ERIC Number: ED249902
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Thailand: A Study of the Educational System of Thailand and a Guide to the Academic Placement of Students from Thailand in Educational Institutions of the United States.
Johnson, J. K.
The educational system of Thailand is described, and guidelines concerning students who wish to study in U.S. institutions are provided. After a description of the organizational structure of Thai education and national education policy, attention is directed to elementary and secondary education, vocational and technical education, teacher training, nursing and medical education, and higher education. Specific considerations include: secondary school grading and leaving examinations, secondary level vocational and technical institutes/colleges, teacher colleges, teacher preparation for different educational levels, nursing and medical education, postsecondary diplomas and degrees, public colleges, private colleges, military education, and Buddhist universities. Descriptions of 14 public colleges, 10 private colleges, 5 military academies, and 2 Buddhist universities are provided. Guidelines for U.S. admissions officials cover topics such as counseling, accreditation, attrition, grades, transcripts. Placement recommendations cover each educational level. Appendices include: a list of Thai higher education institutions according to control, type, and source of support; and sample institutional documents, including certificates and transcripts. (SW)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Admission, Degrees (Academic), Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Grading, Higher Education, International Educational Exchange, Medical Education, Military Schools, Nursing Education, Private Colleges, Public Education, Records (Forms), School Organization, State Colleges, Student Placement, Study Abroad, Teacher Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20036 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: International Communications Agency, Washington, DC. Directorate for Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Foreign Educational Credentials; Thailand
Note: World Education Series. Placement recommendations approved by the National Council on the Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credentials. For other titles in this series, see HE 017 786.