Sámi Education by Pigga KeskitaloSámi Education by Pigga Keskitalo

Sámi Education

byPigga Keskitalo, Kaarina Määttä, Satu Uusiautti

Hardcover | June 27, 2013

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This book is a pioneering work. It discusses special characteristics of the education of Sámi people, an indigenous people living in Northern Europe. The book provides a comprehensive study of indigenous school research and special features of Sámi education including problems and opportunities that teachers and pupils confront daily. The purpose of this book is to support the realization of indigenous peoples’ education based on their own cultural premises. New, reformative pedagogical models and culturally sensitive teaching arrangements that could enhance Sámi education are the focus of the book. It is aimed at everyone who is interested in indigenous peoples’ educational conditions and is based on the authors’ research cooperation in the field of Sámi education.
Pigga Keskitalo is an associate professor at the teacher training department of the Sámi University College in Kautokeino (Norway). She did her doctoral research about Sámi education at the University of Lapland (Finland). She has been working as a teacher educator for several years and has published numerous articles and books about S...
Title:Sámi EducationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:June 27, 2013Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631625979

ISBN - 13:9783631625972

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Contents: Sámi Education – Sámi Research – Sámi Language Teaching – Indigenous and Sámi People – Sámi Culture.