A standard curriculum is customarily taught for six (compulsory) years of primary education and six years of secondary education; either in private or
All Thai children are required to attend school between the ages of 7 and 14.
Thailand has two education channels: the academic, preparing children for universities, and the vocational, preparing children for the adult skilled labor
Higher education is given in institutions classified as
a) state/national universities and private education institutes,
b) technical/vocational, agricultural and teacher training colleges,
c) specialized/professional or training institutions such as nursing colleges and military academies, and
d) international institutes, such as Bangkok's Asian Institute of Technology, which offer post-graduate education in specialized skills such as
Agricultural Engineering and Computer Applications.
Thailand has 24 state universities, 44 private universities, and 36 teacher training colleges.