Understanding Parental Involvement in a Multi/intercultural Context: A Case-story of a "Coloured" School in South Africa

By Nicole Carignan, Roland Pourdavood and Lonnie King.

Published by The Learner Collection

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This study attempts to understand the school actors’ social representations about parental involvement in a “Coloured” school in South Africa

Keywords: Social Representations, Parental Involvement, Multi/Intercultural Education, Pluriethnic School

International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 9, pp.115-122. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 882.772KB).

Dr Nicole Carignan

Nicole Carignan is Associate Professor at University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Canada. Her research interests include social representation, multi/intercultural education, ethnomathematics, women in musical creation, and music education. Nicole obtained a B. Sp. Ed at University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), and a B. Music as well as a M. Music in musical composition at Faculty of Music (University of Montreal). She pursued a Ph.D in comparative education at Faculty of Education (University of Montreal). She is engaged on research related to sociocultural aspects in teaching/learning mathematics regarding school actors' social representations in USA, South Africa and Quebec (Canada) and social representations of women in music creation. As Associate Composer at Canadian Music Centre (Quebec section), she had more than 50 national and international premieres and performances of her musical works. Nicole is chaired of Certificate in Intercultural Education. She supervises many graduate students and is involved in many national and international associations. She published more than 20 refeered articles and presented more than 30 communications.


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