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Van Heertum, Richard; Share, Jeff – McGill Journal of Education, 2006
A broader view of literacy has emerged as part of the larger debate about educational reform across the globe. Many now argue that availing children with additional skills in technological and media literacy will foster creativity, motivate youth, and improve their economic opportunities while increasing the core of high skilled labourers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Economic Opportunities, Educational Change
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Corbett, Mike – McGill Journal of Education, 2004
It has been nearly fifty years since the publication of "So Little for the Mind," Hilda Neatby's controversial conservative attack on what she understood as "progressive education." This paper argues that Neatby's book remains important reading despite its limitations and its context. Neatby's work represents what I call a…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Political Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Public Education
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Ghosh, Ratna – McGill Journal of Education, 1995
Advocates moving multicultural education beyond ethnic awareness into a more theoretical and constructive phase. Argues for incorporating epistemological theories regarding the subjectivity of knowledge with an awareness of the interdependence of different cultures. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Educational Change, Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy