Education in indigenous, nomadic and travelling communities
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Education in indigenous, nomadic and travelling communities is a collegial work comprised of a global overview by Rosarii Griffin (the editor) and Piaras MacÉinrí and eight chapters authored by an international team of eleven female and three male contributors from five countries. It therefore embraces a wide range of field experiences from diverse terrains (Europe, North America and Asia) augmented by a rich variety of research interests. This book highlights the importance and complexity of education provision (both formal and non-formal) for indigenous, nomadic and travelling communities and the need to open the debate on this issue to broaden our understanding of its different dimensions.
A well-known adage in education: “If we get it right for those most in need, we will likely get it right for all if we take the same approach.”
In their introductory chapter, Griffin and MacÉinrí say that today’s States are not doing well with regard to assuring access to education for all their...
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