The most popular career choice among Thai children is teaching. That was the result of a Children’s Day opinion poll, jointly conducted by the Thai Ministry of Culture and Suan Dusit University.
More than 7,000 kids – 3,000 boys and 4,000 girls – across the country took part in the survey.
The poll shows 15% of the kids want to become teachers or lecturers, which is a great result. If nothing else it shows that Thailand’s children love and respect their teachers and want to be more like them.
A further 12% want to become doctors or nurses, and another 12% say want to go into business. Only slightly fewer said they wanted to join police or military.
A slightly disturbing 43 of the kids have plans to become youtubers.
When asked how they expected to benefit from Children’s Day, 31% said they expected to receive money, 25% were looking forward to new toys and 15% said they…