Classifieds 50% off, use promo code FBkpkPromo The Phuket News Kata Rocks The Phuket News Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort
The Phuket News Thailand News
The Phuket News Phuket | Thailand | World | Business | Q&A | Weird World XML, RSS, Feed
The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News

Mug-throwing teacher guilty of ‘minor’ disciplinary offence

NAKHON RATCHISIMA: The 58-year-old teacher who maimed a 17-year-old schoolgirl’s face in Nakhon Ratchasima province has been found guilty of a minor disciplinary violation by an inquiry and faces a possible salary cut.

accidents, health, violence,


Bangkok Post

Saturday 17 September 2016, 08:50AM


Teacher Paithoon Klaengkrathok, 58, is questioned at Chokchaisamakkee School in Nakhon Ratchasima province on Wednesday (Sept 14). Photo: Prasit Tangprasert
Teacher Paithoon Klaengkrathok, 58, is questioned at Chokchaisamakkee School in Nakhon Ratchasima province on Wednesday (Sept 14). Photo: Prasit Tangprasert

The finding was announced by Chukiat Wisetsena, director of the Secondary Educational Service Area Office 31, yesterday morning (Sept 16).

He said a fact-finding committee found that Paithoon Klaengkrathok, a physical education teacher at Chokchaisamakkee School, committed a minor disciplinary violation in throwing a mug towards a group of students in his care.

The three-member committee headed by Samak Waikhunthod, director of Sura Nari Withaya School in Nakhon Ratchasima, concluded Mr Paithoon had thrown a mug at a group of his students, but did not intend to hit Naruedee Jodsanthia, who suffered a severe facial injury.

Her classmates said the mug hit a wall, bounced off and then hit Miss Naruedee’s head, Mr Chukiat said. Students earlier said the teacher wanted the students sit quietly outside while waiting for his class, but it was too hot to sit on the ground, so some stood up and he became angry.

The impact of the mug damaged a nerve in Miss Naruedee’s face. The injury prevented her from closing her mouth and left eye, and caused her face to distort to one side.

BIS

The investigative committee concluded that Mr Paithoon violated the Educational Personnel Act, which required teachers to refrain from bad behaviour. His action was considered to be a minor disciplinary offence, Mr Chukiat said.

The penalty could be probation, a temporary salary cut or a reduction in his pay scale. The management of the teacher’s school would decide what was appropriate within 15 days, Mr Chukiat said.

Mr Paithoon has also been charged by police with physical assault causing injury to a student.

Read original story here.

 

 

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:
Username:
Password:
E-mail:
CAPTCHA
    Forget your password?

bustermanidogs | 19 September 2016 - 09:07:19

A physical education teacher who is clearly unfit himself in body and mind! If he disfigured my daughter I would do the same to him but a hell of a lot worse. I can't believe that this terrible school judges that a teacher commits just a minor offence for disfiguring a student? This should be put all over the internet to shame this piece of crap school and its more than useless teachers. I would love to bump into the fat teacher one night for a good old fashioned lesson in manners!

The Phuket News

CC | 18 September 2016 - 15:58:16

He should be punished for that comb over alone.

The Phuket News

Kurt | 17 September 2016 - 15:25:01

The whole 'fact-finding'school committee is retarded!
Who wants to have his child on such a school?
Unbelievable.

The Phuket News

Kurt | 17 September 2016 - 14:47:24

Ed Sanders:  let us wait and see about how matters 'undevelope'.
This criminal behavior of this so called 'teacher' already hit the international media.

And that the school panel sees it as a minor thing is saying a lot about what is going on in thai schools.
I hope NCPO investigate this and order guide lines for teachers: Not harm/touch other peoples children!

This particular school seems not to see anything serious regarding this crime.
It is already ridiculous that a school can investigate a in-house crime.
It should have been from the beginning only in hands of thai justice authorities.

Yes, may be he is in his free time a tuk tuk driver. You never know.
Perhaps he is in deep debt as many thai teachers are. You never know.
Starts to eat a bit lesser?
There are police sub Lieutenants driving Phuket airport taxis in their free time, covering the taxi meter with a face towel.

Nothing surprise me.

The Phuket News

Ed Sanders | 17 September 2016 - 14:09:42

This fool has the same mentality as a retarded tuktuk driver...in fact he looks mentally retarded.  This idiot's childish anger and lack of self control has affected this poor young girls life.  I mean...what kind of adult makes a decision to throw a ceramic mug at a group of children... my god almighty. This animal should never step into a school for the rest of his life...but I will await the ultimate outcome, which I fear will be utterly foolish.

The Phuket News

Kurt | 17 September 2016 - 13:39:15

Oh, I forgot to say:.. Priceless photo of that teacher. 55555.

Is there a 'photo of the year' contest in Thailand?  :-)

The Phuket News

Kurt | 17 September 2016 - 12:24:09

A minor offence? 
What would be than a major offence committed  by a thai teacher?

Well, a typical case of the butcher tests his own meat, right?
It should not have been a colleagues school panel to investigate.
In Singapore he would have been already locked up (not at least for his own safety) until his court case will take place.
And never would be allowed to enter a school!
Why in Thailand they are so soft with these scum bags?

The Phuket News

marcher | 17 September 2016 - 10:49:54

Only in Thailand would he get a pat on the back of the hand for disfiguring a teenager for the rest of her life. With such a bad temper he should not be teaching. Let's hope the police give him what he desrves

The Phuket News
Matches 8 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


Phuket late-trading crackdown on Patong bars, nightclubs continues

I guess its the farrag owned bars that are targeted. As I know Thai owned bars in Soi Gonzo are staying open till 4 am or later. They do not start to ...(Read More)


Phuket Poll: Do current traffic penalties work?

Fines applied in the hundreds of Baht will have zero effect. And anyway, the way in which fines are applied is, like the policing of the laws themselv...(Read More)


Beach cleanup off Phuket nets 133kg of rubbish

I love this line..."Boat operators should instruct their customers not to dispose of their rubbish in the sea". Silly Thai...doesn't kn...(Read More)


Two Thai men arrested in Phuket for drug possession

All it needs to do for the RTP is offering Kurt a job as consultant.Everything he says sounds so easy.Just search every car coming to Phuket(who cares...(Read More)


Beach cleanup off Phuket nets 133kg of rubbish

Mhh, Many thanks, appreciation and respect for the 35 volunteers. No respect for the director of DMCR, who comes not further than useless bla bla.......(Read More)


World overdue for ‘shake-up’

Jor12, i don't read the metro so if i was wrong i apologise. I care and I think leaving is the best option, all the other countries will still wa...(Read More)


Phuket Chinese tourist dies during island day trip

Why was no Snorkel guides in the water with them. Why was it only noticed by another customer that one of the group was not moving. If they have life ...(Read More)


City Hall on back foot in clean-up drive

A case of jumping in feet first yet again just like the proposed ban on pickups carrying passengers at the rear...(Read More)


Phuket Poll: Do current traffic penalties work?

Of course penalties are ridiculously low and provide minimal disincentive to keep reckless fools from being reckless fools. But, as most people will a...(Read More)


Phuket Poll: Do current traffic penalties work?

Option 3 is needed but has to be enforce far better too....(Read More)

The Phuket News
Bangkok Hospital Phuket
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
Photo Galleries
COLOURING BOOK
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 © 2017 Class Act Media. All rights reserved. | Website usage terms and conditions | Privacy and Confidentiality Statement.