Thai Cooperative Education Day event held at IMPACT

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BANGKOK, 7 June 2012  – The Education Ministry on Wednesday marked the Thai Cooperative Education Day with a seminar, preparing Thai students for employment opportunity in the future. 

Education Minister Suchart Thada-Thamrongvech yesterday presided over the Thai Cooperative Education Day seminar at IMPACT Muang Thong Thani. Federation of Thai Industries Chairman Payungsak Chartsutthipol, Thai Chamber of Commerce chairman Pongsak Assakul, and President of the Association of University Presidents Somkid Lertpaitoon also participated in a discussion with the cooperative education members.

Mr Suchart said he is glad industry representatives and related organizations are placing an emphasis on factory-in-school and school-in-factory projects. He said the ministry is willing to support entrepreneurs and the industrial sector to take part in improving Thai students for better job opportunity.

The projects allow students to serve internships and work in real workplace before finishing school. The minister urged students to commit to their jobs, love their companies or industries, and be good colleagues. He also asked education institutions to teach students to be honest and punish those who are dishonest or corrupt.