By Rattana Lao
This booklet deals a severe exam of latest greater schooling reforms in Thailand positioned within the broader ancient, socio-economic and political adjustments. via a qualitative case learn with 3 equipment of inquiry, this publication explores why diversified 'global schooling guidelines' such quasi-privatisation, internationalization, as caliber evaluate (QA) have resonated in Thailand larger schooling area. Grounded in coverage borrowing and lending, this booklet makes use of the politics, economics and tradition of borrowing to examine significant reforms in Thailand for the previous 100 years. it's argued that old legacy, coverage contexts and trust platforms of coverage elites play pivotal roles in facilitating coverage alterations or the shortcoming thereof. whereas old research elucidates that the Thai nation has continuously been an lively borrower of western principles, the perseverance of the 'Thai-ness' discourse has frequently been used to indicate its so-called independence and idiosyncrasy. This in-depth research of the Thai case goals to give a contribution to the serious stories in Asian schooling, comparative greater schooling, coverage borrowing and lending and Thai experiences. The tradition of Borrowing intensively reports the coverage appropriation within the Thai schooling process through analysing:
•????? Selective Borrowing and the ancient improvement of Thai larger schooling
•????? The Asian monetary difficulty as Window of chance: independent University
•?????Internationalization of training: Quantitative and Qualitative demanding situations
•????? The Emergence of caliber guidelines and their Rationales
•????? The meant and unintentional results of caliber regulations
This publication will attract researchers in schooling, relatively 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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A Critical Study of Thailand’s Higher Education Reforms: The culture of borrowing (Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education) by Rattana Lao