Seeing education with northern eyes: University of the Arctic Thematic Network for Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity in Education

Kirk Anderson, Jennifer Carol Spratt, Mhairi Beaton, Rauna Rahko-Ravantti

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Abstract

The University of the Arctic is a virtual organisation of universities, colleges, research institutes and other organisations concerned with education and research in and about the North. Within the organisation, Thematic Networks are the primary means of cooperation between member institutions. Through the Thematic Networks faculty and researchers can facilitate knowledge generation and sharing across the North based on common interests and priorities within this area. This feature article describes the formation of the Thematic Network for Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity in Education; its values, themes, goals and activities.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-180
Number of pages6
JournalEducation in the North
Volume25
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 11 Aug 2018

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Keywords

  • teacher education
  • University of the Arctic
  • cooperation
  • indigenous education
  • Northern pedagogy

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