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The educated environmental issues: A case study of ethnic groups in Tha Madue Village, Kanchanaburi province, Thailand

Kumpetch, Jaruwan (2007) The educated environmental issues: A case study of ethnic groups in Tha Madue Village, Kanchanaburi province, Thailand. In: The 5th ASEAN Symposium on Educational Management and Leadership (ASEMAL 5), 18-19 August 2007, Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

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The educated environmental issues : a case study of ethnic groups is to study how to educated the environment to the youth and the children in Tha-Madue village, to examine the ecological system and community adaptation related to natural resources. The study employed qualitative research. They were in-depth interview, focused group discussions and participatory observation. Nowadays, the environmental is more important. However but more than that is how to live with it smartly. Findings of the study are as follow 1)Tha-Madue village is a community of peoples who were forced to migrate from the area of the Vajiralongkorn Dam’s Construction Site in Kanchanaburi Province in 1984. Before they used to live beside the Kwai-Noi river. They lived with the variety of ethnic groups, so there were cultural diversities for living together. The sub-groups were Tai Lue, Tai-Yuan, Karen, Mon and people from other provinces. The new community that they settled in surrounding of the National Park ‘s 72 years Queen SIRIKIT and the Park of Industry Forestry of Thailand. 2) Among their lacking living, they have to learned survival. The education have changed to new dimensions, by the way the student are lead to the low land forest around community to study by themselves. Monk teach them in the temple how to live with environment by Dharma subject. And the scholar in community teach by local wisdom knowledge. Results the student have many knowledge that is parallel the ways of life and academic knowledge.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Jointly organized by Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Education, Universiti Utara Malaysia and Ministry of Education Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kanchanaburi province, Tha Madue village, ethnic groups, environment
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Juwita Johari
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2010 06:01
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2010 06:01

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