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Growing up indigenous
Raymond Matthew Nichol

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Growing up indigenous
developing effective pedagogy for education and development
Raymond Nichol

Published 2011 by Sense Publishers in Rotterdam, Boston .
Written in English.

About the Book

An account of traditional socialisation and Indigenous forms of learning in Australia and Melanesia. It draws from rich ethnographic, historical and educational material. It describes the mismatch between traditional ways, realities of life in Indigenous communities, villages and enclaves, and the forms of education provided in schools. Nichol surveys the links, too often disparities, between ethnographic detail of life 'on the ground' and the schooling provided by nation states in this vast region. He explores and suggests ways community developers and educators, Indigenous and non-Indigenous, may work to bridge the gaps in social rights, educational and economic development. Discusses race, ethnicity, identity, discrimination, self-determination, development, and relevant, effective pedagogical, learning and schooling strategies.

Table of Contents

A compelling need
Knowledge traditions and change
Traditional socialisation and education in Australia
Traditional socialisation and education in Melanesia
Colonialism and Western education in Melanesia and Australia
Integrating traditional knowledge with education and development
Indigenous pedagogy and development : present and future success?

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-141)

Classifications

Library of Congress
LC3739 .N53 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
xx, 142 p. :
Number of pages
142

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25568264M
Internet Archive
growingupindigen00raym
ISBN 10
9460913725, 9460913717
ISBN 13
9789460913723, 9789460913716
OCLC/WorldCat
701026724

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