Author Archives: Julian Sefton-Green

This changes everything! What “the digital” means for the purposes and practices of education (2)

I gave a more detailed version this talk recently at the University of Sydney as part of the Media@Sydney series. This version can be found online here. It a more elaborate argument about how schools and education systems are caught … Continue reading

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This changes everything! What ‘the digital’ means for the purposes and practices of education

I recently gave a talk on this topic which can be found on YouTube, here. The argument is that schools and education systems are caught in the headlights of the digital era. Educational reformer, John Dewey, created the principles of … Continue reading

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Learning beyond the School

Following a seminar in Oslo in 2016 this book is now out. It explores the argument whilst whilst learning is central to most understandings of what it is to be human, we now live in a knowledge society where being … Continue reading

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Researching the Everyday Digital in Children’s Lives

This new project based at Deakin University offers a structure and a process to support teachers to learn about their students’ every day digital experiences with the aim of developing appropriate curriculum and school based policy responses. We want to develop … Continue reading

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Digital Ethics, Political Economy and the Curriculum: ‘this changes everything’

This chapter co-authored with Allan Luke, Phil Graham, Doug Kellner and Jim Ladwig is published in The Handbook of Writing, Literacies and Education in Digital Culture. [eds] K. Mills, A. Stornaiuolo & J. Pandya-Zacher, New York: Routledge. It makes the case for … Continue reading

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Representing learning lives: what does it mean to map learning journeys

The paper: Reviews vocabulary used to make sense of learning across contexts and over time. Argues representing learning depend on narration, the filmic gaze and visual frame. Argues reconceptualising mapping learning has implications for educational research. ‘Learning lives’, a double … Continue reading

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Pedagogicizing the 21st Century: global research into learning beyond the school

I am currently at this seminar held by the University of Oslo on this theme with colleagues from the UK, the Netherlands, Norway, Mexico, China, India, South Korea and Australia. We have brought together a diverse international collection of scholars from … Continue reading

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Learning Identities, Education and Community: Young Lives in the Cosmopolitan City

This co-authored book is now out. Based on a four year project it offers a case study of children and young people in Groruddalen, Norway, as they live, study and work within the contexts of their families, educational institutions and … Continue reading

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YouthSites

I am working with colleagues in Canada on a SSHRC (Canadian Social Science Research Council)  funded project about the non-formal learning sector, The YouthSites project examines the creative arts sector for youth from socially excluded backgrounds in Vancouver, Toronto and … Continue reading

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The Class: living and learning in the digital age – Book published

The book is now published. It is part of a new series at New York University Press and can be found on the publisher’s website, on Amazon and in bookshops. The free open access version can be found here. There is a blog … Continue reading

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