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kurusapa  

Thai Culture Training Course
for Foreign Teachers

A  Certificate in Thai Language, Culture  and
Professional Ethics for Teaching Profession

(Approved by the Teachers' Council of Thailand (Kurusapa / คุรุสภา )
 


Batch 01: 20-22 July 2012
Batch 02: 24-26 August 2012
Batch 03: 21-23 September 2012
Batch 04: 26-28 October 2012
Batch 05: 16-18 November 2012
Batch 06: 14-16 December 2012

  


Batch 07: 18-20 January 2013
Batch 08: 09-11 August 2013
Batch 09: 30 August-1 Sept 2013
Batch 10: 27-29 September 2013 (A)
Batch 10: 27-29 September 2013 (B)

 

 

Application Form   |   Brochure
The Teachers' Council of Thailand (Khurusapha) has postponed the Thai Culture seminar indefinitely.


The postponement (nationwide) has been effective since October 2013 to date. To receive updates in regard to the seminar, please email us at pnrucenter@gmail.com


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Bangkok 10220 THAILAND

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APPLICANT’S QUALIFICATION
The participants must be at least 20 years of age and holding at least a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. The participants must not possess any of the prohibited characteristics pursuant to section 44 (b) of the Teachers and Educational Personnel Council Act B.E. 2003 (2546).


 




CERTIFICATE
Only 40 Khurusapha-approved certificates will be issued per batch as the number of participants is only limited to 40. Participants who attend the entire 20-hour course will obtain the certificate in Thai Language, Culture and Professional Ethics for Teaching Profession endorsed by the Teachers' Council of Thailand (Kurusapa / คุรุสภา) and Phranakorn Rajabhat University.  
 


RATIONALE

The B.E. 2546 Thai Teacher Association Act has mandated that the teaching profession shall be a licensed profession. According to Clause 5 Section 2 of B.E. 2547's Teacher Council's regulation, any foreigner seeking to obtain a Thai teaching license is required to pass an examination and assessment procedure established by the Teachers' Council of Thailand (Kurusapa / คุรุสภา).

Phranakhon Rajabhat University, in partnership with The Teachers' Council of Thailand, will organize training of foreign teachers in Thai Language, Culture and Professional Ethics to fulfill this requirement.


OBJECTIVE
To train foreigners in various aspects of Thai society and professional ethics so that they will be equipped with knowledge and experience needed to work effectively in Thailand and as partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Thai Teacher’s license.

 

                           


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SYLLABUS

The courses required by the Teacher’s Council of Thailand (Kurusapa / คุรุสภา) and the 3-day (20 hours) syllabus for this orientation program are described below.
society  
Society (4 hours)
                                           
State of Thai society in the past and at present; social structures; way of life environments; and Thai wisdom.
     
culture  
Language and Culture (6 hours)
               
Thai language in daily living; beliefs; values; characteristics of Thai people dress code on various occasions; food; Thai sports and games; and Buddhist life styles. 
     
ethics  
Professional Ethics (6 hours)

Professional standards and ethics; central focuses in The B.E. 25 Association and Educational Personnel Act; the significance of professional ethics; personal behaviors; ethical standards towards service recipients; ethical standards towards colleagues; and social ethics.
     
manner  
Manners (2 hours)

Manners on various occasions: Standing postures on formal and informal occasions; walking; sitting and how to rise from a seated position; how to do "Wais" to individuals of different social strata; and encountering, receiving from and handing articles to higher- ranking individuals.
     
music  
Arts and Music (2 hours)  
                         
Thai arts from various regions of Thailand; values and beauty; uniqueness of Thai arts in each region; characteristics and features of Thai musical instruments; Thai dramatic arts; Thai literature; Thai sports and games.



TENTATIVE TIMETABLE

Day

Time

Topics

Hours

1
(7 Hours)

08.30-10.30
10.30-11.30
11.30-12.30
12.30-14.30
14.30-16.30

Thai Society 1
Language & Culture 1
Lunch
Language & Culture 2
Manners

2 hours
1 hour

2 hours
2 hours

2
(7 Hours)

08.30-10.30
10.30-11.30
11.30-12.30
12.30-14.30
14.30-16.30

Thai Society 2
Language & Culture 3
Lunch
Language & Culture 4
Arts & Music

2 hours
1 hour

2 hours
2 hours

3
(6 Hours)

08.30-11.30
11.30-12.30
12.30-15.30

Professional Ethics 1
Lunch
Professional Ethics 2

3 hours

3 hours



METHODS OF LEARNING
1. Lecture
2. Demonstration/ Role play
3. Discussion
4. Instructions via electronic devices 
5. Hands-on Experience
6. Case studies/ Study visit


ASSESSMENT
Participants will be evaluated by testing 20% and practical training 80%. 
Participants are required to pass not less than 60% of the over-all requirements. 

1. Observation (20%)
2. Interview (20%)
3. Discussion (20%)
4. Hands-on Practice (20%)
5. Paper Exam (20 %)

Downloads: Application Form | Brochure


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