Ministry of Education (Thailand)

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Ministry of Education
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"The Seal of the Wheel of Law on the Boundary Stone" by Prince Narisara Nuvadtivongs
Agency overview
Jurisdiction Government of Thailand
Headquarters 319, Ratchawanlop Mansion, Chan Kasem Palace, Khet Dusit, Bangkok
Ministers responsible
  • Dapong Ratanasuwan, Minister of Education
  • Surachet Chaiwong, Deputy Minister
  • Dr.Teerakiat Jareonsettasin, Deputy Minister

The Ministry of Education (Thai: กระทรวงศึกษาธิการ; rtgsKrasuang Sueksathikan; Abrv: MOE), is a Thai government body responsible for the oversight of education in Thailand. It was established by King Rama V (Chulalongkorn) in 1892 as the Ministry of Education (กระทรวงธรรมการ Krasuang Thammakan) which controls the religion, education, healthcare, and museums. In 1941, the ministry changed its Thai name to the present one.

Its headquarters have been located at the Chan Kasem Palace since 1892.


The offices of the Ministry located on 319 Chandakasem Palace, Ratchadamnoen Rd., Dusit District, Bangkok


Functional Departments[edit]

Public Organization[edit]

Public Organization in Public Organization Act. B.E. 2442

Public Organization in Specifically Act.

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