Culture, language and identity: children’s stories woven with teachers’ stories in a bi/multicultural curriculum
An article by Mihaela Enache
Titiro whakamuri kia anga whakamua.Look to the past in order to move forward.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment
(Ralph Waldo Emerson).
Our identity is like a stake in the sand
(Melinda Webber, 2014, private conversation).
In an increasingly globalised world, it becomes imperative for teachers to honour children's individualities, their identities and cultures. One approach to this complex task is through the power of storying, of listening to, telling and writing stories.....
Mihaela Enache has just published a new article we would love to share with you, as a result of her presentation at Educational Leadership Ltd's Celebrating Learning Stories Conference in October 2018. This article was inspired by Mihaela's PhD proposal on (immigrant) teacher identity.
Mihaela Enache is a PhD candidate at the University of Auckland. To read the article please visit our website: https://www.elp.co.nz/articles.cfm.