Strategies for Higher Education Reform in Thailand

  • Nattavud PimpaEmail author
Part of the Higher Education Dynamics book series (HEDY, volume 36)


This chapter focuses on issues of higher education reform strategies in Thailand during the post-economic crisis period (1997–2007). The Thai Government attests five key reform policies in teaching and learning, finance, human resources, research, and administration. When examining governmental policies and actions, educational law, and educational strategies from the Thai Ministry of Education, it is evident the implementation of reform strategies has been obstructed by a number of governmental structures such as staffing and quality of human resources, budget and finance, and consistency in policy and leadership. Increasing flexibility in higher educational management and transparency is the key to higher educational reform strategies in Thailand . Furthermore, Thai policy makers must adopt educational systems with greater responsiveness to global factors.


High Education High Education Institution High Education System High Education Commission Thai Government 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of ManagementRoyal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University)MelbourneAustralia

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