This teacher came up with a BROLLY good idea to stop students cheating – making them hold UMBRELLAS.
The male Sir was fed up with teenagers copying each other’s work during tests at the school in Hat Yai, southern Thailand.
He made them all sit on the floor while using their chairs as desks.
And each kid was then given a bright umbrella that they had to hold while doing the literacy examination – so they could not see out from under the broad rims.
Hilarious pictures show the teacher stood at the front of the class looking pleased with the results of his cunning plan.
A director at the school said that it wasn’t their official policy for children to hold umbrellas during tests.
But he added that it was the teacher’s own idea and he had been satisfied with the results.
One parent wrote online: ”This is a great idea that other teachers should follow. I believe it will improve standards a lot.”
Cheating in school is endemic in Thailand. Earlier this year several students were caught using an elaborate system of hidden cameras in glasses to pass a medical school exam.
While hundreds of organised cheating gangs operate throughout the country – charging up to 1 million THB – around £20,000 – to rig results.
However, the idea of using umbrellas might not catch on with all superstitious Thais if they knew that using them indoors was considered bad luck.