Teachers’ Professional Core Competencies and Functional Competencies of Elementary Teachers Under the Office of Basic Education Commission


This research objective were 1) to study total level of teachers' professional competencies at elementary schools under the Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC) 2) to analyze teachers' professional core competencies and functional competencies at elementary schools under the Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC). Respondents were 135 elementary teachers under OBEC in Bangkok gathering by purposive sampling. Descriptive statistics such as mean and standard deviation were deployed to analysis the data. Research Findings: 1. The professional competencies total level of elementary teachers under OBEC who graduated in education were at moderate level ( = 3.58, S.D. = .886) .
2. The professional sub competencies level of elementary teachers under OBEC were analyzed as below:
2.1 Professional Core Competencies were classified to five components; 1) Achievement-oriented Competency 2) Service-oriented Competency 3) Self-development Competency 4) Teamwork Competency 5) Moral and Professional Ethics Competency. 2.2 Professional Functional Competencies were classified to six components; 1) Curriculum Administration and Learning Management Competency 2) Learner Development Competency 3) Classroom Management Competency 4) Research, Analytical and Synthetic Competency 5) Change Leadership Competency and 6) Relation and Community Collaboration Competency.

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Kittichai Suthasinobon, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
Theeraphab Phetmalaikul, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand

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Conference: ECE2019
Stream: Professional Training

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