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Thailand ‘a rising star in the…

  International schools in Thailand are in high demand as foreign students, including an increasing number from China and Hong Kong, flock to the kingdom to study. Toryos Pandejpong, board director at...

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Mahidol University, CPF strike…

  Mahidol University has signed a research and development pact with Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) to explore health-food innovations that respond to the needs of consumers of all ages for sustainable...

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Obec schools plan to teach 'co…

Programme to help Prathom 1-3 pupils Starting from November, when the second semester begins, some public schools under the Office of Basic Education Commission (Obec) will begin teaching computer coding to...

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Thai students triumph at maths…

  Thai students are celebrating after winning eight gold medals, 23 silvers, 13 bronzes and four honorable mentions from the South African International Mathematics Competition 2019 (SAIMC 2019). The 32 Thai representatives...

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Education minister considering…

Follows girl's deformity caused by heavy rucksack Executives of Chumphae Suksa School in Khon Kaen give a backpack equipped with wheels to the girl student with a spinal deformity, through her...

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Thai unis face major challenge…

Falling student rolls at a time of globalisation in the workforce will force providers to customise courses and emphasise re-skilling As the falling birth rate, technological disruption and the fast-changing needs...

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Obec denies bag caused pupil's…

School bags carried by students have sparked concerns after a 14-year-old girl in Khon Kaen was found to have a spinal deformity, thought to be the result of carrying a...

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Esso supports Equitable Educat…

Esso (Thailand) Public Company Limited together with service station dealers nationwide, business partners and Esso Employee Club hosted an event on “Esso mission : to bring students back to schools,”...

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Maths lags in innovation race

Vietnam beats Thais in global survey. (Bangkok Post file photo)   The government should put more effort into improving children's mathematics skills to handle changes in the current world, an academic said...

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School 'failed to get nod' for…

Wife of boss denies Nepalis mistreated The Office of the Private Education Commission (Opec) has confirmed that International Hotel and Airline Business School (I-HABS) failed to seek permission from the Ministry...

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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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