Tag Archives: leadership

Mobilising tofā sa’ili for ECE leadership

A talanoa confronting dominant conceptualisations from a Pasifika perspective

Maria Cooper & Jacoba Matapo
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Maria Cooper and Jacoba Matapo University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand   Abstract Leadership is about all of us, but dominant frames of leadership serve only a few. In this commentary, we challenge the dominance of Western notions of leadership as linear influence relationships in order to shift Pasifika engagement from the margins. For us, […]

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Cooper, M., & Matapo, J. (2021). Mobilising tofā sa’ili for ECE leadership: A talanoa confronting dominant conceptualisations from a Pasifika perspective. ACCESS: Contemporary Issues in Education, 41(2), 26-32. https://doi.org/10.46786/ac21.2955
Article Feature Image Acknowledgement: Photo by JJ Ying on Unsplash

Leading international schools

The questions of cultural and social justice

Nidal Al Haj Sleiman
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Nidal Al Haj Sleiman UCL Institute of Education, London, UK   Abstract This article focuses on international school leadership and raises questions on the mono-dimensional approaches to leading, teaching, and learning in diverse contexts. The growth of international schools all over the world represents increasing patterns of geographic and economic mobility, and the growth of […]

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Sleiman, N. A. H. (2021). Leading international schools: The questions of cultural and social justice. ACCESS: Contemporary Issues in Education, 41(2), 16-21. https://doi.org/10.46786/ac21.1881
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EDITORIAL | Leadership

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‘Leadership’ as a concept, not necessarily using that term, has had various manifestations of the ages. In certain kinds of history classes, ‘Great Men’ were people who ‘created history’—in the way that sports reporters talk of cricketers and footballers ‘making history’ when their scores or feats exceed the norm. Traditional views of Alexander the Great, […]

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Devine, N. (2021). Leadership [Editorial]. ACCESS: Contemporary Issues in Education, 41(2), 1-2. https://doi.org/10.46786/ac21.9916

Nesta Devine

Nesta Devine is a Professor of Education at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) New Zealand. Her work spans education policy and theory, prison education, Pasifika teachers and school exclusion. It aims to disrupt the structures and pedagogical assumptions that can lead to inequities for different groups of learners in Aotearoa/New Zealand. She is the former president of the Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia (PESA) and Associate Editor of Educational Philosophy and Theory (EPAT).

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A dialogue with Michael Hardt on revolution, joy, and learning to let go

Alexander J. Means, Amy N. Sojot , Yuko Ida & Michael Hardt
Published online: 10 Aug 2020
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Abstract In this wide-ranging conversation, Michael Hardt reflects on recent transformations within Empire. Several unique themes emerge concerning power and pedagogy as they intersect with subjectivity and global crisis. Drawing on the common in conjunction with the tradition of love in education uncovers a different path that attends to today’s real political, ecological, and social […]

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Alexander J. Means, Amy N. Sojot, Yuko Ida & Michael Hardt (2020) A dialogue with Michael Hardt on revolution, joy, and learning to let go, Educational Philosophy and Theory, DOI: 10.1080/00131857.2020.1803977
Article Feature Image Acknowledgement: Photo by Antonella Vilardo on Unsplash