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South pupils ‘lack literacy’ in Thai language

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Muslim students in Pondok Yala, Pattani. Photo: udeyismail / flickr.

Pattani: Many students of private religious schools in the far South cannot read, speak or write Thai, a problem compounded by alleged misuse of state education subsidies, the Pattani special task force says.

Illiteracy in Thai language — which the task force found has affected many Mathayom 1 (grade 7) students in some religious schools in Pattani — was attributed to several causes including a substandard course syllabus and teachers’ lack of qualifications.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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