The Teachers and Educational Personnel Council Act B.E. 2546, Section 9, stipulates the powers and duties of KHURUSAPHA as follows:
1 To determine professional standards and code of ethics.
2 To supervise the conduct and performance of Professional Educators to ensure compliance with the
professional standards and code of ethics.
3 To issue licenses to applicants to practice the profession.
4 To suspend or revoke licenses.
5 To support the professional development and promotion in line with the professional standards and code
6 To promote, support, commend and uphold the honor of the Professional Educators.
7 To certify degrees, diplomas or certificates of various institutions in accordance with the professional
8 To certify Professional knowledge and experience, including expertise in the practice of the profession.
9 To promote education and research relating to the practice of the profession.
10 To represent Professional Educators in Thailand.
11 To issue regulations of KHURUSAPHA according to the mission stipulated in the law.
12 To provide consultation or recommendation to the Council of Ministers regarding policies or problems
relating to professional development.
13 To provide recommendation or opinions to the Minister regarding the practice of the profession or
issuance of ministerial regulations, rules and notifications.
14 To establish a board to take any action within the scope of authority of KHURUSAPHA.
15 To take action in line with the objectives of KHURUSAPHA .