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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...
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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...

‘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...

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...

Brazil: Why José Can’t Read

Education in South America : Education Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Brazil's Pisa scorecard is the result of ineffective education policies that have been implemented since the 1980s. The country adopted a strategy to simultaneously expand educational opportunities at all levels, at the expense of quality...
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...This paper examines the full-time school program in Rio de Janeiro’s municipal schools. The program, called as the “Single-Shift” schools (Turno Único), extends the time students spend in municipal schools and seeks to improve the quality...

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

Ana Paula Marques de Carvalho

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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

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

Patterns of School Segregation in Brazil: Inequalities and Education Policy

Understanding School Segregation : Patterns, Causes and Consequences of Spatial Inequalities in Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction This chapter discusses the distribution of educational opportunities in Brazil, and presents a review of the most recent publication related to school segregation and educational inequality in the country...