Composting Humboldt: a reconceptualisation of Wilhelm von Humboldt's Bildung understood through Donna Haraway's 'compostist' posthumanism
This conceptual research aims to reconfigure Wilhelm von Humboldt’s Bildung considering Donna Haraway’s ‘compostist’ posthumanism. Three aspects of Humboldt’s Bildung are identified and analysed: individuality, unity of nature and mind, and holistic knowledge. Posthumanism is narrowed to Haraway’s ‘compostist’ conception, with the identified aspects: making kin as ‘oddkin’ and recognising...
The 'Hunger Games': emotions of student teachers on school placements
Having the opportunity to teach in a school alongside a more experienced teacher is a crucial part of the learning and development of a student teacher. This research focuses on the one-year Professional Graduate Diploma in Education Programme (primary), during which student teachers spend 50% of their time in placement...
Teachers' perceptions on teacher effectiveness in remote foreign language teaching and learning
This qualitative case study presents two on-site English teachers’ and two remote English teachers’ perspectives of a remote English teaching project on teacher effectiveness carried out in two public bilingual schools in western Kazakhstan. The study aimed to explore how remote foreign language teaching and learning in public schools in...
Towards inclusive teaching: Finnish teachers' justifications for co-teaching
The Finnish school system is associated with the provision of inclusive values, such as equality and equal opportunity for all. In recent years, the pupils attending regular schools have become more heterogeneous and the number of pupils in need of support has grown. This study examines teachers’ perceptions of when...
Meaningful leisure time in school-age educare: the value of friends and collective strategies
The aim of this article is to investigate how children perceive and experience their opportunities to create meaningful leisure time in Swedish school-age educare. In this study, children’s perspectives on meaningful leisure time are investigated through interviews with 170 children aged 6-11 years in 45 groups. The theory of structuration...
Investigating teacher beliefs and attitudes on implementing mastery maths with interpretive phenomenological analysis