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ItemIntegrating STEM and Skill Development (SD) for Thailand 4.0-Means, Methods and Challenges( 2018-07) Nagi, KuldeepFormal education is mostly focused on training the mind through the acquisition of information and knowledge. Skills, on the other hand, are acquired through physical training and practice, turning finally into a unique habit, a product or a service. Lately, there is a lot of discussion about skill development (SD) to meet the goals of digital economy and Thailand 4.0. Using data from the World Economic Forum (WEF) and analysis of SD trends in the USA, UK and Germany, this paper provides insight into how Science-Technology-English-Math (STEM) education can be used to enhance skill development (SD) urgently needed to meet the challenges of Thailand 4.0.