European standards (CEFR) set for language learning and teaching in Thailand

The Education Ministry has decided to implement the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) in the learning and teaching of English in some schools in the coming academic year. The plan was announced recently at a seminar entitled, “Policy on the Reform of English Learning and Teaching”. About … Continue reading

Approval of professional standards and accreditation for teachers in Thailand

Approval of professional standards and accreditation of degree/diploma certificates for the education profession The Teacher’s Council reported issues of professional standards and accreditation of degree/diploma certificates for the education profession as follows: 1) The professional standard: It was promulgated in the Government Gazette on 5th October 2013, as follows: – … Continue reading

The Revised Criteria for Foreign Teachers to Obtain a Professional License for Teaching

Ms. Churairat Saengboonnam, the Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education, revealed after a committee conference to prepare a draft of the criteria for issuing the professional teaching license for foreign teachers that the meeting agreed with the committee to propose revising the criteria of the Teachers’ Council (Khurusapha) regarding the … Continue reading