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EDUCATION Jurin wants school closure policy review
11 May 2013 : Democrat Party list-MP Jurin Laksanavisit says the government's focus is too narrow in its push to close small schools, and is urging a policy review.
23 Mar 2013 : HANOI : Thailand and the Philippines will sign a teacher exchange agreement in the next two months.
04 Apr 2010 : You won't find any ancient bespectacled librarians around here - this is a spacious reading room that has managed to transform studying from tedious to hip.
01 Apr 2010 : Thailand has a large deaf population, and many are skilled in sign language, using it as their chief means of communication. Others are denied the opportunity to learn by their parents.
30 Mar 2010 : Ramkhamhaeng University will continue with its safe dormitory project to ensure the safety of students who stay in dorms.
29 Mar 2010 : Admissions examinations at secondary schools across Bangkok have gone ahead smoothly despite fears they could be upset by red shirt rallies.
28 Mar 2010 : There is an ad on Thai TV at the moment for a product that whitens your armpits. That's right. Your armpits. That's all; nothing else. You think I'm joking, but I'm not. It's an ad for a roll-on deodorant, but the main thing is not that you smell nice. Rather, your underarms will be white.
26 Mar 2010 : A new round of exams for students applying for seats in Mathayom 4 (Grade10) will be held in eight provinces where the Internal Security Act had been invoked.
25 Mar 2010 : Despite the blistering sunshine and high temperatures, KIS International School students, teachers, staff, parents and community members recently joined the activities of World Water Day and the World's Longest Toilet Queue Guinness World Record attempt by forming a toilet queue on their campus sports pitch that numbered 520 people strong. KIS Kindergarten class (5 to 6 years of age) was responsible for initiating the KIS World Water Day action. The class collectively decided that the only solution was to mobilise the whole school community to draw attention to the toxic conditions many children live in around the world. Kindergarteners visited every class on campus, right up to the 18-year-old diploma students, giving each class a presentation in order to educate them about World Water Day and encouraging them to join the toilet queue.
23 Mar 2010 : It is almost impossible for working parents to be with their children all the time. As a result, many parents opt to enrol their young children in a day-care facility, a nursery or a pre-kindergarten school. However, being away from their parents and their usual comfort zone at a very young age occasionally causes many children to become uncomfortable and occasionally to burst into tears.
23 Mar 2010 : Currently, numerous parents are in search of institutions that can raise student competency in the English language as well as engross them in Thai culture. If international schools are not to their liking, they may well find that the Lertlah schools (LS), which have won much praise from Thailand's Ministry of Education for being a model English-programme school consortium, is an attractive option.
23 Mar 2010 : Even with a great deal of knowledge, without leadership and entrepreneurial skills, business students will not be sufficiently prepared to become leaders in their chosen field.