Exploring childhood in a comparative context

Exploring Childhood in a Comparative Context AN INTRODUCTORY GUIDE FOR STUDENTS EDITED BY MABEL ANN BROWN AND JON WHITE A David Fulton Book Exploring Childhood in a Comparative Context Exploring Childhood in a.

Author: Mabel Ann Brown

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113649944X

Category: Education

Page: 198

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Exploring Childhood in a Comparative Context meets an increasing need for students focusing on early childhood to be familiar with alternative practices in other countries. Providing a ready-made source of information about a wide range of countries including Finland, the Netherlands, the United States, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa and many more, the book clearly describes the way each country understands and conceptualises childhood. Each chapter includes contextual information about the country, an introduction to the theory that has shaped practice and describes the curriculum for pre-school and primary education. Including vignettes from practitioners working in each country to illustrate practice, the chapters explore key themes such as: Child development Parental involvement Teaching and learning Professionalism Assessment Pupil experience. Accessibly written and including opportunities for reflection, this timely new book will give students a valuable insight into alternative education systems that is essential if they are to become practitioners with a current and global approach.

Empowering the Children s and Young People s Workforce

Books Brown, M. A. and White, J. (eds) (2014) Exploring Childhood in a Comparative Context: An introductory guide for students ... offering the reader an opportunity to hear the voice of the children and people within these countries.

Author: Simon Brownhill

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136340882

Category: Education

Page: 250

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While the provision in Children’s and Young People’s Services endures much change and turbulence, the calling for well qualified and critically reflective practitioners remains ever present. This innovative and accessible core textbook explores the key themes, ideas, concepts and topics that are central to practitioners working across the 0-19 sector. It aims to help students develop the professional knowledge, practical skills and core values they need to work effectively with children and young people. Clearly divided into four sections; the practitioner, the learner, the workplace and the community, the book covers a broad range of issues including: The different roles and responsibilities of the workforce Multi-agency working and its challenges Working with parents, carers and the community Supporting children with additional needs and meeting the needs of gifted learners Work-based reflective practice Language learning and communication At each stage the book facilitates opportunities for personal and professional reflection, discussion, debate and action through case studies, activities, reflective tasks, areas for further consideration, and annotated further readings. The text also features a glossary of terms and links to practice standards. The book is supported by a free companion website featuring instructor resources such as assignable case studies, reflective tasks and activities, tables and figures from the book available to download, and sample chapters from the book; and student resources including helpful links to further information, links to relevant video material, and an interactive flashcard glossary. Empowering the Children’s and Young People’s Workforce seeks to empower the reader by supporting their initial and continuing professional development, enabling them to positively influence provision for children and young people. It is essential reading for anyone studying or working in this sector.

Migration and the Education of Young People 0 19

Further reading Alba, R. and Holdway, J. (2013) The Children of Immigrants at School. New York: New York University ... Brown, M. A. and White, J. (2014) Exploring Childhood in a Comparative Context: An Introductory Guide for Students.

Author: Mabel Ann Brown

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317430824

Category: Education

Page: 147

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Migration and the Education of Young People 0–19 investigates migration from a number of perspectives to consider the changing dynamics of society within different countries. Examining the data associated with global migration by focusing on case studies from a wide range of countries, it provides detailed and balanced coverage of this politically sensitive topic to explore the educational needs of migrant young people, the impact of large-scale migration to and from countries and the policy challenges that individual countries face when ensuring adequate provision for migrant young people within their education systems. Chapters cover: The reasons why people might move Social and emotional learning in Britain: a tool to guard against cultural pollution? Migration into a global city: the economic and educational success of London Latvian people on the move and the impact on education People’s movement – Greece Return migration in Lithuania: incoming challenges for children’s education The United States, Latin America, immigration and education Tanzanian street children: victims, ordinary lives or extraordinary survivors? This book explores the changing social dynamics through an extensive range of case studies and will be an essential resource for students taking undergraduate and postgraduate courses in education, sociology and international relations.

The SAGE Handbook of Research on Teacher Education

Exploring Childhood in a Comparative Context: An Introductory Guide for Students. Abingdon: Routledge. Bull, B.L. (1990). The limits of teacher professionalism. In J.I. Goodlad, R. Soder, & K.A. Sirotnik (Eds), The Moral Dimensions of ...

Author: D. Jean Clandinin

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526415488

Category: Education

Page: 1288

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The SAGE Handbook of Research on Teacher Education offers an ambitious and international overview of the current landscape of teacher education research, as well as the imagined futures. The two volumes are divided into sub-sections: Section One: Mapping the Landscape of Teacher Education Section Two: Learning Teacher Identity in Teacher Education Section Three: Learning Teacher Agency in Teacher Education Section Four: Learning Moral & Ethical Responsibilities of Teaching in Teacher Education Section Five: Learning to Negotiate Social, Political, and Cultural Responsibilities of Teaching in Teacher Education Section Six: Learning through Pedagogies in Teacher Education Section Seven: Learning the Contents of Teaching in Teacher Education Section Eight: Learning Professional Competencies in Teacher Education and throughout the Career Section Nine: Learning with and from Assessments in Teacher Education Section Ten: The Education and Learning of Teacher Educators Section Eleven: The Evolving Social and Political Contexts of Teacher Education Section Twelve: A Reflective Turn This handbook is a landmark collection for all those interested in current research in teacher education and the possibilities for how research can influence future teacher education practices and policies. Watch handbook editors D. Jean Clandinin and Jukka Husu and handbook working editorial board members Jerry Rosiek, Mistilina Sato and Auli Toom discuss key aspects of the new handbook: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yee8cZVakfc

Migration and the Education of Young People 0 19

This book explores the changing social dynamics through an extensive range of case studies and will be an essential resource for students taking undergraduate and postgraduate courses in education, sociology and international relations.

