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We shall soon be publishing St. Martin Studies. It will be a volume with two parts.
 
The first part ("Re-Thinking Education in the Caribbean") will comprise the Conference Proceedings (2006.1). The second ("Miscellaneous") will include other articles related to the Caribbean and/or education (2006.2).

St. Martin Studies (2006.1-2) will be sold at the USM and used as reading material for some USM courses.
 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Part 1           USM CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

3      Introduction

5       Educate me – Lenworth WILSON JR.

7      Welcome Speech – Mrs. Sarah WESCOTT-WILLIAMS

9      Key to a Brighter Future: A vision for higher education in the new St. Martin – Josianne FLEMING-ARTSEN

13    Three Decades of Innovation in Caribbean Education Systems: why some succeed and others don’t – Zellynne JENNINGS-CRAIG

33    Dealing with the Historical Paradoxes of a Globalised Educationalization: a way to write the “new” cultural history of education? – Marc DEPAEPE

45    Keep the Heaps Together! Diversity, citizenship, and education. St. Martin as a Caribbean immigration metropolis, lessons from Amsterdam and vice versa – Iwan SEWANDONO

53    Pedagogy, Identity, and Politics. Educating in an identity (ethnic) crisis context: A study of the French West Indies case – Max BÉLAISE

61    The American University of the Caribbean: Montserrat’s loss, St. Maarten’s gain – Gracelyn CASSELL

69    The General Agreement on Trade in Services and Education in the Caribbean: Three case studies – Marguerite E. CUMMINS-WILLIAMS

89    The Evolution of Science Curricula in Developing Countries and the Issue of Relevance – June GEORGE

95    Letting the Voiceless Tell Their Stories. Using oral sources for Caribbean history writing: yet more biased accounts? – Milton A. GEORGE

101  What the Tamarind Tree Whispers: Notes on a pedagogy of tragedy – Francio GUADELOUPE

105  Changing Times – Creating Inclusive Schools – Yegin HABTES

117  Does Block Scheduling Decrease Instructional Time? A look at St. Croix’s five public secondary schools using four block schedule types – Jeannette J. LOVERN

127 The Concept of Good Governance as a Practical Guide in Education for Public Administration – Rob PAULUSSEN

133 Social and Emotional Learning: Is it the missing piece in our schools? – Marilyn ROBB

139 Understanding Linguistic Diversity in Caribbean Classrooms: Ethnographic methods for teachers – Peter SNOW

143 Decolonizing the Educational System on St. Martin, or How to Teach Globalization under the Flamboyant Tree – Maria CIJNTJE—VAN ENCKEVORT

Part 2           PAPERS ON EDUCATION AND/OR THE CARIBBEAN

151  Progressive Education: An Alternative or an Illusion? About the implementation of educational innovations in Belgium and elsewhere [PowerPoint] – Marc DEPAEPE

161  Planning and Leading Change: Creating a new model for the implementation of a teacher education program on St. Maarten – Josianne FLEMING-ARTSEN

165  Getting the Job Done! Let the Sisters Speak. Historical development of Catholic education on St. Maarten (1890-1990): an oral history account – Milton A. GEORGE

177 Doing Theology in a Caribbean Context: The Caribbean and the challenges of becoming oneself – Milton A. GEORGE

185  Making Sense of the Afro-Caribbean Concubinage from a Canon Law Perspective – Milton A. GEORGE

195  What Their Modernity Can Teach Us: Exploring the linkages between the Black Atlantic identity formations in the Caribbean and consumer capitalism – Francio GUADELOUPE

201 How to Define St. Maarten Culture? – Charlotte HAGENAARS

205 Educating Our Teachers in the Caribbean for the 21st Century: Challenges and prospects – Zellynne JENNINGS-CRAIG

223 A Kingdom Identity: Mirage, Illusion, or Vision? Some allochthonous ponderings on the European and Caribbean Dutch, unequal equals with an elusive common identity – Silvio Sergio SCATOLINI APÓSTOLO

233 Some Thoughts on Education as Bildung – Silvio Sergio SCATOLINI APÓSTOLO

237 Some Thoughts on the Meaning of Education in the Learning Society - Silvio Sergio SCATOLINI APÓSTOLO

241 Some Thoughts on Jean-Paul Sartre and Education - Silvio Sergio SCATOLINI APÓSTOLO

243 Otto Huiswoud: Political praxis and anti-imperialism – Maria VAN ENCKEVORT

253 Information about the authors

 

 

 

 

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http://consultants2006.tripod.com/st_martin_studies_2006.1-2.htm

 

 
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