A Study of the Elements and Thinking School Administration Guidelines of a School under The Provincial Administrative Organization

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Jurarat Laopairodjari
Thidawan Unkong
Sombat Noparak
Wannakorn Phornprasert


This research aimed to study the elements of thinking school administration of a school under the Provincial Administrative Organization, and to study the guidelines of thinking school administration of schools under the Provincial Administrative Organization by studying the elements of Thinking Schools that are the best practice in administration and by interviewing administrators from 3 schools. The tools used were document reviewing, questionnaires, and interview forms. The statistics used were content analysis and data analysis. The results revealed that 1) the components of school administration for teaching thinking skills in the educational institutions consist of 4 aspects: school administration policy, characteristics of school administrators, teaching style, and personnel management. The study of the effectiveness of school administration that teaches thinking can be divided into 3 areas: learner quality, administrative and management processes, and teaching and learning processes that focus on learners. 2) School administration guidelines for teaching thinking in educational institutions consist of 4 steps: organizational managements, learning management, organizing a course that promotes thinking, and the development of thinking teachers, which have guidelines to follow the quality management cycle (PDCA) as follows: Plan, Do, Check and Act.

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Laopairodjari, J., Unkong, T., Noparak, S., & Phornprasert, W. (2022). A Study of the Elements and Thinking School Administration Guidelines of a School under The Provincial Administrative Organization. Rajapark Journal, 16(48), 61–76. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/RJPJ/article/view/256772
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