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Center for Ethics and Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Center for Education and Ethics announces a new grant program. The Center will make awards of up to $40,000 for research projects in philosophy as it relates to educational policy and practice:
http://www.ethicsandeducation.wceruw.org/research-grants.html

The Center for Ethics and Education is pleased to announce an essay competition for graduate students. We are looking for essays that use philosophical insight and argument to address an important issue in educational policy and/or practice. Deadline 1 February 2018:

http://www.ethicsandeducation.wceruw.org/essay-competition.html

Full details are provided in the links above. Any enquires should be directed to Dr Paula McAvoy, Program Director, Center for Ethics and Education:
 pjmcavoy@wisc.edu 

Doctoral Student Position in Philosophy of Education
Faculty of Education, University of Oulu, Finland

Doctoral Student Position in Philosophy of Education


Doctoral student position in Theory and Philosophy of Education for the period from February 1, 2018 to January 31, 2020.

Applications required by
 Monday 9th October 2017.

Field and location: The position is located in the research group of Theory and Philosophy of Education (TheorEd). TheorEd is part of the Values, Ideologies and Social Contexts of Education Research Unit at the Faculty of Education and contributes to Understanding Humans in Change, one of the strategic research areas of the University of Oulu in analyzing, criticizing, and developing a theoretical and philosophical understanding of education. To answer the question “how can education promote and orientate humans in change in a sustainable manner”, the TheorEd group focuses particularly on the conditions of the processes of Bildung and growth as central to the development of individuality, productive citizenship and moral agency in contemporary plural and global societies. It approaches these questions especially from the perspectives of philosophical pragmatism and continental philosophy, seeking a dialogue between these traditions. The research group is working together with a wide variety of international and national collaboration partners.


Full details available
 here.

Further information: Professor Katariina Holma, 0294 483663,
 katariina.holma(at)oulu.fi.

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