The Ministry of Science and Technology has allocated a budget of 3.29 billion baht to implement 14 key initiatives to help tackle poverty and inequality through science through the ‘Big Rock’ project. Click on the banner on this page to download the full details. The 14 initiatives can be divided […]
Kenan Foundation Asia is pleased to announce that it has accepted an appointment by Dr. Teerakiat Jareonsettasin, the Minister of Education, to serve on the Steering Committee for STEM Education in Schools. Kenan has designated its Senior Manager for Education, Dr. Kessara Amornvuthivorn, to serve on the Committee.
An economic tsunami is coming our way – robots, automation and digital technology are making once reliable, well-compensated jobs obsolete. Today, Thai kids, more than ever before, must be able to think critically and dynamically apply science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to solve complex problems. Without developing key
The 2018 International Institute for Management Development (IMD) World Competitiveness Rankings placed Thailand in 30th position, its lowest position since 2015. Of particular note were a set of social issues that critically need addressing, such as youth unemployment, long term unemployment and lower rate contribution of employers to the
Kenan Foundation Asia was honored to share its expertise and experience on education programming during the 11th Lower Mekong Initiative Regional Working Group Meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 3 May 2018.
The United States launched the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) with Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and
Today, more than ever before, students must be able to think critically and dynamically apply science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to solve complex problems. Without developing key 21st century skills (such as critical thinking, problem solving and teamwork), Thai children are destined to sink in the fast-paced, Industry 4.0 […]
It’s early Monday morning at IBM in June of 2015, and Ms. Nisagon Khongphaitoon, known to everyone as Dear, is already on the phone calling key stakeholders in the Thai government to learn more about the government’s current plans on the “Thailand 4.0”
Ever since she was a young high school student in the early 1980s, Dr. Omjai Saimek always found the beauty in science, especially when peering at a sample through a microscope. As a student, she especially enjoyed learning math and science, and, coming from
Are you tired of corporate supported education programming that does not actually improve student outcomes? Has your company been supporting the same schools for years and not seen any measurable improvements? Are you looking for a solution that does more than provide scholarships
Building 21st century skills like critical thinking and problem-solving is urgent. Despite progress, the gap between skilled and unskilled is widening, and major inequalities persist between and within countries.
What are the skills needed for the 21st-century workplace and what skills do you have?