Thailand’s Educational Strategic Plan in Preparation for the ASEAN Community

Abstract

This research was aimed to study Thailand's Educational Strategic plan of Thai government during 2008-2015 A.D. in preparation for the ASEAN Community in 2015 A.D. The question of this research is how Thai government determined and proceeded educational strategic plan in preparation for the ASEAN Community after the ASEAN countries have officially established the ASEAN Community. This research is a qualitative study which the data was collected from various documents such as international agreements, joint communiques, textbooks, government policy, and academic articles. The data was analyzed using descriptive analysis. The research results revealed that Thai government determined and proceeded educational strategic plan in preparation for the ASEAN Community with two strategies, National Economic and Social Development plan and Cha-am, Hua Hin Declaration on the Roadmap for the ASEAN Community. The research results indicated that the important reason of educational reformation for the ASEAN Community of Thailand Ministry of Education was to produce the human resources with knowledge of Southeast Asia region and to prepare the human resources with appropriated capability for the official establishment of the ASEAN Community. 



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Nonnadhi Dulyadaweesid, Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University, Thailand

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Conference: ACE2013
Stream: Education

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