Author: Mabel-Ann Brown

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781138903777

Category:

Page: 144

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Migration and the Education of Young People 0-19investigates migration from a number of perspectives to consider the changing dynamics of society within different countries. Examining the data associated with global migration by focusing on case studies from a wide range of countries, it provides detailed and balanced coverage of this politically sensitive topic to explore the educational needs of migrant young people, the impact of large-scale migration to and from countries and the policy challenges that individual countries face when ensuring adequate provision for migrant young people within their education systems. Chapters cover: The reasons why people might move Social and emotional learning in Britain: a tool to guard against cultural pollution? Migration into a global city: the economic and educational success of London Latvian people on the move and the impact on education People's movement - Greece Return migration in Lithuania: incoming challenges for children's education The United States, Latin America, immigration and education Tanzanian street children: victims, ordinary lives or extraordinary survivors? This book explores the changing social dynamics through an extensive range of case studies and will be an essential resource for students taking undergraduate and postgraduate courses in education, sociology and international relations.

Research Methods in Early Childhood

This new Third Edition is also complemented by online resources that offer valuable additional resources for both instructors and students, including: Videos per-chapter relating to chapter outcomes supported by critical questions Flashcard ...

Author: Penny Mukherji

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526448009

Category: Reference

Page: 440

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Research is something many Early Childhood Studies students find intimidating. As a result this book has been designed with early childhood student in mind to help them through the research process. The book covers the whole research journey exploring the different methodologies & principles as well as how to undertake a research project, making it a whole course companion. Following a linear and progressive structure, it logically helps students work through their course and introduces the topics to beginners in simple and clearly explained terms. Once students have gained confidence, they are able to delve into the further reading suggestions and the research in focus boxes which look at international published examples of research to understand the real world effects and implications. Activities throughout help cement knowledge and case studies giving examples and scenarios of real student research show readers how to present their own findings. A brand new reader guide to research to aid navigation and a new chapter on research proposals are now also included. This new Third Edition is also complemented by online resources that offer valuable additional resources for both instructors and students, including: Videos per-chapter relating to chapter outcomes supported by critical questions Flashcard glossary to consolidate learning MCQs to test understanding Testbank of questions for assignment setting Free journal articles for wider reading PowerPoint slides If you would like to integrate these resources into your university’s learning management system, use the testbanks for assement or practice, and seamlessly direct your students to the freely available extra materials, please get in touch with your local rep. Penny Mukherji and Deborah Albon will be discussing ideas from Research Methods in Early Childhood in the SAGE Early Years Masterclass, a free professional development experience hosted by Kathy Brodie. To sign up, or for more information, click here.

An Introduction to Education Studies

The Student Guide to Themes and Contexts Sue Warren ... and activities which offer opportunities to use analytical frameworks for comparing education systems or exploring educational issues in a comparative context.

Author: Sue Warren

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441136401

Category: Education

Page: 176

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An Introduction to Education Studies presents a concise overview for students who are new to this area of academic study. Part 1 introduces the reader to the main themes they will encounter in their study of education such as the sociology of education, the philosophy of education, comparative education, and ethics for educators. Part 2 explores the contexts within which education takes place in order to stimulate further thinking about education in action. Issues such as disaffection, pupil voice and breaking barriers to learning are introduced to give the reader a feel for such issues and how they might approach them. Through discussions of relevant literature and research, and the use of case studies and exploratory activities, students are encouraged to actively engage with their learning about theories and disciplines within the study of education and the contexts in which learners live and work. Each chapter is written in an accessible style and provides the reader with start points for further study. This book serves as a true course companion to meet the needs of students and lecturers working on Education Studies programmes. Prospective teachers may also find the book of interest as the subject matter is discussed in terms of theory and practical applications in a range of educational contexts.


Exploring Child Development

Introduction to three studies on reading acquisition : Convergent findings on theoretical foundations of code - oriented versus ... Self - representations and socioemotional competence in young children : A 3 - year longitudinal study .

Author: Richard A. Fabes

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 557

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This book presents findings from current scientific research in child development, highlighting how scientists tackle issues that impact children and their families. The authors have integrated examples of diversity throughout the book, in the domains of physical, psychological and cultural differences, gender, race, ethnicity, and social and economic status. Community and social issues are also covered extensively, which help readers to think critically about their world. As many readers of this book are pursuing careers as teachers, care providers or parents, the authors focus the material on these real-world applications, and demonstrate how theory and research matter for what readers need in their own lives. For those involved in the fields of early childhood education.

Childhood Observation

Brown , K. and White , K. ( 2006 ) Exploring the evidence base for integrated children's services , http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2006/01/24120649/1 ( accessed 25 November 2007 ) . Bruce , T. ( 2006 ) Early childhood : a guide ...

Author: Ioanna Palaiologou

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 126

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"The book is an invaluable resource for all those on Early Years foundation degrees, degrees in Early Childhood Studies and pathways towards EYPS. It enables students to appreciate the central role of observation within Early Years education and its implications for Early Years practice. It examines current initiatives and policies as a context for discussing the theoretical background, and draws on a number of methodologies in order to develop clear and systematic ways of making observations, recording data and using it to evaluate and assess children."--BOOK JACKET.