Aged society needs new provident fund

The year 2022 comes with a few challenges for Thailand that require due preparations. First among them are the economic disadvantages of the elderly which are set to grow more serious. According to the UN World Population Prospects, Thailand is an early bird among developing nations which has now entered an aged society with about […]

Three-tier strategy to tutor trainee teachers

The Thailand Development Research Institute has proposed a three-pronged strategy to improve teachers’ quality and cope with a wave of teachers retiring in 15 years. Supanat Sasiwuthiwat, a TDRI researcher, said last week that some 190,000 state schoolteachers would reach retirement age, so their schools had to select and recruit at least 156,000 teachers to […]