Comparing Models of Non-state Ethnic Education in Myanmar: The Mon and Karen National Education Regimes

  title={Comparing Models of Non-state Ethnic Education in Myanmar: The Mon and Karen National Education Regimes},
  author={Marie Lall and Ashley South},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary Asia},
  pages={298 - 321}
  • M. Lall, A. South
  • Published 20 March 2014
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • Journal of Contemporary Asia
This article explores two models of non-state education provision in Myanmar (Burma), in order to draw conclusions regarding templates for ethnic education regimes in this fast-changing country. Ethnic Armed Groups in Myanmar have developed education systems in the context of long-running armed conflicts. This paper examines two such regimes. Karen communities struggle with few resources to educate their children. Despite great difficulties, the Karen National Union has developed a curriculum… 
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