Bangkok, Thailand, March 31, 2021: For the first time in the history of the Olympic Movement in Thailand and the Ministry of Education, a framework agreement has been made to promote an Olympic School Programme as a tool for youth development.
The agreement was made between the Thailand Olympic Academy and the Ministry of Education at a meeting on Monday, March 29.
According to the ground-breaking agreement, Thailand Olympic Academy will organise an Olympic School Programme on Olympic values for students and teachers of the Ministry of Education.
The programme targets teachers and students of the Ministry of Education, which the MoE says confirms the integration of the Olympic School Programme into the national curriculum for youth development in the country.
This programme aims to develop students' understanding and encourage them to participate in Olympic values activities, especially the Olympic Games, and to promote an Olympic culture and healthy lifestyle, according to Suriyan Somphong, Secretary of the Thailand Olympic Academy and lecturer at Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University.
The Thailand Olympic Academy believes that schools are the true nucleus of learning and that the Olympic Movement should instill Olympic values into students.