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Thailand Aims To Boost Average Height With Better School Meals

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Thailand Aims To Boost Average Height With Better School Meals

Thailand is to launch a campaign to increase the average height of its citizens through better nutrition at school and health awareness for children, officials said Friday. It aims to increase the average height of Thai men to 175 centimetres and women to 165 centimetres from 167 centimetres and 157 centimetres respectively within 10 years,…

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Was It Right To Publicly Highlight Teacher’s Maths Mistakes ?

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Was It Right To Publicly Highlight Teacher’s Maths Mistakes ?

Heated debates about a teacher’s incorrect marking of a girl’s homework may sound like people are making a mountain of a molehill. Human errors, after all, are not unprecedented. But these debates, which spread like wildlife on social media, are not at all fruitless. They have at the very least nudged all sides to pay…

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Breaking News :- 12 + 8 = 4 !!!! Or It Does According To One Teacher

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Breaking News :- 12 + 8 = 4 !!!! Or It Does According To One Teacher

If Joy picked 12 mangoes and Joe picked eight more mangoes more than she did, how many mangoes did Joe pick? Conventional wisdom would suggest the answer is “20”, but for one first-grade math teacher somewhere in Thailand, the correct calculation is four. A woman posting on Facebook on Tuesday as Phuan Pennapa wanted to…

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Thai Teacher Hits 11 Year-Old Child 28 Times In Front Of Other Children Claims Mum

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Thai Teacher Hits 11 Year-Old Child 28 Times In Front Of Other Children Claims Mum

A Thai mother in Ang Thong has gone to the media for justice after she claimed that her 11 year old grade five daughter had been assaulted 28 times in front of 100 other students. Her crime? She had done nothing. But her three year sibling had failed to throw a chicken essence bottle in…

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Isaan Granny Takes Sixth Grade Finals

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Isaan Granny Takes Sixth Grade Finals

Kesorn Sookserm pressed her schoolgirl uniform, held up her yellow umbrella and pedaled off to school Sunday to sit for her sixth grade final exams, books and pencils in her basket.   Unlike her classmates who are a fraction of her age, Kesorn is 84. Her story made waves today after a teacher at the…

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Teacher Exams Held Nationwide At Weekend

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Teacher Exams Held Nationwide At Weekend

In Bangkok, public teacher exams were held at Triam Udom Suksa School in Pathum Wan district. There were more than 1,700 participants. According to Deputy Education Minister Udom Kachintorn who inspected the testing venue, the exams went smoothly with no reports of cheating. Interviews will be conducted on September 1st and results will be announced…

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Mother Angry After Teacher Humiliates Her Son Over Unpaid School Fee

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Mother Angry After Teacher Humiliates Her Son Over Unpaid School Fee

A mother has cried foul after her young son was humiliated by a teacher who put a note on his shirt that he owed Bt700 for the school fee. The names of the mother, her son and the school are being withheld. The mother posted a photo of her son wearing the school uniform shirt…

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Thais And English:- Stop The Rot. Learning, Be Brave To Speak, Get Better Jobs And Be Happy !

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Thais And English:- Stop The Rot.  Learning, Be Brave To Speak, Get Better Jobs And Be Happy !

Thais who can speak English and converse with foreigners comfortably have a big advantage in the workplace.   In addition to getting better jobs and more money their life is enhanced by being able to speak English. The TNA video began with a young man called Thanachart Piamlapthanaboon who has won an award from Cambridge…

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Childhood Bill Could See The End Of Exams For Young Children

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Childhood Bill Could See The End Of Exams For Young Children

  If the Early Childhood Bill sails through the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) this year, young children will be able to say goodbye to exams. “We hope it will be legislated in time for use in the 2019 academic year,” Assoc Professor Daranee Utairatanakit, a member of the Independent Committee for Education Reform (ICER), said…

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