WEBINAR | Refugee Education: Power, Purposes, and Pedagogies Across Contexts

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 9:30am
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Join Global TIES for Children, an international research center at NYU and NYU Abu Dhabi and our invited guest speaker, Sarah Dryden-Peterson for a talk entitled Refugee Education: Power, Purposes, and Pedagogies Across Contexts.
What would it take to ensure that all young people globally have opportunities to learn, to feel a sense of belonging, and to be prepared to help build more peaceful and equitable futures? Fifteen years of ethnographic research and more than 600 interviews in 23 countries with children experiencing conflict and seeking refuge raises new ways to think about persistent conceptual questions in global education, related to the purposes of education, forms of power over what and how children learn, and the mechanisms by which education acts on inequities.
Live, simultaneous translation into Arabic will be provided during the session. 

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Live, simultaneous translation will be provided into Arabic for this lecture


Sarah Dryden-Peterson is Associate Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Director of Refugee REACH, bringing together educators, researchers, and policymakers in co-creating quality education and welcoming communities in settings of mass displacement. She teaches courses on qualitative research methods, education in armed conflict, and education in uncertainty.  


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