ERIC Number: ED125829
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Apr
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)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Concept Formation, Criteria, Developing Nations, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Guides, Input Output Analysis, Nonformal Education, Organizational Development, Pilot Projects, Program Evaluation, Research and Development Centers, Rural Areas, Systems Approach, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Bangkok (Thailand).
Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education, Bangkok (Thailand).
Identifiers - Location: Thailand