Princess Maha Chakri Award
Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn is widely known for her dedication to educational development. Her Royal Highness’s continuous efforts to provide opportunities for disadvantaged children and youth in remote areas, and to improve their occupations and quality of life by means of education, have been made over many years, generating benefits at national and international levels.
On the auspicious occasion of the 60th birthday anniversary of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn in 2015, the Teachers’ Council of Thailand, under the Ministry of Education, deems it appropriate to request Her Royal Highness’s permission to establish an international award in honour of her admirable endeavours and also to grant it the name of “Princess Maha Chakri Award”.
- To honour Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn for her outstanding achievements in the field of education and in the development of the quality of life, especially for the disadvantaged;
- To honour highly dedicated teachers whose accomplishments make significant contributions to education and human development and who deserve international recognition;
- To support and promote development of the teaching profession as well as educational enhancement;
- To strengthen international relations in the field of education.