The Bilingual School Administrative Strategies: A Case Study of Huathalea Municipality School, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand

Abstract

The purposes of this study were 1) to study the context and needs of the bilingual school. 2) to create and evaluate the bilingual school strategies of Huathalea municipality school. Mixed method researched into 2 phases. Phase 1, the study the context and needs of the bilingual school consists of 2 steps: step 1 document analysis and focus group discussion. Step 2 studying the best practice school process. Phase 2 creating and evaluating the strategies consists of 2 steps Step 1 making the bilingual school administrative strategies draft. Step 2 evaluating the strategies.
The results found that:
1. The context and needs consisted of administrative structure, human potential development, bilingual curriculum preparation, learning management, learner development activities, Atmosphere and Networking of the bilingual school.
2. The administrative ways consisted of 1) Organizing personnel structure that is responsible for driving enough English teaching and learning 2) Development of teaching and learning systems for English language personnel. 3) Development of English courses. 4) Organizing English integration courses, allowing students to developing with foreign teachers 5) Organizing activities to enhance language courses, English camp activities 6) Organizing the atmosphere and creating a national innovation. 7) Memorandum between schools and language institutions.
3. There were 4 strategies on the bilingual school: 1) administrative structure and human resources development 2) curriculum and activities development 3) development of activities to enhance language courses 4) network connecting.
4. The evaluating of bilingual school strategies on propriety feasibility and utility overall was at the high level.



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Raweewan Nanthapan, Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University, Thailand

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Conference: ACEID2020
Stream: Education

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