Canadian Journal of Education

Canadian Journal of Education is an academic journal focusing on Canadian Education

Articles from Vol. 31, No. 1, July

Des Eleves De Lycees Face a la Philosophie: Des Rapports Sociaux De Sexe En Jeu
Cette contribution s'appuie sur une recherche portant sur l'entree dans l'activite philosophique des nouveaux publics que recoit l'enseignement de philosophie en France. Au-dela de l'ouverture des portes des lycees, suite aux politiques de democratisation,...
Introduction
In 2004, the Canadian Association for Studies on Women in Education (CASWE) celebrated its 10th anniversary as an official association within the Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE). We used that celebration as an opportunity to reflect...
Is Gender Parity Imminent in the Professiorate? Lessons from One Canadian University
This article examined issues and implications associated with gender parity in the professoriate. The findings, based on the results from one Canadian institution's most recent women's committee report, emphasize the importance of monitoring progress...
Landscapes of Meaning: From Childhood Art to Geographies of Self as Artist/researcher/teacher: (Un Periple Visuel /a Video Script)
This visual journey, which revisits childhood art as an entry point to inquiry centred on my landscapes of meaning as an educator, represents a self portrait about identity and place that is told from the multiple subjective geographies of self. My...
Les Liens Entre Les Valeurs, Les Interets, Les Aptitudes et L'estime Du Soi Des Jeunes Filles et Leurs Choix D'etudes et De Carriere
La sous-representation des femmes dans les domaines d'etudes et d'emploi non traditionnels est une tendance continue, particulierement chez les femmes appartenant aux groupes culturels minoritaires. Des etudes indiquent que les determinants lies au...
Les Politiques De la Banque Mondiale Relatives a la Promotion De L'education Des Filles Dans Les Pays En Developpement: Promesse D'equite Ou Renforcement Des Inegalites?
Cet article porte sur l'analyse des politiques privilegiees par la Banque mondiale pour promouvoir la scolarisation des filles dans les pays en developpement. L'examen est fonde sur une approche sociopolitique des rapports sociaux de sexe, des representations...
Making a Difference in the Lives of Young Children: A Critical Analysis of a Pedagogical Discourse for Motivating Young Women to Become Early Childhood Educators
Findings in this article indicate that training programs use a key pedagogical and ideological discourse of "teachers make a difference" to motivate female early childhood education students to enter and stay in the field. However, research in the...
Reading Gender Relations and Sexuality: Preteens Speak Out
Recent research has documented the persistence of unequal gender relations and homophobia in young people's lives. Feminist post-structural theories of gender and socio-cultural theories of learning suggest educators need to understand students' constructions...
Smart Girls, Hard-Working Girls but Not Yet Self-Assured Girls: The Limits of Gender Equity Politics
Higher levels of girls and women's participation in targeted areas are widely apparent, particularly in affluent and middle-class sites. Here, we report on research with young middle and upper middle-class high school girls successfully enrolled in...
The Women of Agabagaya: Education and Post-Development Theory
This article describes a snapshot ethnography conducted in Uganda with the Agabagaya Women's Group. The purpose of the study was to explore how women share knowledge among themselves to support their communities. Using post-development theory and Freire's...
What Are Middle-School Girls Looking for in Physical Education?
Many young women become disillusioned with physical education in their high-school years. Mounting evidence suggests that this disillusionment starts in early adolescence. This article discusses the experiences of female students in coeducational,...
Women and Secondary School Principal Rotation/succession: A Study of the Beliefs of Decision Makers in Four Provinces
Our study investigated patterns of female participation as secondary principals that have varied across contexts and changed slowly. Researchers interviewed decision makers from a purposive sample of 10 urban and rural school districts in Ontario,...
Women Leaders in High-Poverty Community Schools: Work-Related Stress and Family Impact
This qualitative study explores the experiences of women administrators in high-poverty community schools, investigating four women's perspectives on work demands and the impact on their families. Their work demands are related to the characteristics...
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