Reconceptualizing the understanding of professional knowledge in day care work in Denmark

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    Re conceptualizing the understanding of professional knowledge in day care work
    As development of children’s competences increasingly sets the agenda for what counts as professional practice in day care, there is a risk that the majority of everyday practices become invisible, unnoticed and regarded as unimportant in professional knowledge. Hence we lose sight of unique learning arenas for developing professional knowledge in day care work, and the everyday practices and routines are not considered to be in need for reflection and attention. The proposed presentation takes its’ point of departure in participative research conducted in day care institutions for 0-6 year olds, focusing on reconceptualizing pedagogical knowledge and paying attention to interrelations in every day practices.
    Translated title of the contributionRekonceptualisering af pædagogisk faglighed i daginstitutionsarbejde: problemet med manualisering
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication date4 Nov 2014
    Number of pages10
    Publication statusPublished - 4 Nov 2014
    EventReconceptualising Early Childhood Education: Spaces of resistance - Kent State University, Kent State, United States
    Duration: 2 Nov 20145 Nov 2014
    Conference number: 21.


    ConferenceReconceptualising Early Childhood Education
    LocationKent State University
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityKent State
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