• Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    Tech giants sign deal on vocational education
    SHARP THAI Co Ltd and Foxconn Group have joined the Office of the Vocational Education Commission (OVEC)’s bandwagon for Technical and Vocational Education and Training Cooperation (TVET) to improve vocational education using technology and internships.
    national
  • Sun, 12 Aug 2018 01:00
    Student tech education boosted to prepare 4.0 workforce
    Having succeeded in raising Thailand’s ratio of vocational students to 39.7 per cent this year – inching towards the government’s goal of 50 per cent – the Office of Vocational Education Commission (OVEC) head Suthep Chittayawong has vowed to boost it further.
    national
  • Tue, 18 Oct 2016 01:00
    Training scheme to make black ribbons
    The Office of the Vocational Education Commission (OVEC) has instructed vocational colleges nationwide to serve as training centres for people to learn how to make black-ribbon pins for mourning the King.
    national
  • Wed, 29 Jun 2016 01:00
    Colleges face ban on new students if they fail to stop brawls: Ovec
    VOCATIONAL colleges with a record of student brawls will be banned from enrolling new students next year.
    national
  • Mon, 13 Jun 2016 01:00
    China seeks vocational training collaboration
    AFFECTED by a shortage of skilled technicians and engineers in infrastructure development, the provincial Department of Education in Hubei, China, has urged the Thai Office of the Vocational Education Commission (Ovec) for collaboration to formulate joint
    Economy
  • Thu, 18 Feb 2016 01:00
    Ovec oversight expected to help boost technical and vocational colleges
    THE TRANSFER of authority to supervise private vocational and technical colleges to the Office of the Vocational Education Commission (Ovec) will be a big help in their development.
    national
  • Tue, 13 Oct 2015 01:00
    Plenty of demand for workers, Ovec finds
    DESPITE high demand for workers in the hotel and tourism industry, plus the automotive service and electrical and electronics sectors, there was a distinct lack of manpower, a government meeting was told yesterday.
    national
  • Mon, 24 Aug 2015 01:00
    Ovec to work with Aussies
    Thailand sees benefits in adopting South Australia's Technical and Further Education (TAFE) system.
    national
  • Sun, 30 Nov 2014 01:00
    Vocational education deal signed with Germany
    THE GERMAN-THAI Chamber of Commerce (GTCC) has signed an agreement with the Office of the Vocational Education Commission (Ovec), the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI), Ministry of Industry, Department of Skill Development and Ministry of Labour.
    national
  • Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:00
    Improve image of vocational students to ensure Thailand's Asean success
    Re: "Thousands of teachers should get permanent contracts: Ovec", National, September 9.
    your say
  • Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:00
    Ovec to look into fatal initiation trip
    The director of the Pathum Thani Technical College will face a disciplinary probe related to his alleged failure to prevent an unsupervised initiation trip, which saw one of the college students succumb to respiratory and blood-circulation failure.
    national
  • Tue, 09 Sep 2014 01:00
    Thousands of teachers should get permanent contracts: Ovec
    The Office of Vocational Education Commission (Ovec) will be asking the new government to approve its plan to hire 10,000 more permanent teachers.
    national
  • Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:53
    Thousands of teachers should get permanent contracts: Ovec
    The Office of Vocational Education Commission (Ovec) will be asking the new government to approve its plan to hire 10,000 more permanent teachers.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 20 Feb 2014 00:00
    Ovec plans to waive school fees for farmers' kids
    The Office of Vocational Education Commission (Ovec) is considering waiving school fees for rice farmers' children this semester.
    national
  • Fri, 27 Sep 2013 00:00
    Ovec sets up new measures to boost vocational education
    Comission aims to turn Thailand into Asean hub by opening new colleges
    national
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