Dr. Walai Isarankura Na Ayudhaya is Lecturer and Head of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Faculty of Education at Chulalongkorn University. She graduated from D.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction in Social Studies at Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A. She is an expert in society and culture in both countries and the region. She is involved in conducting workshops on the development of the province education of community colleges and preparing teachers to ASEAN and international standards. Dr. Walai Isarankura participated also in projects to raise the quality of the educational system among teachers and administrators and coordinated academic projects abroad. She joined a number of discussion meeting panels including The Future of ASEAN and New Member States: A Special Focus on Thailand, The Association for Asian Studies Philadelphia, at Marriott Philadelphia in USA, and Guidelines for the Development of General Education Courses to prepare to ASEAN.