Woefully underprepared

Originally published with The Nation on 13th June 2017 Last month, schools across Thailand began a new academic year.  The new school year brings with it new friends, new teachers and new experiences, but one aspect of school life will remain unchanged: the outdated and ineffective system of teaching, learning and assessment, so appalling it […]


No room for timidity in education reform

Written by Daniel Maxwell & Peerasit Kamnuansilpa Originally published in Bangkok Post on 23rd July 2015 Those awaiting sweeping educational reforms from the military government were disappointed with last week’s announcement of a new curriculum focused on enhancing students’ understanding of history and their loyalty to the three pillars of Thai ‘society’. Many had been […]