Education, Economy And Identity: Ten Years Of Educational Reform In Thailand


by Audrey Baron-Gutty; Supat Chupradit

Education, Economy And Identity: Ten Years Of Educational Reform In Thailand

Price:  US$8.00   (SGD10.00*)
Format:  Paper Back, 114 pages
Published:  2009, Thailand, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9786169028208
SB#:  050398 (140)

About This Book

This IRASEC study of educational reform in Thailand is based on field study mainly in the North of the country and focusses on the changes and reforms which have followed the 1999 National Education Act. Chapter 1 on curriculum implementation uses data collated by Chiang Mai University. Ethnic minorities and identity/cultural tensions are then discussed. The pattern and intergration of vocational and technical education and the role of local "Fix It Centres" are then exposed. Then the potentials and possibility of implementing "co-op education" at tertiary level are raised. The final critique calls for the implementation of fundamental rethinking and changes to enable firm patterns of "co-op education" to meet the needs of "knowledge-based" society. Bibliography and glossary.


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