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About 2,000 teachers face unemployment

A total of 1,964 teachers of maths and science under the Office of the Basic Education Commission due to be laid off in September have sought help from the Education Ministry. Somkid Homnet, president of the People’s Sector Network against Corruption, said the teachers have been employed under a special project to improve the kingdom’s […]Read More

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Education Minister orders inspection of teachers’ professional licenses

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Education Minister, Nataphol Teepsuwan, says he has received numerous complaints, not only about cases of student abuse, but also about education fees and other issues. He has instructed the Office of the Private Education Commission (OPEC) to examine these issues and find solutions, including an inspection of the professional licenses of […]Read More

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Thailand to formally introduce LGBT Education in Thai School System

Thailand – Change.org reported on its website on Saturday that its campaign to introduce LGBT education in health and physical activity curricula, starting at Grade 1, has proved successful and will be implemented from the first semester of this year’s educational calendar. In a statement from Danny Kittinan Daramadhaj, President of the Rainbow Sky Association […]Read More

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Graduates without degree in education will be allowed to apply

BANGKOK, 29 March 2017 (NNT) – The Ministry of Education will allow people who have no teaching license to sit for the exams to recruit assistant teachers. Minister of Education M.D. Teerakiat Jareonsettasin on Wednesday attened a meeting between the Teachers and Education Personnel Committee after the committee agreed to revise the criteria and examination […]Read More

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Ministry of Education told to solve student brawl crisis urgently

BANGKOK, 27 June 2016 (NNT)-Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed the Ministry of Education to take serious and continuous action to eliminate student brawls. According to Prime Minister’s Office Spokesperson Major General Sansern Keawkamnerd, the Ministry of Education will publish a handbook that will offer guidelines and suggestions to schools and others involved in the […]Read More

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Government announces 15-year free basic education

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 […]Read More

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Government critics risk 1 month ‘re-education’

Regime critics could be detained for one month under the government’s new “training course” re-education programme, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said. “I initiated the idea myself. In the past, they [critics] were summoned to come and undergo ‘understanding’ but when they went back their behaviour was unchanged. Read more: Bangkok PostRead More

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Ministry of Education to launch training to improve English teachers

BANGKOK, 15 November 2015 (NNT) – The Ministry of Education has planned to launch a training course for English teachers to sharpen their skills, who will in turn inspire students to improve their English language proficiency. Deputy Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin said the ministry is developing a training program for English teachers in cooperation with […]Read More