Education and training

Higher education

B8.8bn HR fund plan promoted

The government is establishing an 8.8-billion-baht fund for human resources development in higher education, focusing on advanced technology.The Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation Policy Council chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Don Pramudwinai last Thursday approved the establishment of the fund, mainly to supply targeted ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Unis urged to modernise to stay relevant

Thai universities must undergo a swift transformation in order to remain relevant in the age of digital disruption, a seminar was told on Friday.Speaking at the event titled “The Smarter Future of Higher Education”, held by Chulalongkorn University, Patrachart Komolkiti said universities of the future ...

Dumrongkiat Mala

Universities 'must transform' to survive

Thai universities must undergo a swift transformation in order to remain relevant in the age of digital disruption, a seminar was told on Friday. The universities of the future must become places of learning for students all ages, said Patrachart Komolkiti, the director of the ...

Dumrongkiat Mala

Ministry urges unis to control hazing rites

The Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation has warned universities nationwide to strictly regulate their annual initiation rites for freshmen or so-called rab nong ceremonies and ban all activities which can cause harm to students.Keep reading ...

Dumrongkiat Mala

Thai universities struggle to keep up

The year 2019 will be a challenging year for over 300 Thai universities as they struggle with two major challenges. The first comes from changes to the demographic structure of the country itself. Thailand is facing an unprecedented demographic challenge. Its population is ageing quickly, ...

Dumrongkiat Mala

Kobsak: EEC is Thailand’s model economic development approach

Minister attached to the Prime Minister’s Office Kobsak Pootrakool believes the establishment of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) is a model approach for future economic development.Keep watching ...

Move to set up educational institutes that can develop manpower for EEC

Thailand’s higher-education sector is shifting gears towards the future – setting sights on new engines of growth as well as the much-vaunted Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).“We will have to prepare courses that respond to the development of target industries in the EEC,” Office of Higher ...

Chularat Saengpassa

A comparative look at higher education: National capacity building in Thailand

Quality education is the catalyst to advance Thailand’s 4.0 objectives of social-well-being, environmental protection, economic prosperity, and enhanced human values. Despite the commodification of brand name education, we believe a comprehensive and concrete education at home, with educational opportunities across a global network, will do ...

Thammasat programme to furnish EEC with workers

Thammasat University is keen on raising undergraduate student quality to prepare graduates for work in the government’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) scheme. Yesterday (Oct 18) the university signed a memorandum of understanding with the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) to develop many EEC-related fields: innovation, ...

Lamonphet Apisitniran

Eductors worry teaching system in thea country ‘breaking down’

Teacher educators are re-examining their role in response to what they see as universities becoming increasingly focused on “money matters” rather than nurturing the best potential teachers.  “We are not in a position to seriously screen new students anymore. Frankly speaking, we recruit every applicant ...

Chularat Saengpassa

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