BANGKOK – The committee in charge of preparing teacher qualifications framework in Thailand has decided that graduates will not require a strong grasp of the English language to graduate. “We have reached this resolution because most stakeholders at a forum on the draft Thailand Qualifications Framework (TQF) disagreed with the plan to set too […]
In the last few years, as countries like Vietnam and Laos now have English skills surpassing Thailand’s, it’s become obvious Thailand’s education system is to blame. But why?
Thailand has the lowest standard of English skills in south east Asia and, in years, little improvement has been seen. Even after 12-15 years of learning English, few Thais can hold a conversation in English on anything more than a basic level and some can’t even do that. In the last few years, as countries […]