Tag Archives: respect in education and care

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 … Continue reading

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“The teaching process for Māori students is usually a cross-cultural encounter.”

There’s a new book I’ve only just started reading, but which I’ve already taken a shine to – Kia Tangi Te Tītī – Permission to Speak. It explores, as the NZCER blurb explains, “what constitutes successful schooling for Māori students … Continue reading

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Pennie Brownlee’s new site – respectful education and care

Pennie Brownlee has developed a new website: http://penniebrownlee.weebly.com/ She announced it in a recent email, writing that: “I have been ‘at the drawing board’ making a website that has everything on it – •  Homepage with some thoughts on it … Continue reading

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