• Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00
    Mother tongue-based education is changing lives in deep South
    Think back to your very first day of school. Now imagine what it would have been like if you could not understand the language that your teachers were speaking. What would that be like? And how would you feel if you finished sixth grade, but still could not read or write?
    opinion
  • Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00
    EEC policy panel to focus on education to meet labour
    THE EASTERN Economic Corridor (EEC) policy committee has agreed to focus on educational measures to address the problem of labour shortage in the region, allocating Bt725 million to train and improve the quality of teachers, lecturers and students in the economic corridor.
    national
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:34
    Covered in red hearts for Valentine’s Day
    An elementary school in Udon Thani’s Kumphawapi district marked Valentine’s Day on Thursday in a very different way – sticking hearts on their favourite teachers.
    national
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
    When will rote-learning be history in Thailand?
    Re: “New guide drawn up for teacher-education programme”, The Nation, January 24.
    your say
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
    Which path to happiness should a Buddhist seeker take?
    Thanks to Ye Olde Theologian for asking the very good question, what is self-transcendence? In this brief reply I have borrowed from my letter available in full on the Buddhist Channel. Theologians may note I use the language of my teachers, made my own by practice and experience.
    your say
  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:00
    Bridging the communication gap
    In early January at Minami no Hoshi Elementary School in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, a Japanese-language lesson was being given to a sixth-grade class. In addition to the homeroom teacher, another teacher was present: Masaru Inuzuka, who is in charge of the education of non-Japanese children.
    opinion
  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:30
    French man, 51, arrested for child rape
    A 51-year-old French man, who reportedly worked as a French teacher in Singapore, has been arrested in Bangkok for buying sex with teenage boys, Metropolitan Police commander Maj-Gen Senit Samrarnsamruajkit told a press conference on Wednesday.
    national
  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 11:15
    Dane robbed of Bt30,000 cash, smartphone in Nakhon Si Thammarat
    A Danish scuba diving teacher, who took part in the Tham Luang cave rescue operation, had Bt30,000 in cash and his smartphone stolen while he was leading a diving class in Nakhon Si Thammarat on Tuesday evening, police said.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 15:24
    Tadika teacher in military custody for alleged link to truck-bomb that injured two police
    A Muslim Tadika schoolteacher in Songkhla’s Sabayoi district has been brought into military custody over alleged involvement in a pickup truck-bomb attack near a police station in the province’s Thepa district on January 8, Colonel Pramote Phrom-in, spokesman for the forward command of the Fourth Region Internal Security Operation Command, said on Tuesday.
    national
  • Mon, 28 Jan 2019 16:05
    Loei school director suspended after complaints by teacher and parents
    The director of a primary school in Loei’s Pak Chom district has been suspended from duty after a teacher and a group of parents alleged that he got drunk every day, ignoring his duty to repair the school’s infrastructure and provide textbooks for students.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 25 Jan 2019 14:36
    Police, civilians injured in bomb attack in Yala
    Three policemen on patrol to provide teacher protection in Yala's Krong Pinang district were injured in a roadside bomb attack on Friday morning.
    national
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    Merge small schools to boost education quality: WB
    THE WORLD BANK is continuing its call for Thailand to merge its small schools in order to improve education.
    national
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    New guide drawn up for teacher-education programme
    THE OFFICE of Higher Education Commission (Ohec) will consider a new Thai Qualifications Framework (TQF) for teacher-education programmes next month.
    national
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:00
    Foreign teacher to be deported after Pathum Thani rape arrest
    A Pakistani teacher, who was charged with rape this week in Pathum Thani, is to be deported.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
    Teachers Day: a time to reflect on vital development role of educators
    THE NATIONAL Teachers Day has again highlighted the importance of the 400,000 people tasked with educating children to ensure a good future, and has also brought to notice problems in the education system and the dire need for adjustments.
    national
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