Critical Pedagogies on the Thai-Burma Border

Jen Couch Around 150,000 refugees live in protracted refugee situations along the Thai Burma border where they are contained in isolated camps.  Having spent much or all of their lives in confinement, young people ambitiously progress through the basic camp education system only to find themselves with few opportunities to further their studies. One way of addressing this need for education is the diploma offered through the Australian Catholic University (ACU), the first tertiary institution to offer accredited university education to refugees and migrants in protracted refugee situations. The program is funded solely by ACU as part of its community