The Needs of Private Primary Schools in Sai-Mai District for Academic Administration Development Based on the Students’ Creative Thinking Skills


  • Napaphawan Kaewjai Division of Educational Management, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University


Academic Administration, Creative Thinking Skills, Private Primary Schools


This descriptive research aimed 1) to study the current and the desirable states of academic administration based on the concept of students’ creative thinking skills in the private primary schools located in Sai-Mai district and 2) to present the needs of private primary schools in Sai-Mai district for academic administration development based on the concept of students’ creative thinking skills. The data were gathered from March to May 2021 and then analyzed by using frequency distribution, percentage, mean, standard deviation, and PNImodified

The results had shown that the current and the desirable states in the academic administration of private primary schools in Sai-Mai district based on the concept of students’ creative thinking skills were at a moderate level and a high level, respectively. The findings also indicated that the highest priority needs index was the curriculum development followed by the measurement and evaluation, the instructional management, and the development and use of educational technology media.  While considering each aspect, 1) curriculum development found that the highest index was the elaboration. 2) measurement and evaluation found that the highest index was fluency. 3) instructional management found that the highest index was elaboration. And 4) the development and use of educational technology media found that the highest index was flexibility.


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