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On Knowledge; Towards understandings of the place(s), space(s) and role(s) of knowledge in and for education

Published November 2018

The report is a response to the somewhat contested place knowledge currently holds in schools and education.

It explores the various conceptualisations and roles of knowledge in education through a series of eight short chapters written by guest contributors on topics including: philosophical approaches to knowledge; knowledge and the curriculum; knowledge in early childhood education; Māori knowledge in education; and open knowledge.

Additional resources

Talk to The Education Hub report launch: ‘On Knowledge’

The importance of knowledge in ECE in New Zealand

Q&A with Dr Graham McPhail

Graham McPhail discusses the important role that knowledge plays in curriculum design and development

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