Promoting Language and STEAM as Human Rights in Education

Promoting Language and STEAM as Human Rights in Education Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

1st Edition 2019

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This book argues that integrating artistic contributions - with an emphasis on culture and language - can make Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects more accessible, and therefore promote creativity and innovation in teaching and learning at all levels of education. It provides tools and strategies for managing interdisciplinary learning and teaching based on successful collaborations between researchers, practitioners and artists in the fields of the Arts and STEM subjects. Based on contributions by educators, scientists, scholars, linguists and artists from around the globe, the book highlights how we can demonstrate teamwork and collaboration for innovation and creativity in STEAM subjects in the classroom and beyond.

The book reflects the core of human rights education, using local languages and local knowledge through art as a tool for teaching human rights at school, and bringing to light questions on diversity, ecology, climate change, environmental issues, health and the future of human beings, as well as power relations between non-dominant (minorities) and dominant (the majority) groups in society.

Book information

ISBN: 9789811328794
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Imprint: Springer
Pub date:
Edition: 1st Edition 2019
Language: English
Number of pages: 251
Weight: 586g
Height: 242mm
Width: 161mm
Spine width: 22mm