Obstructing the holistic approach to child education

Dr Elly Singer once observed (interestingly and importantly!) that ‘educare’, as a concept, “is a powerful tool to counteract the artificial dichotomy between education and care: a dichotomy that has often obstructed a holistic approach of the child and his or her family.”

Ref: Elly Singer () ‘Peacemaking among young children in multicultural child centres’ keynote speech at early childhood convention… [I need to hunt out the exact reference]


About backyardbooks

This blog is a kind of electronic storage locker for ideas and quotes that inform my research... literary research into fiction for young adults (with a special focus on New Zealand fiction). Kiwis are producing amazing literature for younger readers, but it isn't getting the academic appreciation it deserves. I hope readers of this blog can make use of the material I gather and share by way of promoting our fiction. Cheers!
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