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BANGKOK, 27 July 2018 (NNT) – Thailand’s Ministry of Labor has launched a program to develop the skills of recent graduates, in order to meet the needs of the labor market and ensure employment.

Director-General of the Department of Skill Development, Suthi Sukosol, said that agencies under the Ministry of Labor have been instructed to collaborate with other government units, private businesses and educational institutions according to the Pracharat approach to address unemployment among Thailand’s 170,000 recent graduates.

The Ministry has opened the Job Ready Center to assist undergraduates in developing skills that meet the needs of the workplace. The center offers over 20 workshops in the fields of information technology, artificial intelligence and transportation and international trade. Courses are also offered in foreign languages, such as English, Mandarin and Korean, as well as soft skills like strategic results-oriented management, communication and teamwork.

Courses range between 6 and 240 hours long and include theoretical, practical and simulated training. Those interested can visit the website eit.dsd.go.th/~skill/index.php or visit the Job Ready Center at the Ministry of Labor.

Source: National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) National News Bureau & Public Relations : http://thainews.prd.go.th

Reporter : Benjamin Rujopakarn / Rewriter : hugh brammar