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Towards Defamiliarisation and Curriculum in a New Key

Contesting Contemporary Curricula

Current debates about curriculum are led by transnational organisations such as UNESCO and the OECD, who play a powerful role in the formation of curriculum policies and practices around the world. The OECD launched its Future of Education and Skills 2030 project in 2015. In 2017, UNESCO published global curricular guidelines in their Future Competences […]

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dermijnsbrugge, E. V., & Kidd, D. (2021). Towards Defamiliarisation and Curriculum in a New Key: Contesting Contemporary Curricula. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/ideas/towards-defamiliarisation-and-curriculum-in-a-new-key/
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Elke Van dermijnsbrugge

Elke Van dermijnsbrugge is Lecturer in Education at the University of Hong Kong and PhD candidate at UCL Institute of Education. She teaches courses related to international education, and her research interests are philosophy of education, alternative research methods and alternative curricular approaches.

Douglas Kidd

Douglas Kidd is Director of Curriculum X at the International College of Hong Kong. His foci are outdoor and experiential learning, and the development of school-based curricular initiatives such as Human Technologies.