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Presentation at MERN conference held at the University of Manitoba. January 21, 2011. Details a vision and plan to bring a focus on social justice to a Faculty of Education.

Presentation at MERN conference held at the University of Manitoba. January 21, 2011. Details a vision and plan to bring a focus on social justice to a Faculty of Education.

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    Equity in Education (MERN, Jan 21, 2011) Equity in Education (MERN, Jan 21, 2011) Presentation Transcript

    • "Understanding diversity includes knowing how diminished we all are when voices go unheard"
      (Preskill & Brookfield, 2009, p. 11)
    • Creating a Culture of Critique, Justice & Care: Vision and Action in Teacher Education
      Mike Nantais and Lark Gamey
      Faculty of Education
      Brandon University
    • Social Justice ???
      Think
      Pair
      Share
    • Our Vision
    • Results we hope for!
      Faculty Dialogue
      Meaningful, ongoing, dialogue
      Climate of critical consciousness
      Climate of self reflection
      Focus beyond “technical” aspects
      Teachers as “Change agents”
      Balanced demographics
    • Existing Conditions in Schools & Society
    • Critique
      Justice
      Care
    • Action Plan
      “I wish to do something Great and Wonderful, but I must start by doing the little things like they were Great and Wonderful”
      Albert Einstein
    • Strategies
      Share advocacy presentation
      Invite folks to Blog
      Hold focus group sessions
      Provide reading
      Establish a faculty SJ Committee
      Coordinate Speakers/symposium
    • Multi-mediaPresentation
      To create reflection & awareness.
      Invitation to join in the conversation.
    • Blog
      http://equityineducation.wordpress.com/
    • Challenges
      My greatest challenge has been to change the mindset of people. Mindsets play strange tricks on us. We see things the way our minds have instructed our eyes to see.
      Muhammad Yunus
    • Commitment
      Vision without action is a daydream.
      Action without vision is a nightmare.
      Japanese proverb
    • Our Progress
    • Questions,Discussion, Comments
    • Thank Youfor attending!Please join the conversation on our blog!
    • Image Credits
      Banner images adapted from an original image by David Niblack (CC license @ ImageBase.com)
      Eye sculpture: dbking, http://www.flickr.com/photos/bootbearwdc/14411534/sizes/l/
      Splat eyes: http://lh3.ggpht.com/_S1Gu2hX9S6c/SnDhOpQQ51I/AAAAAAAAL1A/CARyiLXNDts/Windows%207.jpg
      Education building, Einstein figure, Mt. Rundle, clouds: taken by Mike Nantais
      Painted stones: honokana.balansu, http://www.flickr.com/photos/wendybush/2660486248/
      Think: Davide Vestivo, http://www.flickr.com/photos/somemixedstuff/2403249501/sizes/l/
      Pair:
      i love to Share: http://www.flickr.com/photos/creativecommons/2294317199/sizes/o/
    • References
      • Einstein quote: http://www.sfu.ca/cfrj/quotes.html
      • Japanese proverb: http://quotations.about.com/cs/inspirationquotes/a/Vision1.htm
      • Preskill, S., & Brookfield, S. D. (2009). Learning as a way of leading: lessons from the struggle for social justice. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
      • Starratt, R. J. (2009). Building an ethical school system: Ethical challenges for superintendents. M.A.S.S. Journal,10(2), 12-15.
      • Yunusquote: http://4.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/m/muhammadyu228663.html
      Other references we have used can be found in our paper, which we hope will be published in an upcoming MERN Journal. Our reference list is also available on request.