Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
This page presents what Thammasat University has done in order to tackle sustainability challenges in SDG 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all through the university’s functions, namely, education, research, outreach, policy and operation.
Since 2014, Thammasat University though Academic Affairs Department has promoted “service learning” approach in the university education by providing a special funding to support faculties who want to initiate service learning course. Under this funding guideline, it requires faculty substantial engaging with communities and stakeholders to the teaching and learning process. In 2019, the universityContinue reading “Service Learning Policy: Engaging local stakeholders for university education and SDGs”
The 2018 curriculum of Faculty of Economics offers wide range of courses that provide better understanding, economic theories and solutions for sustainability challenges in relations to the SDGs, such as Gender Economics, Climate Change Economics, and Economics of Sustainable Development.
Thammasat University’s School of Global Studies is pleased to offer a pioneering Masters degree in Social Innovation and Sustainability. The graduate program is driven by a mission to develop a vibrant and diverse community of practitioners and researchers in Southeast Asia with the knowledge, mindset and skills necessary for tackling the region’s most pressing social and environmental challenges while creating prosperous, just, inclusive and sustainable communities.”
SDG Move contacted Margreet de Heer, a Dutch author, and got an approval for the translation of the comic “The Planet and the 17 Goals”, which is the cooperation between UNICEF, PCI Media, World’s Largest Lesson, PVBLIC, and Reading with Pictures. The comic was released for the first time in English version in September 2015,Continue reading “The Thai translation of the comic “The Planet and the 17 Goals””
The School of Global Studies, Thammasat University, launched SDG Lab to bring together academics, experts, students, innovators, and local communities to create solutions to mobilise Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Thammasat University offers General Education courses to all Thammasat students. One of the courses is TU103: Life and Sustainability. TU103 consists of 3 modules, i.e. Economic, Built Environment, and Environmental Science. Each module covers 5 weeks. Active learning combining with lecture is the main approach for teaching this course.