Siripaarn Suwanmonkha

Speaker Profile

Siripaarn

Name: Siripaarn Suwanmonkha

Position: Associate Professor of Department of Educational Research and Psychology, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University

Country: Thailand

Biography

Siripaarn Suwanmonkha, Ph.D. was an associate professor at the Department of Educational Research and Psychology, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University where she had been teaching for 34 years. She has served as the Director of Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Professional Development at Chulalongkorn University since 2002.

She previously served as an Associate Dean in Special Affairs (2009-2011), Associate Dean in Academic and Research (1997-2001) and Associate Dean for Research (1900-1992) and Director of Professional Experience Training Unit, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University (1984-1986).

Her main research interest is in the area of teachers’ learning and professional development. For example, specific research projects that she conducted in the past are Basic Education for Career Development (2010), Research and Development of Action Research Program on Environmental Education Experience for Reflective Practitioner Development (2003-2004) and Research and Development the Training Program for Leaders in Instructional Integration for Energy and Environmental Conservation in School Curriculums: Dawn Project (1998).

She has led professional development programs such as “Core Team Development through Coaching and Mentoring Collaborative Systems” (2015-) and “Teachers, Principals, and Supervisors Development through Coaching and Mentoring Collaborative Systems” (2013). Additionally, she has served as an academic advisor in “Teachers as Learners: Digital Media for Professional Development” project (2014-).

Dr. Suwanmonkha received MS and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Michigan State University.