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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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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OPEC Plan of Work, 2017

     The Minister of Education Gen. Dapong Ratanasuwan, along with ministerial executives, visited the Office of the Private Education Commission (OPEC) to attend a meeting on 3 November 2016, in which...

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ARTICLES

Budget crisis seen as Chiang M…

IN CHIANG MAI’S Mae Chaem district, San Pu Loei School has opened its door to children from the Karen ethnic minority who previously did not have access to formal education. The...

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Thai students seek educational…

Professor Li Xiaobing, Vice President of Dali University leads journalists from Mekong countries tour the campus   LANCANG MEKONG COOPERATION PROGRAMME DESIGNED TO EXTEND BEIJING’S REGIONAL INFLUENCE   KINGDAO HARNSIRICHAI was dressed in Thai...

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Exasperated educator: Stop the…

An education expert has urged the government to amend how it celebrates Children's Day by implementing policies to solve serious problems affecting Thai youth such as malnutrition, domestic violence and...

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National education at turning …

YOUNG PEOPLE’S ADOPTION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY REQUIRES NEW PARADIGM: ACADEMIC THAILAND’S education system will face additional challenges in 2018, including a requirement that graduates have a “growth” mindset and well-rounded skills...

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Kiddiepass is a useful app for…

  Parents can get some help in their childrearing mission from the new mobile application Kiddeepass, which helps them choose fun and educational experiences. Nakun Yugalana Ayudhya, founder and chief executive of...

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Ex-education chief urges refor…

The Ministry of Education should work on promoting outstanding primary schools in every tambon nationwide, a former top education official says. Varakorn Samkoses, member of a committee of national strategy on...

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Homework cut gives lift to stu…

  Measures to reduce the amount of homework given to students have been rolled out by the Office of the Basic Education Commission (Obec). Obec secretary-general Boonrak Yodpetch said he signed the...

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Learning to build a better fut…

Children of migrant workers gather to learn basic Thai in a mobile classroom at a construction site in the Laksi area of the capital as part of a programme by...

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Students get present of free o…

    As a New Year’s 2018 gift, the Education Ministry will provide free online lessons for all core subjects to Thai students. A related website and smartphone application is to be...

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A whole new world

Many students who have studied abroad think of their experience as the highlight of their student years. For some, it’s the best experience of their lives. Studying in another country is...

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