Recognition of Epistemological Pluralism

Introducing Immigrant Parent Knowledge into Teacher Education
Part of the The World Council of Comparative Education Societies book series (WCCE)


Immigration is now the main source of Canada’s population growth. This has significant implications for Canadian school systems, and for the preparation of teachers. For the year 2011, the Canadian Census reported that almost 20.6 percent of the population was born outside of Canada (Statistics Canada, 2013). Moreover, the long-term prospect for this population is continued growth (Statistics Canada, 2005).


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  • Yan Guo
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  1. 1.Werklund School of EducationUniversity of CalgaryCanada

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