What is it about?
It’s about post-secondary educational reform including Indigenous worldview and methodologies within the global studies of childhood and youth
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Why is it important?
Children and young people the world over understand that our contemporary industrial-age systems of education, business and governance are breaking down. In response, transdisciplinary child and youth studies posits a planetary ontology that includes Indigenous worldviews, complexity thinking and collaborative problem-solving as key research and learning metrics.
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This page is a summary of: Transdisciplinary Child and Youth Studies: Critical Praxis, Global Perspectives, World Futures, November 2018, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/02604027.2018.1485435.
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Why should we listen to child activists?
Transdisciplinary child and youth studies includes the voices and views of young people within research and pedagogy, the views of Indigenous children and elders, and of experts from across the range of disciplinary continuum in order to address vexing planetary problems to scale.
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