Category Archives: Place

Creative Problem Solving – Students’ Skills In Tackling Real-Life Problems – PISA 2012

In modern societies, all of life isproblem solving. Changes in society, the environment, and in technology mean that the content of applicable knowledge evolves rapidly. Adapting, learning, daring to try out new things and always being ready to learn from … Continue reading

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The Best of Both Worlds – A Critical Pedagogy of Place

Taking the position that “critical pedagogy” and “place-based education” are mutually supportive educational traditions, this author argues for a conscious synthesis that blends the two discourses into a critical pedagogy of place. An analysis of critical pedagogy is presented that … Continue reading

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Habitus: A Sense of Place

“Habitus” is a concept developed by the late French sociologist, Pierre Bourdieu, as a ‘sense of one’s place … a sense of the other’s place’. It relates to our perceptions of the positions (or ‘place‘) of ourselves and other people … Continue reading

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