Education in South-East Asia

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Lorraine Pe Symaco
A&C Black, Feb 14, 2013 - Education - 368 pages
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Education in South-East Asia is a comprehensive critical reference guide to education in South East Asia. With chapters written by an international team of leading regional education experts, the book explores the education systems of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. The diverse range and forms of culture, religion and politics embedded in the region are exhibited in the distinctive education systems that inter-relate in one of the most integrated regions in the world.

Including a comparative introduction to the issues facing education in the region as a whole and guides to available online datasets, this Handbook will be an essential reference for researchers, scholars, international agencies and policy-makers at all levels.
 

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Contents

Planning for Educational Transformation and ICT in Education
1
From Dependency to Sovereignty Emerging National Leadership
23
Evolving Quality Issues in Higher Education
47
The Challenges of Quality and Equity in Education
71
Islamic Higher Education Periphery within Periphery?
95
The Great Transformation
115
Ethnocracy and Education
137
The Education of Refugee and AsylumSeeking Children
157
Education Issues and Challenges
191
Higher Education and Development
213
Education in Transition
233
The Malay Ethnic Minority Playing Perennial Catchup in Education?
255
Issues in Education
275
Education Decolonization and Development
299
The Education System A Need to Improve Quality
323
Index
345

Governance Civil Society and the Developments in Education
173

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Lorraine Pe Symaco is Director of the Centre for Research in International and Comparative Education (CRICE) at the University of Malaya, Malaysia.

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