The Existing of Learning-Teaching Situation and Collaboration between Vocational Education Institute and Enterprise on Cluster of Automotive Industry and Parts

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Kittiphan Hansamorn Varataya Thammakittipob Panit Khemtong


        Cluster of automotive industry and parts is one of the country's development policies that will lay the foundation for producing strong automotive parts. Education Institute and Enterprise should therefore have educational activities that reflect the preparation and production of manpower to meet the needs of the labor market together. It is important. The objective of reach is to: 1) Study the existing of learning-teaching situation of vocational educational institutions in the subjects of industrial and related fields in transportation and automotive. 2) Study the collaboration between vocational education institute and enterprise on cluster of automotive industry and parts in 7 provinces of the Board of Investment of Thailand. This is a descriptive research model, the population for information are 1) 47 of educational institutions under the Office of Vocational Education Commission, and 2) 37 of establishments are members of the Thai Automotive Industry Association. The tools used in the research were questionnaires, analysis by simple statistics and content analysis. The results showed that 47 of vocational educational institutions on cluster of automotive industry and parts, teaching and learning in the industry and related fields in 39 of transportation and automotive careers fields and considering the policy of the government's cluster of automotive industry and parts. It is found that teaching and learning management are not comprehensive. The occupation that the industrial sector needs educational institutions and Enterprise, there is only coordinating, which is difficult to success of cooperation in activities.


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