Getting to know the Sufficiency School Centre

Getting to know the Sufficiency School Centre: It is bent on boosting the capabilities of Sufficiency-based Schools to ensure that they become ideal and sustainable models in the organisation of school activities and learning aimed at cultivating Sufficiency Mindset and subsequently its implementation to form lifelong habits in the learners.


Background and Mission

The Committee charged with the task of promoting the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy in educational institutions under the Ministry of Education underwent its efforts in 2017. As a result, over 21,126 Sufficiency-based schools nationwide joined the move a year later. To further boost the advances of the thinking among the networks of public and private educational institutions to have their quality, vigor and sustainability upgraded, the Foundation of Virtuous Youth went on to set up the Sufficiency School Centre which was rolled out on April 2, 2013.

The Sufficiency School Centre under the Foundation of Virtuous Youth is dedicated to improving the quality and sustainability for the enhancement of the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy in the educational sector. Focus therefore is on the search for best-practice models of quality, values and practicality for further promotion. Thus, learning and innovation exchange forums are held continually. As the potential of educational personnel at all levels are improved with student leaders backed by researches and innovation, Sufficiency-based Schools are strengthened and become ideal institutions for possible and sustainable growth.


Implementation Purposes

  1. To further strengthen Sufficiency-based Schools and make them sustainable models;
  2. To improve their learning quality based on His Majesty’s development initiatives and work ethics in accordance with the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy;
  3. To support the development of networked schools and enable them to successfully pass the assessment test for Sufficiency-based Schools.


“To be a model organisation that produces quality human resources for the country’s development sustainability.”


  1. To systematically and qualitatively instill His Majesty’s Sufficiency Economy Philosophy in educational institutions;
  2. To employ holistic approaches in the strengthening of ethical values with focus on participatory roles involving school management, teachers, students and the surrounding communities;
  3. To offer consultation and develop quality education by stressing that teachers, students, schools and parents adopt the principles of His Majesty’s royal addresses which concur with international researches;
  4. To grow network members in the drive towards joint implementations for a sufficiency-development-based society.


  1. To produce pools of quality people of knowledge, ethics and sufficiency;
  2. To have in place model educational and social institutions that are well-grounded in knowledge and ethical values through the adoption of Efficiency Economy Philosophy;
  3. To instill in the public an awareness of and trust in the need to produce quality people for the country.

Teacher-student affinity requires that teachers instill in the students a sense of empathy for their friends and rather than competing against others, they should learn to compete with themselves.


The Logo of the Foundation of Virtuous Youth Meaning

The logo

the three declining figures on top of one another are representative of the youth in terms of age whereby the three colors used are meant to differentiate their specific meanings:


underlines moral principles and virtues as well as the expression and feeling of what is right in one’s behaviour;


implies Thainess to identify the pride in Thainess;

Navy Blue

points to the monarchy, the centre of loyalty, the spiritual bondage and the highly regarded symbol among the Thai populace;


in the alphabets of “Virtuous Youth” suggests the country’s stability;


represents optimism and peace


The Logo of the Sufficiency School Centre: the meaning

The Logo of the Sufficiency School Centre

Operational Targets

Sufficiency-based schools refer to those educational institutions that employ the sufficiency thinking as their management framework for all-inclusive dimensions covering the physical environment, teaching and learning designs with the support of an existing prototype. Certain evidence proving the success of the implementation has been apparent in the students’ behaviour (following the ideal path, knowledgeable about the approach and showing signs of be self-reliance).


Drive Factors
Primary Targets

  1. Network and Performance Management Plan:
  2. The network and performance management charged with network development to make it strong and the organisation of student activities designed to enhance quality performances in the drive towards the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy;

  3. Innovative Learning Plan:
  4. Intended for the researches and development of quality learning management as well as the enhancement of all-level professionals at the Sufficiency Economy Learning Centre (SELC) as they are needed as mentors in the expansion of Sufficiency-based Schools management;

  5. Media Development and Publicity Plan:
  6. Essential in the production of learning materials for the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy and further application as well as relevant publicity needed to drive the network associated with the philosophy of sufficiency economy towards the public;

  7. Sufficiency Economy Grant Program:
  8. Designed for the development of youth leaders in higher education to ensure that they grow into role models as civic citizens who adopt the Philosophy of Sufficiency Economy as their way of life