The Study on Painting Courses Instructional Management in the Art Education Program, Lao PDR


  • Vanxay Vongsa Faculty of Fine Arts, Srinakharinwirot University
  • Lertsiri Bovornkitti Department of Art Education, Faculty of Fine Arts, Srinakharinwirot University


painting courses instructional management, art education program of Lao PDR


The important factors in the research on the painting courses instructional management in the Art Education program of the Arts Education College of Lao PDR, are as follows: teacher and teaching method, teaching plan, teaching media and equipment, assessment, facilities, and other supporting factors which affect the teaching-learning environment of the courses. This research is a qualitative research, which used questionnaires, interviews, and observations of the teaching-learning environment.

The results reveal that the factors in condition of teaching-learning environment in painting that received HIGH average scores are teaching plan, teaching method, teaching content, and assessment. The average score given by the teachers and by the students are 53.22% and 68.22% respectively.

After the analysis, the factors that must be quickly developed are 1) teaching media and equipment – including oil painting tools such as oil paint, brushes, palette knives, stretcher bars, easels, color palettes, mixing oils, palette bottles and cups, washcloths and aprons, and drawing models i.e. still life models (triangles, squares, circles, square pipes...) and anatomy model; 2) facilities - including painting studios, exhibition rooms, and information libraries; 3) other supporting factors - including cooperation within the organization and external sponsorships.

The results conclude that these factors must be prioritized and developed for an effective teaching and learning in painting that comply with social and national development.


How to Cite

Vongsa, V., & Bovornkitti, L. (2013). The Study on Painting Courses Instructional Management in the Art Education Program, Lao PDR. Fine Arts Journal: Srinakharinwirot University, 17(2), 165–178. Retrieved from