL training institution in Thailand, Entrust places over 500 high quality teachers a year in schools nationwide. Each graduate educates an estimated 1000 students, meaning approximately half a million Thais directly benefit from Entrusts’ work. Moreover, to meet the demand for high-level spoken English across the workforce, Entrust TEFL has begun work with the Department of Skills Development, developing secondary education programmes designed to help train skilled labour in needy sectors of employment. This includes a wide variety of job specific English language programmes, including for van drivers, tour guides and masseurs, restaurant and hotel staff, and medical practitioners and business people. +

  • Entrust TEFL trainees donate at Chiang Mai orphanage Text

    Entrust TEFL and its sister foundation, Future Advance, took trainees on another orphanage visit, giving back to the community by helping children who had been dealt a hard start in life from day one. Spending the day donating food, educational materials, medical supplies and sports equipment, the visitors also cooked a hot meal and got to know some of the wonderful kids, including teaching them a little English. The day formed an official part of the trainees TEFL course, with a portion of each students’ course fee going directly to the Future Advance foundation, funding the purchase of charity goods and educational equipment, and with each trainee also required to undertake voluntary work in order to complete the programme and +

  • Entrust TEFL trainees volunteer at Welfare Centre for the elderly Text

    The Thai New Year, otherwise known as ‘Songkran’, provided a fun and lighthearted background to another Entrust TEFL and Future Advance foundation voluntary project. With water splashing, good cheer flowing and prayers for the year ahead, Entrust trainees spent their day assisting the elderly at Thammapakorn Welfare Development Centre for Older Persons, an institution overseen by the Thai Ministry of Social Development and Human Security. The trainees gave offerings to monks and donated food for the elderly who reside there. They found it a humbling, fascinating and rewarding experience. In the words of Entrust TEFL Director Patrick McNaughton: “We strive to immerse our TEFL students in Thai culture so that they can better understand their students and communities where they +

  • Entrust TEFL wins ‘Good Corporate Governance’ award Text

    Entrust TEFL gratefully received the “Good Corporate Governance and Social Contributor of the Year Award”, a prestigious honor sponsored by the King of Thailand and presented in an official ceremony in Bangkok, overseen by former Privy Councilor General Phichit Kulvanich. Entrust was singled out as an exemplary organisation dedicated to the welfare of its employees and trainees, raising education standards in Thai schools, and contributing to society with charity and voluntary works. Providing accommodation, social activities and friendship, Entrust works hard to make trainees feel at home in their role as teachers in a foreign land. Moreover, in addition to receiving world class professional TEFL training, enabling them to deliver high-quality lessons in their school placements, trainees also donate a +

  • Entrust TEFL wins official ‘BEST TEFL Provider in Thailand’ award Text

    The Thai Ministry of Education’s annual ‘Thailand Education Awards’ are designed to officially recognize positive impact in Thai schools. The ‘Best TEFL Provider in Thailand’ award asks which TEFL teacher training organisation provided the most proficient teachers to schools in Thailand, able to perform their jobs to a high standard from day one without additional training. After establishing themselves as the most professional TEFL training provider in Thailand, Entrust was thrilled to win the award. In the words of Managing Director Patrick McNaughton: “This is probably the best, most transparent way to judge such an award as it is solely based on actual results and effectiveness of the training program, rather than who has the best qualifications or accreditation. This +

  • Entrust TEFL provides meal and sports equipment to Viengping Orphanage Text

    Entrust TEFL is dedicated to the betterment of the Thai people, achieving this primarily through the training of excellent, professional teachers which it provides to schools across the country. Beyond this, Entrust works with its sister foundation, Future Advance, looking for ways to give back to the community and help those less fortunate. The Viengping Orphanage is one of the oldest in Chiang Mai, providing shelter and searching for suitable foster or adopted homes for girls and young women aged 7-18. Entrust TEFL trainees spent the afternoon donating sports equipment to this well deserving institution, as well as providing a warm cooked meal and getting to know some of the wonderful kids, including teaching them a little English. Since a +

