Artikel tagged “education”

  • The moral police want to ban students being together, anytime, anywhere.

    The moral police want to ban students being together, anytime, anywhere.

    Thailand’s ‘fun police’, under directions from the Thai government, are attempting to stop students doing… well, what students and young people do, anytime! Manager Online reports that, not just content with forbidding Thai teenagers enjoying the company of the opposite sex in public and banning wandering about at night, new measures have been proposed by the Ministry of Education (now endorsed by a ministerial committee) that ban students from having sexual contact anywhere, anytime. The education authorities wanted powers to sanction students for ‘inappropriate and promiscuous behaviour’ anytime. Now they seem to have got their wish. The draconian measures have received plenty of free advice from social media with many decrying the ‘moralistic government’ meddling in the lives of the people

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    Muslim students’ dress code ‘could be divisive’

    “I am extremely worried and concerned that this move will widen rifts,” Wisoot Binlateh, the director of Sheikul Islam’s coordination centre in the South, said yesterday. Parents and academics are expressing concern over the Education Ministry’s move to leave it up to the schools and their monastic landlords to decide on the dress code for Muslim students.

  • The Good Shepherd Phuket Learning Centre requires urgent funding

    The Good Shepherd Phuket Learning Centre requires urgent funding

    The fate of the Good Shepherd Learning Centre Phuket is a matter of concern.

  • The first Thai to run for election in Queensland, Australia

    The first Thai to run for election in Queensland, Australia

    PHOTO: Courier Mail Wuttipong Sangjitphun, running for a seat in the Queensland state parliament.

  • Students protest at Srinagarindra the Princess Mother School

    Students protest at Srinagarindra the Princess Mother School

    About 500 students alongside some teachers and parents of Srinagarindra the Princess Mother School in Phuket, gathered this morning (September 11) to call for the School Director to resign following several criticisms about his work.

  • Phuket Opinion: How to steer children as they surf the web

    Phuket Opinion: How to steer children as they surf the web

    Chalam Attatham, 54, has been the Director of the Phuket Primary Education Service Office since 2011. In 2010 he served in the same capacity in Pattalung

  • Phuket schools relax rules for hiring English teachers

    Phuket schools relax rules for hiring English teachers

    PHUKET: The Phuket Primary Education Area Office has relaxed the requirements for foreigners to be hired as English-language teachers at government schools in Phuket.