Indigenous population mobilities and school achievement: international educational research itineraries, issues and implications

Danaher, P. A. (2012) Indigenous population mobilities and school achievement: international educational research itineraries, issues and implications. International Journal of Educational Research, 54. pp. 1-8. ISSN 0883-0355

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Abstract

This paper situates the articles in this special theme issue of the International Journal of Educational Research within the broader global literature regarding the educational experiences and opportunities of mobile communities. The paper distils those articles’ contributions to extending current understandings about the specific itineraries of Indigenous pupils in northern Australia, the underlying issues of Indigeneity and school achievement, and the consequent implications for international and comparative educational research. In so doing, the paper links the particular analyses outlined in the articles and the associated sites of their research with wider debates in contemporary scholarship pertaining to education and mobilities,including the complexity and contentiousness of evidentiary data sets and of accompanying schooling policy and provision frameworks.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published online 30 November 2011. Accepted version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Permanent restricted access to ArticleFirst version.
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Patrick Danaher
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2012 00:27
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 01:07
Uncontrolled Keywords: Australia; educational research; indigenous; mobilities; school achievement
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200201 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Studies
16 Studies in Human Society > 1604 Human Geography > 160403 Social and Cultural Geography
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939901 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1016/j.ijer.2011.11.001
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/20985

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