Category Archives: Education

Is the Pandemic Causing Children’s Anxiety to Go Up or Down?

How are your kids managing at home? We are in the midst of a terrible pandemic. Certainly, there is cause for all of us to be anxious, but I want to focus here on the effect on children. It is a … Continue reading

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L’éducation – Resources et Idées pour la Reprise

Devant l’absence d’outils concrets et adaptés dans les accompagnements proposés par le ministère, nous réunissons ici les ressources partagées par les collègues sur la toile. Ce billet sera complété et adapté au fil des jours… Lire   RESSOURCES ET IDÉES … Continue reading

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Educational Research: Networks and Technologies

There have always been networks in the context of educational research as well as particular technologies. Yet recent developments in ICT have put their mark on contemporary education and on educational research and more in general on knowledge and understanding. … Continue reading

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International Handbook of Philosophy of Education

This handbook presents a comprehensive introduction to the core areas of philosophy of education combined with an up-to-date selection of the central themes. It includes 95 newly commissioned articles that focus on and advance key arguments; each essay incorporates essential … Continue reading

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Influencing brain networks: implications for education

In our view, a central issue in relating brain development to education is whether classroom interventions can alter neural networks related to cognition in ways that generalize beyond the specific domain of instruction. This issue depends upon understanding how neural … Continue reading

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Pattern-recognition, intersubjectivity, and dialogic meaning-making in education

From a conventional monological view, meaning-making is located in a particular statement. In conventional schools, students are positioned to be enactors of ready-made knowledge and skills on teacher’s demand based on their pattern-recognition and production, rather than to be authors … Continue reading

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An Inquiry in to the Ethical Nature of a Deleuzian Creative Educational Practice

In introducing the work of Deleuze and Guattari Massumi says, “A concept is a brick. It can be used to build the courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.” Therefore, in taking the Deleuzian view that … Continue reading

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The Finnish education sys­tem can­not be copied, but parts of it can be ex­por­ted

Finnish education is in demand internationally. Education export is an effective way of solving challenges and building a better future. “The Funda Ujabule School, established on the University of Johannesburg campus in Soweto six years ago, follows the Finnish approach … Continue reading

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Education, Intelligence and Diseases in Old Age

Several studies have found a positive association between education and health. Confounding factors that an act both education choices and health, such as (observed) parental background and (unobserved) intelligence, may play an important role in shaping this association. In this paper we estimate … Continue reading

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Social Movement Knowledge and Anthropology of Education

Although social movements are frequently background and occasionally foreground in the studies of anthropologists of education, the knowledge produced by movements have seldom been a focus of our work. In this Reflection on the Field, I argue that investigating the … Continue reading

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