'Be Realistic, Demand the Impossible': A Memoir of Work in Childcare and Education

'Be Realistic, Demand the Impossible': A Memoir of Work in Childcare and Education

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ISBN-13: 9781138064911
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/24/2018
Series: Contesting Early Childhood Series
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Helen Penn is now Professor Emerita at the University of East London and Visiting Professor at the Institute of Education, University College London, UK. She has undertaken work for a variety of international organizations including EU, OECD, UNICEF, UNESCO and Save the Children.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Foreword by Michel Vandenbroeck

Chapter One: Memoir as Method

Chapter Two: Teaching in London

Chapter Three: The Red Republic of Wandsworth

Chapter Four: Who Needs Nurseries – We Do!

Chapter Five: Laborious Democracy

Chapter Six: Tanzania

Chapter Seven: Becoming a Researcher

Chapter Eight: A Workday University

Chapter Nine: Southern Africa

Chapter Ten: Swimming Pools in the Steppes and Pianos in the Desert

Chapter Eleven: The Noise of Time

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