Transferable skills in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and vocational teacher education (VTE): a case study of Thailand


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Author: Prontadavit, Nonthalee; Hanvatananukul, Sirilak


The study aims to investigate the policies pertaining to transferable skills in [technical and vocational education and training] TVET and curriculum for [vocational teacher education] VTE in Thailand. Secondary data collection method was employed by which the existing acts and policies on education, the relevant agencies and reports on transferrable skills were reviewed. Further, the Thailand's Vocational Education Commissions' curricula also analysed using content analysis method. The findings of the study revealed that, even though notable initiatives and reforms taken at the policy...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Policy; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning; Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Research

Keywords: Transferable skill; Curriculum; Teacher training; Case study

Geographic subjects: Thailand; Asia

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, 2017

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Pages: pp. 189-199

Related items: TD/TNC 127.632

ISBN: 9783319478548 (print); 9783319478562 (ebook)

The monograph from which this chapter is taken is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 127.632.

Resource type: Book chapter

Document number: TD/TNC 127.642

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