Development of academic administration within the 'PDCA' framework as perceived by adminstrators in private school under the office of Nonthaburi educational service area 2

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Assumption University. Graduate School of Education
Scholar: AU Graduate School of Education Journal 1, 1 (2009), 81-85
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This study proposes: 1) to investigate the administrators and administrative committees’ actions in academic administration. 2) To examine and compare the actual and expected actions in the framework of academic administration by administrators in private schools under the office of Nonthaburi Educational Service Area 2. 3) To determine an effective strategy for implementing an ‘Academic Administration’ using PDCA framework based on the standards and quality assessment of ONEC (Office the National Education Commission Office of the Prime Minister Kingdom of Thailand). The samples used in this study to determine and compare followed methods of surveying questionnaires for administrative committees and teachers in private schools under the office of Nonthaburi Educational Service Area 2 in 2007- 2008 academic year. The scope is the field of ‘Academic Administration’ in five tasks that are: 1) academic affairs planning 2) curriculum development 3) instruction management 4) supervision and instructional improvement and 5) evaluation of academic affairs on the standards and quality assessment of the PDCA framework. The instruments for collecting data include five tasks of academic administration as above. Action throughout four strands of PDCA framework by the office of National Education Standards and Quality Assessment involves: (P = plan, D = do, C = check, A = Action). The statistical methodologies used for interpretation of data are mean, standard deviations, and t-test within the location of methods: 1) to search for the real statement of problems in ‘academic administration’ 2) to reveal the nature of the PDCA framework related to how to work in effectively in academic administration, 3) to develop and propose active strategies and suggested actions in order to improve standards and quality in the five tasks of academic administration construct cited in the Standards and Quality Assessment of ONEC. Comparison of the actual actions of administrators in five tasks of Academic administration throughout four actions of PDCA: This framework was examined related to statistically significant differences from the expected actions in the group of administrative committees; classified by gender, age, educational background and working experience. Next, the actual actions or expected actions, were looked at, especially in the framework of PDCA (P = plan, D = do, C = check, A = Action) throughout the five task areas cited above. Supervision and Instruction Improvement and Evaluation of Academic Affair were looked at in private schools under the office of Nonthaburi Educational Service Area 2 for the 2007- 2008 academic year. The results of this study will be used to propose effective suggestions for implicative actions: 1. if there are high or low-rated actual actions of school administrators in the five tasks in academic administration throughout the four actions of PDCA framework. One is able to find out what factors were weak or strong so as to solve and develop remediation programs to address need. 2. If there are high or low-rated expected actions then one can propose, motivate, and develop school administrators and teamwork aspects to implement the academic administration in every school.
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