Friday June 2, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. – The International Section of Khon Kaen University Demonstration School held the opening ceremony of the new building complex. Prof. Sumalee Chaijaroen, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Education presided over the ceremony, which was attended by the Faculty administrators, lecturers, and distinguished guests who jointly presented offering sets to the monks. Then at 16:30 p.m., the new building complex was officially opened at the multipurpose lawn. Assoc. Prof. Issara Kanjug, Ph.D., Vice Dean for Strategy and Organizational Development presented the reporting speech to the Dean, Prof. Sumalee Chaijaroen, Ph.D., who made the opening speech. The ceremony was followed by the performances of students: ballet dance, super kids freestyle SOLO, freestyle dance, and Do-Re-Mi Back To School.
Assoc. Prof. Issara Kanjug, Ph.D., Vice Dean for Strategy and Organizational Development, Faculty of Education, Khon Kaen University reported that the school building complex is divided into 3 buildings, Building A, Building B, and Building C, each being 3-storeyed, consisting of 18 classrooms, 8 laboratories, multipurpose room, administrator offices, and administration office. Besides, there are other usage space such as the activity lawn in front of the complex and the parking area.
“The school building complex has been designed in such a way that the students will be able to mostly benefit from learning, both in terms of learning psychology and learning development. The design corresponds to the curriculum of the International Section of Khon Kaen University Demonstration School, which is based on “Innovative School” style that accents self-learning development of the students. The school has also initiated learning innovations that lead to students becoming creative innovators who possess necessary skills of the 21st Century. Students will be able to practice, and they will be trained to appropriately present their concepts based on their acquired knowledge. The school also aims at developing the standard of the curriculum towards international excellence and creating an intellectual resource treasure for the society.”
Prof. Sumalee Chaijaroen, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Education, Khon Kaen University said that the International Section of KKU Demonstration School has never ceased to develop and design the learning processes to keep them modernized. She then thanked all of the parents who trust the school and who regularly are in good cooperation with the school. The learning efficiency of the students is improved owing to cooperation from the parent network.
“The construction of the building complex was a lot of money, but this is worth the investment, for we are going to instill good quality learning in the students. I hope that the use of the new school building complex will most greatly benefit all of the students.”
Khon Kaen University Demonstration School, International Section is affiliated to the Faculty of Education, Khon Kaen University. The International Section covers kindergarten to Grade 6. The objectives of the school are to be an experimental and research venue for educational innovations, teaching media and tools, and different curricula of the Faculty of Education. The school assists the Faculty in promotion and improvement of the educational quality, and it is the research resource for different developments of children. Research has been conducted to improve teaching and learning. The school also provides a place for students of the Faculty of Education to observe instructional methods and children’s learning behaviors.
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