I think it is admirable for Thailand to want to improve the English skills of the students here. But adding only another 3,000 teachers to bring the total to 10,000 is woefully inadequate. It will be too little, and I fear too late, if more is not done soon. As for using 'native speakers', I would note that the country with more first language English speakers in world is India, and frankly I have a very difficult time understanding them. I'm an American. I think that utilizing teachers from Western Countries such as Canada, USA, England, Australia, and others, makes most sense. And this will cost more, but the benefits that come from being able to be well understood worldwide should be worth the additional expense. Provide decent housing with A/C, transportation and food allowance, PLUS a salary AND other perks to attract younger teachers with good teaching skills.