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Phillips, Jacqueline S.; Bhavnagri, Navaz Peshotan – Childhood Education, 2002
Describes struggle of Maasai in Kenya and Tanzania to preserve migratory lifestyle while remaking their schooling system. Addresses goals, content and method, and outcomes for both indigenous and Western Maasai education. Considers educational implications for migratory lifestyles and recommends listening to, building trust with, and empowering…
Descriptors: Access to Education, African Culture, Child Role, Community Involvement
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Bhavnagri, Navaz Peshotan; Vaswani, Thrity G. – Childhood Education, 1999
Examines the rationale for expanding teachers' roles, using preschool education in the slums of Baroda, India, as an illustrative study, and its implications for teacher preparation in 21st-century United States. Considers the roles of child educator and advocate, family-life educator, environment educator, economic adviser, and health educator.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Child Advocacy, Cooperation, Elementary Education