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National Youth Day

The 50 Outstanding Youth received their awards from Deputy Mayor Nutchudej Wiriyadiloktham at National Youth Day, September 18, 2011.

National Youth Day was celebrated at Three Kings Monument on Sunday, September 18, 2011 where Deputy Mayor Nutchudej Wiriyadiloktham awarded certificates to the 50 outstanding young people of Chiang Mai. The event, which began at 4 p.m. featured singing and dancing from students, as well as performances and games.

The Deputy Mayor pointed out that the children of today are an important group that can help the nation in its development. Young people should be aware of the value of self-sacrifice, and unity for the common good for their moral and intellectual development, adding that they can allow the creation of a good community and help lead the country to prosperity in the future.

Students performed songs and danced at the event.
 


CosPlay at Chiang Mai Schools

The Japanese Consulate General of Chiang Mai sponsored the visit of coplayers and Japanese cinema to visit area schools on September 8 and 9, 2011. The Government of Japan brought over a famous Japanese singer, along with musicians, cosplayers and Japanese films in a bid to introduce modern day Japanese culture to Chiang Mai students.  The event introduced Japanese folk toys along with more modern cultural items much to the delight of the students.
 


Sports Day for area kids

Central Airport Plaza held a fun “Sports Day” at the mall recently, offering sack races and more fun and games for kids. The children enjoyed playing badminton, a balloon stomping game, futsal and more. Central employees joined in the fun and games in a bid to promote more healthy activities for both children and employees.


Education Seminar to be held in Chiang Mai

Deputy Secretary General Office of the Basic Education Commision Mr. Sanae Khawtoh revealed at the press conference today the upcoming seminar in Chiang Mai on raising the standards of the secondary education in Thailand to match its ASEAN counterparts.

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been invited to preside over the opening ceremony in the seminar expected to take place from 11-13 September 2001 at Lotus Pang Suan Kaeo Hotel. The seminar is aimed at upgrading the secondary education in the country to a competitive level before the ASEAN nations merge in 2015.

Over 2,000 educators from across the country are expected to participate in this event where they can exchange information and share their visions on the education. Mr. Sanae said the secondary education in Thailand was currently focused on encouraging secondary students to pursue tertiary education while foreign language skills would also be promoted.

The first wave of education upgrade will be implemented in both district and regional schools. Students are expected to be able to follow a career path of their interest and able to support their families. They must be able to apply their knowledge to businesses, particularly in the export sector. (NNT)


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National Youth Day

CosPlay at Chiang Mai Schools

Sports Day for area kids

Education Seminar to be held in Chiang Mai