Grade 7 to Grade 12
The children (aged 12-17) now have strong wills and their own views on a variety of topics. They are feeling the surge toward adulthood, yet still need assistance as they fine-tune their adjustment from childhood to maturity. It is time for them to set goals in their life derived from their developing awareness of their own true potential. The students are encouraged to come to this understanding through more complex and insight-provoking activities that are based on real situation. They learn to recognize the link between their intellectual and spiritual growth, to allow for the emergence of a young adult who is ready to enthusiastically make a positive contribution to society.
In high school besides academics the development of life skills such as taking care of themselves and their classroom, preparing school lunch and all kinds of community services has to receive a lot of attention.
World crisis issues are designed to be the theme for students to learn through Projects. Project-based learning motivates inquiring minds starting with ‘the problem’ that leads to finding solutions. Academic subjects are an integration of academic content into real life situations. The learning comes in various forms: research , experimentation, information/knowledge management, systematic thinking skills, collaboration and using communication technology effectively.
Upper secondary school projects
Wastewater Treatment Project
The students studied about water resources and community water management. They applied science knowledge to manage wastewater system in school buildings and the kitchen area. It was a knowledge application related to environmental and self-sustaining issues. This was grade 11 project in 2010 did this project to manage wastewater from the upper secondary’s kitchen and building. This is the continuing project for grade 11 students. Now we are able to set the wastewater treatment system in the secondary school. In 2015 the article Roong Aroon Wastewater Treatment Project by grade 12 students was published on K-12 STEM Education, the online journal of IPST, Vol.1, No.1, Jan-Mar 2015
Student work: Roong Aroon Wastewater Treatment Project Report
HIA or Health Impact Assessment Project entitled “We Love Andaman” at Baan Laem Hin, Krabi Province, Thailand.
The students studied how the villagers earn their fishing from the sea. And the sea is so abundant in many species of aquatic animals which are expected for great income to Thailand . Rare animals such as dugongs are also found there. The students delivered a draft of HIA report organized with fact and information retrieved from villagers. And the topic is the study of Ecological Community and Traditional Fishing. They also participated in The first ASEAN Conference on Impact Assessment and Mitigation: Towards ASEAN Engagement and Sustainability Development in November 23, 2015. The project belonged to Matthayom 6 students, The academic year 2015.
Student works: Love Andaman Brochure / Artisanal Fishery Local Wisdom / Potential of Baan Leam Hin, Krabi Province, Thailand. / Changes / Learning Process
The Project of Gold Mines and Communities in Wang Sapung District, Loey Province.
The students studied how the gold mining industry impacts the environment, the agriculture, and the health of people in the area. The students delivered a set of information entitled “Gold Mines: Getting Rich or Hurting Others” to tell about the sufferings of people in the area around gold mining through various media: four short films accompanied with four infographic brochures, a Facebook page “Gold Mines: Getting Rich or Hurting Others.” The project belonged to grade 12 students, the academic year 2012.
Student works: Infographic: The Gold Mine Provides Income or Ruins Lives