CLASSIFIEDS ONLY THB 2,500 + VAT FOR 3 LANGUAGES The Phuket News Kata Rocks The Phuket News
The Phuket News Phuket News
The Phuket News Phuket | Thailand | World | Business | Q&A | Weird World XML, RSS, Feed
The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News

Phuket school protest centres on flirting, verbally abusive principal soliciting donations

PHUKET: About 500 students, teachers and parents staged a protest at the Srinagarindra the Princess Mother School near Saphan Hin yesterday (Sept 11) against the school principal, who is accused of several counts of misconduct, including flirting, soliciting cash for failed projects and verbally abusing fellow teachers.


Eakkapop Thongtub

Tuesday 12 September 2017, 10:53AM


A leaflet handed out at the school listed a slew of accusations against Montri Pornphol, including using his position to benefit himself and his people financially, breaching teachers’ ethics, using his position to defame other teachers, using his position to do things that are not acceptable, and using inappropriate words in the school’s LINE group and directly at other teachers.

Mr Montri had initiated the “Q home school project”, which requested money from students, however after it failed risked the school paying a B2 million fine, according to the leaflet.

He had also misused the school’s budget other projects, such as renting eight printers at B1,000 each.

He was accused of flirting with others despite having a family, forcing teachers to donate B10,000 for a pole – size and use not established – and shaming the ones who didn’t make donations by publicly listing their names, and verbally abusing other teachers, calling them things such as a “buffalo eating grass”.

Signs at the protest read, “We do not want this director, he’s crazy about power. Go to use your power elsewhere,” and, “Get out of here, we do not need you.”

Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong ordered Phuket Provincial Defence Office Chief Sivach Rawangkul and officials from the Secondary Education Region 14 office to visit the school and hold a meeting.

World Cup League @ BISP

Also present were Suthat Kaewpoon from the Phuket Provincial Education Area Office as well as the school’s associate director, soldiers and police.

Protests continued for over two hours. However, while officials and teachers attempted to talk to student representatives about the matter, they refused without an intermediary.

Officials eventually asked them to return to their normal classes.

The Phuket Provincial Education Area Office and the Secondary Education Office Region 14, which are responsible for all ensuring all schools in the Phuket and surrounding provinces abide by Ministry of Education regulations and requirements, acknowledged that the main issues addressed by the students were two issues: first is the general management of the school director, and second is his personal management behaviour toward his subordinates.

Officials agreed to monitor Mr Montri’s budget spending on school development and methods of management.

“We do not know how long this will take, because it is in the authority of the district office. However in the meantime Mr Montri will continue his position as usual,” said officials.

 

 

The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Comment on this story
* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.
Comments Here:

Comments Left: Characters
Username:
Password:
E-mail: (No Hotmail, Live, MSN and Outlook accepted at this time)
Security:
   => Forget password?

Kurt | 12 September 2017 - 18:00:55

Unbelievable that a school principal can continue his position as usual after all the protests attended by police and soldiers as well.
Is there during the period of investigation no inactive position available for this unwanted school principal?

Of course in reality keeping his position as usual, that will not work. 
And not good for the image/face of the school.

The Phuket News
Matches 1 result(s)
The Phuket News
The Phuket News
The Phuket News
The Phuket News The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Share this
The Phuket News
Have a news tip-off? Click here
The Phuket News
Related stories
The Phuket News
Phuket community

Recent Comments


AoT approves B60bn airport for Phang Nga ‘in principle’

P.S: How is the new Phuket public bus service doing along the west coast?...(Read More)


Red-shirt weapons seized, plot derailed, say police

Thai are and always will be in grip of thai powerful groups, never mind or it are yellow, red, orange or green colored clubs to fill coffers....(Read More)


16 foreign inmates to be sent home from Thailand

The foreign inmates returning to their country will be very happy. The thai inmates abroad will see their return to thailand, and a thai prison, as a...(Read More)


Phuket condo market climbs after big hit

Yeah, demand is up, that's why Emerald group and many others are in so much trouble for NOT building units they've taken deposits on, because ...(Read More)


Red-shirt weapons seized, plot derailed, say police

Very convenient timing for the 'find'....(Read More)


Red-shirt weapons seized, plot derailed, say police

Good example of the kind of people that are wishing to regain power in this country. They want their grip back on the power over the Thai people so th...(Read More)


AoT approves B60bn airport for Phang Nga ‘in principle’

Approved 'in pronciple'. Building another Phuket airport will put more pressure on the weak infrastructure of Phuket island. More, more tour...(Read More)


Cops raid shady electronic waste plant

As we read the article, the 3 years illegal 'import' toxic and hazardous waste into Thailand, hundreds of tons, was forbidden by law. Only ca...(Read More)


AoT approves B60bn airport for Phang Nga ‘in principle’

Build more airports! Ten million more passengers per year! Hey, how's about some basic infrastructure? Like maybe a more sophisticated sewage syst...(Read More)


International Surf Lifesaving Association issues Phuket travel warning

Let's hope everyone's volunteer visa and work permits are in order. Ruffling a few feathers...(Read More)

The Phuket News
PHUKET NEWS
Phuket
Thailand
World
Business
Q A
Weird World
ARCHIVE
POLL
CURRENCY
WEATHER
PHUKET TIDE TABLE
The Phuket News PHUKET LIFE
Phuket Arts
Phuket Community
Phuket Culture
Phuket Dining
Phuket Education
Phuket Entertainment
Phuket Environment
Phuket Health
Phuket People
Phuket Technology
Phuket Travel
World Entertainment
Photo Galleries
The Phuket News PHUKET SPORT
Phuket
Thailand
World
SURF REPORT
PREDICTIONS
The Phuket News PHUKET CLASSIFIEDS
Phuket Buy and Sell
Phuket Jobs
Phuket Property
Phuket Cars and Boats
Phuket Community
Phuket Services
SEARCH CLASSIFIEDS
POST CLASSIFIED
The Phuket News The Phuket News PHUKET EVENTS
Phuket Event listings
Phuket Event calendar
Buy Tickets
POST EVENT
The Phuket News PHUKET DIRECTORY
Phuket Bars, pubs and clubs
Phuket Hotels and villas
Phuket Restaurants
Phuket Yellow Pages
POST LISTING
The Phuket News BARGAINS
The Phuket News ABOUT US
The Company
Distribution points
Subscribe
Advertise with us
Pay for advert
Contact us
CONTESTS
Content Google Map
Site map
Australian Visa Services
 
Currency - The Phuket News   Weather Report - The Phuket News   Surf Report - The Phuket News
LinkedIn - The Phuket News   Twitter - The Phuket News   YouTube - The Phuket News   Facebook - The Phuket News
Copyright © 2018 Class Act Media. All rights reserved. | Website usage terms and conditions | Privacy and Confidentiality Statement.