Thailand: Construction Site Kids Fall Between Cracks

Thailand: Construction Site Kids Fall Between Cracks

By: DUMRONGKIAT MALA, from the Bangkok Post, 30 March 2018 More than 60,000 children living on construction site camps in Thailand struggle to access basic forms of assistance, a report by Unicef and the Baan Dek Foundation has found. The report, “Building...
Shifting the Thai education paradigm

Shifting the Thai education paradigm

10 January, 2018 By Nicha PITTAYAPONGSAKORN Preparing youngsters for the 21st century is one of the major challenges of any education system. The Thai education system is struggling to carry out this mission despite countless reform attempts. Is there any alternative...
Thailand: Education failings: Is anyone listening?

Thailand: Education failings: Is anyone listening?

DANIEL MAXWELL & PEERASIT 16 Nov, 2017 It is disheartening each time an international report is released which further condemns Thailand’s education system. The utter lack of progress in significantly improving the country’s schools demands urgent...
Let’s Read! Digital Library Brings Books to Northern Thailand

Let’s Read! Digital Library Brings Books to Northern Thailand

Asia Foundation Powers Access to Minority Language Children’s Books Chiang Mai, Thailand, August 8, 2017 — In the mountainous regions of Northern Thailand, books are rare commodities, and children’s books in languages other than standard Thai are almost non-existent....
Thailand passes baton in regional education leadership

Thailand passes baton in regional education leadership

Thailand on Tuesday completed its two-year term heading the Southeast Asia Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO) Council, passing the reins to Indonesia at the group’s 49th conference, being held in Jakarta. Thai Education Minister Dr Teerakiat Jareonsettasin...
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