  • Entrust TEFL wins ‘Best Biz & Products’ Award” Text

    Entrust TEFL was thrilled to receive a ‘Best Biz & Products’ award, a prestigious honor sponsored by the King of Thailand and given each year to 100 companies judged to have achieved the most for Thailand and its people. Entrust TEFL was deemed to be an outstanding company dedicated to providing sustainable education to Thailand and its youth. As the top TEFL training institution in Thailand, Entrust places over 500 high quality teachers a year in schools nationwide. Each graduate educates an estimated 1000 students, delivering English classes designed for many professional needs, meaning approximately half a million Thais directly benefit from Entrusts’ work. Entrust were handed their award in an official ceremony overseen by former Privy Councilor General Phichit +

  • Entrust TEFL wins ‘Good Company and Person’ award Text

    Entrust TEFL received the ‘Good Company and Person Award’ in an official ceremony overseen by former Privy Councilor General Phichit Kulvanich, acting on behalf of the King. The award is a prestigious honour given each year to the organisation judged to have been exemplary in the performance of Thai values and ethical business practices. Entrust was singled out for the excellence of its foreign teacher training and its provision of highly capable teachers, all of whom integrate well in Thai schools, demonstrating high-standards both as English language educators and as role models to their students. Moreover, the judges noted the impact of Entrusts’ sister organisation, the Future Advance foundation. Future Advance administers a philanthropic programme whereby Entrust trainees donate a +

  • Entrust TEFL wins ‘Outstanding Business and Organizational’ award Text

    The ‘Outstanding Business and Organizational’ award is a prestigious honour sponsored by the King of Thailand and given each year to the company judged to have impressed the most in terms of service, value and organisational skills. Entrust TEFL received this award in recognition of its continual provision of quality trained teachers throughout Thailand. As the top TEFL training institution in Thailand, Entrust places over 500 high quality teachers a year in schools nationwide. Each graduate educates an estimated 1000 students, delivering English classes designed for many professional need, meaning approximately half a million Thais directly benefit from Entrusts’ work. Entrust was handed their award in an official ceremony overseen by former Privy Councilor General Phichit Kulvanich, acting on behalf +

  • Entrust TEFL wins ‘Secondary Education’ award Text

    The ‘Secondary Education Award’ is a prestigious honour sponsored by the King of Thailand and given each year to the organisation judged to have made the most positive impact in Thai schools at the secondary level (known in Thai as ‘Mathayom’). Entrust TEFL received this award in recognition of its exceptional training of professional foreign teachers, with Entrust graduates in extremely high demand in secondary schools across Thailand. As the top TEFL training institution in Thailand, Entrust places over 500 high quality teachers a year in schools nationwide. Each graduate educates an estimated 1000 students, delivering English classes designed for many professional needs, meaning approximately half a million Thais directly benefit from Entrusts’ work. Entrust was handed their award in +

  • Entrust TEFL Managing Director handed ‘Thai morality award’ by HRH Princess Sirindhorn Text

    Entrust TEFL managing director Neungruthai McNaughton received the great honour of a ‘Thai Morality Award’, in an official Royal ceremony presided over by HRH Princess Sirindhorn and also attended by Thailand’s highest ranking police officer. Princess Sirindhorn, second offspring of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, is much loved by Thais, who affectionately refer to her as “Phra Thep”, meaning “princess angel”. She presented the award to Neungruthai in thanks for her humanitarian work with the Future Advance foundation. A portion of each Entrust trainees’ course fee goes directly to the foundation, funding the purchase of charity goods and educational equipment, and each trainee is required to spend time undertaking voluntary work in order to complete their training. The Princess praised Neung for +

  • Entrust TEFL wins ‘ASEAN Economic Award’ Text

    Entrust TEFL was awarded the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Award, for providing excellent teachers to both Thailand and surrounding countries, help them to improve their English and better succeed in the ASEAN Community. The ASEAN Economic Award is given to 300 worthy recipients each year, with Entrust TEFL ranking at number 28 in the 2015 rankings. Founded in 1967, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a multi-national organisation dedicated to co-operation and development in the region, and there are several ASEAN-wide awards created to recognise exemplary organisations, such as Entrust TEFL. English is the primary language used to communicate between the various cultures and language groups within this diverse region, as well as with the +