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Minority Education in Inner Mongolia and Tibet

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During a visit in October 1997 the author studied six higher education institutions in Inner Mongolia and three in Tibet, as well as several elementary and secondary schools in both provinces. A brief history of these provinces is followed by a survey of primary, secondary and tertiary education in each one, highlighting both the similarities and contrasts between the more urbane and economically vital Inner Mongolia and the more rural and economically disadvantaged Tibet. Aspects examined by the author include admission policy, fees, curricula, language of instruction, preservation of cultural identity and transition to work.

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Kormondy, E.J. Minority Education in Inner Mongolia and Tibet. International Review of Education 48, 377–401 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1021235914301

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