The evaluation of Scout curriculum activities that focus on life skills in Cub Scouts, Scouts and Senior Scouts under the Basic school level.

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ประวิต เอราวรรณ์
มนตรี วงษ์สะพาน
ลัดดา จิตรวัฒนแพทย์

Abstract

This research has the intention to: 1) determine the skill level of the Cub Scouts,
Scouts and Senior Scouts of Scout curriculum activities that focus on life skills 2) study the
scouting activities of participating schools in Scout curriculum activities that focus on life
skills 3) study the life skills behavior of student who have been learning the Scout
curriculum activities that focus on life skills. The sample data were 717 Scouts including 241
Cub Scouts, 288 Scout and 188 Senior Scouts. And 44 Scouts teachers nationwide that
volunteer activities that enhance Scout curriculum activities that focus on life skills. The
instruments used in the evaluation include an assessment of the Scouts life skills. Scouts
interviews And Scouts teachers interviews. Data were analyzed by percentage, mean,
standard deviation and content analysis. The results are summarized as follows:
1. Life skills levels of Cub Scouts, Scouts and Senior Scouts in the Scout
curriculum activities that focus on life skills is found. Cub Scouts have the life skills at the
highest level is self-awareness, followed by self-esteem, social-responsibility and coping with
emotions and stress, respectively. Scouts have the life skills at the highest level is socialresponsibility, followed by coping with emotions and stress, creative thinking and critical
thinking, respectively. Senior Scouts have the life skills at the highest level is creative
thinking, followed by critical thinking, social-responsibility and interpersonal relationship and
communication, respectively.
2. Conditions of Scout curriculum activities that focus on life skills is found.
Most teachers see the benefit of manual and prepared. Published documents are distributed
to neighboring schools to take advantage but teachers can not follow scouting activities plan
at all because the knowledge and experience is different. As well as take in the event as a
whole is not enough time.
3. Behavior that reflects the life skills of students who have been learning in the
Scout curriculum activities that focus on life skills is found. Most students take the practical
side of life skills activities to use in their daily lives and the people closer to the action.
Students practice applied mainly practices associated with learning in other subject matter
such as various precautions, selecting food for healthy, life planning, self-discipline, family
support, develop their vocational skills training and community development volunteer,
etc. The scouting activities that focus on life skills so they can integrate with other learning
and as a means to create value to the learning process more scouts.

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