Thai children spend long hours in school. In fact, their school hours are among the longest in the world. But is all that classroom learning actually worth it in the real world?
One of the most pressing challenges facing Thailand today is the poor quality of its education system. Despite spending a large share of its national budget on education, Thailand has consistently performed poorly in international assessments of student achievement, such as the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS).
Unlimited access to our Premium content
Subscribe to read the entire article.