Changes urged in education budgeting

Chularat Saengpassa How schools are funded is key to implementing reforms, seminar hears A change in Thailand’s budgeting approach will help bring real reforms to the education sector, the Thailand Development Research Institute says.”The current budgeting method does not encourage schools to improve their quality,” TDRI president Somkiat Tangkitvanich said at a recent seminar. He […]

Syllabus shakeup to be piloted

Lamphai Intathep A revised version of the national curriculum will be piloted in 100 schools in the 2014 academic year which starts in May. A reform of the country’s basic curriculum was initiated by caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Pongthep Thepkanchana while he was education minister. The curriculum reform panel was led by Pawit Thongroj, an […]