The Politics of ‘Voice’ in Education: Dr Eve Mayes (Deakin University, Australia)
|18 April 2023
|14:00 - 15:00
|What is it:
|School of Environment, Education and Development
|Who is it for:
|University staff, General public
In this dialogic talk, Dr. Eve Mayes will share some of the textures, tremors and murmurs of voice felt over ten years of ethnographic and participatory research in Australian schools – from research encounters with students and puppets, to school governance council meetings, to school reform evaluation processes, to students’ political activism.
Dr. Eve Mayes is an educator and researcher who lives on unceded Wadawurrung Country, Australia. She is a Senior Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Education at Deakin University (Research for Educational Impact). She has ten years of experience as an English and English as an Additional Language teacher and head teacher in government secondary schools in NSW. In 2022, she was a member of the Board of Trustees for the VicSRC, the peak body representing school-age students in Victoria. Eve’s research centres around questions of voice, agency and justice in and beyond formal schooling. She is currently leading the project: Striking Voices: Australian school-aged climate justice activism (Australian Research Council, Discovery Early Career Research Fellowship, 2022-2025). She is committed to critical, creative and participatory forms of research that are fuelled by and responsive to young people’s concerns.
This event is being held by the Critical Education Leadership and Policy research group at the Manchester Institute of Education, University of Manchester.
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