THAILAND: US system to help raise university quality

An international standards assessment programme is to be trialled in Thailand's leading higher education institutions soon in an effort to improve their quality, reports The Nation.

The Higher Education Commission hopes he US-based Baldrige National Quality Programme will lead to higher standards in higher education and will support government's role of making Thailand a regional education hub.

The Baldrige framework has been recognised in more that 70 countries, including in Thailand, where it is already known in the business and medical sectors. The Higher Education Commission now plans to expand the framework to apply to education.
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