Thailand Education

Chapter | Education & Health from The Report: Thailand 2018

While Thailand has been successful in expanding access to education, the sector faces some challenges. The country is falling behind in the quality of provision, and policy has been slow to adapt to global labour market trends. Nevertheless, there are signs that this is changing: the government has set about pursuing an education strategy with clear goals, and efforts are under way to...

In its April 2018 Economic Monitor for Thailand, the World Bank reported that GDP growth accelerated to 3.9% in 2017, from 0.91% in 2014, 2.94% in 2015 and 3.23% in 2016. This was the fastest expansion since the 7.24% recorded in 2012, and was driven by strong global growth, increased export revenue and a modest recovery in private consumption.

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Last year was record-breaking in terms of the filing of international patents, with several emerging markets scoring highly in global rankings. In many such countries, higher education is playing an ever-more significant role in driving innovation and expanding intellectual property.


Which reforms could be most effective in making local education institutions competitive and in line with the Thailand 4.0 model?


In recent decades, the pharmaceutical market has expanded its geographic reach. This trend appears to be here to stay; in a survey of major pharmaceutical firms conducted by global consulting firm PwC’s Strategy& team, more than half of respondents anticipated that over 30% of their global sales would originate in emerging markets by 2018...


In what ways can Thailand improve the health care financing structure to cope with rising expenditures and the demands of an ageing society?


Although priorities vary when it comes to economic development, the increasing need for skilled labour is both a cause of and a requirement for accelerated growth across markets. This demand for technical specialists is often most concentrated in the sectors that are vital to economic advancement, including infrastructure, oil and gas...


Building on decades of stability and rising prosperity, Thailand has made substantial gains in the development of its human capital. Guided by the sufficiency economy philosophy, devised by the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the country has established an effective welfare state focused on expanding and improving access to education and health...

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