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  • Education

    Unpacking the impact: High-level policy forum endorses multilingual education advancement

    Immerse yourself in the captivating universe of multilingual education, an area where language and learning are intricately connected. The 7th International Conference on Language and Education, recently convened in the vibrant city of Bangkok, Thailand, highlighted this fascinating discipline. The conference was a joint initiative by several prestigious institutions including UNESCO Bangkok and Mahidol University. It assembled experts from across…

  • Education

    Types of learning styles

    Understanding different learning styles is important for creating an optimal educational and professional environment. Recognising if someone or oneself is a visual, auditory, kinesthetic, or reading/writing learner allows you to adjust your teaching approaches for better understanding and retention. This article delves into these major learning styles as well as others, emphasising the significance of adjusting to varied preferences to…

  • Thailand News

    Class commotion: Gridlock grips Nakhon Ratchasima’s first day

    The scene on the first day of classes in Nakhon Ratchasima today was chaotic because of a traffic gridlock. Along the main city streets, in front of four large educational institutions in the city centre, over 14,000 students were caught in gridlocked traffic, seemingly with no end in sight. The four main schools were the Nakhon Ratchasima City School, Nakhon…

  • Thailand News

    Pattaya’s traffic tangle tackled: Mayor unveils school scheme

    Pattaya Mayor Poramet Ngampichet launched a groundbreaking initiative to tackle the chaos of school traffic as the new semester kicks off. The mayor has rallied the Order Maintenance Division and traffic police from Pattaya City to ensure smooth and safe commutes for students and parents. Determined to ease the daily gridlock, city officials are out in force every morning and…

  • Thailand News

    Khon Kaen school deputy caught for soliciting mid-term bribes

    A school deputy director in Khon Kaen has been apprehended by the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) on the grounds of soliciting tea money from parents for mid-term admissions. The arrest was a result of a parent’s complaint against the deputy director. The school director, according to the complaint, is associated with a school under the Khon Kaen Primary Educational Service…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok’s children gasp for air amidst pollution nightmare

    Children in Bangkok suffer daily from heavy air pollution, battling constant coughs and other possible respiratory illnesses. Pupils at Suan Lumphini School confront the harsh reality of their environment each morning as they assemble under coloured flags denoting the day’s air quality: a distressing routine with red signalling the worst and blue the best. Thailand grapples annually with dire air…

  • Education

    The science behind choosing between Private and Public education in Thailand

    Deciding on a school in Thailand? It’s a big choice! Both public and private options offer advantages, so let us break it down. Public Schools: Affordable and Social Plus: Free or low-cost, fostering a strong community spirit. Minus: Larger classes may limit individual attention. Facilities might be older. Private Schools: Personalized Learning Plus: Smaller classes allow for tailored learning, often with an…

  • Thailand News

    Uthenthawai alumni march to oppose campus relocation

    Over 1,500 alumni and current students of Uthenthawai School, along with their supporters, parents and teachers, gathered for a protest march against the proposed relocation of the historical school’s campus. The march began at the front of the Uthenthawai campus and proceeded to the Chulalongkorn University Property Management Office. The protestors aimed to submit a letter to the Property Management…

  • Thailand News

    Thai ministries to patrol schools post operational hours following assault

    The aftermath of a shocking assault on a school teacher in Chiang Rai last week has instigated the Education Ministry to collaborate with the Interior Ministry and Royal Thai Police (RTP). The objective is to ensure local law enforcement officers patrol schools after operational hours. A 38 year old man was responsible for the severe injuries inflicted on a female…

  • Thailand News

    Miss Grand Trang 2024 turns live sales into charity for Thai school

    Narisa Yeesun, known as Miss Grand Trang 2024, recently took to livestreaming to sell goods online, with a heartfelt mission to support underprivileged children. Today, she successfully turned her online sales into a charitable event by purchasing educational supplies and snacks for the students at the Municipal School of Trangkhapoom Putthawas in Kantang district, Trang province. The initiative was warmly…

