Ministry of Education vows to urgently reform Thai education

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BANGKOK – The Ministry of Education is pushing for education reform by urgently developing standards of teachers. The ministry stressed that teachers must be evaluated after they were trained.

Deputy Minister of Education M.D.Thirakiat Charoensetthasilp on Monday attended a meeting with the National Reform Council and National Legislative Assembly. He informed the meeting that the ministry was steering its work to develop the country’s education, especially in terms of teachers’ development. Teachers as well as students who were studying to be teachers needed to be evaluated and there must be a system to assure teachers’ quality, said the deputy minister.

Meanwhile, Member of the National Reform Steering Assembly for Education Piyathida Praditthabathuka said all sides agreed to reform the country’s education in the same direction so that it was completed within the time frame set by the government.