Education that Leads to Nowhere: Thailand’s Education Policy for Children of Migrants

@article{Arphattananon2012EducationTL,
  title={Education that Leads to Nowhere: Thailand’s Education Policy for Children of Migrants},
  author={Thithimadee Arphattananon},
  journal={International Journal of Multicultural Education},
  year={2012},
  volume={14}
}
In July 2005, the Thai cabinet passed the resolution that allows migrant children access to free public education. This paper uncovers education experiences of children of migrant workers who study in Thai public schools, concentrating on the Thai government’s education policy towards these children. Data are drawn from an ethnographic study conducted between 2010 and 2011 in two provinces of Thailand—Ranong Province and Pattani Province. Qualitative research methods such as interview… 

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