No limits to learning | Bangkok Post: lifestyle

Lifestyle >

No limits to learning

A pilot education scheme is breaking down language barriers in Thailand's deep South

- +

The science class for grade two students at Thairath Wittaya 10 school entails a lot more than science. 

Kindergarten children at Thairath Wittaya 10 school learn Pattani-Malay, their mother tongue, as their first language.

When their teacher asks them questions about the different parts of a plant in the Pattani-Malay language, the students readily respond in Thai. Throughout the entire period, conversation flows naturally back and forth between the two languages, and there are no signs of confusion among any of the pupils.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

0 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments