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Education is just appalling

16 May 2016 at 04:20

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Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha got a rousing welcome (reportedly scripted) from teachers and officials, but missed an excellent chance to address needed education reform.

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has identified the results of bad education policies correctly. He noted quite bluntly in a message to teachers and their managers last week that Thai students perform woefully at all levels, in all tests, at home and abroad. This is hardly news. But his recommendations on turning around this wretched state of affairs were less on point, and a lost opportunity.

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