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This research aim to study the needs assessment of kindergarten teachers’ basic skills. This study is a survey research. The sample was 71 kindergarten teachers under the office of Phitsanulok Primary Educational Service Area 2. The research instrument was questionnaire. Statistics used to analyze data were frequency, percentage, means, standard deviation and setting priority in terms of needs using modified priority needs index (PNImodified). The findings were as follows; The first basic skill that kindergarten teachers need to develop is the academic knowledge (PNImodified = 0.34) which consisted of reinforcement and child preparation techniques (PNImodified = 0.63), kindergarten curriculum (PNImodified = 0.39) and philosophy and policy for kindergarten educational management (PNImodified = 0.37). The second is the skills and ability (PNImodified = 0.24) which consisted of child preparation techniques (PNImodified = 0.65), developmental assessment and evaluation for kindergarten (PNImodified = 0.35) and behavior observation (PNImodified = 0.30). The last is the necessary characteristics (PNImodified = 0.05) which consisted of tolerance (PNImodified = 0.13), enthusiasm (PNImodified = 0.12) and study (PNImodified = 0.07).
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