A Critical Study of Thailand’s Higher Education Reforms: The by Rattana Lao

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By Rattana Lao

This ebook bargains a serious exam of up to date better schooling reforms in Thailand located within the broader old, socio-economic and political alterations. via a qualitative case learn with 3 equipment of inquiry, this publication explores why various 'global schooling regulations' such quasi-privatisation, internationalization, as caliber review (QA) have resonated in Thailand better schooling region. Grounded in coverage borrowing and lending, this ebook makes use of the politics, economics and tradition of borrowing to examine significant reforms in Thailand for the prior 100 years. it really is argued that old legacy, coverage contexts and trust platforms of coverage elites play pivotal roles in facilitating coverage alterations or the shortcoming thereof. whereas historic research elucidates that the Thai kingdom has constantly been an lively borrower of western rules, the perseverance of the 'Thai-ness' discourse has frequently been used to signify its so-called independence and idiosyncrasy. This in-depth research of the Thai case goals to give a contribution to the severe reviews in Asian schooling, comparative greater schooling, coverage borrowing and lending and Thai reviews. The tradition of Borrowing intensively reports the coverage appropriation within the Thai schooling process by means of analysing:

•????? Selective Borrowing and the ancient improvement of Thai better schooling

•????? The Asian monetary main issue as Window of chance: self sustaining University

•?????Internationalization of educating: Quantitative and Qualitative demanding situations

•????? The Emergence of caliber regulations and their Rationales

•????? The meant and unintentional outcomes of caliber rules

This e-book will attract researchers in schooling, fairly to students learning academic rules in the context of tertiary schooling. it's going to additionally curiosity students specialising in Asian and South-east Asian Studies.

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