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Study Groups and Service-Learning: A Framework for Discussion to Engage Pre-Service Teachers

Service-Learning and Educating in Challenging Contexts : International Perspectives

Continuum, 2012

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...Introduction This chapter offers an in-depth narrative on how...

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Timothy Murphy

Timothy Murphy is Lecturer in Educational Research and Policy at the University of Limerick, Ireland. He is on the Board of Advisors at the International Center for Service-Learning in Teacher Education (ICSLTE). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jon Tan

Service-Learning and Educating in Challenging Contexts : International Perspectives

Continuum, 2012

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...Within this volume, there are a number of key themes that resonate throughout and can be represented by many, if not all, of the authors who have contributed. What is clear is that taking a Service-Learning oriented approach offers...

Coordination Problems in Adult Learning Systems

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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...A number of coordination problems arise in the context of Adult Learning Systems (ALS). How these are approached depends on the prevailing sociopolitical conditions discussed in Chapter 1 as well as the coordinating models...

Children’s participation: radio as a medium in Ghana

Children as Decision Makers in Education : Sharing Experiences Across Cultures

Continuum, 2010

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...Introduction One of the benefits of involving children in decision-making is that they can offer a different perspective and inputs than adults, which might make public issues relevant to them...

Conclusion

David Smawfield

David Smawfield is a Senior International Educational Consultant in the UK. He has had a long career in international education and development, including project and programme implementation, design and evaluation and strategic policy guidance. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education and Natural Disasters : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...‘Education and Natural Disasters’ is an extremely broad subject canvas. It is hoped the reader feels this volume has not only demonstrated this, but has also done justice to the area of study, in the context of a series on education...

Schooling, Pedagogical Imaginaries, and Latin American Childhoods in El Chavo del 8

Nicolás Arata

Nicolás Arata

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Daniel Friedrich

Daniel Friedrich is Associate Professor of Curriculum at Teachers College, Columbia University, USA. He is the author of Democratic Education as a Curricular Problem (2014) and co-editor of a special issue of Education Policy Analysis Archives on the global network Teach For All (with Rolf Straubhaar). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The different ways of living and going through childhood in Latin America have constituted a deep pool of experiences in which—as explained by Susana Sosenski and Elena Jackson Albarrán (2012)—one can find plenty of images linked...

Thinking About Citizenship

Lee Jerome

Lee Jerome is Associate Professor of Education at Middlesex University, UK. He has taught in schools, universities and NGOs for over 20 years and has also worked with a range of NGOs including the Association for Citizenship Teaching, BBC and UNICEF to support high quality education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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England’s Citizenship Education Experiment : State, School and Student Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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...Citizenship and contemporary politics All modern governments face a bewildering array of decisions about so many aspects of our lives that it is often difficult to keep track of policy and legislation. To take some of the most significant...

Conceptions of Childhood in the Vecindad

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The co-editors would like to thank Sarah van den Berg for her assistance editing this chapter. Introduction Screenwriter, director, and actor Roberto Gómez Bolaños (Chespirito) cast the lives of characters on the margins...

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Daniel Friedrich

Daniel Friedrich is Associate Professor of Curriculum at Teachers College, Columbia University, USA. He is the author of Democratic Education as a Curricular Problem (2014) and co-editor of a special issue of Education Policy Analysis Archives on the global network Teach For All (with Rolf Straubhaar). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Erica Colmenares

Erica Colmenares is a doctoral researcher in the department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...¡Fue sin querer queriendo! ¡Se me chispoteó! Eso, eso, eso. ¡Es que no me tienen paciencia! Mention any of these catchphrases to almost any Latin American aged five and up and brace yourself for an impassioned account of the person...

Service-Learning in the Australian Values Education Program

Service-Learning and Educating in Challenging Contexts : International Perspectives

Continuum, 2012

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...Abstract Service-Learning has been a constant feature of the various projects that have functioned under the umbrella of the National Framework for Values Education...