Thai children's IQ scores fall again

28.05.2015 - 10:18

The Public Health Ministry has mounted a fresh campaign to try to spur intelligence and emotional development among school children after the results of their intelligence quotient (IQ) tests came in below the global average again. In a survey of Thai children's IQ in 2014, the average score for students at Prathom 1 (Grade 1) level nationwide was 93.1, falling from the average score of 94 in the previous survey in 2011, Public Health Minister Rajata Rajatanavin said Wednesday. The world standard IQ score is 100, he said.

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