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The Faculty of Science at UBU Promotes Young Generation’s 21st Century Skills: Step Forward to a Digital Society

Patcharin Jongjai     2020/08/22 ,     ( 376 views)  

On 22 August 2020, the Faculty of Science at UBU organized a workshop for promoting technological skills for high school students at Phana Suksa School, Amnat Charoen Province. Asst. Prof. Dr. Chatchawin Nammantogether with Dr. Sompong Valuvanathorn and Mr. Anupong Rathiroom, lecturers from the Faculty of Science at UBU, were keynote speakers during the workshop.

The workshop aims to provide knowledge and practice skills in computers and information technology for students and teachers in Ubon Ratchathani, Amnat Charoen, Sisaket and Yasothon Province. In addition, it aims to implement school policies and guidelines for the promotion of science and technology, organized collaboratively with UBU.

Mr. Anupong Rathiroom, head of the project, stated thatthis activity promotes essential 21st  century life skills for students and teachers, and prepares them for modern digital society. It also implements Thailand’s National Strategies to promotelearning management processes that enhance student’s academic success. Moreover, accessible communication tools and information technologysupporting a broad transmission of knowledge to learners were developed. The skills obtained can be applied to innovation.  The skills consist of applying “the Internet of Things (IoT)” for the New Normal period, work with electrical circuits, an IoT contest and a business plan contest using a startup IoT technology: Business Model Generation (BMG).

This workshop was organized with three meetings and received great feedback from the participants as they requested that UBU organize more events every year.

UBU thanks teachers and students from Satree Siriket School, Sisaket Province, Triam Udom Suksa Pattanakarn School, Ubon Ratchathani Province and  Phana Suksa School, Amnat Charoen Province for seeing the importance of technology and allowing UBU to organize the activities at the schools.

UBU also congratulates all participants on their success with the workshop and thanks them for their attendance and participation. UBU looks forward to organizing more projects and activities that will improve the quality of life for our people.

English version by: Jarinda Boonjan

Original (Thai) version by: Tippawan Valuvanathorn

English revised by: James K. Powell

Photos by: Tippawan Valuvanathorn

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