Abstract no. 429

In contrast to earlier education policies, the New Education Policy of India 2020 seeks to refigure the higher education ecosystem through introduction of greater flexibility and instilling a forward looking momentum to meet the challenges of neoliberal global...

Abstract no. 424

It is time for Anthropology “to move beyond the academy” (Singer 2005, p.81), Merril Singer outlined, crossing over into its applied dimension, that sees the commitment to change as one of its fundamentals (Singer 1990, pp. 548-549). We will describe the...

Abstract no. 418

Research-oriented learning is a teaching and learning method that has met with increasing interest in recent years in university and school didactics. At several anthropology departments it is an integral part of the curriculum, and it is also used in the teaching of...

Abstract no. 365

Anthropological theory asserts that the recognition of the cultural dimension of subjective experiences of illness and health could serve as a decisive therapeutic key helping doctors understand what counts most to a subject in the moment when a serious illness...

Abstract no. 353

This presentation aims to contribute to the debate about anthropology teaching in the Brazilian high school system, highlighting the challenges presently posed to the implementation of anthropology classes. The teaching of social sciences in secondary school is part...

Abstract no. 351

Learning from a professor while sitting in a classroom provides one format for acquiring knowledge. Technology expands not only what is learned but more importantly from whom students may learn. Connecting learners through technology will allow for the expansion of...

Abstract no. 327

Five years ago Ryan Klataske and I set out to create a free and open resource for teaching anthropology, ANTH101.com. The site includes a full online textbook, original videos, podcasts, innovative “challenge” assignments, and curated digital materials –...

Abstract no. 323

Anthropology is currently only available at the secondary school level in the UK via the International Baccalaureate since the discontinuation of A-level Anthropology in 2018. This presents a challenge for anthropology educators, academics and outreach professionals...

Abstract no. 322

Widening participation (WP) is an increasingly important agenda within UK higher education (HE), as universities and charities aim to improve access to universities for disadvantaged groups across all parts of society. While the majority of WP initiatives are based in...

Abstract no. 321

This paper addresses the social consequences of the financial and ‘refugee’ crises in Greece, and particularly how they impact the post-compulsory (15+) educational trajectories of young refugees and asylum seekers in the country. It argues that even after youth have...

Abstract no. 315

Most modern countries believe that education is crucial for raising children into citizens tailored to the state’s agenda, which in the late capitalism implies modeling them into entrepreneurs independent from the state. The first attempts at entrepreneurship...

Abstract no. 304

India is a home to a large variety of indigenous people. The Scheduled Tribe population represents one of the most economically impoverished and marginalized groups in India. With a population of more than 10.2crores, India has the single largest tribal population in...

Abstract no. 140

In the process of Sustainable development and globalization, Environmental education (EE) makes organized efforts to teach environmental and natural resources management in a multi-disciplinary field. EE is vital in imparting an inherent respect for nature amongst...

Abstract no. 124

Media in the 21st century are shifting when, where, what, and how young people understand. Educators, researchers, and parents weep this reality; but youth, media culture, and learning nevertheless remain entangled in a rich set of relationships and anxities in the...