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Darunsikkhalai School for Innovative Learning (DSIL)

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Constructionism 2016 is held at Darunsikkhalai School for Innovative Learning (DSIL). DSIL is located in King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) close to the Chao Praya River and is only 20-30 minutes away from the river bank and city center.  It is a fully integrated facility with various 3-5-star hotels and budget accommodation within short reach. The conference is located on the 2nd floor.

Established as a constructionist school, DSIL aims to be a concrete model for Thailand to better develop its educational system. Daring to be drastically different from conventional schools, DSIL had to endure immense pressure from concerned parents and authorities. In order to sustain, DSIL adopted the principle of organizational learning. This approach allowed DSIL to evolve and carry on while still maintaining its core values.

Venue Address

Darunsikkhalai School for Innovative Learning
in King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi
126 Prachauthid Rd., Bangmod, Tunkgru, Bangkok, Thailand, 10140,
Tel +66 2470 8315-18, Fax +66 2470 8319

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Directions to the Conference Building

DSIL is located in the Innovative Learning Institute (ILI). From the university’s front gate (gate 1), make a left turn at the fork. Follow the main road and the school building will be on the left. Signs and a large banner will be visible.

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Visa to Thailand

Citizen of most countries do not need visas or they can obtain one on arrival. As with travel to any other country, please make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months upon arrival to Thailand.

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Transportation

Shuttle Bus
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During the conference, there will be buses between the conference venue and the recommend hotels free of charge. The shuttle service will be available in the mornings and evenings only.

Taxi
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Taxi is perhaps the most convenient means to get around the city. Taxis are ubiquitous in Bangkok. All taxis are metered. The base fee is 35 Baht (about $US1). An hour on the taxi travelling in the city may cost 300 Baht. Freeway Tolls are not included. You need to give the taxi driver cash at the toll booth. At the conference venue, you can ask security to call a taxi for you.

Sky train (BTS) & Subway (MRT)

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Trains are great for getting around the central city area.  Unfortunately, trains are not available at the conference venue. The nearest station is a 30 minute drive away with normal traffic. See sky train and subway map