The learning tree – Pa Jai Dee School, a non-formal education classroom, is teaching Thai to migrant workers


In a cool, brightly lit classroom, about 60 students — all over the age of 19 — are looking at their teacher attentively, despite the stench emitting from the canal outside the room’s sliding doors.  

Hidden in a slum in Huai Khwang district in Bangkok, Pa Jai Dee School (meaning Kind Auntie Jai’s School) is a one-classroom Kor Sor Nor (non-formal education) educating students from neighbouring countries who wish to attain Thailand’s basic education qualification. Classes are provided for free.”

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