The Model of Basic Education Curriculum Administration according to Buddhist Principles in Eastern Economic Corridor

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Rungtawee Panrana et al.


The purposes of this research were 1) study the current states of the school curriculum administration 2) to develop

the model of basic education curriculum administration according to Buddhist principles in Eastern Economic Corridor and 3) to evaluate the model. Quantitative research and qualitative research were used and research tools were interview form and questionnaires. Data were collected from in-depth interview, focus group discussion and document analysis. Qualitative data from 20 key informants was analyzed by using content analysis whereas quantitative data collected from 265 samples was analyzed by using content analysis, percentage, mean, and standard deviation. Results indicated that 1) the current states of the school curriculum administration of basic education institution in Eastern Economic Corridor in 5 variables found that overall it was appropriate at a high level. When considered individually, it was found that there were two most appropriate levels, namely supervision, monitoring and promotion. 2) The results of the model development that consists of 4 parts: 1. Educational curriculum management process consists of three dimensions. 2. The application of Buddhist principles in the school curriculum administration consists of three principles of the Threefold Training. 3. The key players of the school curriculum administration and 4. The7  results of the using of the model. 3) The model evaluation with 4-sided: Utility, Accuracy, Propriety and Feasibility found that the overall were appropriate at the highest level in all aspects. Sorted as follows: The Utility aspect was the highest, followed by the Accuracy, Propriety and Feasibility.

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