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Föreläsning med Dr. Kevin Kumashiro

Welcome to an open lecture with Dr. Kevin Kumashiro

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Malmö University, together with other higher education institutions, is facing the difficult but extremely important task of safeguarding the open climate required for delicate societal issues to continue to be a natural element in academic education. We need well-thought-out ways to use the students' statutory influence in education, and it is important that we let the academic values of openness, independence, academic freedom and integrity show the way. Equally important is that teachers, researchers and students work together to create a constructive and creative conversational climate.

As a starting point for this upcoming joint work, we are now - as part of the Annual Academic Ceremony 2021 - inviting all students, teachers and researchers at Malmö university to this open lecture with Dr. Kevin Kumashiro.

Dr. Kevin Kumashiro is an internationally recognized expert on educational policy, school reform, teacher preparation, and educational equity and social justice, with a wide-ranging list of accomplishments and awards as a scholar, educator, leader, and advocate.

He is the former Dean of the School of Education at the University of San Francisco, and is the award-winning author or editor of ten books, including Against Common Sense: Teaching and Learning toward Social Justice, and most recently, Surrendered: Why Progressives are Losing the Biggest Battles in Education. His recent awards include the 2016 Social Justice in Education Award from the American Educational Research Association.

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