Thailand

Total population (in thousands) 67,959 (2015)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 12,036 (2015)
Out-of-school children 454,421 (2015)
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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 ...
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Situation Analysis of Out-of-School Children in Nine Southeast Asian Countries

In an effort to assist the countries in Southeast Asia to develop more robust policies and programmes for out-of-school children ...
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Providing quality education to one million students in Thailand’s small schools

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s latest Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) results brought several pieces of alarming ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

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Emergency

 

Bridging the language divide in Thailand’s strife-torn deep south

For Ismail Jamaat, a science teacher at Tanjung primary school, going to work can feel like entering a war zone ...
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Education crisis on the Thailand-Myanmar border

Due to a lack of funds, at least fourteen schools are at risk of closing and there will soon be ...
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Looking across the river towards a better future

A pilot project for migrant children in Mae Sot is giving them greater access to Thai schools and employment opportunities ...
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Gender

 

Thailand: Temple of Dawn offers a beacon of hope

To many, an education and a better future are a privilege and a luxury, although exception do arise such as ...
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Gender in Thai schools: Do we grow up to be what we are taught?

While waiting to interview a teacher at one remote school in Thailand, the lunch scene reminded me of my childhood ...
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NEWSLETTER: Development and Education Programme for Daughters and Communities Centre in the Greater Mekong Sub-region

Read the Newsletter to find out more about the Development and Education Programme for Daughters and Communities Centre's (DEPDC) ongoing projects and ...
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ICT in Education

 

E-library a great way to improve Thai education

It's highly feasible and probably cheaper than submarines When it comes to the quality of education, the focus is understandably ...
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Thailand CCT program is now online

We are pleased to inform you that the CCT program is now online via iOS/Android and web-based platform at http://cct.thaieduforall.org/ This ...
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Thailand: :Window Tablets Give Orphaned Children The Joy of Tech and Literature

When Lily tells the story of her Heavenly Home orphanage at the Thai-Myanmar border, she doesn’t focus much on the ...
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Innovative Financing

 

29 edtech startups across Southeast Asia with some funding and traction

Startups that tackle problems in Southeast Asia’s education system aren’t exactly writing big headlines with multi-million dollar funding rounds, but ...
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Thai education: New system to focus on science and maths in selected schools

SCHOOLS in Thailand will soon adopt an innovative education system that will help young learners perform better in both science ...
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Shell in Thai rural education partnership

THE SHELL Company of Thailand has launched a new partnership with Mechai Pattana School that will help make a difference ...
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Learning Outcomes

 

Thailand: Playing with purpose

Games give more than pleasure and entertainment. Many have been used as tools for solving social issues that cannot be ...
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Thailand: Learning idea from Japan for Thai schooling

‘school as learning community’ to be theme of ‘educa’ meet next month AN annual congress for teachers' professional development, EDUCA, ...
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Literacy improves among Prathom 1 students

One of the most essential skills is the ability to read and write, so the Education Ministry's "zero illiteracy" policy ...
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Mother Tongue

 

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 ...
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Thailand: Mind your language

An ensemble of traditional musicians begins to play. The treble sound of the oboe gets louder. Drum rolls accompany a ...
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Languages show way to cohesive societies

The Asean nations are characterised by an immense diversity and richness of languages and cultural traditions. In addition to their ...
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Partnership

 

12 Companies and MoE Thailand got together to Transform Basic Education : CONNEXT ED Programme

The Prime Minister has chaired a signing ceremony to kick off CONNEXT ED: The Leadership Program for Sustainable Education, initiated under ...
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Policy and Curriculum

 

Situation Analysis of Out-of-School Children in Nine Southeast Asian Countries

In an effort to assist the countries in Southeast Asia to develop more robust policies and programmes for out-of-school children ...
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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 ...
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Thailand and Brunei share insights on education

Cooperation among Southeast Asia Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO) member countries is at an all-time high, including a new partnership ...
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Private Sector

 

12 Companies and MoE Thailand got together to Transform Basic Education : CONNEXT ED Programme

The Prime Minister has chaired a signing ceremony to kick off CONNEXT ED: The Leadership Program for Sustainable Education, initiated under ...
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Bringing the Joy of Learning to Children in Asia: Fuji Xerox Project Leveraging its Strengths to Provide Learning Materials

Fuji Xerox Co., a major office equipment and solution service provider based in Japan, launched in 2015 a project to ...
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Student Bank Program

Plan Thailand partners with schools for 3 years to implement the Student Bank Program, after which the school is responsible ...
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Teacher

 

Schools in crisis as new year begins

Schools in crisis as new year beginsserious shortage of teachers around the country; class hours to be cut. SOME schools ...
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Education reforms critical for the Thai economy, says World Bank

ONE-THIRD of 15-year-old Thais are "functionally illiterate", the World Bank said yesterday, and suggested that the country reform its education ...
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Thai teacher on a mission to help poor children

Education has been the driving force in Samadthachai Pungpong's life for as long as he can remember. As a sixth ...
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