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Past the Tower, Under the Tree

Twelve Stories of Learning in Community

Balamohan Shingade and Erena Shingade

For many people, education is synonymous with uniforms and tote trays, assemblies and sports days. The cool terraces of a lecture theatre; the rotating team of tutors. But another form of education has always existed and continues in Aotearoa today: teaching that is grounded in relationships and learning in beloved company. Past the Tower, Under […]

Erena Shingade

Erena Shingade (Pākehā) is a poet, editor and graduate of India’s Seagull School of Publishing.

Balamohan Shingade

Balamohan Shingade is a candidate for the PhD in Philosophy at the University of Auckland and a singer of Hindustani music. Previously, he’s been a researcher with CARE, Massey University, and a curator of contemporary art.

Do educators’ responsibilities stop at the classroom door?

brown wooden door left closed

Michael W. Apple University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA   Abstract Schools are crucial sites in the politics of social and cultural transformation. However, we should not limit our work to the internal structures, processes, and content of schooling. The struggles in schools should be organically connected to community-based struggles outside of schools. Therefore, critically […]

Full Citation Information:
Apple, M. W. (2021). Do educators’ responsibilities stop at the classroom door?. ACCESS: Contemporary Issues in Education, 41(1), 89-91. https://doi.org/10.46786/ac21.7219

Michael W. Apple

Michael W. Apple is Hui Yan Chair Distinguished Professor of Education, Beijing Normal University; John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  He is one of the foremost educational theorists in the world and a public intellectual and activist-theorist who is deeply committed to empowerment and transformation of people through education. He has worked with governments, researchers, unions, political movements, and dissident groups around the world on building more critically democratic research, policies, and practices in education, making major contributions to the fields of cultural politics, curriculum theory and research, and critical teaching.


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