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ERIC Number: ED125829
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Apr
Pages: 235
Abstractor: N/A
The Improvement of Education in Rural Thailand -- A Multi-dimensional Approach.
Manone, Carl J.
Detailing a multidimensional approach to educational improvement in Thailand, this document presents an in-depth description of a proposed 10-year pilot project aimed at elementary schools, teacher education, and rural education. The document's format includes numerous schematics and the following major divisions: a project summary; the national educational objectives; project objectives and assumptions; conceptual guidelines and supporting rationale; project features and implementation procedures; inputs, time phasing, and financing; outputs and spinoffs; project evaluation; and a bibliography. Project goals are identified as planning and promoting a comprehensive, rural-regional, action-research and development center directed at the traditional sector and emphasizing practical programs, skill development, and applied research. The project's major thrusts are identified as: elementary, teacher, and adult/nonformal education and educational administration. Guiding criteria are identified as: national self-reliance; educational quality; productive innovation; maximization of the multiplier effect; production and time oriented activities; and a systems enterprise or multidimensional approach (multifunctional, multiinstitutional, multifocused, multidisciplinary, multijurisdictional, multidirected, multiprovincial, multisectoral, and multinational). (JC)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Bangkok (Thailand).
Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education, Bangkok (Thailand).
Identifiers - Location: Thailand