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‘The Lucky Ones’? Overseas born Tongan youth in Tongan high schools

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posted on 04.11.2020, 03:36 by H Lee
This project investigated the experiences of students in Tongan high schools who have spent most of their childhoods living outside Tonga, as the children of Tongan migrants. They are referred to in this report as ‘overseas born’ students to distinguish them from students who were born and raised in Tonga. Many of these overseas born students are sent by their parents to attend school in Tonga because of concerns about their behaviour; spending time in Tonga is seen as a way to ‘straighten them up’ and help them ‘learn the culture’.

Funding

Australian Research Council Discovery Grant 2012-14

History

Publication Date

01/01/2015

Commissioning Body

Tonga Ministry of Education and Training

Type of report

Other research report

Publisher

La Trobe University

Place of publication

Bundoora

Pagination

30p. (p. 1-30)

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