  • Thailand News

    Phayam Island children’s struggle to school spurs calls for new bridge

    Children in Phayam Island in the Ranong province have been struggling to reach their schools due to the lack of a bridge. An online post appealing for help has sparked a call for government intervention, suggesting that before the economic bridge is built, these children need assistance. Monsoongarbage Thailand a Facebook page, shared the plight of the schoolchildren. “Can we…

  • Thailand News

    Teacher grants funding to 10 year old boy who missed school to help grandmother

    A heartbreaking story has surfaced about a 10 year old boy who diligently works to support his family. Despite being the mainstay for his grandmother, he often has to miss classes to sell garlands in order to make a living. The boy, Guitar (nickname), missed so much school that he kept having to repeat his year and is currently still…

  • Thailand News

    Northeast Thailand: Knife-wielding man causes chaos at school in Khon Kaen

    A shocking incident occurred at a school in Khon Kaen when a mentally disturbed man wielding a knife chased teachers and students around the flagpole, leading to injuries. The man was later apprehended by the police. The incident took place at 8.30am, at Ban Namphu Hin Lat School in Khon Kaen, Chaiyaphum province. The man, identified as 37 year old…

  • Thailand News

    Phimai Festival alert: Homemade bomb found near Nakhon Ratchasima school

    A suspicious object resembling a homemade bomb was discovered today in front of a school in the Nakhon Ratchasima province. Authorities quickly intervened to inspect and safely dispose of the object, suspecting it was created by teenagers planning to use it during the Phimai Festival. The police station in Phimai, Nakhon Ratchasima, received a notification from a member of the…

  • Thailand News

    School safety alert: Thai education ministry issues warning after floor collapse

    The Ministry of Education (MoE) issued a warning to all schools about the safety of their educational buildings. This cautionary message comes in the wake of an incident where the floor of an old school building in Phanat Nikhom, Chon Buri collapsed, injuring nearly 30 students. The students fell almost 2 metres to the ground, fortunately, the area was flooded,…

  • China News

    Handsome teacher sparks classroom shuffle in China

    Despite the common understanding that students attend school to acquire knowledge, teachers can also play an integral role in making learning more enjoyable. A teacher’s vibrant personality can be an asset in winning over students. However, an excessively handsome teacher can sometimes create issues for themselves. Take, for instance, the recent situation involving a young male teacher from Guangdong province,…

  • Thailand News

    Rayong anti-corruption office investigates school staff’s sightseeing trip during work visit

    The Anti-Corruption Office (ACO) in Rayong province has intensively investigated a case involving a school principal and teachers from Ban Pluak Daeng School. The probe was initiated following social media posts featuring pictures of the school staff on a sightseeing boat trip at Ratchaprapha Dam during their work trip to Surat Thani and Phang Nga provinces. The incident came under…

  • Thailand News

    Former Bangkok school officials under investigation for alleged corruption and misuse of parents’ donations

    The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) ordered an investigation into allegations of misconduct and corruption against two former senior staff of Wat Suthiwararam School. Today, Niwatchai Kasemmongkol, the Secretary-General of the NACC, revealed that the Commission had identified wrongdoing linked to public service misconduct against Kongwut Paibulsilp, the former school director, and Laddawan Kowajareon Tham, the former deputy director. The accusations…

  • Chiang Mai News

    Chiang Mai school cancels controversial 2000 baht fine for exam failures

    A memorandum of understanding (MOU) between a teacher and students in a Chiang Mai secondary school, which required students to pay a fine of 2,000 baht per credit if they failed or scored zero in exams, has been scrapped. The MOU, which attracted criticism on social media, was not mandated by the school’s administrators but was the initiative of the…

  • Thailand News

    School renovation in Nonthaburi transforms student restrooms into plush, mall-like facilities

