Archive For The “Education” Category

“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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Buriram Mother Reports Teacher Following Her Daughter’s Alleged Beatings And Sexual Harassment

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Buriram Mother Reports Teacher Following Her Daughter’s Alleged Beatings And Sexual Harassment

A Buriram mother has gone to a local school to register a complaint with the director about an abusive and manipulative PE teacher. Armed with text message evidence of Line conversations she claims the PE teacher called “Nerm” not only assaulted her daughter for trivial rule breaking but sent her naked pictures and demanded sex….

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Graduates Plan To Sue Loei Rajabhat University Over Teaching Licences

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Graduates Plan To Sue Loei Rajabhat University Over Teaching Licences

A group of graduates are taking legal action against Loei Rajabhat University’s Faculty of Education Khon Kaen centre after they were denied teaching licences. The Central Administrative Court has scheduled a preliminary hearing for November 7 in the case that involves 125 graduates. Pannida Senawuth said on Tuesday that she and seven other graduates from…

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NLA Consult Japanese Experts On How To Improve Thai Education System

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A committee of the National Legislative Assembly has met with Japanese experts to seek consultation about how to improve the education system. The chairman of the NLA’s committee on education and sports, Mr. Tuang Untachai, on Tuesday led some of his committee members to a meeting with Dr. lsao Taniguchi, President of KOSEN National Institute…

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Finally, A Teacher Faces Jail After Sustained Assault On 14 Year-Old Boy

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Finally, A Teacher Faces Jail After Sustained Assault On 14 Year-Old Boy

A teacher and his wife at a Muang district school in Chaiyaphum are facing charges of assault and threatening behaviour after a boy in a M2 class was beaten up in class. The newly appointed governor of the province Narong Wunsiw heard about the case and immediately contacted education chiefs to investigate. Plenty of evidence was found and yesterday…

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Teacher Shortage To Be Eased By Hiring 5,000 Retired Teachers

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Teacher Shortage To Be Eased By Hiring 5,000 Retired Teachers

In the wake of mass retirement of about 20,000 teachers at the end of September, the Teachers and Educational Personnel Committee has decided to re-employ on temporary basis some 5,000 retired teachers to ease the shortage of teachers in schools. Mr Boonrak Yodpetch, secretary-general of Basic Education Commission, said on Friday that altogether 19,962 teachers…

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Deputy Education Minister Urges Teachers And Parents To Monitor Pupils’ Online Activities

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Deputy Education Minister Urges Teachers And Parents To Monitor Pupils’ Online Activities

The Deputy Education Minister has urged teachers and parents to monitor the online activities of children and help them creatively navigate the online social space in the Digital 4.0 era. The comment by Deputy Education Minister M.L. Panadda Diskul was made during his keynote speech at the Provincial Press Association Of Thailand on the occasion…

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Chonburi School Director Insists Corporal Punishment Is Necessary

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Chonburi School Director Insists Corporal Punishment Is Necessary

The director of a Chonburi school has told the Thai media that assault against children at school is perfectly ok. It is to keep them in line. This is despite the practice being illegal. Director Samrerng at a Ban Bung school spoke out after an online clip went viral on Thai social media. The clip showed a…

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