Development of a model for Sustainable Environmental Administration based on Sappaya Dhamma of Primary Schools in Thailand

Authors

พระPhrakrusoponpattaravet (Ittipol Padhaniko), พระPhrasuwanmahaphuthaphibal (Ho Subhaddo), พระPhrakrukosolpariyattayanukij (Tharueti Rungchaiwitoon), รศ.ว่าที่ ร.ต.ดร.ชัยยุทธ ชิโนกุล

Published

1st International Conference on Technology Innovative Educational and Multidisciplinary skills in the 21st century research (ICTEMR-2021)

Abstract

The purpose of this research was to develop and propose a model for sustainable environmental administration based on Sapana Dhamma of primary schools in Thailand. Mixed methods research was used for research design. In quantitative research, data was collected from 390 samples using questionnaires, and was analyzed by using descriptive statistics which were percentage statistics. frequency, mean, standard deviation. In qualitative research, data was collected by using in-depth interview with 24 key informants and focus group discussion with 9 experts, and data was analyzed by using content analysis. Results indicated that 1) environmental administration conditions in primary schools consisted of (1) physical environment within the school,(2) social environment within the school, and (3) the teaching and learning environment. Development of sustainable environmental administration based on Sappaya Dhamma of primary schools consisted of (1) Arvasa Sappaya is appropriate, these include residences or places that are comfortable and peaceful,(2) Khojara Sappaya, travel is appropriate that the place must have an orbit or a pathway to and for easily and not extremely far away,(3) Passa Sappaya, talking is appropriate such as conversation by talking about things that are beneficial to the administration. 2) A model for sustainable environmental administration based on Sappaya Dhamma of primary schools in Thailand was emphasized 3 important aspects which were:(1) Sappaya Dhamma (S), the sustainable Sangha principle is the right thing complementary help to support the administration to get good results;(2) Environmental Administration (E), it is a policy, planning, controlling, solving and improving various environments in the school to be in good condition and hygienic by implementing the project implementation guidelines, consisting of 3 areas which are (2.1) physical environment management,(2.2) social environment within the school, and (2.3) teaching and learning management;(3) School (S), the school for the development of environmental administration according to the sustainable Buddhist principles for primary school in Thailand. Therefore, SES Model was proposed, and there should be participation between administrators, teachers, school board directors, parents, students and communities.

Development of a model for Sustainable Environmental Administration based on Sappaya Dhamma of Primary Schools in Thailand1st International Conference on Technology Innovative Educational and Multidisciplinary skills in the 21st century research (ICTEMR-2021), 689-696.