Looking forward, looking back: framing the future for teaching for social justice in early childhood education

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Hawkins, Karen. 2008. "Looking forward, looking back: framing the future for teaching for social justice in early childhood education." Orr, Debbie, Danaher, Patrick Alan, Danaher, Geoff and Harreveld, R. E. (Bobby) (ed.) 5th International Lifelong Learning Conference: Reflecting on Successes and Framing Futures. Yeppoon, Australia 16 - 19 Jun 2008 Rockhampton, Australia.
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Looking forward, looking back: framing the future for teaching for social justice in early childhood education

Presentation TypePaper
Authors
AuthorHawkins, Karen
EditorsOrr, Debbie, Danaher, Patrick Alan, Danaher, Geoff and Harreveld, R. E. (Bobby)
Journal or Proceedings TitleLifelong Learning: Reflecting on Successes and Framing Futures: Keynote and Refereed Papers from the 5th International Lifelong Learning Conference
Number of Pages10
Year2008
Place of PublicationRockhampton, Australia
ISBN1921047569
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttp://lifelonglearning.cqu.edu.au/2008/index.htm
Conference/Event5th International Lifelong Learning Conference: Reflecting on Successes and Framing Futures
Event Details
5th International Lifelong Learning Conference: Reflecting on Successes and Framing Futures
Event Date
16 to end of 19 Jun 2008
Event Location
Yeppoon, Australia
Abstract

[Abstract]: This paper outlines a participatory action research project that examined strategies to support teaching for social justice in the early years. Such a curriculum promotes inclusive and respectful lifelong learning. The success of this study, and others like it, will frame the future of teaching
for social justice.

Keywordsearly childhood education; teaching for social justice; children’s literature
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390102. Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
500104. Human rights and justice issues (excl. law)
390302. Early childhood education
Public Notes

Copyright for the printed volume is held by the Lifelong Learning Conference. The authors retain individual copyright of their own papers. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without prior written permission. Print copy held in USQ Library at call no. 378.173 Lif.

Byline AffiliationsFaculty of Education
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