• Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    Vocational training for inmates aims to help them re-integrate
    A NEW PROJECT hopes to eventually prepare 37,000 inmates to better reintegrate into society after being released from jails.
    national
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 13:00
    MoU agrees to create new breed of student for EEC industry
    The office of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) will today sign an MoU with the offices of the Vocational Education Commission and the Higher Education Commission, along with the Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) committing themselves to graduating the right number and quality of students prepared for work in the EEC’s 10 targeted industries.
    national
  • Tue, 06 Mar 2018 12:10
    Ministry boosts housekeeper skills with training
    The Ministry of Commerce has launched a training programme for professional low-wage housekeepers in the hope of developing their vocational skills so they can earn more.
    national
  • Sun, 04 Mar 2018 01:00
    Project provides marketable tech skills for youth with disabilities 
    CHAYANAT Pochnatan and Phinyaphat Junsoton, two students attending a vocational school for people with disabilities, have learned marketable digital skills and knowledge, thanks to Microsoft’s YouthSpark programme that for five years has aimed to inspire Thai youth for a future of advanced technology. 
    Tech
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 12:53
    Thailand tops US for gender equality, poor on vocational skills
    Thailand’s ranking improved to 70th in the 2018 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI), topping the United States on gender equality.
    Economy
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 17:32
    Cyclists raise funds for vocational centre for the disabled
    A project to raise funds for a vocational training centre for the disabled kicked off on Sunday with a cycling trip for vision-impaired people.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 12:59
    Student dies in horror mishap at Udon Thani railway crossing
    A vocational-school student riding a motorcycle in Muang Udon Thani was killed on Friday morning when her neck was caught in the sling of a railway crossing barrier that had just been lowered.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 01:00
    Cabinet gives nod for Bt35-bn poverty alleviation programme
    THE CABINET yesterday approved a Bt35.6-billion spending package as part of the second stage of the government’s poverty-reduction programme featuring job offers, vocational training, low-interest loans and personalised services for up to 4.9 million low-income people nationwide.
    national
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:29
    Blind cyclists raise funds for vocational centre
    A group of blind people will make an 867-kilometre bicycle ride from Bangkok to Chiang Mai late this month to raise funds for an Asean vocational centre in the northern province.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 14:45
    Thai students triumph at ice-sculpture awards
    A beautifully sculpted masterpiece titled “Horse-Bird-Fish-Water”, about the Himmaphan forest of Hindu and Buddhist mythology, has earned Thai students from Ubon Ratchathani Vocational College the top award at China’s Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival held from January 4-7.
    national
  • Mon, 18 Dec 2017 14:48
    Opportunities open up for people with disabilities
    More than 20,000 people have registered to exercise their vocational rights as per the Empowerment of Persons With Disabilities Act 2007’s Section 35, according to Department of Employment (DOE) director-general Anurak Tossarat.
    national
  • Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:19
    Schoolboy caught taking sneaky photos in Hat Yai toilet
    An 18-year-old student at a well-known private vocational school in Hat Yai was briefly held by police after taking photos of a man in a toilet cubicle at a petrol station.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:30
    Pracha Rat markets open in Chiang Mai
    Chiang Mai province on Tuesday launched Pracha Rath markets, with one serving the entire province in front of the Government Office Complex and 25 district-level ones, as part of the government’s efforts to boost vocational opportunities for farmers, low-income earners and people without access to market space.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 15:09
    Pracha Rath market registration proves popular
    The number of people registering for the government’s Pracha Rath markets, aimed at boosting vocational opportunities for low-income earners and those without places to sell goods, has soared to 12,574 in the first two days of project registration.
    national
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 16:41
    PM to consider ‘feasibility’ of plan to train convicts to make weapons
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday defended the idea that the Royal Thai Army Ordnance Department would train prisoners convicted of illegally making or modifying guns to boost their vocational skills so they would not return to crime.
    Breaking News
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