Strategies of Ethic and Morality Indoctrination in Schools of Buddhist Teaching Monks Current Situation of Thai Children and Youth
This research article aims to study the strategy of ethics and morality and present the models of ethics and morality indoctrination in schools of Buddhist teaching monks. This is a mixed-methods research. As a result, it is found that 1. Buddhist teaching monks use the 4 strategies for indoctrinating ethics and morality to the students in the school including (1) establishing the immunity by earnestly enhancing ethics and morality (2) changing the behaviours of at-risk students to be good people with ethics and morality (3) enhancing the target students’ group to have ethics and morality (4) enhancing the activities to develop the ethics and morality of the students cooperating with departments, schools, and communities. Next, 2. There are 4 models of ethics and morality indoctrination in schools including prevention model, improvement model, change model, and development model. According to the respondents, they contain the opinion of ethics and morality indoctrination in schools’ models as overall in good level (x ̅= 4.06, S.D. = 0.510); additionally, when considering each aspect, it is found that every aspect is in a good level.