GLOBAL CHILDHOODS: LIFE-WORLDS AND EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS IN AUSTRALIA AND ASIA
Grant number: DP180100325 | Funding period: 2019 - 2021
This project aims to investigate how everyday life-worlds of year four students (nine-ten years of age) in Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore shape children’s orientations to educational success. Situated in the global cities of Melbourne, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore, the study explores connections between policy contexts, school experiences and everyday activities of children growing up in the Asian Century. Findings will advance knowledge of factors that contribute to children’s understandings of how their experiences in and out of school prepare them for futures in a global world. This will enable policy-makers, educators and parents to provide improved learning opportunities in child..View full description
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Lifeworlds of nine- and ten-year-old children: out-of-school activities in three global cities
Nicola Yelland, Sandy Muspratt, Clare Bartholomaeus, Nanthini Karthikeyan, Anita Kit Wa Chan, Vivienne Wai Man Leung, I-Fang Lee, Li Mei Johannah Soo, Kam Ming Lim, Sue Saltmarsh
There has been much discussion about the high performance of East Asian students in international high stakes testing, but little ..