Essential competencies analysis of a training model development for non-formal vocational teachers under the office of the non-formal and informal education in Thailand
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailande
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Non-formal vocational education provides practical experiences in a particular occupational field to non-formal semi-skilled learners. Non-formal vocational teachers are the key persons to deliver particular occupational knowledge. The essential competencies enhancement for non-sformal vocational teachers will improve teaching performance. The question of the research is what the essential competencies for the nonformal vocational teachers are. The research method was 1) to review related literature, 2) to collect a needs assessment, and 3) to analyse the essential competencies for non-formal vocational teachers. The population includes non-formal vocational teachers at the executive level and nonformal vocational teachers. The results from the essential competencies analysis found that the essential competencies for non-formal vocational teachers consist of 5 capabilities including 1) Adult learning design capability, 2) Adult learning principle application capability, 3) ICT searching capability for teaching preparation, 4) Instructional plan development capability and 5) Instructional media development capability.
Key words: non-formal vocational education / non-formal vocational teachers / teaching performance / essential competencies
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