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Preparing for Thailand 4.0: Revamping vocational training for the future of work

ASEAN Today, Thailand, 27 December 2019 - Despite the rhetoric from the Thai government around Thailand 4.0—the national strategy focused on accelerating innovation and digital transformation—Thailand still faces constraints in realizing her future-ready vision.

Thailand has dropped two spots from 38th to 40th in the World Economy Forum’s Global Competitive Index rankings for 2019. In particular, Thailand performed poorly in the digital skills dimension, ranking 73rd out of 140 countries.

To improve competitiveness, Thailand needs to strengthen the skill base of its workforce, especially around digital literacy and critical thinking.

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Source: https://www.aseantoday.com/2019/12/preparing-for-thailand-4-0-revamping-vocation-training-for-the-future-of-work/

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