Management Styles of Special Education Schools Comparison between China and Thailand
International Business Research
The objectives of this study were to study the current management style of special education schools in China and Thailand, to study the differences in the management of special education schools between China and Thailand, to provide advice for the management of special education schools in two countries. The research used an interview to collect quality data from 30 managers who manage Chinese special education schools and Thai special education schools. Content analysis was used to analyze
... s used to analyze the data. Special education schools in China and Thailand have similar school culture management, similar administration management structure and function, similar teacher management and similar parents education management. However, there are some differences in the management of teaching instruction management, teaching material management, student management, and teaching equipment management. Compared to Chinese special education schools with Thai special education schools, the advantage of Chinese special education schools is that they can create specialized teaching material suitable for children with mental retardation. It is better to meet students’ actual needs, is more specialized and targeted, and meets the needs of students' development. The advantage of Thai special education schools is that they can provide pre-school education in all schools for children with special needs, provide critical early intervention in the early childhood of special children.