Chonburi teachers briefed by PM on new video courses

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Chonburi teachers and educational officials heard details of a new television-based learning program to be launched at schools nationwide in a video presentation from Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.

Gov. Khomsan Ekachai joined top Education Department officials and teachers at Cholrajamrung School May 13 to watch the speech broadcast about two National Council for Peace and Order directives mandating use of digital cable television channels to teach new courses in schools across the kingdom.

Chonburi teachers and educational officials listen to details of a new television-based learning program to be launched at schools nationwide.

Prayut claimed the new courses will reduce the duration of study time but increase the knowledge of students with technology. It is hoped it will result in all first-graders being able to read and write, and boost the proficiency in English and other languages.

The video conference gave the general a chance to speak to all teachers and educational administrators about the direction of education.  He also opened the floor to teachers to ask questions and share experiences about Thailand’s educational system.