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Declare education in a state of emergency

1 Mar 2016 at 04:25

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With education reform still on the drawing board, the only hope to save an entire generation of students is foreign assistance. (Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard)

Thailand's education is failing an entire generation. With another school year coming to a close, the long hoped for, and much needed educational reforms, have not materialised and are still on the drawing board. Systemically incapable of far-reaching reform, Thailand may only be able to improve its educational institutions with sustained external assistance from international development partners.

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