Delegates of the seminar of the BMA basic educational committee (Source: thainews.prd.go.th)

Bangkok (NNT/VNA) - The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is urgently developing all schools under it to be bilingual schools and use technology more in line with the government’s Thailand 4.0 policy.

Chief advisor to the Bangkok governor, Wanlop Suwandi, presided on July 2 over a seminar of the BMA basic educational committee responsible for 58 schools in the southern part of Bangkok.

The chief advisor said later the BMA gives priority to the management of education of schools under it and gives its utmost support to educational activities.

He stressed that the BMA has a policy to develop children so that they keep up with education in the 4.0 era and develop its schools to be bilingual.

The BMA instructed all of the schools to adopt innovation and online technology in their teaching and develop the language proficiency of teachers and other educational personnel, said Wanlop.

There are currently 24 bilingual schools under the BMA and the remaining 437 are expected to become bilingual schools in the near future.-NNT/VNA