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Teaching Self-Respect: The Very Idea

Teaching in Unequal Societies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...Individuals placed at the margins of an unequal society by virtue of belonging to a particular gender, class, race or caste often internalise a lack of self-respect.For instance, Ferguson (1987: 341) says that ‘[m]ost feminists would take...

Paulo Freire: Accidental Global Citizen, Global Educator

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Global Education and Learning

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Never did a happening, a fact, a feat, a gesture of anger or of love, a poem, a painting, a song, a book have only one reason behind them. A happening, a fact, a feat, a song, a gesture, a poem, a book are always involved in dense plots...

Adult Learning Systems in Context

Richard Desjardins

Richard Desjardins is Associate Professor of Political Economy of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He previously worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education between 2010-2013 on the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) and the Skills Strategy, and was Associate Professor in Comparative Social Science at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is joint-editor of the European Journal of Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Economy of Adult Learning Systems : Comparative Study of Strategies, Policies and Constraints

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The development of Adult Learning Systems (ALS) in different nation-states has been a messy process subject to external and internal forces of social change. More recently, since the Second World War, modernization, globalization, the onset...

Agency and Rights in Childhood (Finland)

Rosi Enroos

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Rosi Enroos is University Lecturer at Tampere University, Finland Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anna Siippainen

Anna Siippainen is University Lecturer at Tampere University, Finland Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Katja Repo

Katja Repo is Director at the Tampere Centre for Childhood, Youth and Family Research, PERLA, Tampere University, Finland Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Theoretical approaches to agency Children and childhood have had different meanings at different times in Finnish society. In earlier decades, children were seen as growing, developing, and immature individuals (Alanen and Karila 2009...

Curriculum in Early Childhood Education (Norway)

Marit Bøe

Marit Bøe is Associate Professor (PhD) at the University of South-Eastern Norway, Norway Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Approaches to curriculum Early childhood education (ECE) is the first voluntary step in children’s education and is considered part of the compulsory education system in Norway. It refers to the education of children from birth to 6 years...

On the Ethics of Teaching: The Lessons of Athenian Democracy

Teaching in Unequal Societies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...The ethical problems of education are not just that we are trying to educate in a context of unchosen inequity and injustice. That fact— the fact of disparity of opportunity, of resources and of success on the basis of race, class, gender...

Characteristics of Effective Classroom Practice

Amanda Thomas

Amanda Thomas is Senior Lecturer in Early Years Education at the University of South Wales, UK. She has ten years of experience as a primary school teacher. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alyson Lewis

Alyson Lewis is PhD researcher at Cardiff University, UK. She has ten years of experience of working as an early years teacher. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to the Foundation Phase : Early Years Curriculum in Wales

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...To explore the importance of children’s Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL).To explore the importance of working in partnership to improve children’s outcomes.To discuss the relevance of pupil voice, play and participation...

Transforming Civics and Conflict

Bassel Akar

Bassel Akar is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Director of the Center for Applied Research in Education at the Notre Dame University – Louaize, Lebanon. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Citizenship Education in Conflict-Affected Areas : Lebanon and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The provisions of citizenship education through a prescribed civics curriculum coupled with a dominant pedagogical culture of knowledge transference tested by accuracy of recall undermine any aims of formal schooling for active citizenship....

As They See It: First Generation College Students and Photovoice

Understanding Experiences of First Generation University Students : Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Methodologies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Despite intense endeavors to promote educational change to affect student achievement, one voice, perhaps the most critical voice is sorely lacking … that of the students themselves. Rationale for the study This chapter uses the frame...

The rhetoric of experience and ‘The Importance of Teaching’

Tom Are Trippestad

Tom Are Trippestad is Professor of Education at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL), Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Learning Teaching from Experience : Multiple Perspectives and International Contexts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Introduction In contemporary neoliberal discourse, education is interpreted as a key variable in the competition between nations as knowledge economies, with human capital theories rendering people as assets to be managed...