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By Nicholas Bennett

ISBN-10: 1847284884

ISBN-13: 9781847284884

This is often the tale of 1 man's 40 yr odyssey operating to assist decrease 3rd global international poverty, and provides desire to a few of the main morginalised and exploited humans on the earth. all through his lengthy occupation Nicholas Bennett labored in the most distant and hard locations on the earth, confronted widespread coups and revolutions, when while elevating his relations.

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We put our children in the care of the teacher for a good part of the year. 44 ALL IN THE CAUSE OF DUTY We expect our children will be cared for in school, and will also learn something at the same time. We do not expect that they will be abused in school, either by the teacher or by the other students. All research shows that the quality and effectiveness of the learning process is more dependent on the teacher than anything else. As in every profession, there are many skilled and motivated teachers, but also others who are not concerned whether the children learn anything or not.

This is not the case, as there are three Malay-speaking provinces in the South, and in the mist covered hills of Northern Thailand there are at least six different hill tribes, each with a language totally different in structure from Thai, and each with their own culture and customs. Some grow and use opium, and others would never touch the drug, some practice shifting cultivation, and others have sophisticated irrigation schemes. Some have their roots in Southern China and others in Laos or Burma.

School children, especially those in primary school, are a captive audience. They go to school because their parents send them, whether they like it or not. This is not the case with participants in non-formal literacy programs for children or adults, where a participant only attends because he or she is motivated to do so. Opportunity costs for the literacy learner must thus be reduced to a minimum. Classes need to be held at a convenient time and in a convenient place, minimising EDUCATIONAL REFORM 47 time spent on travelling to class.

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