Teerakiat's shares spark rule debate Teerakiat's shares spark rule debate
Ministry to roll out 7 new courses
Teerakiat moves to defuse teacher row
Tells Obec to rehire 2 unfairly sacked grads
Prayut sets out Apec vision
Prayut pledges to improve Thailand's education, skills for digital age

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Teerakiat's shares spark rule …

Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin has come under fire for possible legal violations since he criticised the ethics of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha (left, in photo) and Deputy Prime Minister Prawit...

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Ministry to roll out 7 new cou…

Udom: Meeting needs of the future The Education Ministry plans to begin offering seven new vocational study programmes this year to advance the government's national development strategies. It will unveil courses in...

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Ministry probes for school bid…

The Education Ministry is investigating potential corruption in a plan to construct multi-purpose field roofs for 11 schools in the Deep South provinces. The Office of the Attorney-General (OAG) found irregularities...

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Failure of previous educationa…

Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin   FAR FROM improving Thailand’s educational sector, the establishment of provincial education committees has caused serious problems that instead require their own solutions. Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin recently disclosed...

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Ministry eyes New Year gift fo…

Ministry eyes New Year gift for teachers The Education Ministry plans to ask the cabinet to provide a special allowance of 2,500 baht per month for 9,110 teachers nationwide who teach...

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Obec abandons half-completed s…

The now-defunct Obec project aimed at saving and upgrading facilities and learning at 5,032 small and mostly rural schools like this one, where students protested against orders to close. (Bangkok...

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Fired teachers won't be rehire…

Wanalee Thunmak, second left, and Nirawan Cheuboonmee, third left, show complaint letters they submitted to the Education Ministry demanding justice for being refused jobs as assistant teachers after having taught...

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Prayut sets out Apec vision

  Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and other leaders pose during the family photo session at the Apec summit in Danang, Vietnam, on Saturday. (AP photo)   Thailand is gearing up to prepare manpower...

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Teerakiat moves to defuse teac…

  The Education Minister yesterday ordered the Office of Basic Education Commission (Obec) to rehire two women refused jobs as assistant teachers after having taught at Umphang Wittayakhom School in Tak...

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Buddhist Ceremony for the Late…

     The Ministry of Education organized on 28 October 2016 a Buddhist ceremony and a mourning activity to commemorate the fifteenth day after King Bhumibol passed away.      The Minister of...

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ARTICLES

Making it rain

From left, Pakawat Nakwijit, Rati Watanatada and Pakawat Kijsuwanpaisa. Tawatchai Kemgumnerd On 20 July, 1969, Thailand underwent its first ever test run of the Royal Rainmaking Project. Initiated by King Bhumibol...

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St Gabriel’s director capitula…

  PARENTS HAVE petitioned Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin and Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha over a perceived lack of integrity regarding the director of the prestigious St Gabriel’s College. Asst Professor Brother...

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Obec reassures parents over 40…

  THE POLICY to have schools limit classroom sizes to 40 students is flexible, and more classrooms could be opened up to ensure children get taught, Office of Basic Education Commission...

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The impact of AI on organisati…

In today’s world, children as young as pre-schoolers have already started using tablets while top executive education programmes boast high-tech facilities where corporate leaders can learn in new ways. We...

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Education Ministry joins with …

The Office of Basic Education Commission and the British Council are preparing to launch an online English test system for Thailand.   The move followed Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin’s meeting with Professor...

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Low-income baby grants scheme …

In its attempt to eradicate poverty from Thailand, the Prayut Chan-o-cha government has come up with a number of aid schemes for the poor. One of them is the child...

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Justice Ministry launches mobi…

The Justice Ministry on Wednesday launched a project to dispatch mobile units to rural areas in five regions to help equip members of the public with knowledge about the law...

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Teaching aristocracy

Lawan Upa-In at the exhibition held as a tribute to her career. PHOTOS: SAN SAENGNGAM   Last year, Lawan Upa-In became the first female National Artist in Visual Art. A stylish dresser...

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Thai university rankings plumm…

The 2018 ratings put Mahidol as the top Thai university but dump Chulalongkorn to just No.3. (File photo)   Most of Thailand's top universities plunged in the 2018 Asia University Rankings released...

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Probe into cause of 11-year-ol…

  POLICE HAVE stepped in to investigate the death of an 11-year-old girl who died hours after she was forced to run several laps around her school’s football field. The results of...

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