Leading, learning and ecologies of practices: International perspectives

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Pedagogy, Education and Praxis' research collaboration3 on a research program intended as a contribution to the development of contemporary practice theory. One focus of the program is developing an understanding of practices as living things, connected to one another in 'ecologies of practice'. In this paper, we explore the latter concept, drawing on a current project we are conducting which explores how educational administration, professional development, and teaching and student practices may connect to one another as mutually interdependent practices, each influencing and being influenced by one another. THE PRACTICE THEORY RESEARCH PROGRAM In our overall research program, we are developing a theory of practice as embedded in 'practice architectures'(Kemmis & Grootenboer, 2008). The latter are the cultural-discursive …
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAARE 2010 International Education Research Conference - Melbourne
Subtitle of host publicationNovember 29, 2010 - December 2, 2010
Place of PublicationMelbourne
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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