From the Three Rs to the Four Cs to the Workplace

First published in the T-AB Journal of the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand – Volume 2, June 2019 (pages 10-11)
Think about your job for a minute. What do you do every day? Do you face a series of routine, repetitive tasks? Or, does each day bring a new

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Think Transforming Thai Education is Impossible? Think Again.

Ask five people in Thailand about the education system and you’ll get six opinions. Just about everyone in Thailand has strong thoughts on the Thai education system, and most believe it’s an albatross blocking the path towards Thailand 4.0 and the country’s development more generally. While there is consensus around […]

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Top 5 Myths About Public Education in Thailand

One of the things I like best about my job is getting to speak with a wide range of stakeholders, from Managing Directors, to Ministers, to teachers, about the pressing need for education reform here in Thailand that successfully builds 21st century skills and prepares students for the demands of […]

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Big Rock Project – Thailand 4.0 Initiative

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

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Thailand drops three places in World Competitiveness Rankings

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

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Kenan Helps Lower Mekong Countries Craft Education Plan

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 Vietnam

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Kenan’s Model of 21st Century Education

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) and STEM education, Thai children

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