The Thinking Classroom Foundation is registered in Thailand. The aims and
objectives of the foundation are to support education to disadvantaged
children; to provide training to deprived young people promoting vocational skills
and basic knowledge such as language and computer; and to develop teacher
education promoting active learning and critical thinking.
We implement the following educational
and Professional Development
§Reading and Writing for
Critical Thinking (RWCT)
Management in Education
and Curriculum Development
for Daily Life
These are our current
priority because we need qualified teachers who help students to promote
active learning and critical thinking; we need educational leadership for a
democratic educational reform in Burma; we want to help educators to develop
education policy and curriculum development in every region of Burma; we want
all children in school; and we want to help young people to equip required
skills for their adult life.
TEACHERTRAININGCENTER FOR BURMESE TEACHERS
Promoting Active Learning and
Critical Thinking …
for Burmese Teachers (TTBT) is a non-profit educational institute operating
independently in exile, currently based in Chiang Mai, NorthernThailand since 2001.It seeks to improve the quality of
education in refugee camps, ceasefire regions, remote areas of Burma and migrant workers in Thailand, by training new
teachers, promoting active learning, critical thinking and democratic
practice in schools, providing professional development opportunities for
existing teachers, and developing educational policy and practice.
READING AND WRITING
FOR CRITICAL THINKING
The Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking
(RWCT) project is based on the idea that democratic practices in schools play
an important role in the transition towards peaceful and thoughtful societies.
RWCT introduces research-based instructional methods to teachers and teacher
educators. These methods are designed to help students think reflectively,
take ownership for their personal learning, understand the logic of
arguments, listen attentively, debate confidently, and become independent
lifelong learners. The program can be used in all grades and subjects with
CRITICAL THINKING FOR DAILY LIFE
Since 2009, we organize Critical Thinking
workshops for young people working at community based organizations. It
designs for two-day workshop that includes Introduction to Critical Thinking,
Reading for Critical Thinking, Writing for Critical Thinking, Listening for
Critical Thinking, Discussion for Critical Thinking and Questioning for
for Migrant Workers …
A LearningCenter has been operating in Chiang Mai, Thailand
for migrant workers from Burma
since October 2005. The center offers Thai Language, English Language, and
Computer training. Anybody regardless of race, gender, age, language,
education, religion, political belief and social background can apply for the
courses. Tuition is free. The course starts from basic to advanced levels.
The courses design two sessions – morning and evening . We provide new courses every two month.
About 4000 students have completed the courses within five years.