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footage emerged of a teacher violently beating a young child in one of bangkok's most prestigious schools it wasn't the only case . t. hen was up in not pleading no one. they'd walk off. what had i been. you know long at. how do it be. now students are taking to the streets to protest against the system they say fails to protect them. want to one investigates what's really going on inside. and the scandals that have shocked the nation. a series of incidents that took place inside this school exposed a culture of violence in thailand's classrooms. sara. approach is
a prestigious private school in bangkok for kids aged from 2 to 18. the school is enormous grounds are home to more than 4000 students. what's been happening inside its classrooms has damaged the school's growing reputation. rob and her husband chimed with became concerned a few months after their son started attending to the garden there. are no armed he only on name and i hung. harlem key number my yeah i went i don't hang on you and i wrong way worse was to come they heard their 4 year old son had been hit in class by his teacher gone on them good to me been good i have no knowledge all who. do you are. who are on our.
northern line. why don't the. other parents like britain on what also alarmed at how their children were behaving after attending school. their homework on time found out of their. mayor what. i'm going to hear there are. $200.00 parents met the school administration to demand an explanation. who were now called out. then why would i. be. made to me that the. pentagon did it. by window what we began thinking. but the parents didn't believe them the school had installed c.c.t.v. cameras in classrooms so the parents ask to see the footage.
loud on how many. of them come up with how they work on who had a car. my car cong. the look i make of hawk on the high level that i see is he revealed he. eventually the school was forced to provide access to the footage child rape father was horrified by what he saw here it was tangible proof his son was being physically abused by a teacher in front of other staff. they have someone who had a bomb technical and undermining on the part of what happened. in accord to your eyes and. you know don't want to have. a doubt about that but don't wanna. know what. i mean how many of you know who along with them. i think you may call
a yeah. and it was an only child with son who was abused or hit by the teacher. who will be hidden 5. who's a theatre i go to court and watch my then open what if you don't let me and i quote i don't mind or noir. the c.c.t.v. footage shows widespread abuse from throwing kids across rooms covering their heads with plastic bags as punishment and banging the heads of 4 year old children against tables the parents showed the footage to the police and the teacher captured on c.c.t.v. hitting children was arrested and charged with assault soon afterwards the video was posted on facebook and quickly went viral it was public outrage many parents wanted to know how this could happen we contacted cyrus and we take roger prick school for an interview but they denied our request when the school's owner people
nyungar man was questioned about the incident on thai television he accused the parents of being out for money. they get nearly. not. good but and people refuse to accept any responsibility. let me tell you we're doing fine but they look c like. i'm like one. couple who think it won't help me right now. but maybe. but the school has a serious case starts at the ministry of education's regulations only allow warning suspension and great deduction as punishment for students.
loyal runaround cowpat was paying close attention to the case he had planned to send his son to the same school and new one of the parents whose child had been hit in class when he saw the c.c.t.v. footage he said he had to act. and i want to be that guy and i really want to maybe i. got. the parents from the group to put pressure on the school and they asked run around for advice he proposed taking legal action and offered his services pro bono but he wasn't sure if they'd go ahead. and never think. the only way now. that might get. help. the sara site parents group decided to make
a stand. covering tom cruise yak hankered can. keep had minor key how he can't talk at all but had higher. up in law who needed time like and me been hack and who'd back one who don't lie r d r i now call me how long our farm and crew know about how mining i didn't like hockey while only in cuba can you have that one can like i had only an art my laptop bag not have leverage on me one was made up of that at all and in reality the motherland ignored a my alma 2 and ignorant on. my own behalf of the parents runaround filed charges of physical abuse illegal detention and child abuse against staff and a separate complaint against the school. the teacher in this is the t.v. footage is on my blog brung or teacher job at 1st she denied any wrongdoing in the classroom but when confronted with this video evidence she finally confessed saying
it was down to extreme pressure on what i'm like who would have known how to pick that man come up on the call call mommy my. man love me how while i calculate how man i'm glad that you're trying high that may do. like that man not how come up a lot. joan was convicted of assault and sentenced to 6 and a half months in prison but her behavior wasn't the only problem. i think it's only in my heart how i had a hard time why one honey at any crew thinking hey only gets hold of one of you i must. quote all men my doctor all my top cap was watch my. blood on my thumb up and courteney. when corporeally and. wasn't the only teacher at cyrus out without proper qualifications but as the parents' lawyer explains this
is allowed on the tile all the things that are called the must on that one what i mean what people mean by a reactor or that. made me. react. and i'll go like what do you mean by riad progress what if i think i'm your when high and. as the cases of abuse in sarasota rajapakse school hit the headlines police found 13 teaches in assistants were involved in at least $36.00 incidents meanwhile the teacher's council of thailand launched an investigation discovering that less than a quarter of the staff had teaching licenses. i also apart from the ministry how this could happen. supes or began to meet our gave our daughter we're not a lot of. crime or depression who to it who may be. i mean i'm going on my break i recall here with. my mutable to do what's
a no. who. are going to be married to mr cool enough to do need to get out on the. court. is it the responsibility of the education ministry to deal with the schools that have abused. me. so. that 6 months after the crimes were 1st reported the ministry has failed to take any significant action against the school why has the thai education system failed its students do you will. die hall.
