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New book by UBC doctoral student: Teacher Education: Demands from the Boundaries

The new book Teacher Education: Demands from the Boundaries, by Hector Gomez and Fernando Murillo Munoz intends to generate a space of discussion, reflection and dissemination of outlying or peripheral perspectives and topics about the education of teachers, originated as … Continue reading

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Schooling Corporate Citizens: A Conversation with Ronald W. Evans

Fireside Chat with Ron Evans on Education Reform, Social Studies, and Democratic Citizenship, Hosted By E. Wayne Ross  This conservation with Ron Evans was conducted in the plenary session of the 2015 retreat of College and University Faculty Assembly of National … Continue reading

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Teacher education: Demands from the boundaries

The Institute for Critical Education Studies presents: TEACHER EDUCATION: DEMANDS FROM THE BOUNDARIES Héctor Gómez Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez (Santiago, Chile) Fernando Murillo Universidad Alberto Hurtado and Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez (Santiago, Chile) UBC PhD Student Tuesday October 14, 2015 Noon – 1:00pm UBC … Continue reading

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Call for chapters: Teaching for Democracy in an Age of Economic Disparity

Call for Book Chapters Teaching for Democracy in an Age of Economic Disparity Editor: Cory Wright-Maley, Ph.D. The book is intended to provide a space for scholars and practitioners to reconsider how we prepare students to engage in a democratic … Continue reading

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Education, State and Market: Anatomy of Neoliberal Impact

Ravi Kumar‘s new book Education, State and Market: Anatomy of Neoliberal Impact published by Aakar Books (Delhi) is the first volume to comprehensively examine the impact of neoliberal capitalism on education in India. Kumar is a professor in the Department … Continue reading

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‘Out of the Ruins': The Emergence of New Radical Informal Learning Spaces

Below is a call for chapters that is sure be of interest to folks interested in both resisting the authoritarian, hierarchical, and standardizing approaches to education that dominant public education and creating new radical informal spaces for learning. Rob Harworth … Continue reading

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New edition of “The Social Studies Curriculum: Purposes, Problems, and Possibilities” in production

I’m very pleased to announce that the Fourth Edition of the The Social Studies Curriculum: Purposes, Problems, and Possibilities is now in production at The State University of New York Press and will be available in 2014. This fourth edition … Continue reading

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THE ASSAULT ON UNIVERSITIES: A MANIFESTO FOR RESISTANCE

THE ASSAULT ON UNIVERSITIES: A MANIFESTO FOR RESISTANCE The UK White Paper on universities that was published in June contains yet more proposals that will embed the market ever deeper into our educational system through the entrance of private providers … Continue reading

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New book: The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education Can Hope Audaciously Trump Neoliberalism?

The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education Can Hope Audaciously Trump Neoliberalism? Edited by Paul R. Carr, Lakehead University Bradley Porfilio, Lewis University in Romeoville, IL A volume in the series: Critical Constructions: Studies on Education and Society. … Continue reading

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Educating for Peace in a Time of Permanent War: Call for proposals:

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS FOR A BOOK ENTITLED EDUCATING FOR PEACE IN A TIME OF PERMANENT WAR: ARE SCHOOLS PART OF THE SOLUTION OR THE PROBLEM? Under Contract Routledge / Taylor & Francis Co-editors Paul R. Carr (Lakehead University, Orillia) … Continue reading

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