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Partnership Schools To Uplift Thailand’s Educational System

When there is a good educational system, a country benefits from the presence of well-educated and skilled manpower for different industries ranging from technology to manufacturing. In Thailand, there are public and private schools including Thailand international school which is the first and largest British school for students from 2 to 18 years old.

For this academic year, the educational system of Thailand will be upliftedby the introduction of 50 partnership schools all over the country. The term “partnership” was chosen in order to reflect on the collaboration of all relevant parties that includes the private sector that is providing educational services to schools. A significant fact which must not be overlooked is the schools are from other state schools that operate independently.

The partnership schools have their own managers that can appoint school directors and teachers on their own without the need to undertake complicated bureaucratic processes. Even the budget can be managed by themselves without any outside influence.

Meanwhile, the curriculum will be adjusted to reflect local context and global trends according to the policies of the school. These schools have the responsibility to function as community learning centres when necessary.

One of the few partnership schools in Thailand can be found in Thongchaineurwittaya School in the north-eastern province of Nakhon, Ratchasima. The school passed all the criteria required to join the partnership-school initiative because it has been very efficient in educating students and strengthening the community.

Apart from its status as a partnership school, Thongchaineurwittaya is also a participant of CONNEXT ED project where Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) guides the school on the application of HM King BhumibolAdulyadej’sSufficiency Economy Philosophy in education. With the assistance of CPF, the school was able to set up a Sufficiency Economy centre that focuses on Indian Oyster mushroom cultivation including harvest and distribution.

For nearly 60 years, Thailand international school is very proud of its distinct accomplishments in the academic, sporting and artistic fields. This is partly due to the school’s policy that allows the students greater scope to discover their passions and interests. Students are provided with an extensive campus and outstanding facilities to enjoy the greatest number of opportunities.


How Funeral Directors In Sydney Approach And Support A Family In Grief

It’s not easy to talk to someone who is in grief of the death of a loved one. It’s even harder to talk to a stranger about such subject. That is why funeral directors in Sydney know how to approach people experiencing the loss of someone they love. They feel the loss, grief and bereavement deep down inside. They speak with the bereaved someone so they know what they need and can provide the right services for the funeral.

You need to know few important things about the grief you try to fix it. Losing someone you love is the most difficult thing that one can experience in his or her life. Different emotions can range from the feelings of the bereaved. They can be initially depressed or angry depending on the loss of the deceased loved one. Sometimes, they feel guilty that they hadn’t done anything to improve the deceased situation. Others are also isolated and want to be alone from the world. All these things are feelings felt by funeral directors in Sydney and they know how to make the right approach.

Things a Funeral Director Must Say to a Grieving Person

  • Recognise the scenario in front of you. Don’t try to ignore or pretend that the client is going through a tough situation. Repeat back their instruction and ensure you are listening attentively to them.
  • Show your concern to their feelings. First, you need to be sympathetic or feel bad for them. Next, you need to empathise with them or you understand their current situation.
  • Be real with your response. Don’t try to fake your overly concern but show passion by the way you respond.

It’s crucial for funeral directors in Sydney to never show their discomfort when meeting a client in grief. In a previous survey done by the Therapists of America, 30% of people felt like they lost their relationships as others didn’t know how to speak with them after losing a loved one. If you follow the following tips, you’re one step closer to the best caring person in this field. All you need is to understand the grieving family’s situation.


Ford Responds To The Growing Demand In The Off-Road Scene With Raptor

It goes without saying that 4-wheel drives vehicles must have the same tyre sizes on all the four wheels. Automotive professionals always suggest that all four tyres must be replaced at the same time. If the four tyres do not match within ¼”around the circumference, transmission may be ruined. There are quality wheels and tyres in Brisbane available at discounted prices.

Last year, the Ford F-Series pickup was one of the best selling vehicles in the world. The pickup truck is one of the best sellers in the United States but after it has been refined over the years, the Raptor variant in now finally reaching the UK.

The fact is, the Ford Ranger Raptor was created to respond to the demand in the off-road scene in the US. Vehicle owners would tinker with their trucks to make it suitable to impossible courses while manufacturers keep on changing vehicle builds to offer a new feature. The idea of Ford was to provide a new level of capability but right off the factory line through the Ford Ranger Raptor.

The main appeal of the new Raptor is the off-road capability. The option is offered on the 4-wheel drives and 2-wheel drives, 4-wheel high gear and 4-wheel low gear and 6 other models that include snow, sand and the Baja mode for the passionate off-road enthusiasts.

One of the best features is the low alloy steel chassis that is strong enough to handle knocks. The bash plate in the front of the vehicle is reinforced and designed to beat rocks. There is also a fairly decent 281mm of clearance to ensure rock evasion. The tailgate has the super light easy lift and lower system.

