Private schools at risk of mass closures – but international schools still endure

  Many Thai private schools are at risk of shutting down permanently in wake of the ongoing Covid-crisis. To date no international school covered by TIS Monitor is among them.  Official Thai government sources report that about 70 private schools of any kind in Thailand have closed down during the past nine months, and another 1,000 are […]

Thailand’s largest schools lagging behind in student-teacher ratios

Despite high fees and well recognized brand names, some of Thailand’s largest international schools are worse than average in terms of their student to teacher ratio. Thailand’s largest international schools pride themselves on the quality of education given at their prestigious establishments. But some of them fall below average when we look at the important […]

When size matters: Looking at Thailand’s largest intl’ schools

According to official figures obtained by TIS Monitor, Bangkok Patana has the most students of any international school in Thailand, with second place going to St Andrews NAE Sukhumvit 71. Some families deliberately choose to enroll their children in large schools with high numbers of students. A larger school usually means a wider selection of […]