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East meets west: Exploring the practice of distributed leadership in early childhood education in a Chinese context
What: As educational models are culturally bounded, much concern has been expressed regarding the relevancy of Western ideology to be imported for use in Chinese societies. Therefore, a key issue in theorizing distributed leadership in those countries is related to indigenization. The connotation of indigenization is referred to as adapting/modifying imported theories to fit local needs.
When: 12.30-1.30pm Monday 9 January 2017
Where: Building M10 Room 5.04 Griffith University, Messines Ridge Road, Mount Gravatt (this presentation will be live streamed to G34.104 Gold Coast Campus)
Who: Associate Professor Dora Ho (Education University of Hong Kong)
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What we can learn about learning before there was mass educationWhat: Given that the many developments, innovations and contributions that have arisen across human history have not been restricted to school societies and the era of teaching raises questions about how that learning has arisen and what lessons does this offer for contemporary times, and, for instance, the lifelong learning agenda or the role of educational institutions and that of educators.
When: Thursday 17 November 2016
Who: Professor Stephen Billett, Education and Professional Studies
Politics of Affect: A People Yet to Come?What: Gabrielle’s work with Emma Renold in the south Wales post-industrial valley communities is framed within growing concern with bodies and politics and in particular the potential for thinking in new ways about affects, potentiality, resistance and power. By working with young people in post-industrial places across two projects, Young People and Place (2009-2013) and Mapping, Making and Moving in Merthyr (2014-2015) and in the on-going project ‘Runaway Methodologies’ (2016-2017), Hardt and Negri’s (2001) optimism about the potential of aleatory materiality as a basis for social resistance is explored.
When: Monday 5 December, 2.00 - 3.00 pm
Where: Mt Gravatt campus M10_5.04 (Social Science building) with a link to the Gold Coast G23_3.01 (Multi Media building)
Who: Gabrielle Ivinson, Manchester Metropolitan University
Griffith Social Behavioural Research College EventsThe Griffith Social Behavioural Research College supports GIER members through its organisation and delivery of a year-long series of workshops designed specifically for social, behavioural and humanities research staff and students.
- Find out more about the Centre's previous events.