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|Title:||Educator identity in a neoliberal context: recognising and supporting early childhood education and care educators||Contributor(s):||Rogers, Marg (author) ; Dovigo, Fabio (author); Doan, Laura (author)||Publication Date:||2020||Early Online Version:||2020-10-27||DOI:||10.1080/1350293X.2020.1836583||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/29726||Abstract:||In most majority countries, early childhood educators' work occurs in a context increasingly dominated by neoliberal logic. A large body of literature emphasises that neoliberalism flourishes in society by fuelling mutual distrust and competition among people to pursue individual performance and material gain. This system has crept into education systems which were set up with very different philosophies, becoming an intrinsic part of educators' work, negatively affecting the educators and their image of themselves. Utilising a variety of qualitative methodologies, this paper reports on research projects undertaken in three countries that highlight some of the neoliberal barriers to quality early childhood education and care (ECEC). It also offers ways forward to support educators within this context.||Publication Type:||Journal Article||Source of Publication:||European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 28(6), p. 806-822||Publisher:||Routledge||Place of Publication:||United Kingdom||ISSN:||1752-1807
|Fields of Research (FoR) 2008:||130102 Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori)||Fields of Research (FoR) 2020:||390302 Early childhood education||Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008:||930202 Teacher and Instructor Development||Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2020:||160303 Teacher and instructor development||Peer Reviewed:||Yes||HERDC Category Description:||C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal|
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