School defends haircuts coverage after social media uproar in Thailand (video)

A Thai faculty has defined a controversial video exhibiting academics giving male students haircuts during a boy scout uniform inspection. The faculty in the northern Phayao province detailed the measures taken and defended the hair-cutting coverage following fierce on-line criticism.
The video clip from a college in Phayao stirred up controversy on social media as it portrayed academics cutting male students’ hair during a boy scout uniform inspection earlier this month. Yongyut Tonboon, a arithmetic instructor, mentioned the varsity had announced upfront that some college students would get haircuts during the inspection. The school used a number three clipper to trim the hair of willing students, while these not involved had the option to get their hair cut at a salon.


Witthawat Wangkachai, a representative of the student’s guardians, explained that the haircut coverage was beneficial for the students. The college had mentioned the haircut measures with parents on orientation day and signed a memorandum of understanding, allowing the school to act as guardians for the students.
Efficient affected students expressed some disappointment in having their hair minimize however accepted the school’s two-week grace interval. They agreed to not hold grudges, and to comply with the school’s laws henceforth. Songkran Boonmee, Director of the varsity, stated that the haircut policy was in line with Ministry of Education pointers.
The school had held meetings with 4 key stakeholders, including the education committee, mother and father, and students, to agree on the haircut policy. All parties agreed upon the measures, and the policy was introduced after it had been finalised. However, the viral video was taken by one other group of students and despatched out, which allegedly brought on a misunderstanding and portrayed the college in a negative mild..

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