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Chula's transgender students c…

From left, Chulalongkorn University students Pichet Puenintr, Nattha Boonmanit, Jirapat Techakijvekin submit their petition for permission to wear student uniform in accordance with their gender identity to department of women’s...

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Paltry budget for poor kids fu…

The Senate has cried foul over an unreasonable cut in the Equitable Education Fund (EEF), which is responsible for improving access to basic education for about 4 million children. Despite the...

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English slide puts bilingual s…

Move comes as Thailand tumbles in English proficiency ranking   Bilingual education programmes planned. (Bangkok Post file photo)   The Education Ministry plans to introduce a bilingual education programme in about 2,000 schools nationwide...

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Universities 'must transform' …

Flexible learning on-demand, 24 hours a day, must be tailored to what people want to achieve     Thai universities must undergo a swift transformation in order to remain relevant in the age...

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Financial education key to gro…

Launching financial education in Thailand's K-12 education may help cultivate a financially prudent society. (Photo by Somchai Poomlard)   Amid downgrades in economic growth forecasts pressured by protracted global trade uncertainties and...

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Thai English skills dip for th…

Thailand's English proficiency has fallen for the third year in a row, according to the annual English Proficiency Index conducted by the global education company EF Education First. The report showed...

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Record-Breaking Learner Awards…

This year a record-breaking 24 prestigious Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards have been awarded to Harrow Bangkok students by Cambridge Assessment International Education for outstanding performance in their November and June...

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Govt wants universities, organ…

  Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak, Minister of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation Suvit Maesincee, Office of National Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation Policy Council (ONES) director Kittipong Promwong...

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Suvit calls for Thailand to em…

Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation Minister Suvit Maesincee speaks at the seminar on how 5G technology will revive Thai SMEs. (Photo by Somchai Poomlard)   Thailand must embrace 5G telecommunication technology...

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Council tackles teacher oversu…

The Office of the Basic Education Commission organises an examination to recruit teachers and educational personnel in Nonthaburi province. (File photo)   The Teachers' Council of Thailand is urging institutions offering teacher...

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LATEST NEWS

Primary schools to start teach…

Kalaya Sophonpanic, Deputy Education Minister   Many of the public primary schools will start teaching coding in the second semester of the current school year, Deputy Education Minister Kalaya Sophonpanic said. She said...

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Minor Hotels joins hands with …

The Asian Institute of Hospitality Management will be open next year with campuses in Bangkok and Chonburi, in a venture by Minor Hotels in an academic association with Les Roches...

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Novel R&D ministry 80% rea…

Operations expected to begin in June Udom : Awaiting 10 related laws   A new ministry overseeing R&D and innovation is expected to open this June. Yesterday, Udom Kachintorn, the deputy education minister, reported...

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Varsities reject plan for new …

FOUR KEY university networks voiced opposition yesterday to the establishment of the Higher Education Department. The Office of Higher Education Commission (Ohec) is set to merge with the Science and Technology...

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Cabinet nod for transfer of se…

The Cabinet on Tuesday approved the transfer of two senior Education Ministry officials, Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin said. Phira Ratanawichit is being transferred from the post of deputy permanent secretary to...

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Education minister backs stude…

(Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin's call for an immediate switch in the dates for university entrance exams is directly opposed to the order to students to 'be patient' by Prime Minister...

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Higher-education ministry set …

THAILAND could have a Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation before the end of April. “The bill for its establishment has already gone to the National Legislative Assembly for first...

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PM takes to Twitter after stud…

(Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha took to Twitter after students called for the original schedule of exams to be reinstated went viral on Thai social media.) Students due to take the General...

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Those we lean on most

Dr Afaf Ibrahim Meleis, honoured last month at the palace, champions nurses' causes while pressing for better education AMERICAN-EGYPTIAN Professor Emeritus Dr Afaf Ibrahim Meleis has won this year’s Princess Srinagarindra...

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Adapt or fail, varsities warne…

UNIVERSITIES TOLD TO BRACE FOR TECH DISRUPTION AND FOCUS ON CORE INDUSTRIES   DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES are going to bring down Thai universities’ rankings – no matter how well regarded they are now...

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