Traveller, Nomadic and Migrant Education

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Pub. Date: 2009-04-21
Publisher(s): Taylor & Francis
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This edited collection explores the challenges and innovations in providing education for mobile communities across the world. While obstacles such as negative stereotypes and centuries-old prejudice remain problematic, the book also shows how educational innovations such as online education and mobile schools are bringing mobility and schooling together.

Table of Contents

Foreword: Migrant Education as World Model
Editorial Introduction: Three Dimensions of Changing Schools
Moving Lives: A Reflective Account of a Three Generation Travelling Attractionist Family in Italy
Inclusive Education for Children and Young People with Interrupted Learning in Scotland
Itinerant Farm Workers' Children in Australia: Learning from the Experiences of One Family
Cultural Difference or Subversion in England: A Question of Perspective
Promoting Educational Access for the Indigenous Reindeer Herders, Fisherpeople and Hunters in the Nomadic Schools of Yakutia, Russian Federation
Australian Romani
The Telesis of Nigerian Nomadic Education
Irish Travellers, Identity and the Education System
The Revitalisation of a Threatened Indigenous Language: The Case of the Sami People in Norway
Paradoxes in Policy: Mixed Messages for Fairground and Gypsy Traveller Families in England
Australian Circus People
Against the Odds: Roma Population Schooling in Spain
Schooling and the Rabaris of Kachchh in India: The Need for Change
Inclusion Versus Specialisation: Issues in Transforming the Education of Australian Show Children
Conclusion: Whither Changing Schools?
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