• Sat, 04 May 2019 01:00
    Every kid needs a hero
    Olympics host Japan has put its athletic champions in a maths textbook, raising the bar on inspirational education
  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 20:28
    Textbooks in Japan seek to make English fun to learn, easy to teach
    TOKYO - New textbooks for English, which will become an official subject in elementary schools from the 2020 school year, were unveiled this week when textbook screening results were released.
  • 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.
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  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:30
    Efforts renewed for improving students’ Chinese-language skills
    The Office of the Vocational Education Commission (OVEC) has again tapped China’s largest textbook-publishing house, Higher Education Press (HEP), to help improve Thai vocational students’ ability to speak Mandarin and meet the business sector’s needs.
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 03:00
    Ministry urged to remove ‘homophobic’ books
    LGBT CAMPAIGNERS yesterday stepped up their efforts to prevent homophobia being encouraged by school textbooks across the country.
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 01:00
    Behind the ethnic cleansing, a textbook land grab
    While the media spotlight on the Rohingya crisis has focused on religious persecution and ethnic cleansing, the strategic importance of Rakhine, the Muslim minority’s home state, has gone largely unnoticed.
  • 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.
  • Thu, 29 Mar 2018 18:07
    Buppesannivas popularity draws viewers to Bangkok book fair
    Reprints of the first Thai textbook “Jindamanee” today sell like hotcakes at the 46th National Book Fair and 16th Bangkok International Book Fair 2018 held at Queen Sirikit Convention Centre.
  • Sun, 11 Mar 2018 01:00
    China’s hidden ambition rides high-speed trains
    What do “the four great inventions of China” bring to mind? If you ask this question in present-day China, the answer will probably be completely different from the one you’ll find in textbooks – paper, the compass, gunpowder and printing.
  • Sat, 10 Mar 2018 01:00
    Minister cancels planned book loans
    EDUCATION MINISTER Teerakiat Jareonsettasin has cancelled his plan to require all school students to borrow textbooks for their studies.
  • Mon, 05 Mar 2018 04:00
    How a radical new approach to teaching is bearing fruit
    “AS THE WORLD is propelled forward by dreams, I want to make school a place to teach pupils to become quality humans rather than walking textbooks.”
  • Tue, 24 Oct 2017 14:16
    Malaysian teen designs app to replace textbooks
    KUCHING, Malaysia - A teenager has deve­loped an application for digital textbooks with the aim of reducing dependency on physical books.
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 19:54
    UN warns of 'ethnic cleansing' of Myanmar's Muslims
    COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh - The situation in Myanmar is a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing", the United Nations rights chief said on Monday, as the number of Rohingya Muslims fleeing the country for Bangladesh topped 300,000.
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  • Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:54
    Try suffocating kittens, Indian textbook tells kids
    NEW DELHI - An Indian publisher has caused a furore with a school textbook that encourages children to suffocate kittens as part of a scientific experiment.
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  • Fri, 16 Dec 2016 01:00
    Textbooks updated to add works of King Rama X
    The Education Ministry is adding the royal work of HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn, also known as King Rama X, to the textbooks.
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