CLASSROOM TO CAREER
Ignite interest and enhance preparedness for students in STEM fields through employee engagement and strategic partnerships.
Dow Thailand Group has implemented the related projects as follows.
Science & Technology Initiative and Sustainability Awards (STISA)
Dow Thailand Group together with SCG Chemicals, the Thai Institute of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry (TIChE), the Thailand Research Fund and National Innovation Agency established the Science & Technology Initiative and Sustainability Awards (STISA) in 2009. The project encourages students to think out of the box and come up with innovations based on scientific and technological methods. The idea is to promote creativity collaboration, environmental responsibility as well as establish enthusiasm and responsibility among students and professors of participating universities.
Vocational Chemical Engineering Practice College Project (V-ChEPC)
This is our collaboration with Petroleum Institute of Thailand and the Petrochemical Club of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) in which technical students are taught through the “Learn How to Learn” and “Learning by Doing” concepts in a 2-year curriculum. Since 2009, Dow Thailand Group has supported more than 6 million baht to the project. At present, seven batches of technical students have been graduated and 15 of them have become our employees. Dow Thailand Group’s staffs are guest lecturers to the project teaching factory operation from time to time.
Fun with English and Science
Dow Thailand Group’s volunteers have organized the Fun with English and Science activities in the schools of Chachoengsao and Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya provinces to inspire the students in science study and English language. The occasion also saw Dow people giving scholarships, sports equipment, stationery and learning media to those in need.