Saamelainen varhaiskasvatus nyt: arvot, käytänteet ja osallisuus arjessa

Maria Peltola (Editor), Pigga Keskitalo (Editor), Rauni Äärelä (Editor)

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This edited volume presents articles on Sámi early childhood education and care, particularly its premises, set of values, pedagogical foundations and everyday practices, as well as education in the Sámi Homeland Area and outside it in Finland. The peculiarity of Sámi early childhood education is highlighted, emphasising language nest pedagogy and the stress on the Sámi language landscape. Finally, the implementation of the study program as a multidisciplinary study is discussed, along with examples of the student theses and experiences of the study program attendees.
Original languageFinnish
Place of PublicationOulu
PublisherOulun yliopisto
Number of pages198
ISBN (Electronic)978-952-62-2275-2
ISBN (Print)978-952-62-2274-5
Publication statusPublished - 2019
MoEC publication typeD6 Edited professional books

Publication series

SeriesActa Universitatis Ouluensis. F, Scripta Academica

Field of science

  • General education

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