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How can we evaluate the achievement of lesson study? Case study on Thailand Kittichai Triratanasirichai Associate Professor, Ph.D. Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer Affairs Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Contents KKU in Brief Background of the projects How can we evaluate the achievement of the project
5 Khon Kaen University (KKU) the first university established in North-Eastern region since 1963. Area in main campus about 900 ha, Nong Khai campus about 500 ha, and others 500 ha, 20 faculties, 1 remote campus, 2,092 faculty staff, 6,987 supporting staff 27,620 undergraduate student, 11,792 postgraduate student KKU in brief
Khon Kaen University, Thailand Project’s background In Thailand, Lesson Study was introduced to improve teacher education in 2001, the Faculty of Education, KKU attempted to improve the teacher education program. in 2006, the Center for Research in Mathematics Education (CRME), KKU attempted to introduce Lesson Study into 4 schools in Khon Kaen Province; KooKum Pittayasun, Sumsoong District Chumchon Baan Chonnabot, Muang District Baan Bueng Nium Nong Krai Nun, Muang District (2007) Noong Toom Nong Ngu Leuam, Muang District (2007)
Khon Kaen University, Thailand How can we evaluate the achievement of the project? There are two levels of achievement of the project; Micro level : school, teachers, students Macro level : Policy of Thai Education System
Khon Kaen University, Thailand The achievement of the project : Micro level : school, teachers, students The director of the pilot schools participated the project very well. Teachers play attention with big effort on the projects. The students have positive attitudes on the mathematics classroom through the open-approach and lesson study. The students have more opportunities to act, think, play an active role, do something original, and conclude things by oneself.
Khon Kaen University, Thailand The achievement of the project : Micro level : school, teachers, students The students show some interesting responses as follows: more reasonable, more skillful in observation, more cool-hearted, know how to work cooperatively and more confidence in asking “why?” and “how come?”
Khon Kaen University, Thailand The achievement of the project : Macro level : Policy of Thai Education System Office of Basic Education Commission, Ministry of Education, supported the pilot project in 4 schools, The Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST), start to join the project this year, Thai government support the project by training the teachers in 19 schools from the Northeast and the North of Thailand; about 400 people attend the training in May 2009, Thai government expect to extend the project to the whole nation.
Khon Kaen University, Thailand Teachers Development on Lesson Study and Open Approach Project, 5-30 May 2009