Government announces 15-year free basic education

 Government announces 15-year free basic education

Thai students going to school by tuk tuk. Photo: txd / flickr.



Invoking Section 44 of the interim charter, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha in his capacity as head of the NCPO issued an order making it mandatory for the state to provide 15-year free basic education to Thai youths from kindergarten level up to Mathayom 6 level effective as of today.

Referring to the policy of the previous governments for the state to provide free education to Thai youths of up to 15 years, the NCPO chief decided to reaffirm this policy which will help improve social justice, solve poverty and promote the development of human resources.

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