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The Subjects that I Learn
Written by Panrit "Gor" Daoruang   
Wednesday, 07 February 2007 00:38
LANGUAGES

Thai Language:

Objectives

  1. To acquire knowledge and understanding of the language principles.
  2. To be able to use language at a level appropriate to the learners' age.
  3. To be competent in critical reading and listening.
  4. To develop creative thinking, good reading and writing habits and good taste of book choices.
  5. To recognize the importance of Thai as a medium of communication of the people in the country, and a factor for promoting nation's unification.
  6. To appreciate Thai literature and beautiful written literary works as being a part of national culture.
  7. To be able to apply language in pursuit of knowledge.

Foreign Languages:

Objectives

  1. To develop competence and aptitude in a foreign language according to learners' interest.
  2. To master basic skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing of the selected language for the purposes of communication, pursuit of knowledge, formation of basis for higher language studies, and understanding of culture embedded in the language.
  3. To appreciate the study of the selected language and to develop reading habits.

SCIENCES - MATHEMATICS:

Sciences:

Objectives

The objectives are to enable learners to develop the following characteristics:-

  1. understanding about principles and basic theories of science.
  2. understanding about characteristic, scope and limitation of science.
  3. skills in scientific and technological studies, discoveries and inventions.
  4. rational thinking, open-mindedness, accepting others' opinions, belief in and making use of scientific method in problem-solving, love, interest and eagerness to learn about science and technology.
  5. realization of the relationships among science, technology, human being and the environment concerning their mutual influences and impacts.
  6. application of scientific and technological knowledge and understanding for social benefits and in daily life.

Mathematics:

Objectives

To enable learners to develop the following characteristics:-

  1. knowledge and understanding of mathematics, data apparent in the environment, ability to think rationally and use reasons in expressing opinions in an orderly, clear and thoughtful manner.
  2. calculating skill.
  3. awareness of the usefulness of mathematics both in daily life and as a knowledge-seeking tool.
  4. ability to apply mathematical knowledge, understanding and skill to daily life and as a basis for studying higher mathematics and other subjects requiring mathematical knowledge.

SOCIAL STUDIES:

Objectives

To enable learners to develop the following the characteristics:-

  1. knowledge and understanding of relationships between man and the environment; social, cultural, economic and political development; the democratic system of government; and religious principles.
  2. ability to apply the knowledge gained to analysing socio-economic problems related to daily life; ability to choose correct ways of life, and to adapt oneself to the environment conditions.
  3. appreciation of the values of natural environment, the Thai cultural heritages; adherence to the democratic way of life, the religious principles and moral ethics; possession of desirable values; love and care of the localities and the nation; pride in being Thai; and loyalty to the monarch Institution.
  4. ability to behave as good citizens under the democratic system of government with the Monarch as the Head of State; participation in conserving and enhancing community art and culture and the environment.

PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT:

Health and Physical Education:

Objectives

The objectives are to enable learners to develop the following characteristics:-

  1. skills in talking exercise, playing sports, taking care of one's health and welfare.
  2. knowledge and ability to develop and maintain physical and mental competencies, health and welfare.
  3. appreciation of the values of taking exercise, playing sports, taking care of one's health and welfare.
  4. orderly conduct and discipline, sportsmanship, and good health habit.

Art Education:

objectives

  1. To acquire basic knowledge and understanding of art.
  2. To appreciate art, to take pride in Thai arts and culture and to conserve as a part of Thai cultural heritage.
  3. To be able to apply art in development of mentality, personality and good taste.
  4. To be able to perform art at a level appropriate to learners' ability, aptitude and interest.

WORK AND VOCATION:

Work Education:

Objectives

  1. To develop basic knowledge necessary for daily living.
  2. To enhance proper practices according to work process.
  3. To improve the quality of working.
  4. To be able to analyse and plan daily work.
  5. To develop good work habits, co-operation skills, work ethics and self-sufficiency.
  6. To explore and discover one's own capability , aptitude and interest.

Vocational Education:

Objectives

  1.  
  2. To acquire vocational ability and skills sufficient to work in accordance with one's age.
  3. To develop appropriate vocational attitudes and ethics.
  4. To possess entrepreneurial skills in management, marketing and cooperation.

ACTIVITIES:

Boy Scout / Girl Scout Activities:

Objectives

In order to enable learners to develop physical, intellectual, mental, and moral qualities so as to become good citizens with responsibility in promoting social progress, national peace and security, the following characteristics are to be cultivated:-

  1. knowledge, understanding , and ability to comply with the Promise, the Scout Laws, and Senior Scout Mottos.
  2. skills in observation, memorization, using hands and tools, problem-solving, and team work.
  3. honesty, bravery, patience, self-confidence, good discipline, unity, sympathy, sacrifice, and doing good for the public benefit.
  4. self-improvement, creating skillful craftsmanship, interest in nature and natural development.

Red Cross Youth Activities:

Objectives

  1. To be able to follow the Red Cross Youth Promise.
  2. To be able to follow the Red Cross principles.
  3. To possess good health, physically and mentally.
  4. To sacrifice, to be diligent , honest, frugal, patient, and well-disciplined.
  5. To be creative and make wise uses of spare time.
  6. To help one's community and to be able to live with others in the society.
  7. To be kind, generous, and friendly to others in the world.

Girl Guide Activities:

Objectives

  1. To be able to follow the Promise, Laws, Motto, and Slogans of Girl Guides.
  2. To possess the habit of doing good for others.
  3. To see the merits of following good cultural practices and of being a good citizen.
  4. To conserve and enhance the environment.
  5. To possess good health, physically and mentally.
  6. To be responsible, able to help one's community, and to live with others in the society.
  7. To be creative and know how to invent new devices by oneself.

Information from: The 1990 Revised Edition of The 1978 Lower Secondary School Curriculum published by Department of Curriculum and Instruction Development, Ministry of Education.