Laguna Phuket Kindergarten (LPK) was recently awarded Thailand’s Top 100 Schools for Operational Excellence Award 2017, nominated by the provincial Education Office. The award ceremony was held at Rajabhat Suan Sunandha University, Bangkok, in remembrance of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The Awards & Recognition Programmes by the Ministry of Education and affiliate offices focus on the theme “Teacher of the Land,” which emphasises the concept of “following in the footsteps” of His Majesty King Bhumibol, who is recognised as the Teacher of the Land.
This award was granted to 100 schools nationwide that achieved and/or sustained high performance on provincial educational assessments. LPK score was above 90 per cent in 3 consecutive years. Awarded schools will serve as Spotlight Schools and help lead efforts to replicate their award-winning programmes and sharing of best practices to schools in their local community.
“This is a wonderful reward as this year LPK celebrates its 25th anniversary in educating the future generations. We have introduced what we call meaningful and inquiry-based learning to 3,399 children. We are proud of our learning activities that promote meaningful learning and living a purposeful life.” said, Ms. Prae Sunantaraks, LPK Permit Holder.
“Our mission in developing sustainable communities through education has never been more satisfying. I enjoy coming to LPK every day to do whatever I can, and to create enduring memories for our students, parents and teachers,” said Mrs. Aranya Ninlapat, Principal of Laguna Phuket Kindergarten.