• Sun, 16 Sep 2018 12:06
    Japan fisheries institute, Google to work on system to monitor illegal fishing
    TOKYO — The Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA) will work together with Google and others to operate a system to monitor poaching at sea, as an increasing number of foreign ships fish illegally in waters around Japan.
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 17:31
    Half of world’s teens experience peer violence at school, Unicef finds
    PHYSICAL FIGHTS and bullying are disrupting the education of 150 million 13-15-year-olds worldwide, according to a new report released yesterday by Unicef. Half of students in that age group are experiencing peer violence in and around school, the report found.
    national
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 14:27
    Number of complaints over exam results grows to 500
    As of Wednesday, at least 500 high school students from Phnom Penh and other provinces have filed complaints regarding their examination grades, asking the Ministry of Education to review their tests.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    Is the SOTUS hazing really key to good education?
    At Thammasat University this week, various political parties addressed what they would do about freshmen hazing based on the SOTUS (Seniority, Order, Tradition, Unity and Spirit) system. Measures ranged from banning it (Future Forward) to doing little (Democrat, Bhum Jai Thai)
    your say
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    Tech giants sign deal on vocational education
    SHARP THAI Co Ltd and Foxconn Group have joined the Office of the Vocational Education Commission (OVEC)’s bandwagon for Technical and Vocational Education and Training Cooperation (TVET) to improve vocational education using technology and internships.
    national
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    Education Fund hit by delayed and lower budget allocation
    THE GOVERNMENT budget allocation for the Equitable Education Fund (EEF) has been delayed and amount earmarked will also be lower than expected.
    national
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Chiang Mai bids to become Thailand’s sixth protected site
    THE CHIANG MAI World Heritage Working Group has completed its paperwork and is ready to make its submission this month to Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) to make Chiang Mai a world heritage city, Woralun Boonyasurat, head of the Thai Art Department at Chiang Mai University’s Faculty of Fine Arts, said yesterday.
    national
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 10:23
    Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54
    Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to philanthropy focused on education, he told the New York Times in an interview.
    business
  • Sun, 09 Sep 2018 07:30
    Prathom 1 entrance exams not good for children, poll finds
    The requirements for getting enrolled into Prathom 1 is having a negative impact on children, their parents and even schools, a recent Suan Dusit Poll has found.
    national
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    Hidden rural tragedy is a time bomb for Thailand  
    I recently gave my family permission to tell me to shut up every time I bring up the subject of education, a personal passion which is getting out of hand because of my feelings of powerlessness.
    your say
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    Digital tools for education reform
    THE INDEPENDENT Committee for Education Reform (ICER) has decided to add “digital tools” to its blueprint on overhauling Thailand’s education sector.
    national
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 19:20
    Network threaten protest unless ‘undemocratic’ student regulations withdrawn
    A network of university students has threatened to stage a protest if the Education Ministry doesn’t scrap its regulations governing student’s conducts.
    national
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 17:03
    Koh Payu monkeys have a fruit feast
    A team of officers from the Natural and Wildlife Education Centre on Tuesday headed out to Koh Payu, where monkeys were released into their new home over two months ago.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 06:00
    Merge small schools, urges World Bank
    Reducing number of schools will improve education sector, ease teacher shortage.
    national
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:08
    Bt1.3 billion shortage in textbook funds blamed on ‘misunderstanding’
    THE BUDGET Bureau will cough up more money to the office responsible for procuring textbooks for schools after a “misunderstanding” caused the original budget allocation to be cut by half.
    national
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