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Green, Jennifer – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
Teacher-led initiatives built upon relationships, moral purpose, and a commitment to act have the potential to bring about change in twenty-first century schools. In order to implement and sustain change, teachers must collaborate with diverse colleagues and members of the school community. Intergroup communication across cultural and linguistic…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Cultural Differences, Educational Change, Teacher Collaboration
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Hung, Cheng-Yu – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
This article challenges the simplistic and reductive image of Taiwanese schoolteachers, and reveals their actions of resistance during the turmoil of the recent curriculum reform controversy. Despite the fact that teachers are not usually portrayed as progressive and revolutionary agents, in the face of the disputed curriculum revision in 2014,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Educational Change
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Rudoe, Naomi – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2018
This paper examines lesbian and gay teachers' identities and experiences in schools in the context of school policies relating to homophobia and to sex and sexuality education. Drawing on semi-structured interviews with 12 lesbian and gay teachers working in English and Welsh schools, and using the concept of 'policy enactment,' I analyse the ways…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Homosexuality, Identification (Psychology), Social Bias
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Mayeza, Emmanuel – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2018
This paper focuses on the ways in which five- to seven-year-old primary school children in a Black/African township in South Africa construct and experience 'free play' in the classroom. Findings highlight the gendered manner in which play is constructed and constantly policed by these young children during 'free play'. By foregrounding the young…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Young Children, Play
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Rasmussen, Mary Lou; Sanjakdar, Fida; Allen, Louisa; Quinlivan, Kathleen; Bromdal, Annette – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2017
Young people may face conflicting and confusing messages about what it means to respond well in relation to homophobia and transphobia. Consequently, we ask--What might it mean to respond well to homophobia and transphobia? This strategy, inspired by Anika Thiem and Judith Butler, is recognition of the ambivalent conditions which structure…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Madden, Brooke – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2017
The author traces how discourse functions in the context of a school-based, urban Aboriginal education initiative, with a focus on the construction and organization of teaching subjects. Critical discourse analysis that traces spectres reveals some of the ways that whiteness and Eurocentrism create the possibilities for, and the conditions in…
Descriptors: Whites, Discourse Analysis, Indigenous Populations, Professional Identity
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Sandretto, Susan; Tilson, Jane – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2017
Literacy policy and pedagogy in Aotearoa New Zealand have a strong discursive heritage of traditional literacies, which emphasise code breaking and meaning making with linguistic codes and conventions over other possible modes of communication. In a rapidly evolving landscape where changes in communication technologies give birth to new literacies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy, Educational Research, Educational Practices
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Saito, Eisuke; Atencio, Matthew – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2015
Under neo-liberal policies in many countries, there has been an extensive trend of educational reform which intensifies competition. Such educational reform is underpinned by direct government control, seen in centre to periphery forms of policy administration and implementation with strong emphasis on managerialism and test-oriented…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Social Justice, Educational Change
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Honan, Eileen – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2010
Many accounts explaining teachers' lack of engagement with new technologies in their classrooms engage with discourses that blame their lack of time, expertise, or enthusiasm. In this paper I offer an alternative reading that provides a more agentic explanation. A rhizotextual analysis is undertaken that reveals the connections between teachers'…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Discourse Analysis, Computer Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes