Prapapat Niyom

Prapapat Niyom

Arsom Silp Institute of the Arts, Bangkok, Thailand

Prapapat Niyom is the president of Arsom Silp Institute of the Arts and founder of the Roong Aroon School in Bangkok, Thailand. In the past, as a former architect, she taught at the Architecture University in Bangkok and served as a Deputy Governor of Bangkok. She holds an honorary doctorate in education and has served as a member of the National Reform Council on Education and advisor to the Minister of Education. For the last 20 years, she has created templates of holistic education, reflection-based practices, contemplative arts and value-oriented curriculum.