• 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
  • 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
  • Sun, 01 Oct 2017 15:23
    Thai welders win international competition
    Four Thai vocational students individually won three gold medals and one silver medal and jointly won a gold medal for highest overall score from the Zeitplan Yung Welding Competition 2017 (Weldcup 2017) in Germany, according to Secretary-General at the Office of the Vocational Education Commission Suthep Chitayawong.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:56
    PM briefed on English language project for vocational education
    Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin led a team to meet Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House on Tuesday to promote a project involving the development of English-language learning materials for the country’s vocational education system.
    national
  • Sun, 02 Jul 2017 01:00
    Tha Tum college team wins through to Robot Contest finals in Tokyo
    The Phanom Din Robot team from Surin’s Tha Tum Vocational Education College will represent Thailand at the ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest in Tokyo, Japan on August 27.
    national
  • Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:55
    7,500 student volunteers to assist flood relief efforts
    The Ministry of Education will mobilise 7,500 volunteers from students in vocational education as well as those in non-formal and informal education across the country to help relief efforts in areas hit by flooding in the South.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 20 Oct 2016 01:00
    Country’s first technical vocational hub opens
    THE COUNTRY’S first technical vocational education and training (TVET) hub is up and running in the northern province of Chiang Mai
    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
  • 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
  • Sun, 12 Jun 2016 01:00
    Thai-Austrian endeavour to boost vocational education
    A PUBLIC-PRIVATE steering team has joined with the Austrian Embassy in Bangkok to promote the importance and develop the quality of Thailand’s vocational education to help create a more competitive workforce.
    national
  • Sun, 12 Jun 2016 01:00
    Unithai courses inspire vocational learning
    UNLIKE MANY other secondary schools, Wat Laem Chabang School has been successful in persuading students to go on into technical and vocational education streams, thanks to inspiration by Unithai’s vocational training programme.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 14 Mar 2016 01:00
    Gathering to boost region’s work training, labour skills
    Cooperation between top staff from across the Asean region concerned with TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) is designed to inspire more effective national training systems across the region.
    national
  • Mon, 14 Mar 2016 01:00
    UTK programmes focused on jobs and future needs
    THE president of Rajamangala University of Technology Krungthep (UTK)’s Satit Phudhachai-yong told The Nation that after two years of transformation from vocational education to a creative, technology-based programme, the university has made significant p
    national
  • 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
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