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The Education Ministry has decided to implement the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) in the learning and teaching of English in some schools in the coming academic year. 

The plan was announced recently at a seminar entitled, "Policy on the Reform of English Learning and Teaching''. About 100 school directors attended the seminar, which was chaired by caretaker Education Minister Chaturon Chaisaeng.

Mr Chaturon said he wanted to see the CEFR applied in some schools as a starting step.

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