Guidelines on Managing Chinese Language Learning for Bilingual Schools (Thai-Chinese) under the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration

  • XIAOYU LUO
Keywords: Guidelines, Chinese language learning management, Bilingual Schools (Thai – Chinese)

Abstract

This study aimed to develop a guidelines on managing Chinese language learning for Bilingual Schools (Thai – Chinese) under the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration. The study was divided into 2 phases. Phase 1 was to investigate the present state and needs on managing Chinese language learning for Bilingual Schools (Thai – Chinese) under the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration from the perspectives of the involved personnel in Bilingual Schools (Thai – Chinese) under the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration Phase 2 was to create guidelines on managing Chinese language learning for Bilingual Schools (Thai – Chinese) under the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration and to verify the accuracy and suitability of the guidelines by interviewing experts on teaching Chinese language and school management. A questionnaire, a semi-structured interview form, and an evaluation form were used as tools for collecting data. Percentage, mean, and Standard Deviation were employed for analyzing quantitative data. Modified Priority Needs Index (PNImodified) and content analysis were used for needs assessment and analyzing qualitative data, respectively.

The results of this research found that the actual state of the Chinese language learning management for Bilingual Schools (Thai – Chinese) in all aspects was at a high level ( =4.00) and the expected state of the Chinese language learning management for Bilingual Schools (Thai – Chinese) in the overall was at the highest level ( =4.62). The difference between the actual state and the expected state were significant different at .01 level. The Modified Priority Needs Index revealed that aspects on teaching method and learners were at a high needs (PNImodified = 0.20) and aspects on curriculum and teaching technique were at a low needs (PNImodified = 0.13 and 0.10, respectively). The guidelines on managing Chinese language learning for Bilingual Schools (Thai – Chinese) under the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration consisted of 4 main factors: 1) Goal and Principle 2) Curriculum and Teaching facility 3) Teaching technique and Teaching method and 4) Instructor and Learner Development.

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Published
2019-04-29
Section
Research Articles