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This research aimed at fulfilling gaps as it put an emphasis on establishing self-awareness
training programfor secondary students; on-site activities and a mobile application were the
products as research outputs. Besides, thismixed methods research includedquasi-experimental
research designed to evaluate the effectiveness of the training program. The sample group were
45 grade 9thstudents in Bangkok selected by purposive sampling method. Pre-test and post-test
were included to measure the change of self-awareness skills of the sample group, as well as the
effectiveness of the established training program. In addition, the qualitative part aimed to study
the factors promoting self-awareness of the participants and to evaluate the training programs.
The observation and focus group discussion were employed to collect the data. Eleven
participants were selected for focus group discussion by purposive sampling. The findings
revealed after the students had participated in the training activities for 3 months, their score on
self-awareness became higher or significantly different from the pre-test score (sig=.05). Moreover,
the evident findings from observation determined the development of being more extrovert,
intrinsic motivation, and self-concept, whereas the discoveries from the focus group discussion
indicated environment, self-esteem, and self-consciousness were the keys leading to selfawareness
achievement. This research is valuable for individuals requiring to promote their selfawareness
or ones working with children since this tool can be applied for various uses. Besides,
the rise of self-awareness would trigger students to the right alternatives as educational
institutions had better take this responsibility.
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