i hope all. who will die from dying 101 it was a moment to me. in the ministry insists that what happened. is not representative of thailand's education system. you know in him that i don't know who. you were noble but you can tell me what. the ministry gets disagree. abuse is widespread in schools and they have taken their case on to the streets. you know what i don't want to but what they want a little bit more than even the women i mean. they call themselves the bad student
group school students from all over thailand who are campaigning for education reforms. today i'm meeting with one of their members. to find out more about their grievances. when diana hauled out. the. beat up the. well. i don't hold the dominate and he got to have the will i would he. says he used to think frequent physical punishment was to be expected in schools. but i want to know more i thought like on. top of that they gave it up so i'm going to help you be. the bad student group says that the extensive use of physical punishment is about instilling a sense education with suffocating rules on everything from what they wear to the
link that they have. on hold. on how many how i'm going to. go out how it. was a guy who hold up my home had gone home that holiday to one of those who i don't really yeah i'm not going to. these draconian rules can cause serious harm. could mean i would open up my to more politics are like what i was like i think you read. introduces me to benjamin pawn point by one of the founders of the bad student group she oversees the group's facebook page to coordinate protests and call for
forms the group also post videos recorded by students in classrooms across the country. holly and i have got some econ come top live look there are young basically got a look at the soon on the net who let me i'd have nick on the. create to. guide of me and by young said that my oh my oh my when have bangle i had fun food let me go on. yeah hey nick oh my you not hall had it all me you not sell a whole lot. call me young and come for tea. while. floyd believes that physical punishments reflect thailand's educational culture. seung sahn thought he lenya on. something got to be a. poor meet that. little nazi t.s.a.
popcorn at lee and loud i. look at. you. and she says it's not just school videos that show oppression the evidence is in plain sight. who were not here. not saying. thank the woman went. home. and more more c.d.o. cyc up all how to get down to one. gun. one of thailand's most respected academics dr. agrees. the 1st kind of authoritarian and so. is in a classroom because a classroom is where they have to they have to be deferential they don't ask questions. they're being. not robots but.
in a way. so what is to be done according to paul i reform a start at the top of the ministry. playing that song that's it's only a guess also he got me a. while when me i had my whole 2 and i took out that been. made a captain have put it in. a while but. substantially. to educate. education mistake at the largest chunk of the of the national budget. some 20 percent and a lot of the money goes through the bureaucracy and being a lot of it is the misspent inefficiently all that katie at the way. and hope i'm on call phone or pioneer set up soon. i'll have to call me and resolved to hire the. cotton to you and now i have.
my. make use common and i don't know where you. already. knew what i learned how to read and. were go through a checkpoint. however the ministry admits there are serious issues with the quality of teachers that need to be addressed. when you open. the mythical saw. the mirror we've got all sorts of outside a. doctor . from my head on university has been studying thailand's education system. she believes that the problems are rooted in how teachers have traditionally been trained. violence in a crash. parish learned for example has been kind of tied to conditions
for a long time now and it's official banton 2000 when you're going talk to teachers they do would mentally say orders to practice. because the one good thing was effective way to kind of stop a behavior that is under sire. dr roger out of time is trying to reform teacher training. there are teachers who are radical believe have to change today i just don't know how to test training is. they need a different way of endangered. and they need to develop a community does teach us. to get a teacher's view on training i meet funny dubroca a primary teacher at a government school. and that he had been elaborate me on how well what i had. done when carney will make
a call and be that. polite it all back and he did it well and even honey how. but she says the government offers little support for retraining teachers. they laugh. but i'm not that he may climb up a partner how you young. dr archer ordered high invited ronny deila to join a trial training session you don't need a verse to introduce new teaching methods. teachers as. an authority and naturally stand in front of the classroom. we deliver what students should know. we want to be able to change things dynamic so that students
are so care and students so. active. participants. the training methods developed here focus not on enforcing rules but on empathy with the students. and. teach the. only animal that that might suit the liability don't we whack. my partner who might like to be the one that you know my life. is coming up in court have no money on. including the intelligence on the fact that he says he only had money at my last loud outweighs hike up that you know that they love finding a home i think of one can't you know they love fund it not to get it.
these new teaching methods might have helped the teachers that sort of manage their classrooms without resorting to physical punishment. after a lawyer runaround filed a case for the parents of $26.00 students. court order of the school to pay compensation. but not all of the parents accepted the result. now one couple who could be moved don't. know when they could be called i live life be that is what. i got i got. that one from. these parents say there's a larger payout would send a powerful message to the school. on how my. lonely and that. means.
my level and blank how my own court. t.v. and. and pretend on whose sons were both abused at the school are among those continuing to fight for more compensation. calling me . away. that. i'm a parent myself and every week i take my daughter to school and leave her in the care teachers so far i've had no problems but not every parent in thailand can say the same thing and that's what's worrying. i think the education authorities they
fear their day and willing to really prop and pick the schools to account because they have a lot of power of course they have a lot of money to start this one example but it's the tip of the ice. and problems are exacerbated when private schools like. unlike state control public schools can employ inadequately trained teachers. well we're. going to. use all we have to bring. up with. these promised reforms may not come fast enough for the parents and kids on the front line according to dr to. the thai education system is notoriously slow to change. is a creature and i think you look at the size of the student. you look at the rituals
they have to go through all the national anthem singing them singing and so on and it's almost as though the tide occasion. at the grassroots has really moved forward you know. i don't know. thank. god mainly and. in the meantime chon with and his family have voted with their feet. has started at a new school and they hope that cyrus on group will soon become just a bad memory they continue to pursue their legal case hopefully that shining a light on the abuse their son suffered a powerful message that children should be kept safe in thailand schools.
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