Schools may reintroduce 'repeat year'
- Published: 19 Sep 2013 at 13.45
- Online news:
The Education Ministry may reintroduce the policy of requiring students to repeat a class year to improve the basic standard of education in Thailand, Education Minister Chaturon Chaisaeng said.
He said that currently students are automatically moved up to higher class each year, even though they may have failed many subjects, in the expectation they would pass the exam later.
However, it was questionable how some students still get a pass because in some schools they do not re-sit the exam at all.
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