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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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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Traveling Researchers, Colonial Difference: Comparative Education in an Age of Exploration

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By Noah W. Sobe Chair: Mark Bray This seminar examines Marc-Antoine Jullien’s 1816/17 Esquisse et Vues Préliminaries d’un ouvrage sur L’Éducation Comparée in relation to European traditions of travel and global colonial expansion.  It argues that principles of colonial difference saturate Jullien’s proposal — notably in the ways that it enables and disables subjectivities and subject positions as […]

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Building capacity in Latin America: Science, technology and higher education to leverage development

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By Hugo Horta & Jae Park Chair: Mark Bray This seminar focuses a new book, co-edited by Hugo Horta, about higher education, science and technology in Latin America. It argues for the need to better integrate science technology policy and higher education policy to promote learning trajectories for inclusive development. These require strong public investments […]

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School-based counselling policy, policy research and implications: Findings from Hong Kong and Japan

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By Mantak Yuen & Raymond Chan  Chair: Mark Bray This seminar will provide an overview of the existing policy landscape in Hong Kong and Japan. Key issues in school counselling will be identified in each region, and the rationale underpinning policies for school-based counseling will be discussed. The impact of policy on school practices is […]

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