The new Raptor can easily go up and down sandy hills with little effort with its huge set of grip-laden specialist tyres. Details like the red stitching on the steering wheel show how extreme the vehicle is particularly when trashing left to right.

Discounted wheels and tyres in Brisbane are available for all types of vehicles and challenging drives. You have a choice from heavy-duty tyres for adventure trips to tyres for everyday use. The wheels offered are some of the best brands in the world.


Ceramic Tiles Industry Suffering Due To Lack Of Strong Policies

According to the National Tariff Commission, the local ceramic industry is not doing well because of the large scale dumping of ceramic tiles coming from China. Industrialists are disappointed with the lack of action from the commission despite knowing about it. When the Pakistani government signed a deal with China regarding Free Trade Agreement, the promise was that the local industry will be protected. There were already proofs that ceramic tile products such as kitchen tiles are being dumped into the Pakistani market in large batches.

Despite the fact that the commission has mandated the anti-dumping policy for tile imports that are coming from China on October of 2017, the industry is still on its way to recovering. Furthermore, there are complaints that the commission is not doing its job to ensure faster process in dumping court cases.

According to an official that is related in the tiles industry, the commission did not try to follow up the case and it turned out to have a big impact on the national exchequer and the suffering of the local tile manufacturers went on.

A Karachi-based company that imported ceramic tiles coming from China worth 6,084,583 was not mandated to pay its due with regards to anti-dumping law. The same thing happened with a Lahore-based company which failed to pay its dues after importing China porcelain tiles worth 6,485,739. A company based in Sialkot with imports of China polished porcelain tiles was also not able to pay the anti-dumping duty.

The official added that these companies are just three examples but they have already robbed the government the supposed 2 million dues out of the 22 million imported tiles. Despite the existence of the anti-dumping policy, these companies did not pay even a single penny. If these three companies alone are already causing losses to the national economy, the amount would be bigger if all the cases are put together.

Tiles remain to be in high demand for construction projects. For both residential and commercial, kitchen tiles are necessary therefore, the local industry should be benefiting from it and not the imported brands.


Equipment Problems Delay Installation Of Safety System On Commuter Rail

In order to provide a full logistics supply chain to customers, it is important for a logistics provider to have a network of industry experts that can provide technical installation solutions across their respective regions. Specialist installation of high tech equipment is complex with varying levels of difficulty that require skills and expertise.

The officials of Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) are worried of missing a deadline in the installation of a federally required safety system on the commuter rail. Testing of the long planned system has been delayed due to an equipment issue.

A new positive train control system or PTC makes use of a high tech network that ensures that trains do not collide. Installation and operation of the $459 million project was scheduled by the end of next year but hardware and software issues could threaten the timeline. The key problem is faulty equipment that was built by international conglomerate Siemens. The company is also a subcontractor of the project that is designed to relay information regarding the locations and speeds of trains.

More than a decade ago, Federal Railroad Administration has required railroad commuter rail systems across the country to install the PTC systems so that train collisions can be avoided. Transit agencies including the Massachusetts Bay Authority are struggling to meet the deadline and receive extension.

Additional delay will be a setback for MBTA considering that it has always stressed the need to improve records in completing major infrastructure projects. Because of the delays in equipment installation, another highly anticipated project, the new Orange Line trains will also be delayed.

Other agencies have faced challenges with Siemens equipment. Board members of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority are threatening to stop on doing business with the company because of similar issues. Siemens must consider an effective solution besides tinkering with the existing equipment.

Specialist logistics engineers are qualified to provide technical installation solutions for a wide range of high tech equipment in different fields. Engineers and installers are trained to follow proven processes and procedures to ensure that the installation has high degree of quality. Installation specialists are trained and certified to work in most advanced systems.


Factors To Consider In Choosing Good Bangkok International Schools

There are many factors to consider in choosing the right school for your children. With the wide range of choices of schools today, selecting a good school can be a challenging thing. It needs good research and information from trusted sources to be able to decide which school is the best for your child.

International schools were long before set up to cater to business people and missionaries’ children who were always moving in different countries of the world to work. As a result, these people need Bangkok international schools for the education of their children. The IB or International Baccalaureate program was formed to be the framework to be followed by international schools.

Here are some factors to consider in choosing the right international school:

  1. School’s accreditation

Select a school that is accredited by respectable accreditation organizations. The curriculum of an accredited school is matched and articulated to certain standards that make it internationally acceptable to all students.

  1. Membership with reputable school organizations

In any country, an international school must be a member of a reputable organization for international schools.