    The Nonthaburi-based Nawanmintharachinutit School transformed its student restrooms with a luxurious and modern renovation akin to facilities found in large shopping malls. The school director, Rangsiman Yala, announced the upgrade, stating it aims to improve student quality of life and happiness. The school renovation received widespread praise on social media due to its pristine and contemporary facilities, making it one…

  • Eastern Thailand News

    Student barred from classes over political disagreements with school teacher

    A Chon Buri school student has reportedly been banned from attending history classes, due to political views that conflict with those of the teacher. The matter was brought to the office of the district’s primary education area by Yodchai Pungporn, a distant MP along with the child’s mother, who expressed concern over the impact this might have on the child’s…

  • Thailand News

    Thai school changes Mother’s Day activity to support students living without mothers

    Anuban Sri That school has chosen to abstain from organising traditional Mother’s Day activities this year. Instead, students have been encouraged to create cards to express their love and respect. The decision comes following the school’s exploration into the home lives of its enrollees, revealing that less than 30% of its students live with their mothers. The revised details of…

  • Thailand News

    Child neglect: Third-grader left locked in classroom after falling ill

    A Thai father shared a distressing child neglect situation from yesterday involving his sick son who studies in third grade in a school located in Pakham District, Buriram Province. The boy fell ill at school and after consuming medication, dozed off on his classroom desk. The puzzling incident happened around 4pm on the previous day when his father, 30 year…

  • Education

    Common mistakes to avoid while learning Thai

    Oh, the joys of learning a new language! Thai is a fascinating language, filled with unique sounds, tones, and expressions that promise to make your learning experience an exciting adventure. But, like any language, Thai comes with its fair share of challenges and common Thai language mistakes that might catch you off guard. No worries, though! Along with our friends…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok community demands expulsion of disrespectful teacher

    Tensions erupted in a close-knit neighbourhood located in Wat Suttharam school surrounding Bangkok yesterday as residents sought to oust a school teacher and his wife accused of disrespectful and aggressive behaviour. The resentment harboured towards the teacher by the community, which comprises over 200 residents, reached a fever pitch following his controversial behaviour on social media, wherein he insulted and…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok freezes fire drills after fatal school mishap, calls for rigorous reform

    The Governor of Bangkok, Chadchart Sittipunt, appealed for extensive reform of disaster prevention and mitigation systems in the wake of a lethal explosion that occurred during a fire drill at a local school. Fire evacuation exercises throughout the city will remain suspended while safety checks on fire-fighting apparatus are carried out. This update in policy comes in the aftermath of…

  • Crime News

    Thai father threatens school shooting over kindergarten bullying

    A Thai father of a kindergarten student was fined 5,000 baht for threatening a school shooting following online messages claiming his son was being bullied. The 30 year old father in Rayong province posted the threats in a LINE group chat, causing concern among other parents and resulting in a police investigation. On June 6 at around 9pm, the father,…

  • China News

    3 year old dies in Chinese nursery school while teacher engrossed on phone

    A sudden death of a Chinese three year old girl at a nursery school has raised questions about the teacher’s supervision after CCTV footage showed the girl having two seizures while the teacher was focused on her phone. The girl’s family blames her neglect for the tragedy. Local media reports the father of the deceased child filed a complaint, stating…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Thai school conducts mass drug testing: Is it a violation of student rights?

    A Thai school recently conducted a mass urine drug testing initiative for its entire student body, causing online debate as netizens clashed over whether this practice constituted a violation of the students’ rights. The school, local authorities, and health officials collaborated on the project to ensure a drug-free environment. The school is located in the town of Tha Rong in…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket MP warns teachers of jail time for hitting students

    Phuket‘s Move Forward MP-elect for Constituency 1, Somchart Techathavorncharoen, has issued a warning to teachers that hitting students is a criminal offence, punishable by a fine of up to 40,000 baht or up to two years in prison, or both. Somchart made the announcement on his official Facebook page, reminding the public that the Ministry of Education had abolished corporal…