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Charungkaittikul, Suwithida – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2019
The concept of lifelong learning is deeply entrenched in Thai culture and tradition. Gradually moving from a primarily agricultural society toward a manufacturing, industrial and service, and society with the goal of becoming a learning society, Thailand needs to offer its people with more lifelong learning opportunities and support to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Cultural Influences, Public Policy
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Freiler, Tammy J. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2008
In the tragic aftermath of the December 2004 tsunami off the coast of Thailand, a group of nomads known as the Moken village sea gypsies were featured in an investigative report for their high rate of survival along with the animal population (Simon, 2005). In seeking to discover why this particular group of people survived when so many others had…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Natural Disasters, Weather, Physical Environment