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How tech can 'disrupt' our cla…

A new learning space employing technology as a tool for teaching at Bangkok University's Rangsit campus.?(Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard)   Thailand's higher education of today consists of five overwhelming rounds of the...

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More developers offer educatio…

The number of international schools in Thailand has exceeded 200, the third highest in Southeast Asia as of 2018, driven by demand from Thai parents who seek culturally diverse environments...

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Action vowed over school lunch…

Full system review, promises Anupong Interior Minister Gen Anupong Paojinda has vowed to take tough action against those involved in misusing funds for school lunch programmes, saying that stricter terms should...

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Nationwide probe into school l…

Pupils receive their lunch at Banbangkapi School in Bang Kapi district, Bangkok. (File photo by Apichart Jinakul)   The Office of the Basic Education Commission (Obec) has ordered educational service area offices...

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Pupils move due to lack of tea…

The Office of Basic Education (Obec) is to transfer all six pupils at a small school in Samut Prakan's Phra Samut Chedi district to a bigger school nearby, because it...

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MoU inked to solve staff short…

The Equitable Education Fund has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with state agencies to give scholarships to 300 students for the 2020 semester to address the shortage of teaching...

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Evaluations inspire teaching s…

As a lecturer at a respected university in Thailand, evaluating my students is a critical part of my job. I will do this four to five times a term, assessing...

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Migrant workers' children 'lac…

200,000 children living with migrant workers lack the rights to access basic education. (Bangkok Post file photo)   While 42 seafood processing companies have joined a campaign to ensure fair wages, a...

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Time to harness TECHNOLOGY

The educational sector needs to quickly adapt to changing times, so its human capital can keep up with the world LIKE IT or not, technology has already brought about disruption in...

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Ministry urges unis to control…

Senior students entertain freshmen at Chiang Mai University on July 20, 2018 with a dance performance during a welcoming activity called ‘Once Upon a Train’ that involves them taking a...

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LATEST NEWS

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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National exams may be held a w…

EDUCATION MINISTER TO HOLD DISCUSSIONS WITH UNIVERSITY CHIEFS’ SECRETARIAT; ASSURES THERE’LL BE NO CLASH OF DATES   THE NATIONAL university entrance exams may be brought forward to avoid clashing with the general...

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