Enhancement of High Competency Pre-Service Teachers in the Digital Age

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Boonrudee Udomphon, Chouang Uthitasarn, Malai Pradapsri, Yothin Sawangdee


The objective of this research was to study the enhancement of high competency pre-service teachers in the digital age. This project contained 3 sub-projects; 1) the research and development on the innovation and active learning management to enhance the competency of innovators of learners in the digital era, 2) the process in cultivating high-performance pre-service teachers with teacher spirituality and public mind in the digital society, 3) the enhancement on the competency of coaching teachers through PLC and Coaching processes to promote learning management competency of the pre-service teachers in the school for teacher professional development. This was the mixed method research having the sample group of 30 students of the Faculty of Education, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, and the teachers in the school for teacher professional development. Both quantitative and qualitative data were collected and analyzed to synthesize all 3 sub-projects. The research findings revealed that 1) the model for the enhancement of pre-service teacher production to have high competency in the digital era consisted of 5 components; principles, objectives, process of high competency teachers including the development of learning management for students to be skilled in using technology and innovation in learning management, cultivating pre-service teachers to have teacher spirit and public mind and developing coaching teachers in the school for teacher professional development, developing the teaching profession to have competency in guiding students with quality. 2) The assessment on the appropriateness, usefulness, accuracy and possibility was entirely at the highest level.

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