Policy Suggestions on Teacher Professional Development for Thailand: Assessment for Learning to Drive Education 4.0


  • Natcha Mahapoonyanont
  • Sally Hansen
  • Jenny Poskitt


Thailand has been working through 2 decades of educational reform, but currently, the country still has many challenges to promote to reach the nation educational objectives. Professional development of teachers is one of the important issues had mentioned in the Thai education reform plan. In raising the educational standards and quality many countries over the world have mentioned the concept of assessment for learning (AFL) could increase the learning achievement of students and were success from promoting the AFL concept in educational system of the country. The purpose of this research was to make policy recommendations to the relevant authorities to create a strategic approach to support teachers' assessment for learning skill of Thailand. The results founded those policy suggestions to the relevant authorities for promoting teachers in terms of AFL in Thailand including some issues surrounded by professional learning on AFL.