• Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:00
    Education Ministry spends Bt10m to study labour market
    THE government has decided to spend Bt10 million on a study to pinpoint the labour market’s needs, boost employment and find a way to help youngsters choose a suitable career path.
  • Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:00
    Over Bt130 bn eyed for new ‘innovation ministry’
    THE GOVERNMENT is expected to allocate at least Bt130 billion per year for the new ministry of higher education, research and innovation.
  • Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:00
    Eco-revolutionaries have got their science wrong 
    It should be of great concern to all citizens with a basic education that, in 2019, there are “Extinction Rebellion” supporters physically blocking the bridges over the Thames in central London. They are pushing the superstition that burning fossil fuels will cause the extinction of the human race within 10 years and that driving cars is killing polar bears.
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  • Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:00
    Early rote-learning disables children for life
    On becoming education minister in 2016, Teerakiat Jareonsettasin launched a mission impossible: reversing the top-down management of an education system that was failing badly. The stakes could not be higher – education reform presents the only hand to play if the Kingdom is to escape the middle-income trap and join the developed world.
    your say
  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 01:00
    Leveraging youths’ experience across Myanmar’s education
    Driven by the burning desire to tackle disorganised information of Myanmar’s fragmented private education market, three young people who graduated from Singapore have created MyanLearn, an innovative class search platform which aims to make learning accessible and convenient.
    your say
  • Sat, 20 Apr 2019 13:45
    Wired for a better rural future 
    Rollout of fibre optics in remote villages aims to boost education, healthcare and local economies under the ambitious Net Pracharat programme
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    Let’s hear it for comparative religion!
    Re: “As education level rises, religion recedes” and “Religion should be taught in schools – as mythology”. Have Your Say, April 17 and yesterday.
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  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    As education levels rise, religion recedes
    Recent letters on the existence (or not) of gods, on superstition and on the merit of agnosticism have missed a fundamental truth. Humankind has advanced due to the gift of a large, complex brain.
    your say
  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 01:00
    Ericsson and UNESCO launch new global AI skill development initiative for youth
    Telecoms equipment maker Ericsson and Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) have formed a new partnership to educate and empower the next generation, with the partners to develop a new digital skill learning programme that has specific emphasis on scaling up artificial intelligence (AI) skill development for young people.
  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 17:55
    Pinthong announces ambitious growth target
    Benefiting from its strategic locations in EEC, Pinthong Industrial Park Plc aims to win more foreign investors launching development plans with the Department of Vocational Education.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:00
    Our ignorance of learning disabilities is eroding universal right to education
    More than one billion people around the world have some form of disability, 93 million of whom are children under the age of 14, according to World Health Organisation data.
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
    Who are the real ‘monkeys’ of Thai education?
     A few years ago the Foreign Correspondents Club hosted a seminar entitled “Globalisation and the Role of the Thai State in Higher Education Reform”.
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  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 23:19
    BMW awards 35 scholarships to automotive apprentices
    As part of an effort to turn Thailand into a global automotive hub, BMW Group Thailand has been running the BMW Service Apprentice Programme to enhance the skills of vocational students for seven years now.
    Auto & Audio
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00
    Court upholds 10-year jail for ‘Pacquiao of Thailand’
    THE APPEALS Court yesterday upheld a 10-year jail sentence for the former president of Police United football club for using fake promissory notes to secure Bt2 billion in loans from the Welfare Promotion Commission for Teachers and Educational Personnel (OTEP).
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
    ‘Edtech’ boom is transforming how Indian kids learn
    From a multibillion-dollar education startup to wired-up mannequins, technology is helping to revolutionise the way Indian schoolchildren are learning – provided their parents can afford it.
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