The Department of Children and Youth has organized a 7-day workshop, due to be conducted on March 12-18, 2023; for 50 caretakers of babies and toddlers, from birth up to 3 years of age. Phayathai Home for Infants, in Pakkret, Nonthaburi will be the learning environment for 9 other homes from different parts of the country including 2 staff from the Child Development Center of Uthai Sawan Tambon Administrative Organization in Nong Bua Lamphu where 22 children and two teachers were killed last year.

An Australian Thai Montessori Support (ATMs) volunteer, a senior Montessori directress from Sydney, Jenny Williams, will be the lead instructor, assisted by Benjamin Lee Harrington, owner of the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for parenting, and supported by Assumption University of Thailand lecturer, Dr. Absorn Meesing for Thai language interpretation. Based on the Montessori method, these qualified and experienced Montessori Assistant to Infancy specialists will deliver hands on training in approaches that caretakers can use, helping them learn how to best help each child discover their natural path of development, learning at their individual pace, and reaching their full potential.

         Montessori education is a world-renowned approach originally developed by Dr. Maria Montessori seven decades ago. This year Thailand is privileged to host the 29th International Montessori Congress under the auspices of the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), and co-hosted by the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, the Ministry of Education, and the Montessori Association of Thailand, at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center. Under the theme “Education for a New World”, over 3,000 participants from around the world are expected to join the Congress, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-5, 2023.


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Srinakarinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand
B.S. in Education (Major: English, Minor: Mathematics)


Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
M.S. in Education (Sociology Curriculum Development)


Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Ed.D. Social Studies Education (Cognate Area: Sociology)
Thesis: “An analysis of social inequality in selected fifth grade American social studies textbooks” 

Employment/Posts Held

Mar 2011-Present

Assumption University of Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand

  • Senoir Lecturer, Editor-in-Chief of ABAC Journal (indexed in SCOPUS, TCI, ACI),
  • Copy Writer of ABAC Today (ABAC bimonthly online newsletter)
  • AU Web committee, Assumption University Website: www.au.edu
  • Information System Development and Translation, AU Library
  • Assist HR Office with English Testing for new staff prior to signing employment contract

Adviser to the English Dept, Kamnoetvidya Science Academy, Rayong,  Thailand [a high school for mathematics and science gifted students]

Feb 2009-2017

ONESQA, Bangkok, Thailand

  • (The Office of National Education Standards and Quality Assessment)
  • Certified Inspector for International Schools
Jul 2008-Mar 2011

Satit Bangna School, Samutprakarn, Thailand

  • Deputy Director for Academic Affairs, Director of English Program
Jul 2007-2012

ISAT, Bangkok, Thailand

  • (International Schools Association of Thailand)
    Certified Trainer of Thai Language and Cultural Training for Foreign Teachers
    In International Schools
Aug 2005-Jun 2008

Charter International School, Bangkok, Thailand

  • School Director
  • Head of Thai Department
May 2002-July 2005

Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand

  • (Faculty of Education, now Graduate School of Education)
    Director of M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction, lecturer
Nov 1993-Jun 2001

International School Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

  • Thai Headmistress and Director of Thai Studies & Curriculum

Ministry of Education, Bangkok, Thailand
(Thai National Curriculum Development Center)

  • Head of Special Project Unit in Environment & Population Education
  • Curriculum Specialist in Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Population
  • Education, Women Education, Drug Education, Health Education

World Bank, Bangkok Office, Bangkok, Thailand

  • World Bank Consultant for a school project in Lao P.D.R.

Ministry of Education, Bangkok, Thailand
(The Office of Primary Education Commission)

  • A Joint Project with Michigan State University on Environmental Studies
  • Project Director

Ministry of Education , Bangkok, Thailand
(Department of Curriculum and Instruction)

  • Secretariat Office for the National Steering Committee on Curriculum Implementation

Udornthani Ratchabhat University, Udornthani, Thailand

  • English lecturer

 Udornpittayanukul School, Udornthani, Thailand

  • English teacher

Professional Experience


OBEC (Office of the Basic Education Commission)

  • Expert & Board member of Thailand Education Hub project 2009- April 2013

ISAT, Bangkok, Thailand                        
(International Schools Association of Thailand)

  • Co-chair of sub-committee on professional development & Thai curriculum
  • Sub-committee on international schools Accreditation

ONESQA, Bangkok, Thailand                        
(The Office of National Education Standards and Quality Assessment)

  • Working Committee on Drafting a Manual of School Quality Assessment

ISAT, Bangkok, Thailand                         
(International Schools Association of Thailand)

  • Vice President
  • Chair, Sub-committee on Thai Language and Culture Curriculum, developing
  • Thai curriculum framework for Thai students in international schools

