and responsibilities of the school board and the
Plan partners include district community development
relationship between the board members and
offices, Education Service Area (ESA) offices of Phuket
and Phang Nga, the Empower Foundation, IOM, MAP,
A teacher training on the strategy to strengthen
the Nursing Faculty and Education faculty of Khon
the monitoring and follow up system on children
Kaen University, the Phuket Rajabhat University,
for participants from Phuket schools, was conducted.
Puenkaew Association (Childline Thailand), the Save
Key content covered strategies for psychosocial
Andaman and Grassroots for Human Rights and Education
support of children, how to monitor affected chil
(GRHRE), the Sonkhla University Phuket, Tambon Admin
dren, how to prevent stress, and the systematization
istrative Offices, and the Thai Fund Foundation.
of safety and welfare support for children.
A workshop on participatory action learning (PAL)
and local curriculum development was held for
Plan Thailand s Tsunami Project.
teachers and Education Area Service Office (EASO)
staff from Phuket and Phang Nga. Additional PAL
workshops are scheduled.
Plan s work in three of the six affected provinces includes:
Teacher training on information computer technology
ten villages in Phuket (two districts & four sub districts),
training (ICT) in computer assisted instruction
six villages in Phang Nga (three districts & five sub districts)
(CAI) used in the development of local curriculum
and affected schools and communities in Krabi.
and basic computer training for teachers and
school directors were conducted.
An initial ECCD Training was conducted by Khon
This report covers the period from the date of the disaster
Kaen University for participants employed by
to December 2005.
Tambon Administrative Offices (sub districts)
Phuket and Phang Nga.
TOTAL FUNDING & EXPENDITURE
A Youth Camp on environmental and natural resources
The projected total through March 2007 is USD Thousand
conservation for youth was held. It covered the
1,000. As of October 2005 USD Thousand 251.35 had
roles and responsibilities of youth in a disaster and
roles they can play in environment preservation.
The camp aimed to link to development of local
PROJECT DESCRIPTION & GOALS
Plan is working on learning & education and child
Pre school construction and repair contracts were
protection related initiatives.
signed for work on schools in Phang Nga. The
construction of pre school buildings, playground
RESULTS & ACHIEVEMENTS
and repairs has started.
Learning/Education Related Initiatives
A Youth Centre at Ban Nam Khem was opened to
A workshop was organized for senior officials from
provide vocational training for youth affected by
provincial education offices, local universities,
the tsunami. A batik training course was attended
school directors and NGO partners. The aim of the
workshop was to introduce Plan and its programme
A Women s Skill Development workshop in Phang
in the tsunami affected areas, as well as to provide
Nga was scheduled. A Moken Women s Group
the participants a forum to share their needs and
(youth and women), in Phuket, will be trained in
bakery, boat model building, massage and spa
A TOT training course on School Board Development ,
for teachers and school board members, was
3,392 pre school students are expected to benefit
completed. The main topics covered were the role
from school reconstruction efforts.