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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

Book chapter

...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...

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...

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

Book chapter

...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

Book chapter

...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...

Agency and Rights in Youth (Australia)

Wendy Marie Cumming-Potvin

Wendy Marie Cumming-Potvin is an associate professor at Murdoch University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Agentive experiences of young people Aligned with a body of international research, Australian youth studies have taken a theoretical turn, highlighting diverse and holistic conceptions of agency that involve young people shaping...

Transitions in Primary Education (Finland)

Mira Kalalahti

Mira Kalalahti is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Research on transitions in primary education Primary education (grades 1–6, ISCED level 1), after one year of preprimary education (ISCED level 0), is the start of compulsory and comprehensive basic education for children (grades 1–9...

Difference, Educational Equity and Social Justice in Canada: Critical Analyses

Education in North America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction This chapter critically engages the general intersections of schooling and social justice, and intends to highlight the positive contributions of difference in building educational equity and social well-being in Canada...