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Beyond Literacy and Numeracy: Rethinking the Curriculum – Interview with Paul Vare

Interview with Paul Vare, co-convenor for sub-theme on Beyond Literacy and Numeracy: Rethinking the Curriculum What excites you about this theme? The sub-theme uses the term ‘rethinking’ – that always whets my appetite, particularly when we have the opportunity to cast our net globally for examples of how to do things differently. Virtually my entire […]

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Interview on sub-theme: Pedagogies for Sustainable Development

Interview with Julia Paulson, co-convenor for sub-theme on Pedagogies for Sustainable Development What excites you about this theme? At a time when friends and colleagues in three contexts I’m familiar with – here in the UK, in the US, and in Colombia – are asking questions about whether education (in schools and more broadly) failed […]

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Inclusive Education for Sustainable Development – Susy Ndaruhutse’s thoughts on the sub-theme

  Interview with Susy Ndaruhutse, co-convenor for sub-theme on Inclusive Education for Sustainable Development What excites you about this theme? I recently read an article in the Scientific American called ‘How diversity makes us smarter’. It was a really interesting and thought-provoking read, summarising decades of research which shows that socially diverse groups are more […]

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Developing Capabilities for Sustainable Livelihoods – an interview with the sub-theme convenors

Interview on sub-theme: Developing Capabilities for Sustainable Livelihoods Interview with Bronwen Magrath and Rebecca Hughes, co-convenors for sub-theme on Developing Capabilities for Sustainable Livelihoods What excites you both about this theme? What interests us is the way(s) in which learners’ aspirations for their future work and lives are shaped by their experience(s) within their community […]

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