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International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education

July 2018 Volume 3, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Perspectives on Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in Education in Four Nordic Countries

    Hanna Ragnarsdóttir, School of Education, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

    The article addresses some fundamental values in education and their implications in the Nordic countries, such as equity, democracy, social justice and inclusion, while its main aim is to... More

    pp. 1-14

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  2. Students of Vietnamese Heritage: What are Their Academic Experiences in Icelandic Upper Secondary Schools?

    Anh-Dao Tran & Hanna Ragnarsdottir, School of Education, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

    Studies of immigrant students in upper secondary school in Iceland often highlight low attendance rates and early school departure. This article interrogates this view through an exploration of the... More

    pp. 15-30

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  3. Student-Teachers Reflecting on Student Diversity in Schools and Their Future Role as Teachers

    Hermína Gunnþórsdóttir, University of Akureyri, Akureyri, Iceland

    Icelandic society and schools are becoming more diverse than ever before and teachers need to be prepared and skilled to teach in multicultural and inclusive schools that account for student... More

    pp. 31-44

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  4. Community of Inquiry: Research-Based Learning for Inclusive Practice

    Benjamin Brass & Heike de Boer, Koblenz-Landau University, Koblenz, Germany

    This article establishes a connection between research-based learning and the development of inclusive practices in teacher education with a special focus on pre-service teachers' ways of talking... More

    pp. 45-59

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  5. Language Hierarchisations and Dehierarchisations: Nordic Parents' Views Towards Language Awareness Activities

    Petra Daryai-Hansen, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark; Heidi Layne, National Institute of Education/NTU, Singapore; Samúel Lefever, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

    This article describes how Nordic societies have become more diverse with regard to languages presented at school. However, strong language hierarchies can be identified, which position majority,... More

    pp. 60-76

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  6. Democracy as Othering Within Finnish Education

    Ashley Simpson, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

    The word democracy is frequently uttered by academics, politicians, and, generally within society. Phrases such as ‘democratic education', ‘democracy education' and ‘(student) participation' are... More

    pp. 77-93

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