Thailand Future Skills Summit 2022 was held in Bangkok On 12th Oct 2022 with the overarching theme ‘Building Future-Ready Workforce ’. The summit was co-hosted by the Thailand Ministry of Digital Economy and Society and the Thailand Digital Economy Promotion Agency, with Confexhub and eduCLaaS as the co-organisers.
eduCLaaS CEO and Founder Leslie Loh – third from the left; H.E. Mr. Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn, Minister of Digital Economy and Society, Thailand – third from the right; Dr. Nuttapon Nimmanphatcharin, President/CEO, Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) – second from the right.
The Thailand Future Skills Summit 2022 is specifically contextualized and designed with a focus on workforce development to support Thailand’s National digital transformation strategy in transforming Thailand into a high-income country with an entirely digitalized economy under the Thailand 4.0 economic model. In alignment with the ASEAN Digital Masterplan 2025 and the Roadmap of the ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Changing World of Work, Confexhub and eduClaaS are taking the initiative to conceptualise and roll-out a series of programs, to establish cooperation between relevant ASEAN sectoral bodies, government agencies, higher education institutions, private sector and funding agencies to collectively recontextualise education to close the digital skills gap in ASEAN.
After the opening ceremony by Thailand Minister of Digital Economy and Society, H.E. Mr Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn. Mr. Leslie Loh, eduCLaaS Founder and CEO, delivered his plenary keynote speech in the morning entitled “Bridging the Digital Skills Gap with Education 4.0” and in the afternoon entitled “Public & Private Co-Financing for Inclusive Learning’ for sharing his observations and prescriptions for reimagining post-secondary education toward becoming a global common good, by fostering a tripartite partnership across public, private, and non-profit sectors, to deliver inclusive digital skilling for managing digital divide and rising inequality.
Leslie shared his reflection on how the pandemic has provided the inflection point for multi-faceted integration of the post-secondary education systems to bridge the mission connection between education and the workplace for delivering a converged future of learning and work with inclusivity and diversity.
Mr. Loh further illustrated how eduCLaaS as a Pan-Asia Digital Skilling Platform connects post-secondary students, working adults, enterprises, employers, higher education institutions, industry experts, governments, non-profit agencies & technology vendors for dual track lifelong applied learning to deliver borderless workforce incubation at scale for inclusive digital economy transformation. Collectively, as a Digital Skills Coalition, it delivers interdisciplinary curriculums, work-integrated learning, interoperable credentials, blended learning technologies, employer ecosystem, and income-sharing schemes to deliver inclusive digital skilling for all.
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eduCLaaS is a Pan-Asia Digital Skilling Platform which aims to deliver talent and enterprise growth with CLaaS® for inclusive digital economy transformation. We connect higher education students, working adults, enterprises, employers, and post-secondary institutions for digital upskilling, digital career induction, and digital workforce development.
CLaaS® delivers Competency Learning as a Service to bridge the digital skills gap with competency-based curriculum, work-based learning pedagogy and blended work2learn journey. CLaaS® courses have received accreditations from education regulatory bodies and over 100 international universities.
eduCLaaS, with a network of 100+ campuses, has served over 50,000+ learners, and 2000+ enterprises across Asia with CLaaS®.
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