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The objectives of this research were 1) to study the eight basic morals for student development at Mettasuksa School under the Royal Patronage of Princess Mahachakrisirindhorn, Muang Chiang Mai District 2) to study the practice of the eight basic morals of students 3) to propose development guidelines according to the eight basic morals for students. The sample group was two-hundred students of Mettasuksa School of Princess Mahachakrisirindhorn, Muang Chiang Mai District Chiang Mai Province, in the academic year 2020. The research tool was a questionnaire. the statistics used for data analysis were frequency, percentage, mean, and standard deviation, and after that present the results of the data analysis in the form of a lecture table.The results showed that:
- Practice the eight basic morals of Mettasuksa School Students under the royal patronage of Princess Mahachakrisirindhorn, Muang Chiang Mai overall was at a high-level (= 3.88, S.D. = 0.389). It showed that administrators, teachers, and students saw the importance of conducting oneself with morality, especially the virtues that correspond to the eight basic moral principles.
- When considering each aspect, it found that all aspects were at a high level when sorted by average, namely, harmony, discipline, cleanliness, politeness, kindness, integrity, diligence, and frugality, respectively.
- Guidelines for developing the students according to the eight basic morals that the school should instill in sharing or helping others when they saw others suffer whether it is assisted by donation or physical assistance. The school should cultivate a love of reading and promote the practice before and after class or after school. In addition, the school should encourage students to use their polite and correct words according to the time and give comparative examples to know which speech should and should not be used.