Diversity in the Early Years: Intercultural Learning and Teaching by Ann FarrellDiversity in the Early Years: Intercultural Learning and Teaching by Ann Farrell

Diversity in the Early Years: Intercultural Learning and Teaching

byAnn Farrell, Ingrid Sameulsson

Paperback | July 15, 2016

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Diversity in the Early Years examines young children in global contexts and the affordances of intercultural approaches to diversity and inclusion in early childhood education. This book provides a starting point for developing intercultural understandings, based on respect for diversity andinterdependency in the everyday experience. A thread running through the book is the imperative for childrens rights to participation, provision and protection in the face of exponential global change. Each chapter draws upon empirical evidence from research and/or from pedagogical practice that sheds light on intercultural issues in the field of early childhood. These issues include framing intercultural practices in early childhood teacher education; international agendas in early childhoodteacher education; and preparing early childhood teachers for global contexts.
Ann Farrell is Professor of Early Childhood and Head of the School of Early Childhood. Earning a PhD from The University of Queensland in 1996, she received an Honorary Doctorate from Gothenburg University (Sweden) in 2012. Member of QUTs Children and Youth Research Centre, her research and teaching expertise is in research ethics, chi...
Title:Diversity in the Early Years: Intercultural Learning and TeachingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pagesPublished:July 15, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195593944

ISBN - 13:9780195593945

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Young Children Engaged in Intercultural Learning1. Young Children in Global Contexts2. Teaching and Learning in Early Childhood Education for Social and Cultural Sustainability3. Embracing Diversity in Childhood StudiesPart 2: Adults Engaged in Intercultural Learning4. Playing with Diversity5. Intercultural Teacher Education6. Early Years: Indigenous children, families and education in Australia and Canada7. Challenges and Rewards in Working with Displaced Children and FamiliesPart 3: Challenges and Implications8. Childrens Rights to Participation in Two Cultures9. Rethinking Culture and Diversity in Early Childhood Preservice Teacher Education10. Intercultural Early Childhood Teacher Education11. Prologue Where to now?