(Article of book - 2009)

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Education, economy and identity : ten years of educational reform in Thailand

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Collective work in five chapters. The paper emphasizes on the need to reform the curriculum and to develop a modern education system. The position of the "Hill Tribes" of Thailand in the geopolitics of the Cold War as well as the impact of modern curriculum on hill tribes are explained. Introduction : Understanding the challenges of the educational reform in Thailand. 1- Reinforcing Thai wisdom with local curriculum at school ; 2- Modern education systems and impact on ethnic minorities ; 3- Vocational and cooperative education in Thailand: A Presentation ; 4- Fix-it centers: Adaptation and outcomes of the "clusters of the poor". A case study in Chiang Mai ; 5- Strengthening university-industry links through co-op education: Case studies in Thailand. Conclusion : the need for a real education reform. - (GL)



Published at : Collection Carnets de l'IRASEC. Occasional paper / ISBN 978-616-90282-0-8 ;

Editor : IRASEC, Bangkok - THAILANDE (2009)

Millesime : 2009, no 11  [114 p.]

Bibliographic references : 7 p.

Collation : glossaire



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