Taking care of disadvantaged children Model Learning Center for Handicapped and Disadvantaged Children, Mae Hong Son Province

“The village that we’re going to visit is called Doi Liam and is located in Maemo sub-district, Maesareang district. There aren’t that many households there. Most of the people there are related and are from the Karen hill tribe. We walk like this every day no matter if it’s rain or shine. Nobody goes there. If we don’t go then, nobody will. There would be nobody to take care of the children,” says Jongjit Chaiwong or “Ms. Toy”

Disadvantaged Children’s Learning Center in Mae Hong Son

A QLF team made a two-day visit to Mae Hong Son, the most remote and poorest province in Thailand, to visit the QLF-supported centre for disadvantaged children in a remote and mountainous area of Mae Sariang district.

Inclusive Education, Inclusive Thailand

The re-affirmation of national commitment to Education for All – All for Education, MDGs (Education) and inclusive education which would contribute to the realization of the MDGs and Education for All by 2015.

Rafe Esquith suggests how to get teaching outside the classroom

With 30 years of classroom experience, Esquith has designed his own curriculum that has had educational administrators questioning his tactics for years. Author of Teach Like Your Hair is On Fire, which has been translated into Thai, Esquith has made school for his students a unique and enjoyable experience.

Visit of Distinguished Teacher: Rafe Esquith

Rafe Esquith is coming to Thailand on 10-11 October 2011 to talk to Thai teachers and the public during the Thai Book Expo at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre.

Innovative Project: Tsunami Model

One of the latest learning innovations about tsunami has been developed by five students from Mahaprutharam Girls’ School with funding support from the Quality Learning Foundation. It was so impressive that Dr. Chaowalit Limmaneevichitr, vice president of King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, rewarded them all with scholarships at the university.

Thai Education Reform : Focuson out-of-school children to enroll in education system and awarding good teachers

“Thai Education Reform: Role of provinces and local administrations in seeking out-of-school children to enroll in the education system (formal/non-formal/informal)” between 29-30 April 2011 at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center

Good Teachers Campaign

Quality Learning Foundation (QLF) has just launched a new campaign aiming to promote good teaching. It coincides with a government plan which has declared 2011 a year of teacher development.

2010 QLF initiatives in Education

QLF is supporting 227 school projects across Thailand under the themes of effective learning and teaching, efficiency for school management and healthy schools and students. More than 1,000 teachers will be participating in building capacity and 115, 253 students will benefit under this program.

Against the Grain

Local children, once considered “rogue and stupid”, are turning over a new leaf after taking part in the “Plai Khao School” learning project initiated by Phatthalung municipality.