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Jakkrit Jantakoon
Suphornthip Thanaphatchottiwat
Amornrat Wattanathorn


Tham Luang Khun Nam Nang Non Cave Rescue Operation was well- known around the world in 2018. Nowadays, it will not be only a legend but it will be alive and to be told again to students by this developed curriculum. The objective aims to 1) develop and evaluate the Tham Luang Khun Nam Nang Non curriculum by coaching process and 2) study teachers’ awareness and their perspective after participating into the curriculum proposing activities by coaching process. The target group was teachers at Ban Jong School, Mae Sai District, Chiang Rai Province. Research instruments were lesson plan for training teachers by using coaching process; protocols for focus group discussion of experts, semi- structured interview. Data were analyzed by content analysis. The results can be summarized as follows:
1. The Tham Luang Khun Nam Nang Non of Ban Jong School was developed as an integrated curriculum and it was planned as learner development activities for grade 5 students. The curriculum was divided into 6 units; 1) interesting Tham Luang, 2) Tham Luang rescue operation, 3) heroes of Tham Luang, 4) mindfulness and compassion for disaster survival, 5) survival from cave trapping and others natural disaster, and 6) realize the value and preservation of Tham Luang. The curriculum was verified its quality with the concurrence of the experts by focus group discussion for assessing suitability. It revealed the quality of the curriculum at good level. Then, activities, timing, and materials were revised before implementation.
2. Teachers showed their awareness on being story tellers of Tham Luang Khun Nam Nang Non Cave Rescue Operation to their students through the curriculum, they have the power of positive thinking and growth mindset toward giving hands for proposing the Tham Luang Khun Nam Nang Non curriculum for their student school and community.


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Jantakoon, J., Thanaphatchottiwat, S., & Wattanathorn, A. (2020). THE CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT OF THE THAM LUANG KHUN NAM NANG NON CAVE BY COACHING PROCESS: การพัฒนาหลักสูตรถ้ำหลวง ขุนน้ำนางนอน ด้วยกระบวนการโค้ช. JOURNAL OF EDUCATION NARESUAN UNIVERSITY, 22(3), 65-79. Retrieved from
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