Thai students poor in Mathematics and Science

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BANGKOK, Dec 11 – Thai students fare poorly in mathematics and science mainly due to the teaching method of rote learning rather than by comprehension and analysis, according to a senior educator.

Precharn Dechri, deputy director of the Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology, said today that Thai students’ disappointing performances in the two subjects were revealed in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) – an international assessment of the mathematics and science knowledge of fourth and eighth grade students worldwide – which was conducted in 2011, with the results only recently announced.

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