Published: Nov 13, 2019
Plans to improve Thais’ English proficiency by introducing a bilingual curriculum at all grade levels must overcome snags over school qualifications, the secretary-general of Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC) said on Wednesday (November 13).
Published: Nov 08, 2019
Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan said on Friday (November 8) that a bilingual curriculum – in Thai and English – would be in place from kindergarten up at more than 2,000 district schools starting in academic year 2020.
Published: Jun 10, 2019
South Korea remains one of the most attractive countries among Thai job-hunters, with tens of thousands applying to join the Employment Permit System for Foreign Workers (EPS) in South Korea at events held by the Department of Employment (DOE) over the weekend in Bangkok, Lampang, Nakhon Ratchasima and Udon Thani.
Published: May 28, 2019
Green and vervet monkeys live on either side of Africa and their evolutionary paths diverged 3.5 million years ago, and yet the two species share a hard-wired vocabulary when faced with danger, clever experiments have shown.
Published: Feb 04, 2019
Duke University used to be a dream school for Asian students. Not anymore, after assistant professor Megan Neely sent an email to biostatistics graduate students recently telling them to “commit to using English 100 per cent of the time”.
Published: Jan 07, 2019
The Chinese ambassador to Thailand, Lyu Jian, on Monday presented certificates of honour to 13 students of Wat Suthiwararam School, who had used their Chinese language skills to stop a Chinese man from committing suicide by jumping from Taksin Bridge in Bangkok last month, the Thai News Agency reported via Twitter.
Published: Dec 14, 2018
The Office of the Vocational Education Commission (OVEC) has again tapped China’s largest textbook-publishing house, Higher Education Press (HEP), to help improve Thai vocational students’ ability to speak Mandarin and meet the business sector’s needs.