Archive For The “Education” Category

Teacher Exams Held Nationwide At Weekend

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Teacher Exams Held Nationwide At Weekend

In Bangkok, public teacher exams were held at Triam Udom Suksa School in Pathum Wan district. There were more than 1,700 participants. According to Deputy Education Minister Udom Kachintorn who inspected the testing venue, the exams went smoothly with no reports of cheating. Interviews will be conducted on September 1st and results will be announced…

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Thais Learning English:-Stop Rote Learning, Be Brave To Speak,Get Better Jobs And Be Happy

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Thais Learning English:-Stop Rote Learning, Be Brave To Speak,Get Better Jobs And Be Happy

Thais who can speak English and converse with foreigners comfortably have a big advantage in the workplace. In addition to getting better jobs and more money their life is enhanced by being able to speak English. The TNA video began with a young man called Thanachart Piamlapthanaboon who has won an award from Cambridge University…

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Childhood Bill Could See The End Of Exams For Young Children

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Childhood Bill Could See The End Of Exams For Young Children

If the Early Childhood Bill sails through the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) this year, young children will be able to say goodbye to exams. “We hope it will be legislated in time for use in the 2019 academic year,” Assoc Professor Daranee Utairatanakit, a member of the Independent Committee for Education Reform (ICER), said in…

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New School Director In Trouble In Alleged Relationship With 14 Year-Old Schoolgirl

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New School Director In Trouble In Alleged Relationship With 14 Year-Old Schoolgirl

A 51-YEAR-OLD school director accused of having an inappropriate romantic relationship with a 14-year-old schoolgirl in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Bua Yai district has been transferred effective immediately. School director Nathapop Boonthongtho was transferred out of the school to an inactive post pending a disciplinary panel’s investigation. Nathapop did not show up at work this week. If…

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Teachers Who Exposed A School Director Who Allegedly Took Bribes Have Received Death Threats

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Teachers Who Exposed A School Director Who Allegedly Took Bribes Have Received Death Threats

Six Kalasin teachers, who recently exposed a school director for allegedly demanding and accepting bribes, have filed a police complaint claiming that they had received death threats and were now in fear for their own safety. The unnamed school director was accused of taking a Bt30,000 bribe from each teacher in exchange for approving special…

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Protection from Polluted Air.

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Protection from Polluted Air.

We take for granted that the quality of our air is good when it may not be. The hazards in our air are invisible demons we can’t see until it is way too late. The news starts to pay attention when in places like India the air gets so smoggy they can’t see. Far before…

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“Hello English!” Roadshow Completes Ten-School Tour

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“Hello English!” Roadshow Completes Ten-School Tour

A programme aimed at making English fun for students has just completed a tour of 10 schools in Thailand. The “Hello English! On Stage” programme was created and performed by NJ Digital which is under the Nation Multimedia Group umbrella. The programme, aimed at delivering English knowledge in an entertaining style for high-school students, has…

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Nursery Teacher In Child Abuse Report Apologizes To Child’s Parents

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Nursery Teacher In Child Abuse Report Apologizes To Child’s Parents

Yesterday, we ran a story about physical abuse suffered by a small child at the hands of a nursery teacher. The teacher concerned who works in a school in Lat Krabang district has apologised to the parents after a video clip which showed she was unreasonably mistreating a child, about 3-4 years old, in her…

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More Sickening Violence In Thai Kindergarten

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More Sickening Violence In Thai Kindergarten

Thai media is increasingly asking the question: “When is the violence perpetrated against children in Thai schools going to stop?” Media comment on a latest CCTV video said that the violence is a “common occurrence” in Thai schools. The headline said: Here we go again. Netizens are again quoted as being outraged by the violence….

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