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Introduction – Regional Overview

Serra Kirdar

Serra Kirdar is a Life Fellow of St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, UK and a member of the board of the Middle East Centre at the St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, UK. Previously, she was a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Middle East Studies at Harvard University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in the Arab World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Education Around the World chapter

...It must be noted from the outset that the Arab Muslim world comprises a complex matrix of social, political, economic and cultural dynamics, and one must caution against over-generalizing the educational realities in the region...

Nurturing and Growing the “Ceeds” of Peace: A Peacebuilding Model for Educators

Peace Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...This chapter summarizes the Ceeds of Peace program and discusses tools, resources and activities that can be used in planting the Ceeds to address any subject in the classroom. In addition, the authors discuss the action-plan approach...

The thinking heart: educating for wisdom and compassion

International Perspectives on Education

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...This chapter explores the concept of the thinking heart and how it can be developed through holistic education. Holistic education focuses on interconnectedness and thus various connections in the curriculum are discussed. These include...

Conclusion

Gordon Cox

Gordon Cox is the Chair of the History Standing Committee of the International Society for Music Education, and was formerly Senior Lecturer in Music Education at the Institute of Education, University of Reading, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robin Stevens

Robin Stevens is a Principal Fellow in the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at The University of Melbourne, Australia, and was formerly Associate Professor of Music Education at Deakin University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Origins and Foundations of Music Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...All of the essays in this volume have focused upon tracing the historical roots of music in compulsory schooling. In this Conclusion we attempt to draw together the threads of the intertwined areas of historical and political contexts...

Citizenship in Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo

Citizenship Education in Japan

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Introduction The Course of Study in Japan has been revised many times. After World War II, a new subject, Social Studies, was established in elementary, junior high and high schools...

An Existential Dimension of the Syllabus in the Life of a Teacher

Course Syllabi in Faculties of Education : Bodies of Knowledge and Their Discontents, International and Comparative Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...In this essay, I will attempt to accomplish three things. I cannot promise more than these three attempts and the reader, as always, will be left to judge the mixed results. The first attempt will be to explain how my chosen title brackets...

Agents of Change, Not Subjects or Objects of Discourse

Suniti Sharma

Suniti Sharma is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning, Innovation at The University of Texas, Brownsville. She teaches socio-cultural foundations in education and curriculum theory. She has published in Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, Race Ethnicity and Education, and Issues in Teacher Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Girls Behind Bars : Reclaiming Education in Transformative Spaces

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Introduction Agents of Change, Not Subjects or Objects of Discourse, draws together teachers, curriculum developers, policy makers, and educational reformers as agents of change in the struggle for social justice. This book...

Curricula in Early Childhood Education (Finland)

Maiju Paananen

Maiju Paananen is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Tampere, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Approaches to curricula In Finland, early childhood education and care (ECEC) covers children from birth to 5 years of age and preprimary education for 6 year olds. They have separate yet interrelated curricula. The content of the ECEC...

Curricula: International Higher Education (Finland)

Anna Medvedeva

Anna Medvedeva is a researcher at the University of Tampere, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...The role of internationalization The underlying idea of internationalization has been evolving in recent decades from short-term activities such as mobility and exchange, toward long-term forms such as degree programs, integration...

Curriculum in Early Childhood Education (New Zealand)

Helen Hedges

Helen Hedges is a Professor at the University of Auckland, New Zealand Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Approaches to curriculum Early childhood education (ECE) in Aotearoa New Zealand is non-compulsory and has a rich and varied history reflected in the broad and diverse range of teacher-led, parent-led, and culturally specific services...