Professional Seminars/Conferences/Workshops attended or organized


Kamnoetvidya Science Academy (KVIS), Rayong, Thailand

  • Organized English Pre-sessional Camp for Science Gifted Students in May 2015

Satit Bangna School, Samutprakarn, Thailand

  • Organized English intensive camps, after school English, English fun camps
  • For kindergarten, primary & secondary students

Local and international seminars, Thailand and abroad

  • Attending professional seminars/workshops to stay abreast on
  • Current research and best practice in education

Assumption University and Thai Universities Thailand/abroad

  • Organized (annual) professional seminars/workshops in education at Assumption University
  • Organized 2 international study trips in different countries for graduate students in each academic year (China, India, Australia, Singapore)
  • Attended 2-4 seminars/conferences each year in the field of education: curriculum & instruction, pedagogy and language learning

Directed or advised master degree theses for master degree students 

Paper Presentations

Aug 2009

Bytech Conference Center, Bangkok, Thailand                        

  • “Building Positive Attitude in English Learning through English Fun Camps”
2008- 2011

Satit Bangna School, Samutprakarn, Thailand

  • Gave in-house trainings to teaching staff on backward design, mind maps,
  • Brain-based learning, differentiated instruction, multiple intelligences, etc.

Concordian International School, Bangkok, Thailand

  • 2 workshop presentations on “Content-based learning: Teaching Thai through history” and “Enrich your language classes through paper cutting”

2-4 paper presentations each year at Thai universities conferences


2017 - Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language. Book review by Dr. Absorn Meesing

- The Journey to Petchburi: A Poem by Sunthorn Phu นิราศเมืองเพชรของสุนทรภู่. Book review by Dr. Absorn Meesing


- Building Adolescent Literacy in Today’s English Classroom. Book Review by Dr. Absorn Meesing


- A History of Thailand (2nd Edition) Authors: Chris Baker and Pasuk Phongpaichit. Book Review by Dr. Absorn Meesing


- “The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How” Author: Daniel Coyle, 2009), book review by Dr. Absorn Meesing, in ABAC Journal, Vol.34, No. 1 Jan-Apr 2014



- “The Role of IT in Enhancing Student Learning: A Case Study of Student-Led International Conference” paper presented at 14th ASAIHL Inter-University Conference, January 28 2005, publicized in ASAIHL journal, June 2005.

- “Peace and No More Broken Glass: Embracing Education – JSF Model for Global Peace Through University Leadership Role”. In ASAIHL journal of 13th Conference, pp.34-49, 2004.

- “International Study Trips: Gateway to Student Exchange and Other Academic Collaboration” in ASAIHL journal, 2004. pp. 114-130.

Nov 2004

- Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference and Workshop on “Thesis/Dissertation Supervision: The Advisor’s Critical Role” hosted by the Council of Deans of Thailand’s Graduate Schools and Assumption University, chief editor, Nov 2004


- “In Search of Quality Education In Globalization Age: Differentiated Instruction In a Diverse Classroom”, the 8th International Conference, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University,et.al. 2003.



Thai Translation of two books by Andrew Weil M.D.

Spontaneous Healing (2001) and 8 Weeks to Optimum Health (2002).

พลังบำบัด ร่างกายคุณรักษาตนเองได้ พิมพ์ครั้งที่ 3 ดร แอนดรูว์ ไวล์ ผู้เขียน ดร อัปสร มีสิงห์ ผู้แปล พ.. 2544

 8 สัปดาห์สู่สุขภาพยอดเยี่ยม พิมพ์ครั้งที่ 3 ดร แอนดรูว์ ไวล์ ผู้เขียน ดร อัปสร มีสิงห์ ผู้แปล พ.. 2544

1979, 1982

- "Social Studies in Thailand" in Teaching Social Studies in Other Nations, Howard Mehlinger and Jan Tucker, editors, NCSS Bulletin #60, 1979.

- Unesco Handbook for the Teaching of Social Studies (Thai translation), 1982.


  • Rev.Bro.Bancha Saenghiran,f.s.g., Ph.D., President, Assumption University Hua Mak Campus, President Office, Ramkamhaeng 24 Rd, Bangkok, Thailand 10240  <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>, (662)300-4543-62 ex 1101
  • Marilyn S. George Ed.D., Executive Director, WASC, Accrediting Commission for Schools, Burlingame, CA 94010-2009 <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>, (650)696-1060, Fax (696-1867)
  • Dr. Thongchai Chewpreecha, Founder and first School Director of KVIS (Kamnoetvidya Science Academy), a Thai high school for the math & science gifted, currently adviser to KVIS school board, former IPST Director, Chair of PISA tests -Thailand, OECD.
  • Dr. Pisarn Soydhuram, Former IPST Director, and numerous significant posts Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Cell: 089-201-7185.