  1. Turn-over of faculties

Although Bangkok international schools have transient students by design as well as teachers because of the fact that they also want to see the world, an international school with low turn-over means the school is treating its employees well which is a good indication of a reputable international school.

  1. School website

A good international school must have a website of its own that is updated at all times. The site should have resources of parents and students and values good interaction and communication with its stakeholders.

  1. Culture of the school

A good school must also have good values and culture without discrimination in race and religion which are common with foreign students.

  1. Concern for other languages

A good school must value other languages aside from the English language which is the medium of instruction.

  1. Access to technology

A school with access to technology means it is updated with the latest and modern means of communication which is an important thing.

  1. Library and other modern equipment

A library is not just a storage of books. It is a place where librarians serve as educators to students in enhancing their research skills.

There are a lot of factors that need to be considered. It all depends on the students and parents which one suits their requirements and satisfies their standards.



The Irresistible Charm Of Moto Guzzi Motorcycle 

If Harley Davidson is America’s apple pie, Moto Guzzi is Italy’s spaghetti Bolognese. Many manufacturers have come up with something new and then claim that some form of slight heritage exists. Moto Guzzi is not like most manufacturers because the bikes that it builds today still look similar to those produced in the 60’s and 70’s. They are still being built in the same factory where the very first Moto Guzzi was produced.

Italy is synonymous to the creation of beautifully crafted motorcycles. Of all the motorcycle manufacturers in Italy, very few can compare to Moto Guzzi because of the many victories in motorcycle racing and the industry innovations that the company introduced. Simple modernity and splashes of technology can be found in Moto Guzzi model lines.

Similar to most Moto Guzzi machines, the 2019 V85 is quirky. The V85 has an air-cooled 850cc 90- degree transverse v-twin that is hooked to the shaft drive. It bulges out of the tubular chassis and almost flicks the V of motorcycling conformity. The 90-degree twin produces 80 horsepower that is adequate enough for everyday us. However, it is less than what is offered by Triumph and BMW.

The style is retro enduro which looks cool with a hint of V65 Paris Dakar racer from 1985. You need to squint to see this. The V85 may have an acquired taste in looks but you can’t deny that it has packed all the right things when it comes to technology.

The adjustable suspension found at both ends offer a useful 170mm of wheel travel while the 19-inch front wheels mean that the rider can safely go off-roading. The 4.3-inch TFT screen allows the rider to see easily the rider mode he is into, how fast the bike is running and how much fuel remains in the 23-liter tank.

Once you have experienced riding a Moto Guzzi, it will be difficult not to fall for its charms. Owing a Moto Guzzi motorcycle is easy; you simply need to go the authorized dealers in UK that have the very best motorcycles in stock. You won’t experience difficulty in finding one that will suit your needs.


Honda’s Tokyo Motor Show Exhibit Reveals Electric Dirt Bike Prototype

Honda was present at the 2019 Tokyo Motorcycle Show. In its exhibit for this year, the Japanese manufacturer showed off their designs for electric Honda bikes, with their latest project being an electric motocross bike concept.  The bike’s still a prototype, and is one of the first electric Honda bikes made by the manufacturer, which shows that the Japanese company has been working on electric vehicles for a while now.

The new bike, the CR Electric MX, utilizes a CRF-based twin-spar frame, which indicates that the collaboration between Honda and its partner, Mugen, has successfully managed to create compact batteries, and electric motors that can be put into the CRF motocross bike frame. Mugen, Honda’s partner at the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy’s electric TT Zero event, has been working on electric drive trains for a while now.

The manufacturer has refused to reveal details on the bike’s specifications, but it apparently utilizes the base of a Honda CRF250R, with the same chassis, suspension, swingarm, wheels and brakes. Neither the capacity and dimensions of the bike’s battery, nor its electric motor was disclosed, but Honda has made it very clear that its working on breaking into the electric two-wheeler market, and many are already expecting production model electric Honda bikes to be released soon. The main power unit in the prototype heavily resembles the one that the MugenShinden electric super bike, present in this year’s Isle of Man TT, albeit scaled down.

The lithium-ion battery is manufactured by another Japanese company dealing with consumer electronics, Maxwell. The concept’s  motor and inverter both use liquid-cooling, in order to maintain higher performance during the motocross races that the bike is intended for. Currently, there’s no details on a production timeline, but the concept is a sign that Honda is looking to go into the business of selling electric two-wheelers.

The weekend following the concept’s reveal, it was shown off in Kumamoto, at the first round of the MFJ All Japan Motocross Championship at HSR Kyushu. The bike ran some laps, and was filmed by crews as it was displayed on the track before the racing started.