The objectives of this research were to: 1) study the characteristics and factors of Innovative School 2) study the administrative process according to the factors of Innovative School 3) Study the development guidelines for innovative schools. The target group were school director, teachers, personnel, school boards, parents, students, organizations and related agencies of Innovative School (Ban Tha Ang School, Nakhon Ratchasima Primary Educational Service Area Office 2) by used purposive selection method. Research instruments were interview form and observation form.
The results found that
1) Characteristics of Innovative School were using processes, methods, projects, new information technology to drive various missions in the school. The factors of Innovative School include flexible structuring, creating innovative strategies, managing information technology, leadership of innovative administrator, team building and cooperation network
2) Administrative process according to the factors of Innovative School consists of 1) Planning include management structure, innovation strategy, resource mobilization, and organizing information technology that conducive to work. 2) Mission driving include by participation process of teamwork, driving school mission by process introduction, techniques, methods, projects and new activities, creating academic network, and coordinate cooperation with all sectors. 3) Supervision process include using information technology, PLC, and supervisory processes. 4) Culture creating of innovation include create a working system to a sustainable culture.
3) Guidelines for development of innovative school include innovative leadership development of administrator, development of innovation knowledge and skills, applying new management processes, curriculum development, information technology and measurement development, and creating an innovative network.
Ekkasit Sunprasit, Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University, Thailand