Education in Indigenous, Nomadic and Travelling Communities

Education in Indigenous, Nomadic and Travelling Communities


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Education in Indigenous, Nomadic and Travelling Communities by Rosarii Griffin

A global exploration of the provision of formal and non-formal education for Indigenous, Nomadic and Travelling Communities in their home countries

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472513601
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 08/14/2014
Series: Education as a Humanitarian Response Series
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Rosarii Griffin is Director of the Centre for Global Development through Education, Immaculate College, Ireland.

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface, Colin Brock
Introduction: Educational in Indigenous, Nomadic and Travelling Communities: A Global Overview, Rosarii Griffin (University College Cork, Ireland) and Piaras MacEinri (University College Cork, Ireland)
1.Cross-Cultural Communication and Change: Travellers and Roma in the Irish Education System, Dr Máirín Kenny (Education Consultant, Ireland)
2.Education as Cultural Conflict: The Case of English Gypsies in the South of England, Dr Juliet McCaffery (University of Sussex, UK)
3. A Case Study of Gypsy Travellers in the East Riding of Yorkshire, UK, Judith Smith (Minority Ethnic and Traveller Attainment Service (METAS), UK) and Helen Worrell (Family and Early Years Learning Officer, UK)
4.Multi-Dimensional Sámi Education: Towards Culture Sensitive Policies, Pigga Keskitalo (Sámi University College, Norway), Kaarina Määttä (University of Lapland, Finland) and Satu Uusiautti (University of Lapland, Finland)
5.Roma/Traveller Inclusion in Europe: Why Informal Education is Winning, Christine O'Hanlon (University of East Anglia, UK)
6.Education and ‘Orang Asli' in Malaysia: A Country Case Study,, Hema Letchamanan (Taylor's University, Malaysia) and Firdaus Ramli (Taylor's University, Malaysia)
7.Indigenous Groups' Education: The Case of North America, Lorenzo Cherubini (Brock University, Canada)
8.Intercultural Bilingual Education, Self-Determination and Indigenous Peoples of the Amazon Basin, Sheila Aikman (University of East Anglia, UK)

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