The Research Center of Communication and Development Knowledge Management (CCDKM) based at Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University was established in 2006 and is committed to bridging the digital divide and increasing the social and economic impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) at the grassroots level and in marginalized communities in Thailand and the ASEAN region.
Working with numerous partners, including governments, intergovernmental organizations, UN agencies, Microsoft, Intel, Google, Foundations, NGOs, CSOs and the private sector, CCDKM also promotes media development in the region and e-learning initiatives to equip learners with the skills they will need in Thailand’s Digital Economy.

CCDKM is the consultant of the Ministry of ICT on issues related to e-Society and Lifelong learning; a board member of the Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Academic Board of Handicap Empowerment in the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security.