Youth and Community Engagement Seminar, 7 Sept, Whakatane

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The National Institute of Maori Education invites you to attend an interactive seminar with two eminent overseas educators.

Youth and Community Engagement
September 7th, 2010 – 10am – 2pm

Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi
Domain Road, Whakatane, Rongo-o-Awa, Awanuiarangi 1

Their research and experience is relevant for school leaders, teachers, researchers and all those who are facing the challenges of youth and community engagement, educational disparity and issues of social justice.

Dr Jeff Duncan-Andrade

Jeffrey Duncan-Andrade, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Raza Studies and Education Administration and Interdisciplinary Studies, and Co-Director of the Educational Equity Initiative at San Francisco State Universitys Cesar Chavez Institute. In addition to these duties, he has been an urban secondary school teacher for the past 18 years where he researches the use of critical pedagogy in urban schools. Before joining the faculty at SFSU, Duncan-Andrade taught English and coached in the Oakland public schools for 10 years, and completed his doctoral studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Duncan-Andrade has lectured around the world about the elements of effective teaching in schools serving poor and working class children.

Dr Dave Stovall

David Stovall is Associate Professor of Educational Policy Studies and African-American Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). His scholarship investigates four areas 1) Critical Race Theory, 2) concepts of social justice in education, 3) the relationship between housing and education, and 4) the relationship between schools and community stakeholders. In the attempt to being theory to action, he has spent the last ten years working with community organizations and schools to develop curriculum that address issues of social justice. His current work has led him to become a member of the Greater Lawndale/Little Village School of Social Justice High School design team, which opened in the Fall of 2005. Furthering his work with communities, students, and teachers, Stovall is involved with youth-centered community organizations in Chicago, New York and the Bay Area.

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  1. This is a really awesome day of discussing social justice as an approach and very relevant to Maori and youth development. I encourage all to go.

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