Category: Skills for life & work

Skills for life & work

Firms need to ‘train Thais, lose migrants’

Dumrongkiat Mala Eight to 10 million workers — 40% of the workforce — need skill-upgrading to keep pace with the “4.0 era”, a joint study by Dhurakij Pundit University (DPU) and the Quality Learning Foundation […]

Thailand ignoring bottom 40% of workforce at its peril: academics

Thailand is getting richer because the labour force is working harder, not necessarily smarter, a seminar was told yesterday.

The Important Thing for New Generation Labor

Degree is not the important thing for new generation labors. The new generation have to be improved workmanship to get free from the trap of medium income country.

Development of Youth and work-force age’s skills for jobs

QLF organized the international conference “Youth and work-force age’s skills development for works: strategy and learning lesson of work from OECD member countries to economic and developing cooperation to promote labor skills of youth and work-force age.

Learning for Jobs: Area-Based Education Pointers for Policy

QLF and networks are cooperated to organize a workshop “Learning Management Plan for Occupations” to support provinces’ ability in education management for preparing the readiness to children in occupations and conforming to economic development of the country in long term.

Chiang Mai unveils its own education blueprint

CHIANG MAI now has its own educational reform strategy thanks to a partnership of various stakeholders. The strategy is scheduled for implementation between this year and 2019, with students to learn skills matching local demands.

Education a Key to Decent Jobs for Youth

As Thailand’s curriculum reform process is moving onward, talks were being focused on the issue of youth employment as one of the key aspects that need to be addressed in the reformed education system.

Learning for Life and Work: A Case Study of Taiwan and the USA

Career academic and multi-sectoral partnerships in education management are seen as the main criteria for the reform of the education system, and also key factors for the country’s economic development.

Seminar spells out education system’s inadequacies

The education system is failing in properly equipping juveniles to join the job market, as six out of 10 only complete at most a higher secondary or vocational education, a seminar heard.

2011-2015 QLF initiatives in Education

From the cabinet’s resolution of 11 January 2011, QLF agreed on a 2011-15 work plan to reform Thai Education under the concept of “For an equal and just Thailand of the future.” One of the main tasks is to create a good future for the country through human development, especially the development of children and youth.