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CIDEC Seminar Series

Spring 2012

Meet and Greet/ Q&A for New students

Karen Mundy and CIDE faculty will be available for new students to ask questions about the CIDE program.

Monday, January 16, 4:00 - 5:00 pm   Rm. 7105


"Reflections on Doing Youth Participatory Action Research with Latino Students in Toronto Schools: Dilemmas and Possibilities"

Ruben Gaztambide-Fernandez, Assistant Professor, OISE, and Cristina Guerrero, PhD Candidate, OISE

Wednesday, January 18,  11:30 am - 1:00 pm  Rm. 7015


"Social Integration as Key to Quality Education: Lessons from Refugee Education"

Sarah Dryden-Peterson, Post-Doctoral student, OISE








Roundtable discussion on education and conflict

Karen Mundy, Associate Professor, facilitator

Thursday, February 9,  11:30 am - 1:00 pm  Rm. 7105


Student Research Symposium & Book Launch

Nine student presentations in three sessions:

Friday, February 10, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Rm. 7105


1. Higher Education

Linda Tung,MA-TPS, Pragmatist Ethics of Education: Influence and potential for North American higher education 




Julian Weinrib-PhD, TPS, Interrogating the "South" in South-South-North development modalities: A case study of one trilateral research network 





Patricia Gaviria - PhD, TPS - Self-determination and Postsecondary Education in Greenland and Nunavut: The Inuit and the Circumpolar World 



 Question and Answer Session 


2. Advocacy, democracy & literacy

2-1Yasmin Lalani - PhD, CTL - Gender Relations and HIV/AIDS Prevention Education: Women Activists' Work in the Peruvian Amazon  




2-2Sally Hooper - PhD, AECP - Small Spaces for Meaningful Participation in Democratic Life?: A South African Community's Perspectives of Their Involvement in an Early Childhood Education and Care Program 




2-3Arif Anwar - PhD, CTL - "I can send a text. I just don't know how to write.": Inspiring literacy through mobile phones in rural Bangladesh 




Question and Answer Session


3. Citizenship

Leigh-Anne Ingram - PhD, CTL - Subjects, objects, citizens?: Exploring girls' perspectives on gender, civic participation and school




Karen Pashby - PhD, TPS - Global Citizenship Education in a Multicultural Context: Theory and Policy Analysis of Educating for the Twentieth-First Century





Syeda Rufeeda Bukhari - MA, CTL - The role of the school culture in the integration of immigrant teachers in public schools in Ontario



 Question and Answer Session


"Promoting Learning for All: reflections on recent innovations and the state of play in the field"

Lynn Murphy, Program Officer, Hewlett Foundation

Monday, February 27, 12:00 - 1:30 pm






"Proverbs, Indigenous Philosophies, and the Lessons for African Schooling, Education and Development"

George Dei, Professor, OISE

Wednesday, February 29, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm








"Privatisation, Education, and Development: Discourse and New Research Directions" 

Prachi Srivastava, Associate Professor, Ottawa University

Tuesday, March 6, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm  Rm. 7105


"Conversations with Dr. Jacinta Muteshi"

Dr. Jacinta Muteshi, former Chair of the National Commission for Gender and Development, Kenya 

Wednesday, March 7, 3:30 am - 5:30 pm Rm. 7105


 Preparatory meeting for CIES presenters

Karen Mundy, CIDE Co-Director

Wednesday, April 4, 3:00 - 4:00 pm  Rm. 7105


CIDEC End of Term Potluck

Wednesday, April 4, 4:00 - 6:00 pm  Peace Lounge



"Education policy as numbers"

Bob Lingard, Professor, Professorial Research Fellow, University of Queensland

Tuesday, April 10, 10:00 - 12:00 pm, 7105








"Proverbs, Indigenous Philosophies and the Lessons for African Schooling, Education and Development"

Jadie McDonnell, MA student, AECP, OISE, University of Toronto

Wednesday, April 18, 5:00 - 6:30 pm, 7105



"How teachers view their profession in Chile: Some results from a national study"

Beatrice Avalos, Associate Researcher, Center for Advanced Research in Education, University of Chile

Thursday, April 19, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, 7105





"A Comparative Study of Elite-English-medium Schools, public Schools and Islamic Madaris in Contemporary Pakistan: Pierre Bourdieu’s Theory Employed to Understand Inequalities in Educational/Occupational Opportunities"

Akhtar Hassan Malik, Ph.D. Candidate

Thursday, May 17, 11:30 - 1:00 pm, 7105

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