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Dr Olivera Kamenarac

Olivera Kamenarac

Lecturer

Qualifications: Ph.D, MA(ECE), M.S.Ed, BEd. (Hons)

Research Interests

My research interests include philosophy in/of education, educational policies and politics, critical pedagogies, teacher agency, advocacy and activism, professional identities, professionalism, cultural diversity

The NZARE Lyn Foote Award for Research in Early Childhood 2019 recipient  https://www.nzare.org.nz/awards/judith/

Recent Publications

  • Mitchell, L., & Kamenarac, O. (2019). Rapid evidence assessment of refugee resettlement and early childhood policies. In NZARE 2019 Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand.

  • Kamenarac, O. (2019). What is left unproblematic in constructions of teachers’ professional identities in New Zealand early childhood policies and practice and why?. In 29th EECERA Conference. Thessaloniki, Greece.

  • Mitchell, L., Kamenarac, O., Khoo, E., & Rameka, L. (2019). Policies, theories and methodologies for investigating belonging for refugee and immigrant families in ECE. In NZARE 2019 Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand.

  • Kamenarac, O. (2019). Discursive constructions of teachers’ professional identities in early childhood policies and practice in Aotearoa New Zealand: Complexities and contradictions. (PhD Thesis, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand). Retrieved from https://researchcommons.waikato.ac.nz/handle/10289/12363

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Keywords

Education; Education Politics; Pedagogy; Professional Studies in Education; Social Sciences and Education; Teacher Professional Learning/Development; Teaching Ethics and Professionalism

Childhood studies, Philosophy of Education


Contact Details

Email: oliverak@waikato.ac.nz
Room: TT 2.12A
Phone: +64 7 838 4466 ext. 7959