“Who has access to information?” During a recent workshop everybody gave an optimistic answer: everyone has access, if they want to. Don’t they? Exploring this a little bit further, I was astonished by the way we take our own perspective for granted. The next question: “Who decides on new policies” suddenly brought on uneasiness and worry.
Read my blog post here: >> Januari 2017 Fight Inequality Technology rules
Blogpost for the Fight Inequality Week, 14-20 January 2017 #fightinequality
Parenting support is a form of adult learning. I am pleased to cooperate with the IDEAL-programme, which takes a participatory approach to learning processes and offers training for professionals.
You can find the explanatory movie of IDEAL on this website:
In this position paper, we describe the theory-base of principles of this effective pedagogical approach and discuss assumptions of adult learning and civic integration in order to define constructive future directions.
Redesign civic integration considered – Position paper
My daughter, who is 16, cried bitter tears over the Brexit-result. She loves Great Britain and has plans to study in England. She so much hoped migrants would not be bashed by this vote yet again. But most of all, she hurts because her trust in humanity is suffering badly. She witnesses the victory of the fast and negative sentiments over the slow and positive ones.
Read my column here:
Scoring on immigration – or making an effort for integration?
Fontys Expertisecentrum Online Jeugdzorg presents six researchers in the field of online parenting support and youth care. They will share their knowledge with you, both offline and online. Check this site regularly.
As head of this new Center of Expertise I will instigate and coordinate research and education on online parenting support and online youthcare. The aim of the Center is to professionalize parenting and youth practitioners and equip them with knowledge and skills and enable them to use online tools in their daily practice.
Find out more: Fontys Expertiscentrum Online Jeugdzorg (in Dutch). Or Contact me to find out more about our international ambitions.
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Hyperlink will be available from July 2nd 2014 onwards.
Online Parenting Support_Dissertation_Christa Nieuwboer
Reference: Doctoral Dissertation
Nieuwboer, C.C. (2014). Online Parenting Support. Guiding parents towards empowerment through single session email consultation. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam.
With expertise on:
- participatory approaches to parenting programs
- adult learning
- online parenting support
- empowerment oriented practitioners
Want to know more? Read on, about my PhD research or this Biographical note. Or browse the categories on the right.
Interested in Christa Nieuwboer as a researcher, writer and lecturer? Read her biographical note and discover her skills and interests:
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On July 2nd I will defend my dissertation at the University of Amsterdam: Online Parenting Support. Guiding parents towards empowerment through single session email consultation.
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