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

Economic needs drive change in…

A CHANGING economic landscape is the driving force for reform in Thailand’s higher education system, with the Thailand 4.0 economic strategy prompting universities to adapt curricula to meet government policy...

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Beauty Technology Students Win…

 Mae Fah Luang University would like to congratulate students from the Beauty Technology programme in the School of Cosmetic Science who showed the outstanding skills and received the medals from...

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Education Ministry lodges comp…

  A complaint was lodged with Dusit district police by education permanent-secretary Karun Sakulpradit against a C-8 official, and 22 other people for allegedly embezzling more than 88 million baht from a...

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Education officials told to pr…

  The Ministry of Education has been told by the prime minister to closely monitor the use of education funds sent to support private Islamic religious schools in the Deep South...

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Augmented reality changes more…

With apple’s ARKit, developers create apps that transform education and even furniture shopping  Augmented reality technology is transforming the way people learn, play and connect with the things around them.  The launch...

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Minister cancels planned book …

EDUCATION MINISTER Teerakiat Jareonsettasin has cancelled his plan to require all school students to borrow textbooks for their studies. For the past decade, students have received basic textbooks from the government...

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Equitable Education bill gets …

Move to create Fund seen as critical to reduce inequality in country A KEY DRAFT law for reducing the country’s educational inequality has now sailed through the National Legislative Assembly (NLA). The...

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Govt champions mother-tongue e…

  Thailand supports the use of mother-tongue-based multilingual education to ensure that minority language learners are not left out of the national education system, said a senior Education Ministry official. Deputy Permanent...

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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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