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dc.contributor.authorLoizou, Elenien
dc.contributor.authorCharalambous, N.en
dc.creatorLoizou, Elenien
dc.creatorCharalambous, N.en
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-27T10:42:41Z
dc.date.available2017-07-27T10:42:41Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.urihttps://gnosis.library.ucy.ac.cy/handle/7/38270
dc.description.abstractThis study aims to unfold the framework of empowerment pedagogy by describing an approach of listening to the children, supporting their rights, and enhancing participation through the lens of a learning community. The authors draw from the literature that acknowledges children as active agents and supports them in participating in their daily environments, constructing their world, and learning. The goal of this study is to describe the process the authors followed to include the needs of a child within the spectrum of our learning community. Data include participant observations, informal conversations with children and teachers, photos, videos, and planning documents. The main findings suggest that through the specific pedagogical framework, children were involved in decision making, actively participated in play, developed a sense of belonging, and participated in power shifts; and adults exposed themselves to the uncertain. Such experiences provide the context under which the proposed empowerment pedagogy is unfolded. The proposed pedagogy, listening to a child’s needs, suggests that teaching and thus learning can and should be a true exploration and meaningful experience for all. © 2017 Association for Childhood Education International.en
dc.sourceJournal of Research in Childhood Educationen
dc.source.urihttps://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85018283079&doi=10.1080%2f02568543.2017.1314396&partnerID=40&md5=0d79a2ece792f52ae4d88f551941295c
dc.titleEmpowerment Pedagogyen
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/02568543.2017.1314396
dc.description.startingpage1
dc.description.endingpage13
dc.author.facultyΣχολή Κοινωνικών Επιστημών και Επιστημών Αγωγής / Faculty of Social Sciences and Education
dc.author.departmentΤμήμα Επιστημών της Αγωγής / Department of Education
dc.type.uhtypeArticleen
dc.description.notesCited By :1; Article in Pressen
dc.source.abbreviationJ.Res.Child.Educ.
dc.source.otherScopus
dc.contributor.orcidLoizou, Eleni [0000-0002-9805-241X]


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