Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
Chiang Mai school’s hands-on policy has its young students flourishing
“TAKE ME to your heart. Take me to your soul.
Give me your hand before I’m old
Show me what love is – haven’t got a clue
Show me that wonders can be true…,” croons a 15-year-old in front of his school’s important visitors this week.
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 01:00
How Buddhism can salvage Thai education
I am not Thai, but I use the word “we” because I live here and I am the caregiver of a 13-year-old Thai student and am thus willingly involved.
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:27
New Zealand Education Fair
The New Zealand Education Fair 2018 on August 25 will give people an opportunity to learn about studying and living in the country.
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 12:31
Students call for online protest over new ‘gag orders’
Student activist group Education for the Liberation of Siam has called for the use of the hashtag “#studentcantsay” on Facebook and Twitter to protest Education Ministry regulations on student conduct seen as restricting their freedom of political expression.
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 08:00
New rules ban students from ‘indecency’ and ‘inappropriate’ displays of affection
The Cabinet has approved the Education Ministry’s new regulations banning students from holding public gatherings, “inappropriate” displays of affection and causing public nuisance.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
Schooling for poor kids thanks to Bt10 from Chiang Mai residents
THE EQUITABLE Education Fund (EEF) is now exploring ideas on how best to engage all sectors in extending educational help to underprivileged children.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:00
New Zealand launches new strategy to attract students
The New Zealand government has launched a new international education strategy and enhanced post-study work rights to strengthen career opportunities for international students.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
Pathum Thani to grow into ‘Market City of Thailand’
Pathum Thani, known for its diverse range of markets, plans to revamp the sprawling facilities under an initiative that will see the area rebadged as the “Market City of Thailand” with international recognition.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:00
Let schools set tuition fees – and then aid students in need
Thailand’s falling demand for education at all levels and growing number of educational institutions has unsurprisingly put our schools, known internationally for the poor quality of their output, in further crisis.
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 01:00
Student tech education boosted to prepare 4.0 workforce
Having succeeded in raising Thailand’s ratio of vocational students to 39.7 per cent this year – inching towards the government’s goal of 50 per cent – the Office of Vocational Education Commission (OVEC) head Suthep Chittayawong has vowed to boost it further.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 01:00
The planets on your phone
A new educational app lets you explore the entire solar system from your living room
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 01:00
Phuket hoteliers to eliminate plastic bottles, notch up environmental education
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
Prayut urges re-education of low-skilled workers
PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha has urged all concerned parties to focus on producing a competent workforce and re-educate low-skilled labour to help the country move into the future.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 01:00
This change has been a long time coming
Last week there was a ray of light in the gloomy news on Thailand’s declining education standards.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 01:00
Philippine schools gain IT upgrade
SOME 214 schools across all regions of the Philippines, latest of which are those in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), are being equipped with information and communications technology (ICT) tools and methodologies.