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ERIC Number: EJ789368
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May
Pages: 13
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0742-051X
Playing It Up, Playing It Down, Playing It Safe: Queering Teacher Education
Robinson, Kerry H.; Ferfolja, Tania
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, v24 n4 p846-858 May 2008
The impact of homophobia and heterosexism on the e/quality of schooling experiences for many students and teachers in Australia places a responsibility on teacher education institutions to incorporate anti-homophobia and anti-heterosexist education in their courses. This discussion, based on research undertaken in universities across New South Wales, Australia, explores pre-service teacher educators' perceptions of the importance and relevance of including anti-homophobia and anti-heterosexist education in teacher education courses. It examines how the application or avoidance of addressing these issues is a result of their positioning in discourses of personal investment and social justice, as well as their articulation in curriculum.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia