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close this bookGuide Book for TVE Teacher Education Curriculum Development and Adaptation (NITE - UNESCO, 1996, 32 p.)
close this folderSECTION B - TVE TEACHER EDUCATION IN MEMBER COUNTRIES - A SUMMARY
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THAILAND

These are two distinct streams of Technical Teachers:

1. Technical Teachers

Structured, pre-service programmes are offered for teachers with various entry qualifications. Formal degrees leading to Bachelor of Technical Education in various disciplines are offered as regular as well as continuing (part-time) programme. This is followed by 'Master of Technical Education' degree.

2. Vocational Education Teachers

Formal and pre-service, structured programmes of various duration are offered for the intending teachers of various qualifications, leading to certificate and Diploma in Vocational Education, and Higher Diploma in Technical Education (equivalent to Bachelor Degree in Technology). Both regular and continuing programmes are offered but the Higher Diploma is offered as continuing (part-time only), covering Technology, Commerce, Agriculture and Fishery, and Home-Economics.

Short in-service courses are offered regularly as per requirements.