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SET News :SET, BOT and OVEC jointly promote financial and entrepreneurial knowledge to vocational students and personnel
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          SET News 34/2022
                                                                                
                    May 11, 2022

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

BANGKOK, May 11, 2022 - 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.

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