South Korea’s changing job market conditions have seen the emergence of a new job-creation initiative in Seoul to answer the demand for manpower in public services; the need to help young people create their own jobs in the slow global economy; and the need for young people to master IT skills to increase employability.
Despite Thailand being recognised as a great development success story, the 2013-2014 Global Competitiveness Report by the World Economic Forum ranked the country at the bottom of the ten ASEAN countries for educational quality. This points to the yawning gap in quality education for all Thai students.
While achieving greatness is never easy, the path to success for those with a disability can seem harder and more daunting. The lack of educational and economic opportunities can be a key hurdle that many disabled youth face in finding future success.