Barriers to Inclusivity and Transformative Cultural Responses in a Mongolian School Context

Date: 25 February 2021

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00pm

Location: WF711, WF Building, AUT City Campus

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Dr Dorrie Hancock, Queensland University of Technology


Young Mongolian female teachers implemented a simple language tool that opened the ethical dimension in everyday conversations. The nexus of observing relationships in a familiar school setting embedded in the unfamiliar Mongolian cultural context highlighted the cultural responses, from which the barriers to inclusivity could be viewed in sharp relief.

Chair: Professor Edwina Pio

About the Presenter

Dorrie Hancock has a PhD in Applied Ethics from the Queensland University of Technology. She has taught children and trained teachers in Australia, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand and the Cook Islands. Her focus in on the moral and spiritual education of children with a view to inclusive relationships and flourishing lives.

Please join us for a light afternoon tea in WY level 1 after the seminar. We look forward to seeing you there!

Note that in order for this event to go ahead, while Auckland is at level 1 or 2, all attendees must register.