Contemporary capacity-building in educational contexts

Danaher, Patrick Alan and Davies, Andy and De George-Walker, Linda and Jones, Janice K. and Matthews, Karl J. and Midgley, Warren and Arden, Catherine H. and Baguley, Margaret (2014) Contemporary capacity-building in educational contexts. Pivot. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Basingstoke, United Kingdom. ISBN 978-1-137-37456-1


Contemporary Capacity-Building in Educational Contexts extends current understandings of what capacities and capacity-building are and of the dimensions that maximise their prospects of success in current educational policy-making and provision. It does this by exploring how capacity-building is implemented among nine groups of research participants, including Australian, Dutch and English circus families, migrants and refugees in an Australian regional town, and a university education research team. These data sets are analysed to address eight 'hot topics' and 'wicked problems' in contemporary education: consciousness; creativity; dis/empowerment and agency; diversity and identity; forms of capital and currencies; knowledge sharing; regionality and rurality; and resilience.

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Additional Information: © Patrick Alan Danaher, Andy Davies, Linda De George-Walker, Janice K. Jones, Karl J. Matthews, Warren Midgley, Catherine H. Arden, Margaret Baguley 2014. No reproduction, copy or transmission of this publication may be made without written permission.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2014 07:05
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2017 00:35
Uncontrolled Keywords: agency; Australia; capacity-building; consciousness; creativity; diversity; educational contexts; empowerment; England; forms of capital; identity; knowledge sharing; Netherlands; regionality; resilience; rurality
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130199 Education systems not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130399 Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9301 Learner and Learning > 930199 Learner and Learning not elsewhere classified
C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930299 Teaching and Instruction not elsewhere classified

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