Special Presentation by Dr. Rie Atagi
Title: How are we preparing STEM workforce? Comparative study on Thailand and Japan
This presentation is to introduce education related to STEM workforce in Japan. It compares STEM education in Japan to that in Thailand in terms of policy, student performance, teacher training and education management. It aims at providing different perspectives to educators to develop STEM workforce for the future generations.
Dr. Rie Atagi is currently serving as an advisor to the President of IPST. After receiving MA in educational policy and Ed.D. in educational studies at the University of Michigan, USA, she has been working as a consultant for education in Thailand at the national level. Her study includes school reform policy (ADB), public-private partnership in education (World Bank), secondary teacher policy (UNESCO), and industrial human resource development (JICA).