The Journey of Islamic Education in Universities in the Southern Frontier Provinces of Thailand and Their Response to the Global Crisis
This study aims to describe the journey of Islamic education in universities in the border province of southern Thailand and how they respond to the global crisis. Is research with a qualitative approach to ethnographic methods of Realist ethnography, which is an objective view of information learned in the field and usually uses a third-person point of view. Data sources were obtained through interviews, field observations, and sociocultural phenomena. Based on the study of researchers, the results of the study concluded that the journey of Islamic education in ASEAN countries including the Southern Border Province of Thailand both Muslim majority and minority can be divided into four phases sequentially. First phase is the introduction phase. Second phase is when Islamic education faces external and global challenges. The third phase is when Islamic education is strong enough to face challenges and be able to solve problems. Fourth phase, Islamic education will provide all the solutions for the global crisis. By looking at the phases of the Journey of Islamic Education in Higher Education in the Southern Border Province of Thailand, will be able to provide all solutions for the global crisis.
Keywords: muslim, islamic education, global crisis
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