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Beyond Theory: Practicing social justice in the design & implementation of doctoral programs in education


At times where the racial, class, and gender inequalities are deeply felt in many of our countries, doctoral education is not exempted from the public scrutiny, which is asking to disrupt the pivotal forces that (re)produce social injustices.  Being the most advanced degree of education and a critical contributor of knowledge production and technological systems, doctoral education has access to individuals and institutions that are in positions of authority in different nations, and consequently,  an extra responsibility to reveal and question the mechanisms of oppression that affect disenfranchised communities.


In this webinar,  professors Barbara Grant from Auckland University (New Zealand) and Sioux McKenna from Rhodes University  (South Africa) will discuss the vision that inspire them and their teams to launch doctoral programs in education with focus in equity social justice in their respective countries.  The question for them (and for us) is what does it take to design and implement a doctoral program inspired in social justice?


22 July 8:00 am, New Zealand

21 July 6:00 pm, South Africa

21 July 9:00 am, Pacific Time


Duration - 90 minutes

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