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Sivasubramaniam, Malina, Ed.; Hayhoe, Ruth, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2018
Despite the increased trend towards secularization in state schooling, issues of religion and spirituality have remained important. Increased pluralism within societies through expanding migration patterns is changing the religious and cultural contours of many countries in Europe and North America, and is creating a need for a deeper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Religious Education, Religion
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Rhein, Douglas – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2016
This historical study of higher education in Thailand argues that from the onset, it has been based on international models in scope and nature. The impact of colonisation across South and East Asia created the pressures necessary for Thailand to establish higher education programmes. From the nineteenth-century formation of palace schools to the…
Descriptors: Western Civilization, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Sai-rat, Wipa; Tesaputa, Kowat; Sriampai, Anan – International Education Studies, 2015
The objectives of this study were 1) to study the current state of and problems with the Learning Organization of the Primary School Network, 2) to develop a Learning Organization Model for the Primary School Network, and 3) to study the findings of analyses conducted using the developed Learning Organization Model to determine how to develop the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Primary Education, Social Networks, Organizational Culture
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Chapman, David W.; Chien, Chiao-Ling – Higher Education Studies, 2015
Faced with escalating demand for instructional staff to serve the expanding undergraduate enrolments, many middle income countries in Southeast Asia are investing heavily in expanding their provision of graduate education. An attractive secondary benefit is that graduate programmes contribute to a local university-based research capacity that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Graduate Students, Accountability
Carter, Jason Lee – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2015
As the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is soon to become a reality for Southeast Asia, Thailand is literally at the center of this radical change in politics, culture, business opportunities, but most especially in education. Never before has another change in the region ever forecast such a major impact on the "Land of Smiles," but never…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Curriculum Development, Teacher Evaluation
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Michel, Sandrine – London Review of Education, 2015
After fifty years of almost continuous economic growth in Thailand, it is now possible to reevaluate the developmental process of the education system. Until now, the structural indicators of education development that have been mainly used are the level and pace of the increases in public expenditure on education, the effect of increasing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Development, Educational History, Statistical Analysis
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Charungkaittikul, Suwithida; Henschke, John A. – International Review of Education, 2014
Today's world may be characterised as the dawn of the new millennium of the learning society, where knowledge is considered as a country's most valued asset and primary source of power. In the increasingly intense competition among international communities, Thailand has been respected for advancing the concept of transforming communities, cities…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Educational Strategies, Change Strategies, Sustainability
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Thongthew, Sumlee – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2014
This paper reviews the long attempt to transform teacher education in Thailand. Although a brief summary of educational systems and models of teacher preparation from 1892 to 1973 has been provided, the prime focus of the paper is on presenting changes in teacher education from 1974 to the present day, against the backdrop of key political and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Change
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Vorapanya, Sermsap; Dunlap, Diane – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2014
In 2008, Thailand passed legislation on the educational provisions for students with disabilities to mandate the implementation of inclusive education. This article provides a historical overview of special education in Thailand and the emergence of inclusive education as it moves from policy to practice. To further identify the challenges faced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Educational Practices, Performance Factors
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Almeida, Patrícia Albergaria, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Chigisheva, Oksana, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2013
This volume contains papers submitted to the 11th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES), held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 14-17 May 2013, and papers submitted to the 1st International Distance Partner Conference, organized by the International Research Centre "Scientific Cooperation,"…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Comparative Education, Global Approach
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Hallinger, Philip; Bryant, Darren A. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2013
The past two decades have been a period of active education reform throughout much of the world, and East Asia is no exception. This paper synthesizes findings from a series of empirical studies of educational reform in Thailand where an ambitious educational reform law was adopted in 1999. The purpose is to identify lessons learned about…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Synthesis, Program Implementation
Wilang, Jeffrey Dawala; Sinwongsuwat, Kemtong – Online Submission, 2012
This year is designated as Thailand's "English Speaking Year" with the aim of improving the communicative competence of Thais for the upcoming integration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2015. The consistent low-level proficiency of the Thais in the English language has led to numerous curriculum revisions and…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Language Proficiency
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Hallinger, Philip; Lu, Jiafang – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2011
During the past 30 years academic leaders have advocated for the adoption of "pedagogies of engagement" in the hopes of increasing student involvement and retention, as well as learning outcomes in higher education. More recently, universities in Asia have joined this movement, despite barriers arising from cultural norms and teaching…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness, Curriculum Implementation
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Hallinger, Philip; Lee, Moosung – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2011
This study addresses the perceived gap between the vision of education reform in Thailand embodied in its Education Reform Law of 1999 and the results of implementation a decade later. Drawing upon opportunistic data obtained from a sample of 162 Thai school principals, we analyze trends in reform implementation across schools in all regions and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Principals
Sinhaneti, Kantatip – Online Submission, 2011
This paper will firstly address the four underlying principles that govern the mission of Thai universities providing and promoting academic and professional education, promoting and conducting research and studies for generating new knowledge, providing public service and preserving and promoting arts, traditions and cultural heritage. This paper…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Programs, International Cooperation, Lifelong Learning
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