How long have you studied at the Mechai Patana School for?
– Kong has been at the MPS for fives years and remembers Goldfish PLC, a Regent’s School business and social enterprise group that visited the school a few years back.
– Pom has been at the school for two years. They are both in Grade 11.
Why did you come to MPS?
Pom – My mother told me about the school and when I came to visit I liked the natural feel to the school and how the students were learning.
Kong – I liked the school environment and the fact that the school focused on project based learning and gave the students many different experiences to learn from.
What is your favourite thing about MPS?
Kong – opportunities, e.g. the one term exchange with Regents School in Pattaya.
Pom – Learning to play the ukulele and having a ukulele band at the school, I like to learn about music and love playing it.
What do you want to study at university and what career would you like to follow in the future?
Pom – I would like to study languages and work as a guide, possibly have my own business for travellers.
Kong – I would like to be a linguist and have my own translation business.
How does the MPS help the students become global citizens?
Pom – The school focuses a lot on business and social enterprise and we learn how to give back to our communities. We are also expected to be tour guides to visitors who come to the school and to think outside the box.
Kong – The school has taught me to be sharing and caring.
If you were a teacher what would you say is the most important thing about teaching young people?
Pom – It is important to teach young people how to help themselves and how to help others. Most teachers in Thailand only teach about the subject. At MPS we learn how to help ourselves and especially how to help others.
Kong – To teach the young people how to be a good person and how to share with each other and to care for each other.
Khop khun krup Pom and Kong.