Echoes of a Student’s Voice: Education in an Emerging Country

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This fall I had the privilege to partake on an adventure in Southeast Asia to learn more about education systems in emerging countries. To be transparent, it was the call to move further along the cultural responsiveness continuum that inspired me to pack my bags for the 17-hour plane ride. My travels exceeded my expectations for a high learning curve and resulted in stories that could fill a dinner date. The first story I want to share focuses on the voice of a fifth-grade girl in Hanoi, Vietnam. I have replayed her comments in my mind and desire for this black ink to reflect the imprint she left on my heart.

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MESPA Advocate Blog

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