Dengue Fever Prevention Plans in Sriracha

The director-general of Thailand’s Disease Prevention and Control Department visited a Sriracha school to review measures to prevent dengue fever and other mosquito-borne diseases.  Dr. Pornthep Siriwanarangsun joined Dr. Samai Kangsuan of the Chonburi Public Health Department and Sriracha Permanent Secretary Phawat Khantthhiran at Assumption School May 29 to review prevention and eradication projects employed […]

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Airports of Thailand Offered Books To Local Schools in Thailand

Hundreds of books were given to local schools, libraries and youth centers by the Suvarnabhumi Airport, as its campaign to support the education system of Thailand. The book-offering ceremony was in line with His Majesty the King’s support for non-traditional education. There were 38 educational institutions in the vicinity of Suvarnabhumi Airport participated in the event. More than 3,000 books […]

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Isolated Schools May Not Merge

Due to the isolated locations, the Education Ministry will provide further assistance to small schools that will not be merged with larger ones. This was discussed during the Education Minister’s visit to a small school in the province, a branch of Pha Khwang Witthaya School. This school only has 39 students. Despite having only 39 students, the school […]

Small Schools Will Use Other School Facilities

The Office of Basic Education Commission (Obec) vowed that there will be no small schools to be closed this academic year. Instead, pupils will be moved between 1,000 schools to get more efficient use of facilities. The Education Ministry will gather and find more solutions to aid the small and alternative schools in Thailand. There were […]

Thailand Students Found A Government Ally Against Military-like Rule

Let us put aside the image of Thailand that tourists often see, a very laid-back and anything goes country of never-ending nightlife. When it comes to Thai schools, its students have a different impression. In Thai schools, military dictatorships of the past, discipline and enforced deference prevail. At public school in Samut Prakan in the […]

Education Ministry Launched Nationwide Drug-Free Campaign in Schools

The three schools in Phuket, Thailand were the focus on the launch of the Education Ministry’s campaign to get rid of drugs in schools nationwide. The “White School” Anti-drug Campaign was joined by the Phuket Governor with other 850 participants including the Education Officials throughout the Andaman Provinces. The ministry gave high priority in tackling […]

Thailand Lacks Scientists

Thailand’s lack of Scientists is the reason why Thailand stays behind other nations, according to the Education Minister, Pongthep Thepkanjana. Scientists could lay a foundation for future growth and development. Thailand has very few patents compared to other countries during the opening of the Science Scholarship Program. It is important that the country produces its […]

Long Hair in Thailand Makes You Stupid

The Education Minister Phongthep Thepkanjana planned to propose to the Cabinet that students be allowed longer hairstyles but changed his mind otherwise. Both parents and students expressed mixed opinions over the supposed new regulations that allows all students to have a layered haircut. There are some concerns circulating that students might become more preoccupied with […]

Small Schools Only to be Merged and Not Closed

According to the Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC), Secretary-General Chinnapat Bhumirat, there are no schools this year that is reserved for closure but expect merging in some. As elaborated, they are going to merge some schools that are located close to each other and would also provide a budget for the transportation. The […]

Education Ministry: Solution to Debt Issue of Teachers

The Office of the Welfare Promotion Commission for Teachers and Education Personnel was instructed by the Permanent Secretary of the Education Ministry Panita Kamphu Na Ayuthy to look for a solution to the ongoing problems of the teachers with heavy debts which points out the possibility of providing them with low interest loans. The campaign, […]