BOT and OVEC jointly promote financial and entrepreneurial knowledge to vocational students and personnel

BANGKOK, The Office of the Vocational Education Commission (OVEC)

today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Stock Exchange of

Thailand (SET) to promote knowledge on the capital market and social &

environmental sustainability, and signed another MoU with Bank of Thailand (BOT)

to promote financial literacy. The collaboration with shared values aims to

build financial immunity for the vocational students and personnel, and provide

entrepreneurship practical knowledge to groom the students to become quality

personnel who are ready to enter the job market and ultimately benefit the

country’s economic development. This project is expected to cover the target

groups of over one million people.

OVEC Secretary General Suthep Kaengsanthia said that the MoU signing is aimed to

continuously expand cooperation on promoting financial literacy through Fin.

Dee We can do!!! Season 4 project, a financial knowledge competition designed to

encourage teachers developing “teaching innovation”, and let students think and

initiate projects that apply financial knowledge to their daily lives and

extend to business development. The collaboration has also been broadened to SET

for the project to enhance knowledge of finance and business for vocational

personnel to enhance the necessary basic financial literacy skills as well as

modern entrepreneurship concept by creating e-Learning media to promote

financial knowledge through SET e-Learning system in finance and

entrepreneurship courses. The vocational students will reap advantage of the

cooperation which will sharpen their financial skill and raise Thai youth

potential to be a quality and important workforce for further development of the

nation.

SET Senior Executive Vice President Soraphol Tulayasathien said that SET is

committed to developing the capital market to benefit all sectors. A mission

that SET has continuously put in a priority list for over 20 years is to promote

knowledge and skills on financial planning for security in life.

“SET is confident that over 20 e-learning courses consisting of financial,

investment and entrepreneurship courses developed by SET for the vocational

students and personnel related to teaching business and entrepreneurship

subjects at both Vocational Certificate and High Vocational Certificate levels

through SET e-Learning, a learning platform for new generations, will be a means

of passing on knowledge to learners and teachers in a convenient and efficient

manner. This is a dimension of partnership to produce quality personnel for the

society,” said Soraphol.

BOT Deputy Governor Vachira Arromdee said that apart from the MoU signing, all

three institutions: OVEC, SET and BOT will mark the launch of the “e-learning

course on financial knowledge for vocational students”. BOT has also launched

the “Fin. Dee We Can Do!!! Season 4” project, which has been teamed up with OVEC

since 2018, and invited the students to submit their projects to showcase and

promote financial knowledge. The selected pieces of work will be awarded with

certificates and cash, including prestigious banners for their institutions. The

application will be open around mid-May.

In the past years, SET has continuously been cooperating with educational

institutions nationwide. Since 2004, over 500,000 students have gained knowledge

on finance and investment, and entrepreneurship via various activities and

projects, such entrepreneur classroom, especially in the form of contents on the

capital market and practical entrepreneurship topics for each institution’s

curriculum.

Educational institutions please visit www.set.or.th/enterprise for more details.

Source: The Stock Exchange of Thailand

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