Education Minister Chaturon Chaisaeng yesterday vowed to take the lead in much-needed efforts to improve the Thai education system after the World Economic Forum's (WEF) recent ranking revealed the country's quality in this area is poorer than other Asean nations.
"Several worrisome points in the Thai education system were identified in the WEF rankings. The ministry will make new efforts to make education reform a national agenda item," Mr Chaturon said when asked about his opinions on the WEF rankings.
The WEF's Global Competitiveness Report for 2012-2013, released earlier this week, said Thailand's education quality ranked as the worst among eight Asean countries.
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