TEFL Training Program for Local and Cultural-based Instruction: Case Studies in Thai Primary Schools

Sasiwan Potcharapanpong, Sumlee Thongthew


The main purpose of this study is to develop an EFL Training Program based on the combination of three theories: reflective teaching, brain-based learning, and school-based training. The program was voluntarily applied by ten elementary teachers from Surin province, Thailand. The program included competency assessment, EFL competency enhancement, EFL teaching activities development and practices, and program evaluation. The activity created positive impacts to the EFL teaching particularly students in the program asserted that there is a better environment of EFL study than their previous experiences. All directors have assigned their EFL teachers to continue using this model in teaching EFL.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ass.v6n9p39

Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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