Published: Mar 24, 2021
Trinuch Thienthong, who was named by the government gazette as the new minister of Education, is the first woman to head the ministry. With two current deputy ministers in the House – Kalaya Sophonpanich and Kanokwan Vilawan – the government has written a new page in history, as three women now hold highest control of the ministry.
Published: Sep 21, 2020
United Nations resident coordinator in Thailand, Gita Sabharwal, visited Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan on Monday (September 21) to enquire how the ministry plans to respond to recent student protests.
Published: Aug 20, 2020
In response to the “Bad Student” protest on Wednesday (August 19), Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan posted a message on Facebook saying he understood students’ viewpoints and invited them to discuss how the Thai educational system can be improved.
Published: Sep 26, 2019
Top Education Ministry officials have been found guilty of failing to adhere to a regulation designed to assist debt-ridden schoolteachers by leaving at least 30 per cent of their salary intact to cover daily expenses.
Published: Sep 17, 2019
Supat Champathong, secretary-general of the Office of Educational Council, said he will soon discuss the issue of the demand for manpower with the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC)’s Office chief Kanit Sangsubhan.
Published: Jul 09, 2019
With nationwide probes over alleged corruptions in free lunch programmes underway, Interior Minister General Anupong Paojinda on Tuesday said all Thailand’s public schools are advised to alter their contracts with private caterers.