Narudon Meeprasert seems like any ordinary 21-year-old vocational school student. But unlike the others, he attends lessons in a pair of jeans, a polo shirt and sneakers. Also, he can make a living by attending classes where he finds neither blackboards nor professors.
One of the 12 students works on Western Mould’s factory floor in Samut Prakan.
Known as the "Schools in Factories" project, these unique lessons are an attempt by the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) to revive the country's vocational system and produce a skilled workforce that matches the demands of the private sector.
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