A Study on the Education and Modernization of Basic Education in the Northeast of Thailand
Abstract: This research paper aims to a) study the educational modernization and use of technology and b) summarize the problems of using modern media and technology in the basic education of the Northeastern region of Thailand. There are four educational modernization and technology utilization in the Northeastern region, which area) a comprehensive STEM education model, b) distance learning via television, c) the three innovations principle, and d) education and learning on community-based water management for agricultural vocational students for five pilots Colleges of Agriculture and Technology by applying science, technology, and Innovation (STI). It was found that the existing problems in the modernization of the basic education in the region can be summarized into three main points: a) the problems of using media and information technology, which can be sub-divided into three areas: (i) information technology (IT), (ii) e-learning, and (iii) IT knowledge and experience b) problems and obstacles of the needs in information technology; and c) problems and needs of competencies and skills for IT teaching staff and instructors.
Presider: Gabriela Ripka, Chair of School Pedagogy, University of Wuerzburg