BOOK LAUNCH AND TALK: Comparative and International Education: Issues for Teachers (2nd edition)

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Speakers: Ruth Hayhoe and Li Jun Chair: Mark Bray Friday 21 April, 11:45am-12:45 pm. Room 403 Runme Shaw Building The first edition of this book, published in Canada, was developed a decade ago to help teachers in multicultural schools to understand the nature and value of comparative and international education. This second edition, published in […]

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CIES Presidential Address

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In March 2016, Mark Bray was elected to the Presidency of the US-based Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). This is the oldest and largest society in the field, established in 1956 and having over 3,000 members. At the 61st annual conference, 6-9 March 2017 in Atlanta, USA, Mark Bray concluded his work with a […]

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Migration, Religious Security, and Public Schooling within the Liberal Democratic State

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By Bruce A Collet Chair: Liz Jackson To what degree might public schools play positive and supporting roles among migrant communities within which religion provides a sense of security? What do these roles look like? What defines the limitations that schools in liberal democratic states face in specifying and fulfilling these roles? In this talk […]

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Unearthing the Human: A Posthuman Approach to Human Evolution and Education for Sustainable Development

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By Simon Ceder Chair: Liz Jackson Over the last 15 years, there has been increasing interest in using posthuman approaches in edu-cational research, particularly in early childhood education, but also in research methodology and curriculum studies. This seminar presents an overview of this development. It also proposes ways to introduce post-human perspectives into two areas […]

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