SYSTEM AND DRIVE MECHANISM FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE TEACHERS DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTING THAILAND 4.0 ระบบและกลไกขับเคลื่อนระบบการพัฒนาครูสมรรถนะสูงสำหรับประเทศไทย 4.0

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Penvara Xupravati
Pruet Siribunpitak
Chayapim Usaho
Sukanya Chaemchoy
Suebsakul Narintarangkul Na Ayudhaya


This research was to develop the system and the system drive mechanism for high performance teacher development supporting Thailand 4.0 by using mixed method methodology. The research procedure comprised of 2 steps; Step 1 was studied desirable state of teacher development system and system drive mechanisms by questionnaire. Informants are academics, teacher development policymakers, deans, directors of educational service area, principals and teachers in total of 86 people using purposive sampling. Step 2 was developed system and system drive mechanisms for high performance teacher development. Drafting the system and its drive mechanism using quantitative data from questionnaire in step 1. Verified the appropriateness and feasibility using focus group discussion with 22 teacher development experts using purposive sampling. Research finding was teacher development system comprised of qualitative goals and quantitative goals, main responsible agency/person were teacher education institutes, educational institutes and teachers themselves, teacher development model was a combination of on-the-job training, off- the-job training and self-study, teacher development system managed by affiliated agency of each institute in educational service area, and budget allocation should give the opportunity for educational institutions and teachers to use the budget to support individual teacher development. The drive mechanisms for teacher development system to create high performance teachers in Thailand supporting Thailand 4.0 had 2 mains mechanisms which were teacher development quality controlled mechanism and teacher development system controlled mechanism by professional organizations or teachers council setting the standards for teacher development that emphasize the development of teacher competency (Competency Based) and ability of the teachers to develop desirable characteristics of the learners (Outcome Based).


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Xupravati, P., Siribunpitak, P., Usaho, C., Chaemchoy, S., & Narintarangkul Na Ayudhaya, S. . (2021). SYSTEM AND DRIVE MECHANISM FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE TEACHERS DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTING THAILAND 4.0: ระบบและกลไกขับเคลื่อนระบบการพัฒนาครูสมรรถนะสูงสำหรับประเทศไทย 4.0. JOURNAL OF EDUCATION NARESUAN UNIVERSITY, 23(3), 229–243. Retrieved from
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