CHANGING TRENDS IN THAI EDUCATION: A REVIEW ARTICLE ON ICT-ENABLED LEARNING

Phra Suradet Wongfan

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ICT in Thai education as a facilitator is well documented. However, the incorporation of the developing ICT trends for advancement in the basic education establishment in Thailand has been slow. The objective of this study is to present a detailed overview of the advances in ICT-enabled education in Thailand. Through a detailed summary of the the past and present government initiatives, in ICT-enabled education are presented. Further, the barriers inhibiting the integration of ICT in the Thai education system are discussed. Resolutions are then assessed by reviewing some of the significant trends in ICT development and assessing their influence in minimizing barriers. The contribution of this paper will be organized into two parts. First, the paper will advance current knowledge by presenting an updated summary of past and current ICT applications in the field of education and barriers to ICT-enabled education in Thailand. Second, the paper will help examine how the innovative use of technological trends could potentially lower the barriers to integration of ICT and lead to an advanced education system in Thailand.


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ICT, ICT-enabled education, Thailand, ICT integration

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