ISSN 2286-976X (Print)
ISSN 2539-5513 (Online)
RANGSIT JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
RANGSIT JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES (RJSH)
Volume 6 Number 1, January - June 2019
Community Mobilization Methods for School Development in a Rural Area, Cambodia
Received 27 January 2019 / Revised 13 May 2019 / Accepted in final form 20 May 2019 / Publish Online 8 June 2019
The study explores how primary schools in the remote area in Cambodia mobilized communities for school development, and the leadership roles of school administrators and School Support Committee leaders in mobilizing community participation. Qualitative research method was employed. The study found two approaches of community resource mobilization including community-led mobilization and delegated-resource mobilization. Leadership roles of school administrators and School Support Committee leaders were crucial in implementing community mobilization. The study suggested further research on community participation in children’s learning and power dynamic of school administrators and school support committee leaders in community mobilization.