Using the Philosophy of Sufficiency Economy (PSE) in high school agricultural teaching in Northeastern (Isan) Thailand

Pakkapong Poungsuk
Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural Education, Faculty of Industrial Education
King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand

Nawarat Pourpan
Instructor
Department of Agriculture and Environment, Surindra Rajabhat University
Surin Province, Thailand

Phaitoon Thongsuk
Instructor
Department of Agriculture and Environment, Surindra Rajabhat University
Surin Province, Thailand

Reference to this paper should be made as follows:

Pakkapong Poungsuk, Nawarat Pourpan and Phaitoon Thongsuk
Poungsuk, P., Pourpan, N., & Thongsuk, P. (2016). Using the Philosophy of Sufficiency Economy (PSE) in high school agricultural teaching in Northeastern (Isan) Thailand. Asian International Journal of Social Sciences, 16(1), 116-127.
https://doi.org/10.29139/aijss.20160106

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Abstract

The PSE in teaching agriculture by high school teachers in northeastern of Thailand was done to determine its significance. The data were collected through a survey using a questionnaire to 141 respondents. The results show all of respondents know the PSE from newspapers and the Internet, and trainings related to PSE. The respondents implemented and applied the PSE to teach agriculture and found to be high level. Elements related to PSE were morality and reasonableness to be in highest level and knowledge, moderateness, and self-immunity were high level.

Keywords:  agricultural teacher, high school, teaching agriculture

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