PBS NewsHour

How this Thai educational movement empowers rural students

Clip: 02/07/2019 | 7m 52s Video has closed captioning.

More and more in Thailand, rural students learn in traditional classrooms, but with an emphasis on hands-on activities. The idea is to empower young villagers to bring economic development to their communities, as well as learn leadership, empathy and compassion. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro returns to Thailand to talk with the man leading the effort there.

Aired: 02/07/19

Rating: NR

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