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Mann, Alana – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
The Anthropocene is a site of domination and resistance for those opposed to the corporatised food regime. The peasant farmers' movement, La Vía Campesina, uses pedagogical techniques based on Freirian horizontal communication methodology to contest the structural and ideological elements of this regime. This article analyses these techniques,…
Descriptors: Food, Agricultural Occupations, Ecology, Power Structure
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Chaves Haracemiv, Sonia Maria; Branco, Veronica – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
This article presents the research carried out in the State Center for Basic Education for Young and Adult Primary and Secondary School Campo Comprido, Curitiba, Paraná, a privileged space in the recognition and valorisation of the trajectories of different social and ethnic groups. The study uses the methodology of action research, where all had…
Descriptors: School Culture, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Action Research
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Fortunato, Ivan; Iorio Dias, Ana Maria – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
In this paper, our goal is to present a recent overview of how gender issues have been investigated in Brazilian postgraduate studies. We hope, with the presentation of this scenario, to enable that gender studies continue to advance, but also that they find in teachers their strong allies in this important battle for a more egalitarian society.…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Educational History, Correlation, Gender Differences
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de Guimarães, Rafael Siqueira – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
This article invites a discussion about the inclusion of issues on gender and sexualities in the curriculum of five different interdisciplinary undergraduate courses that focus on the formation of educators (Arts, Languages, Mathematics and Computing, Humanistics and Nature Sciences) at Universidade Federal do Sul da Bahia, in Brazil. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Sexuality, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Nicolete, Jamilly Nicácio; Almeida, Jane Soares de – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
In this article, in a historical perspective, the authors discuss the symbolization of the female figure in the social imaginary in relation to a teaching career, based on the practices of teacher training, professionalization and co-education,. Since colonial times, the education of females in Brazil has always been permeated with expectations…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Gender Differences, Sex Role
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da Silva, Marta Regina Paulo – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
The article discusses the production of children's cultures based on the experiences of 3-5-year-old children with the language of comic books, focusing on gender relations. It is part of a doctoral research project conducted at FE / UNICAMP and investigates a case study in a municipal pre-school in the Greater ABC region in São Paulo, Brazil. It…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Interpersonal Relationship, Cartoons
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Da Costa, Alexandre Emboaba – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
This paper furthers current analysis of anti-racist, critical multicultural, and decolonial educational reforms in Brazil through a focus on the significant role played by post-racial ideology, black politics, and racial literacy in policy design and implementation. The paper first details the ways in which post-racial commonsense and anti-black…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Racial Attitudes, Racial Bias, Ideology
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Marques, Joana Brás Varanda; de Freitas, Denise – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
Non-formal education and the dissemination of science are increasingly gaining importance around the world. Whilst astronomy in Brazil is no exception, its growth has however been slow and dispersed, institutions and activities across the country are uncoordinated, and no source exists that integrates relevant information and knowledge. To address…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education, Astronomy, Science Education
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Bandeira de Melo, Patricia; Romani Campos, Luís Henrique; Zarias, Alexandre; Gonçalves Ferreira, Suzy Luna Nobre – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
This paper explores the results of the research "A interiorização recente das Instituições públicas e gratuitas de ensino superior no Nordeste: efeitos e mudanças" [The recent implementation of new federal universities in the Northeast of Brazil: effects and changes], performed by the Joaquim Nabuco Foundation. One of its main mottos is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Opportunities, College Attendance, Low Income
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Guimarães, Selva – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
This paper approaches the public policies for teaching Afro-Brazilian and indigenous history and culture in Brazil in the 21st century. It is part of a broader study about the implementation and impacts of Federal Laws 10.639/2009 and 11.645/2008, which made the study of these topics mandatory across the national territory. Our methodology…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Knowledge, Local History, Cultural Education
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Rothen, José Carlos; da Cunha Malheiros Santana, Andréia – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
This article aims to discuss whether external evaluations are instruments to ensure increased quality of public school education. It is part of a research that investigated how evaluation results and the resulting indices were used in two schools in the state of São Paulo (Brazil). The methodology adopted was the case study, using different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Assessment, Educational Quality, Teacher Evaluation
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De Sá Barreto, Francisco César; Domingues, Ivan; Borges, Mário Neto – Policy Futures in Education, 2014
This article aims at presenting the current structure of the Brazilian National Graduate Program. It describes the development of the courses from their starting point in the Thirties focusing on the last six decades. It demonstrates that after the country set up the two national agencies to foster science and technology, CAPES and CNPq,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Educational History, Science Education
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Da Cruz Duran, Maria Renata; Da Costa, Celso José; Amiel, Tel – Policy Futures in Education, 2014
Since June 2011, research on the Open University System of Brazil's (UAB's) official evaluation processes relating to learner support facilities has been carried out by the Teachers' Training, New Information, Communication and Technologies research group, which is linked to the Laboratory of New Technologies for Teaching at Fluminense Federal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Universities, Educational Facilities, Distance Education
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Felicetti, Vera Lucia; Morosini, Marilia Costa; Somers, Patricia – Policy Futures in Education, 2013
This article is an overview of a doctoral dissertation which presents statements from graduates of the University for All Program (PROUNI) from a non-profit Brazilian university, who were admitted to university through this program. The methodology used was qualitative with a focus on textual analysis. The objective is to identify the outcomes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Affirmative Action, Educational Quality, Graduates
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Guimaraes, Selva – Policy Futures in Education, 2012
The present research investigates public policy concerning teacher education in Brazil. It is a critical rereading of historical documents focusing on laws, legal documents, projects, institutional and public policies and teaching careers developed by the Brazilian state, as well as social and scientific organisations. Emphasis is given to current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Economic Change, Public Education
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