FC Barcelona supporting Thai children with disabilities

On the first day of FC Barcelona’s trip to Thailand, internationally acclaimed players Lionel Messi and Jose Manuel Pinto spent the morning sharing football skills with children who have intellectual disabilities. The players and participants represented a unified group of young people with and without disabilities participating in sport and promoting team-work and partnership. FC […]

Thai PM Yingluck visits Mahasarakham University

Yingluck Shinawatra visited the Mahasarakham University which is a Public University situated in Maha Sarakham Province in the Northeast region of Thailand. Maha Sarakham, which literally means “City of Great Education”, an apt name since it hosts seven well-known and respected institutions of higher learning that include Mahasarakham University.    

New School Calender and Bi-Lingual Education Curriculum in Thailand

Education has been a top priority for Yingluck Shinawatra. In the past, there has been many attempts to upgrade the education system but met with failures, especially in bridging the knowledge gap among rich and poor students. The privileged children are often sent to private or international schools. Some even send their children to distant schools […]

Thailand Upgrading its National Education

Thailand Upgrading its National Education The Office of the Education Council (OEC) and the Office of the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) have signed an agreement to jointly work on strategies for educational research. The agreement is aimed at addressing education problems and to further develop national education, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported. education […]

Yingluck host Official Dinner for Timor-Leste PM

Prime Minister Yingluck hosted an official dinner for her counterpart, Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao, Prime Minister and minister of defense and security of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. Xanana Gusmao who is on an official visit to Thailand, paid tribute to the progress of Thailand and both leaders aims to enhance ties between the two nations. […]

Pattani: Yingluck Believes in Peace and Prosperity

Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in Pattani, a province torn by years of militant violence. Yingluck has made attempts at all levels to secure peace and community development though participation in dialogues with the government, local authorities and civil society. Pattani has seen troubled times where civilians, teachers and government representatives are killed and […]

The Future of Narathiwat is in the Hands of the Present

Narathiwat, a province of southern Thailand, is flanked by its neighbors Pattani and Yala and bordering with a country that shares some cultural and language similarities, Malaysia’s Peninsula. Narathiwat has seen its fair share of historical legacy, centuries ago, vibrant and distinctive but in less than a decade this Muslim-majority province has been gripped in […]

Thailand’s One Tablet Per Child: an education leap forward

One Tablet Per Child, an ambitious initiative of Yingluck’s government to equip every child in Standard One with a technological tool for the educational curriculum. The Education Minister, Suchart Tadathamrongvej, appeared to be confident of the introduction of the tablet into the schools. “The tablet will revolutionize the teaching and learning process,” Suchart said. He also added that his […]