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Australia: Aboriginal Education

Anthony Welch

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Anthony Welch is Professor of Education at the University of Sydney, Australia Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Patricia Konigsberg

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Patricia Konigsberg

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Judith Rochecouste

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Glenys Collard

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Education in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction: learning in traditional Aboriginal society Education is mostly thought of in institutional terms as formal schooling and as an artefact of ‘advanced’ cultures (East or West). Both conceptions are false. Aboriginal education...

Introduction: Attitudes to language learning

Brendan Bartram

Brendan Bartram is Senior Lecturer at the School of Education, University of Wolverhampton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Attitudes to Modern Foreign Language Learning : Insights from Comparative Education

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...By way of introduction, this chapter opens with an examination of English attitudes to modern foreign language learning. The rather bleak picture that emerges is compared with that in two other English-speaking countries, namely Australia...

Luxembourg: Language and Education

Education in the European Union : Pre-2003 Member States

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...A contemporary look at Luxembourg’s educational system commonly addresses three issues that this chapter uses as corner-stones for discussing current changes and potential developments within this core European country. Luxembourg...

The Concept of Attitudes

Brendan Bartram

Brendan Bartram is Senior Lecturer at the School of Education, University of Wolverhampton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Attitudes to Modern Foreign Language Learning : Insights from Comparative Education

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...The notion of attitudes in language learning rests on a long research tradition, which is matched by an equally broad range of contexts. Different studies have focused on the role of attitudes in first language, second language, (modern...

School Links Across National Cultures: a personal experience of Europe in the school curriculum

Schools for the Future Europe : Values and Change Beyond Lisbon

Continuum, 2012

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...Island mentality.. . The seas that surround us have provided more than just a moat around our castle home and an anti-invasion ditch against potential enemies. They have also built into the genes of our island race a view of ourselves...

Education in the United Kingdom: A Regional Overview

Colin Brock

Colin Brock is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Durham, UK, and Adjunct Professor of Education at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in the United Kingdom

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...This brief overview concentrates on the features that distinguish England, the overwhelming component, geographically and demographically, of the British and Irish Islands, from the others. The issues of indigenous language survival...

Overview of Primary Education (Canada)

Tara-Lynn Scheffel

Tara-Lynn Scheffel is an associate professor at Nipissing University, Canada . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sharon Rich

Sharon Rich is a former professor at Nipissing University, Canada . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Primary education structure in Canada Responsibility for education is shared by the federal and provincial governments. However, Section 93 of the Constitution Act 1867 (formerly the British North America Act) gives provinces exclusive...

A Cloud Over the Rainbow Nation? Language, National Reconciliation and Educational Transformation in Post Apartheid South Africa

Education and Reconciliation : Exploring Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...Introduction (Sigmund Freud, Reflections upon War and death, 1915) … why the national units should disdain, detest, abhor one another, and that even when they are at peace, is indeed a mystery...

Migrant Agricultural Workers in EasternEngland

Chris Atkin

Chris Atkin is Professor of Education at Liverpool Hope University, UK, where he is Director of Graduate Studies and Research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education and Minorities : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Introduction In this chapter I consider the position of migrant agricultural workers in Eastern England and their interaction with formal education provision (schools and other institutions of the state) and to a lesser...

Implications and Consequences

David Little

David Little was formerly Director of the Centre for Language and Communication Studies and Head of the School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. For the past ten years, he has played a leading role in the Council of Europe’s work on the language education of migrants. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Déirdre Kirwan

Déirdre Kirwan was principal of Scoil Bhríde (Cailíní), Blanchardstown, Ireland, from 1987 to 2015. In 2008 she was nominated European Ambassador for Languages (Léargas) for her active promotion of cultural and linguistic diversity in the school, and in 2009 she received her PhD from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, for her research in this area. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Engaging with Linguistic Diversity : A Study of Educational Inclusion in an Irish Primary School

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...We began this book by summarizing the background to our study: the pattern of recent immigration to Ireland and the official educational response to the challenge of linguistic diversity in a country that is officially bilingual...