The Scenario for the Social Studies Curriculum of the Rajabhat Universities in the Next Decade


  • Apichat Sukaram Faculty of Education, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
  • Charin Mangkhang Faculty of Education, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
  • Chetthapoom Wannapaisan Faculty of Education, Chiang Mai University, Thailand


Social studies curriculum, Rajabhat universities, Teaching profession


The objectives of this research were to; (1) study the current conditions and problems of curriculum administration in social studies (2) study the students’ requirement for the administration of curriculum in social studies present the scenario for the social studies curriculum of the Rajabhat Universities in the next decade. The study evaluated via the EFR (ethnographic futures research). The samples were composed of 353 executives, faculty members and students in the Social Studies Department, Faculty of Education at Rajabhat Universities of the north. The research tools were questionnaires and interviews on the topics of the social studies curriculum. The collected data were tested by using percentage, mean and standard deviation. The results revealed that the important scenario and future trends as follows: (1) Philosophy of the course emphasizing that students are knowledgeable in the field of social studies. (2) Course objectives focus on developing quality learners in accordance with the standards of the Teachers Council of Thailand, Ministry of Education. (3) The structure of the curriculum is flexible and consists of important subjects in everyday life related to today's global society. (4) The policy and supporting aspect should provide enough budget and ensure there were stable policy from the government. (5) The curriculum aspect should be improved for the curriculum structure to be diverse in accordance with the standard qualifications at the bachelor's degree level (TQF.1). Use online courses. (6) The instructor aspect should specialize in social studies. (7) The student aspect should select students who met the specified criteria with committees from many sectors. (8) The aspect of teachers' professional experience training should provide teaching profession training sources that are guaranteed.


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How to Cite

Sukaram, A., Mangkhang, C., & Wannapaisan, . C. (2023). The Scenario for the Social Studies Curriculum of the Rajabhat Universities in the Next Decade. Journal of Multidisciplinary in Social Sciences, 17(1), 47–57. Retrieved from



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