The Reasons of Establishment as Well as Consequences of Afghan Immigrants Self-Run Schools In Isfahan (Iran)

Ruhollah Safari, Sayyed Murtaza Rezwani, Hasan Ghanouni, Bahareh Azad

Abstract


The present study aims at finding the motives of establishment along with evaluating the consequences of Afghan immigrants’ self-run schools in city of Isfahan. As a practical research, this paper includes the principles of oral
history studies. Moreover this paper employs observation, interview and questionnaire, as three main tools to collect data. The research population includes teachers, principals and also founders of self-run schools for Afghan immigrants in Isfahan. Totally 37 participants, 24 filled the questionnaire out and 13 took part in interviews. Two questionnaires have been designed by researchers for teachers and principals of self-run schools whose data is used in this research. Questions of interview and questioner mainly focus on participants’ experiences during 2005-2012 in city of Isfahan. Providing an integrative identity and self-confidence, Afghan community’s sensitivity
about their children’s continuing education, providing job opportunities for Afghan women and also their presence in society are regarded as the consequences of such schools.

DOI: 10.5901/jesr.2013.v3n2p23


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