The Unlearning Podcast 3: Music, story-telling and community spaces

This is a podcast in the unlearning project series featuring an interview with Jan-Roelof Bathoorn. Jan-Roelof is a professional accordionist and singer and lives in the 'Oude Rooms Katholieke Ziekenhuis' (also known as the ORKZ), a co-operative housing project in Groningen in the north of the Netherlands. We discuss the value of the idea of unlearning in … Continue reading The Unlearning Podcast 3: Music, story-telling and community spaces

Beyond instrumentalist leadership in schools: Educative leadership and anarcho-syndicates

An article by Elke and one of our previous interviewees, Stephen Chatelier. From the abstract: Taking our cue from Gunter and Courtney’s critique of dominant discourses in the field of educational leadership, and their engagement with the concept of educative leadership as inclusive and activist, in this article we aim to deepen and expand the … Continue reading Beyond instrumentalist leadership in schools: Educative leadership and anarcho-syndicates

The Unlearning Podcast 2: Dance, movement and unlearning.

This is a podcast in the unlearning project featuring an interview with Thais Hvid. Thais is a professional dance and movement coach and choreographer. We discuss the application and elucidation of the idea of unlearning in the context of dance and movement, the role of the teacher and draw out ideas applicable to education and … Continue reading The Unlearning Podcast 2: Dance, movement and unlearning.

The Unlearning Podcast 1: Punk!

The first podcast is a discussion about the ways the ethos of punk as a movement informs Punk Ethnography and unlearning. The discussion is about 25 minutes long. The recommendations made are: Stewart, F. and Way, L. (eds) (forthcoming) Punk Pedagogies in Practice: Disruptions and Connections. Bristol: Intellect. David Beer, Punk Sociology, available here. Tracey Thorn, … Continue reading The Unlearning Podcast 1: Punk!

Towards ‘Defamiliarisation’ and Curriculum in a New Key

https://pesaagora.com/ideas/towards-defamiliarisation-and-curriculum-in-a-new-key/ What is curriculum for and how can it be rethought? This is a brief conceptual as well as practical article published on PESA Agora, aimed at offering practitioners, researchers and policy makers a different perspective on curriculum, starting from the notion of 'defamiliarisation'. The ideas in this article draw on the collaboration from which … Continue reading Towards ‘Defamiliarisation’ and Curriculum in a New Key

Punk Ethnography on BERA

Elke was interviewed in June 2021 for the British Education Research Association's Early Career Researchers' Network as part of a series on alternative research methods. The podcast is about 30 minutes long. The link to the podcast page is here: The BERA ECR Network presents: Beyond the orthodoxies: Alternative concepts and tools for research https://open.spotify.com/episode/2TDd65WrHfRnbqyrow7ExN?si=rdH0G_aFQpO1JXwPfDq0fw&dl_branch=1

Podcast: A conversation on the broader underpinnings of Punk Ethnography

This podcast is a 18 minute conversation between Elke and Steve Chatelier, a colleague of hers from the Education University Hong Kong whose research interests revolve around questions of politics and ethics in Education. They discuss some of the theoretical and broader matters that underpin Punk Ethnography. This conversation was recorded on 30/5/21. The show … Continue reading Podcast: A conversation on the broader underpinnings of Punk Ethnography