Investing in ‘Playful learning’ could add $2.54 trillion to the global economy

Play is the most natural way that children learn to not only read and write, but also develop physically, socially, cognitively, creatively and emotionally.

Southeast Asia leaders, UK experts examine education disruption

Two years after COVID-19 related school closures affected the quality of education for more than 152 million children in Southeast Asia, Ministers of Education and representatives from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam

Paiboon Publishing opens first online interpretation and translation school for Thai speakers

Paiboon Publishing, the first online interpretation and translation school for Thai speakers is open for registration this week.

Thailand’s education system is failing its youth and the country’s competitiveness

Thailand’s education system is failing its youth and the country’s competitiveness. Simply, it lacks accountability. Thailand can no longer argue it lacks the finances to improve and sustain an effective education system.

Thailand’s Education System Continuous Decline

Thailand’s education system is ranked 37th out of 40 countries assessed in latest global index ranking published by British education and publishing group Pearson Plc.

China’s Plan to evolve into a global hub for innovation

The goal is to transform Chinese firms into multinationals ranking among the world’s top companies and develop soft power.

Thailand requests 10,000 Chinese teachers from China

Thailand asked Chinese educational institutes to send 10,000 Chinese language instructors for Thai learners as parts of a Sino-Thai educational and cultural exchange plan.

Paying for higher education in Thailand

Sustained effort to upgrade human capital is needed for countries in Southeast Asia to increase living standards to those of the advanced economies. Higher education and access to it are essential in boosting long-term productivity and supporting economic outcomes that are crucial to a country’s ability to integrate into the increasingly knowledge-based global economy.Public investment is one element in improving higher education, but fully subsidising higher education has been shown to be inefficient and expensive. Why should the public pay all the cost for individuals to attend universities when much of the gain from higher education is captured by graduates who, over their lifetimes, earn much higher-than-average salaries because of the payoff from educational investment?Yet it is well known that, left to itself, the commercial banking market will not provide students with loans to help them finance their higher education.