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Opinion

Thailand's problems begin in the classroom

Anachronistic education system produces poor productivity and restive students

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Students take a class at the Thai Niyom Songkhrao School on Feb. 1: Thailand's education system has long prioritized rote learning and conformity over critical thinking.   © Getty Images

Craig Keating is a former senior analyst with Australia's Office of National Assessments and also worked for the Australian Agency for International Development.

Thailand's education system is not providing enough Thais with the skills that employers want.

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