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.
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
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
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)