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Jessop, Sharon – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2017
In recent years, culture has become significantly politicized, or conspicuously de-politicized, in different parts of the UK, making its appearance in education policy of pivotal interest and ripe for critical attention. From the vantage point of Theodor Adorno's work on the culture industry and his writings on the work of the teacher, I argue…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Culturally Relevant Education, Cultural Pluralism, Politics of Education
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Shah, Saeeda – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2014
The article will discuss Islamic philosophy of education to explain the role and aims of education for the Muslim "Ummah" (Community). It will then debate the needs of the UK Muslims with regard to the education of their children in the context of multi-locationality, and associated challenges of bringing up children while living between…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Educational Policy
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Riveros, Augusto – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2012
In this paper I highlight the significance of Maurice Merleau-Ponty's contribution to the study of teacher learning. I particularly draw on his notion of "embodiment" to show that professional knowledge is embodied knowledge and that teachers make sense of their professional world through their embodied action. I contrast my…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Cooperation, Models
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Stephen, Christine – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2012
This paper sets out to examine the place of theory in preschool education, considering the theories to which practitioners and providers have access and which provide a rationale for everyday practices and shape the experiences of young children. The paper reflects the circumstances of preschool provision, practices and thinking in the UK in…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Educational Theories, Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Practices
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Martin, Christopher – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2011
Universities are under increasing pressure to demonstrate the economic and social relevance of the research they produce. In the UK, for example, recent developments in the UK under the Research Excellence Framework (REF) suggest that future funding schemes will grant "significant additional recognition... where researchers build on excellent…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Quality of Life, Public Policy, Ethics
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Fitzpatrick, Tony – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2009
This article interconnects three debates to show what this might imply for the "redemocratisation" of UK society and for pedagogical reform. One debate concerns deliberative types of democratic reform, arguing in favour of a "creative agnosticism" towards the two philosophical frameworks which dominate this literature. This…
Descriptors: Democracy, Memory, Models, Foreign Countries
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Kress, Gunther – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2008
Globalization impacts on education everywhere; it is impossible to consider issues of curriculum or pedagogy without bearing in mind the effects of globalization. Here I consider to what extent it is possible to imagine curricula and pedagogies which could function at a global level? I do so from an anglo-phone perspective, from within the UK (and…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Local Issues, Global Approach, Foreign Countries