Bilingual, bicultural (Māori focus) environments. Early Childhood/Kōhanga Reo trained. Past lecturer University of Canterbury (12 years).
Doctoral Research: Recovering (from the colonial past) and representing Tainui women’s oral traditions from an indigenous womanist perspective.
Research interests and speciality are equity based as they relate to tangata whenua, Māori women and children.
Māori education and politics and how they relate to and work for us as a country today is a professional interest.
- Location: West Coast
- Qualifications: All Researchers, PhD or Doctorate
- Ethnic Groups: Māori
- Area of Expertise: Children & Youth, Education & Training, Māori, Women / Wāhine
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- Key Publications: Gordon-Burns, D., and Campbell, L. (2014) Biculturalism in early childhood education in Aotearoa/New Zealand: A consideration of attitudes, policy, and practice. He Kupu 3(5): 23-37. http://www.hekupu.ac.nz/index.php?type=issue&issue=20 Gordon-Burns, D. and Campbell, L. (2014) Indigenous Rights in Aotearoa/New Zealand—Inakitia rawatia hei kakano mō āpōpō: Students' Encounters With Bicultural Commitment. Childhood Education 90(1): 20-28. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00094056.2014.872506. Range of international and national articles available (Search Gordon-Burns, D).
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