The trails to get there': experiences of attaining higher education for Igorot indigneous peoples in the Philippines
Adonis, Digna and Couch, Jen. (2017) The trails to get there': experiences of attaining higher education for Igorot indigneous peoples in the Philippines. Australian Journal of Adult Learning. 57(2), pp. 197 - 216.
|Authors||Adonis, Digna and Couch, Jen|
The title of this paper alludes to the hours of walking on mountain paths, which one of the authors, growing up in an Igorot Indigenous community in post-colonial Philippines undertook to go to school. This is an apt symbol of the sheer effort it can take to overcome physical, social, cultural and psychological barriers to access, persevere with and complete, higher education. This article explores the hardships of attaining higher education and the effects of education on the Igorot community. The article shares the experiences of Igorot leaders and how they have used their higher education learning to work for the promotion of maintenance of their Igorot culture.
|Journal||Australian Journal of Adult Learning|
|Journal citation||57 (2), pp. 197 - 216|
|Publisher||Adult Learning Australia|
|Page range||197 - 216|
|Research Group||School of Arts|
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|Place of publication||Australia|
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