Global Perspectives and New Challenges in Culturally Responsive Pedagogies Super-diversity and Teaching Practice
Led by Professor Lester-Irabinna Rigney, Global Perspectives and New Challenges in Culturally Responsive Pedagogies brings together diverse communities of education research in an innovative way to develop a nuanced understanding of the relationship between education and democracy.
This book synthesises a range of theoretical, conceptual, and empirical approaches to address the complex challenges faced by young people and societies in the 21st century. Each chapter provides accounts of local inclusive encounters in education, while engaging with global debates and issues, such as racism, neoliberalism, de-colonisation, new colonialism, de-democratisation, and growing social, economic, and educational inequality. This book presents new ways of thinking about democracy, local–global enactments of culturally responsive pedagogies through teaching and learning, and future thinking for a new era.
Bringing together diverse, Australian, and international perspectives, this book will be relevant to educators, researchers, and policy makers who are interested in Indigenous education, educational sociology, de-coloniality, cultural safety, critical pedagogy, and education leadership theory.
PART I Global new ways of thinking about culturally responsive pedagogies 1. On the need for new culturally responsive pedagogies, Lester-Irabinna Rigney 2. Teachers Cultivating Aboriginal child as knowledge producer: Advancing Australian Culturally Responsive Pedagogies, Lester-Irabinna Rigney 3. Eco-justice and transdisciplinary approaches to education in the era of the Anthropocene: Advances towards teaching and learning in a diverse world, Kathryn Paige and David Lloyd 4. The decolonisation of humanising pedagogies in higher education: Implications for culturally responsive pedagogies, Michalinos Zembylas 5. Culturally responsive pedagogy and the Muslim learner: Meaningful sources for optimal learning, Mohamad Abdalla, Nadeem Memon, and Dylan Chown 6. Archipelagic pedagogies: From the logic of the centre to the plurality of the world, Aislinn O’Donnell PART II Enacting diverse student talents through culturally responsive pedagogies 7. Towards a decolonising Australian culturally responsive pedagogy? Robert Hattam 8. Relevant and responsive teaching and learning: Linguistically sustaining pedagogies for increasingly diverse classrooms, Jacqueline D’warte 9. Teaching to the north-east: Relationship-based learning in practice, Russell Bishop 10. A case study on connecting to student lifeworlds and why teacher subjectivities matter: New perspectives, Abigail Diplock 11. Embodying culture and community through creative and body-based learning: New approaches to praxis and transformation, Robyne Garrett, Katie Dawson, and Belinda MacGill PART III Future imagining for a new era of culturally responsive pedagogies 12. Culturally responsive movements for climate justice: Learning from and with student activism, Katie Maher 13. Kulini: Ethical listening and the curse of the externally imagined: An argument for culturally responsive pedagogies in Anangu schools, Sam Osborne 14. Developing online resources for adult refugees in an increasingly unfriendly Europe: The case for inclusion, self-determination, and cultural responsiveness, Stephen Dobson, Gabriella Agrusti, and Brit Svoen 15. Pacific digital learners and culturally responsive digital education: A critical systems synthesis of Pacific practice, Bec Neill 16. Re-territorialising pedagogy: Listening, observing and speaking in culturally responsive ways, Stephen Kelly 17. Advancing culturally responsive pedagogy in an Australian context, Anne Morrison, Lester-Irabinna Rigney, Rob Hattam, and Abigail Diplock