SOLGEN Organizing Volunteer Projects Reducing Educational Disparities
On May 17-19, 2022, School of Languages and General Education (SOLGEN) organized a project SOLGEN’s volunteer to reduce educational inequality at Khok Kloi Subdistrict, Takua Thung District, Phang Nga Province.
SOLGEN Volunteer Project is a project that gives students the opportunity to study at Walailak University to use the skills and knowledge gained from studying in general education courses and applied in teaching Thai and English to children of migrant workers in Phang Nga province at Burma Young Buddhist Cultural and Learning Center, Khok Kloi Subdistrict, Takua Thung District, Phang Nga Province. Because in the aforementioned areas there are schools that teach children of Burmese workers to have language skills to live in a country other than their native country.
The School of Languages and General Education saw greater policy importance, especially at the international level this can be seen from the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations in Article 4, ensuring that everyone has an inclusive and equal quality education and support lifelong learning opportunities. Article 10 reduces internal inequality among nations and Article 16 promotes peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development for all with access to justice and building effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.
Creating a SOLGEN project, volunteering to reduce educational inequality Therefore, it is a part that will increase educational opportunities for these children in order to create a new generation of children with knowledge of both Thai and Burmese languages and provide these children with skills and knowledge that are useful for life and careers in the future.
The project will raise awareness of the volunteer spirit of Walailak University students. Responding to the university’s fourth strategic issue in creating and developing graduate quality. In response to the National Strategy ,Strategy 4 promote activities to develop academic and social potential of students. including promoting the development of quality students Knowledge, morality, discipline, responsibility has leadership qualities, has a public mind, is both a “good person and a smart person”.
On this occasion, SOLGEN would like to thank all of support that have been delivered to the project. The project has already been a representative to deliver kindness from everyone to the children.