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Uri Bronfenbrenner (1980s)

Bronfenbrenner delivering the talk "The Developing Ecology of Human Development: Paradigm Lost or Paradigm Regained?" at the UCB


Ken Robinson (2006) 

The most popular TED Talk to date: Do schools kill creativity?

What are Human Rights (2009)

Human Rights defined from Cyrus the Great to Eleanor Roosevelt, Nelson Mandela and ordinary people


Seyla Benhabib (2011)

Do universal rights claims need to be contextualised? How do the voices of the excluded get included? (Part 1/2)


Harvard University (2009) 

Debate on consequentialist and categorical moral principles; reasoning linked to the consequesnces of an act versus duties and rights 


Seyla Benhabib (2011)

Transnational democracy and rights across borders   (Part 2/2)


Catherine Covell (2012)

The positive impact of Children's Rights and Rights Respecting Schools


Howard Gardner (2012)

Big Think Interview on cognition, education and society. Find out what the 3Ms, 3Es and 3Ws are


Burning Red (2012)

Right words, wrong order!


Save the Children (2012)

This animation explains how we aim to make children's rights children's realities through a thematic approach called Child Rights Governance 


Lilian Katz (2012) 

What should children be learning?


Pasi Sahlberg (2013)

What if Finnish teachers taught in your school?


Equality and Human Rights Commission (2014) 

Informative video clip describing young people's rights under international human rights law  in friendly language


Simon Anholt (2014)

Which country does the most good for the world?


Riat Pierson (2013)

Every kid needs a champion. A call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level


Jack Shonkoff (2013)

theory of change  for achieving breakthrough outcomes for vulnerable children and families focusing on building the capabilities of caregivers and communities 


Jerome Bruner (2014) 

At the age of 99 Bruner encourages us to go beyond the information given

Max van Manen (2014)

Max van Manen discusses his bestselling book Phenomenology of Practice


UNESCO (2015) 

Animated video with key messages from the final Education for All Global Monitoring Report  


Patti Dobrowolski​ (2015) 

Draw your future. Visual goal setting made easy for individuals and teams


Adam Wagner (2015)

Improving public understanding of Human Rights through the website


Michael Freeman (2015)

Hamlyn lecture (3) - A Magna Carta for children? 26 years beyond the CRC, do we need to rethink children’s rights?


Abby Lammers (2015) 

Winning entry to the Big Question competiotion: What does it mean to be human?


Laura Lundy (2015)

Lessons from the UN CRC to the drafting of other human rights conventions


Aline Wendy Dunlop (2015)

Interpreting our work through the UNCRC by making young children feel good about their competensies and feeling good about who they are


Brigid Daniel and Sally Wassell (n.d.)

Learn about the basic principles of attachment theory and its importance for practice.


Laura Schulz (2015)

How do babies learn so much from so little so quickly? The surprising logical minds of babies


Colwyn Trevarten (2016)

Emeritus Professor of Child Psychology and Psycho-biology talks about forming relationships with very young children


Joseph Renzulli (2016)

Applying the pedagogy of gifted education teaching strategies to all students


The Education and Employers Charity (2016)

This film provocatively captures how, early on in their education, children already define career opportunities as male and female


Think Equal (2016)

The objective of the international curriculum is to  break the cycle of discrimination and violence, and create a new generation of global citizens 


Queen's University Belfast (2016)

This video explains what the United Nations on the Conventions of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is, where it came from and why it should matter to you


Michel Vandenbroeck (2017)

Michale discusses what the controversies and myths around neuroscience in early childhood education are.  And what the benefits might be for researchers and policy makers

EECERA Keynote I (2017)

Michel Vandenbroeck, Head of the Department of Social Work and Social Pedagogy at Ghent University, Belgium, gave a inspirational speech titled "Facts matter. And so do opinions: A plea for the repoliticisation of early childhood education"


EECERA Keynote II (2017) 

Susanna Mantovani, Professor of General and Social Pedagogy at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy, address was titled "ECEC at the crossroads? The international debate on curriculum and evaluation: pedagogical, cultural and political dilemmas"


EECERA keynote III (2017)

Susan Grieshaber, Professor of Early Years at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, addressed "Social Justice, Research Relationships, and Researcher Responsibility"


EECERA Keynote IV (2017)

Joana de Sousa, member of Childhood Association, Portugal and Paulo Fochi, a Doctoral Student at University of São Paulo, Brazil presented on "Participatory pedagogies with children: making real children’s rights"


Ethics Defined: Moral Philosophy (2018)

UT McCombs School of Business, short explanation of moral philosophy - what is right and wrong, and related philosophical issues

EECERA PedTalk (2018)

Pedagogical Short Talk by Dr Alison Clark, Visiting Research Associate, UCL Institute of London and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Southeastern Norway, delivered at the 28th Annual EECERA Conference in Budapest - 31st August 2018.


Professor Laura Lundy (2018)

Interview with Laura at YMCA Ireland Practitioner's Conference 22.11.18, answering questions about her model of child participation.


Just a Kid - UNICEF (2019)

These inspiring children are speaking out, claiming their rights and leading the way to the world they deserve. What will you do?


Amedeo Giorgi (2019)

Discussion on how the descriptive phenomenological method developed. Giorgi walks through how to execute the different steps, and provides tips for learning the method.


Laura Lundy (2020)

Making child participation meaningful

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