Dr.Patcharaporn Panyawuthikrai or Dr.Apple is an educator and researcher specialized in brain-based learning, behavior modification, self-development training and early childhood development. She is also one of pioneer volunteer parents at Roon Aroon School, an alternative learning school with integrated curriculum, a director of Public Movement, National Institute for Brain-based Learning, a manager of Supported Early Childhood Development Program of Thai Health Promotion Foundation. Her works, which mainly focuses on children learning perspectives, widely broadcasted on TV and radio, as well as published on various newspapers and magazines. She is known among children as "Aunty Ple" of "Here is My Station" program on FM Radio 105 and “Baby's Fun Gang” on Thai PBS.
At present, Dr.Patcharaporn is chair of ASEAN Picture Books and Folk Tales Project, under the support of Reading Culture Promotion Plan, Thai Health Promotion Foundation. She is also an educator and trainer for Thailand Research Association for Child and Family Development and Learning and Research Development Institute Foundation.
Being a PhD graduate in Social and Administrative Pharmacy (International Program), Chulalongkorn University Dr.Patcharaporn continued to develop her knowledge in Early Childhood Care and Education from Advent Links-SAUC Education Centre n Singapore, and Early Childhood Educator Executive Development Program from Kasetsart University.
Presentation Topic :
"Read ASEAN through Life: Research of ASEAN Kid Picture Books"