Category Archives: General Ideas

The Transformative Mind by Prof. Anna Stetsenko: Reviewing & Expanding Vygotsky’s Approach

Prof. Stetsenko’s visit to the UK to talk about emotions and agency in teaching in Manchester (23-25th May) as well as about the transformative activist stance in Sheffield (26th May) offers an excellent opportunity to engage in depth with her recent book … Continue reading

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Child directed play: A study by Jessica Breese (Sheffield Univ.)

The importance of the role of play in early years education in England is emphasised through the Early Years Statutory Framework (2014). The United Nations highlight the case for play provision as a child’s right, however, an appreciation must be … Continue reading

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Dr Shakuntala Banaji: New media, old inequalities: Approaching youth, creative politics and digital media across social class, gender and geography

Over the past seventeen years Shaku Banaji’s research around young people, politics and creativity has interrogated the role and affordances of new and emerging digital media in processes of social change. From refugee children connecting with their peers across Europe … Continue reading

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New Issue: Outlines: Critical Practice Studies

We are happy to announce that Outlines Vol. 18, No. 1 is now online Outlines is an e-journal publication providing a forum for theoretically and empirically informed debates about the relationships between individual subjects, social structures, and historically developed cultural … Continue reading

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Education is Relation not Output?

Very interesting conference on scenes of Knowledge and Knowledge Acquisition – 17th – 21st of May 2016 in LNU Växjö/ Sweden by Anja Kraus (Educational Science, LNU) & Margareta Wallin Wictorin (Cultural Sciences, Karlstad University). Concept: Re-thinking the idea of … Continue reading

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Globalisation & Doctoral Supervision in Higher Education

While Higher Education becomes more and more globalised and performance-oriented, the question remains open how to best supervise international PhD students. Taking the conceptual model for enhancing the international student experience with community engagement proposed by Fleischman et al. (2010) … Continue reading

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Internationalisation in HE education / PECHA KUCHA Presentation on a pilot project

Please find the whole presentation here: PechaKucha

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Combining 2 very interesting Conferences in June in UK

For all international colleagues interested in feminist and critical approaches to education and psychology who would like to combine two conferences in one travel this is  a really good opportunity to engage with two different academic communities and present one’s … Continue reading

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Proposed syllabus “Childhood & Youth in the Digital Age”

More and more children and young people from all over the world come of age in virtual social worlds such as World of Warcraft or make friends in social networking sites such as Digital technologies alter the ways how … Continue reading

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update on publications

Dear readers: welcome to the new version of the blog and webpage “Education :: Mediation ::: Becoming”. Hopefully you will enjoy navigating through the links/ sub-webpages above. I am happy to help, if you cannot access the one or the … Continue reading

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