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Sriprachya-anunt, Wasana – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
In the past 20 years, the number of Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand has increased tremendously. Due to several criminal incidents in which offenders were Myanmar workers shown in the news over the last decade, many Thais have developed prejudice against Myanmar migrant workers. This article contends that a museum can be a starting point in…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Immigration, Foreign Countries, Crime
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Mon, Nyein Su; Saito, Eisuke – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This study conducted an appreciative investigation of the experiences of Myanmar women in leadership. Specifically, the focus was on what sustains them, how they negotiate the complexity of their context, and what propels them. Drawn from the experiences of three Myanmar women leaders, the findings indicated that 'their formal and informal…
Descriptors: Females, Role Models, Foreign Countries, Women Administrators
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Hardman, Frank; Stoff, Christian; Aung, Wan; Elliott, Louise – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2016
This paper presents the findings of a baseline study of pedagogic practices used by Myanmar primary teachers in the teaching of mathematics and Myanmar language at Grades 3 and 5. The main purpose of the baseline study was to inform the design of teacher education programmes and allow for subsequent evaluations of interventions designed to improve…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Intervention, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Esson, James; Wang, Kevin – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Since 2010, Myanmar has been transitioning from an authoritarian military regime towards a parliamentary democracy. Several education policies have been launched as part of this political transformation process, including the reform of Myanmar's flagship higher education institution, Yangon University. This article investigates the reform of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Social Change, Political Influences
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Khine, Myint Swe; Fraser, Barry J.; Afari, Ernest; Oo, Zeya; Kyaw, Thein Thein – Learning Environments Research, 2018
We investigated students' perceptions of their science classroom environments with the use of the What Is Happening In this Class? (WIHIC) questionnaire at the university level in Myanmar. The translated questionnaire was administered to 251 students in first-year science classes at a university. Both exploratory factor analysis and confirmatory…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Educational Environment, Science Curriculum, Science Instruction
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Maber, Elizabeth Jane Tregoning – Gender and Education, 2016
This paper explores the role played by women activists and educators in mobilising community education to support new opportunities for women's activism in the context of Myanmar's political transition. Recent political reorientations in Myanmar which have resulted in a civilian-led democracy emerging from a repressive military regime, have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Activism, Role
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Ulla, Mark B. – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Research studies show a number of significant contributions of professional development programs towards teachers' teaching skills. This paper explores the views of eight (8) university lecturers in a university in Yangon, Myanmar with regards to the teacher capacity building and language enhancement training program they attended from 2014-2016.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education, Teaching Skills, Capacity Building
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Lall, Marie; South, Ashley – Comparative Education Review, 2018
This article examines the development of education policy in Myanmar/Burma at a period of "critical juncture." There are two major strands to this article, regarding policy process and stakeholder voices that we bring together. We argue that powerful actors such as the government and international agencies frame policy in ways that often…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Stakeholders, Public Opinion
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Maber, Elizabeth J. T. – Curriculum Inquiry, 2018
Education sites, particularly in situations of conflict and transition, can play multiple and changing roles, including validating reproductions of state-sanctioned citizenship along exclusive strata, or conversely presenting alternative models of more inclusive citizenship. This article seeks to explore the dynamics and contributions of differing…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Environment, Nonformal Education, Gender Issues
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Le, Ai Tam Pham – International Review of Education, 2018
Community learning centres (CLCs) have been widely established in the Asia-Pacific region as locally managed institutions that offer non-formal educational opportunities and community development activities. Myanmar officially has more than 3,000 centres, which is one of the highest numbers in the region. This article examines the operation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education, Community Programs, Community Development
Tyrosvoutis, Gregory – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2016
After the 1962 coup d'etat, Myanmar's education system plunged into a downward spiral of insolvency and isolation from internationally recognized education standards. In the years that followed, alternative education providers, including ethnic education service providers in Myanmar, and the refugee and migrant education systems in neighbouring…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups
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Keefer, Natalie – Social Education, 2012
The non-violent participation of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and Buddhist monks in resistance efforts to advocate for the welfare of Myanmar's people has played an important role in educating the world about human rights violations in the country. Faced with international condemnation, Myanmar's junta released Aung San Suu Kyi from…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Foreign Countries, Democracy, Awards
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Maber, Elizabeth J. T. – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2016
Political oscillations in Myanmar and Thailand, between militarisation and democratic reform, have prompted a rapid renegotiation of the alignments, goals and priorities of non-state education providers, both international and community-based, along the two countries' border. This paper explores the responses to shifts in political environment…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Social Change, Educational Change, Conflict
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Lo, William Yat Wai; Ng, Felix Sai Kit – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2016
This argument in this study is that the descriptive dimension of the concept of education hub, which focuses on the importance of connectivity in enhancing the competiveness of a place, is inadequate in addressing the educational values in globalising higher education. Therefore, it attempts to initiate a normative dimension of education hub…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Global Approach, College Students
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Fletcher, Gillian – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2015
In this paper, I report on an examination of the rhetoric and implementation of peer education in Myanmar. I demonstrate that while there was widespread consistency on interviewees' views of what peer education should involve, there was a significant gap between this rhetoric and the ways in which peer education was implemented, particularly in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peer Teaching, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Rhetoric
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