—Children and adolescent will soon grow up to be
the valuable resources to the future of the nation. Hence; their
development of their intelligence both IQ and EQ are somewhat
crucial. Moreover, there have been several successful
researches and studies proven the effectiveness of the EI
development through mindfulness training. This research
highlights mindfulness training effects on primary school and
university students’ EI. Methods utilized are the work-skills
integrated with mindfulness exercises. 180-degree evaluation of
students’ EI in form of EQ tests were distributed to students,
their teachers, and parents for the school X. Only the student’s
part is utilized in university Y. The comparison across two
experimental groups is utilized. Most of the criterions fall
within the national range.
—Emotional intelligence (EI), emotional
quotient (EQ), bully cases, mindfulness training.
Pornpimol Chongphaisal is with Sirindhorn International Institute of
Technology, Thammasat University, Thailand
Voranij Vasuratna is with Communication Arts, Bangkok University,
Thailand (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Yan Yau Wong is with Kasetsart University Laboratory School,
International Program, Thailand (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Nichawan Jarutawai, Asama Lowsuwansiri, Poranut Taechamaneesathid, Nattana Tangsangob, Yau Yan Wong, Voranij Vasuratna, and Pornpimol Chongphaisal, "Mindfulness Training at Schools in Thailand: An Experimental Approach," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 123-126, 2014.