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...Country overview Brazil is a federation with 26 states, one federal district, over 5,500 municipalities, and more than 200 million people. Education is decentralized, but the federal government centralizes national data gathering and core...

Brazil: Towards the consolidation of music as a mandatory curriculum subject

The Origins and Foundations of Music Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction The chapter illustrates the struggles and negotiations that have characterized the relationship between music education and government policies in Brazil. Five distinct historical eras provide the focus...

‘Prefigurative’ approaches to participatory schooling: experiences in Brazil

Children as Decision Makers in Education : Sharing Experiences Across Cultures

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...Recent interest in increasing pupil participation in school decision-making has had diverse motivations. Participation can be seen as a right, as enshrined in the 1989 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet...
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...This paper examines whether an expansion in the supply of public preschool crowds out private enrollment. The paper uses rich data for municipalities in Brazil from 2000 to 2006, where federal transfers to local governments change...
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...Drawing on in-depth interviews with young women and men in rural and urban Brazil, this qualitative research explores gender dimensions in the causes and consequences of being “out of work and out of school.” A key conclusion from...

Brazil: Curriculum of Basic Education: An inventory of concepts and practices

Education in South America : Education Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...This chapter examines the legal regulations and conceptual models of the basic education curriculum in Brazil. Two main approaches of the curriculum theory, knowledge-centred and student-centred, provide a conceptual framework to examine...

Racialization Through Time, Space and Rank

Susanne Ress

Susanne Ress is a postdoctoral scholar at the Otto-Friedrich University of Bamberg, Germany. Her dissertation was awarded the Gail P. Kelly Award for Outstanding Dissertations of the Comparative and International Education Society in 2016. Her work has been published in Comparative Education Review and Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Internationalization of Higher Education for Development : Blackness and Postcolonial Solidarity in Africa–Brazil Relations

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...The founding campus of UNILAB was strategically placed in Redenção, the first town in Brazil to outlaw slavery; this abolitionist narrative is part of the university’s founding mythology and imposes itself on the diverse histories...

“Here comes Chavo! Everyone’s watching the TV” . . . Thinking about Difference and Alterity, Childhood, and Education

Ana Paula Marques de Carvalho

Ana Paula Marques de Carvalho

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Rita de Cássia Prazeres Frangella

Rita de Cássia Prazeres Frangella

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Resonances of El Chavo del Ocho in Latin American Childhood, Schooling, and Societies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Translated from Portuguese by Rolf Straubhaar.This quote comes from the chorus of the theme music that would play on the Brazilian edition of Chavo. It was on a Friday night at 6 p.m., on August 24, 1984, that the first episode...

Globalization, Superdiversity, Language Learning and Teacher Education in Brazil

Initial English Language Teacher Education : International Perspectives on Research, Curriculum and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Objectives Discuss processes of globalization, superdiversity and multilingualism and their implications for language teaching. Present the Multicultural Education...

Historical Consciousness

Susanne Ress

Susanne Ress is a postdoctoral scholar at the Otto-Friedrich University of Bamberg, Germany. Her dissertation was awarded the Gail P. Kelly Award for Outstanding Dissertations of the Comparative and International Education Society in 2016. Her work has been published in Comparative Education Review and Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Internationalization of Higher Education for Development : Blackness and Postcolonial Solidarity in Africa–Brazil Relations

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...The author bases her examination of UNILAB’s humanistic curriculum on Daniel Friedrich’s discussion of the teaching of history to produce ideal citizens whose identity and actions are based on a shared historical consciousness, which...