Vzdělání a výchova (u) Romů aneb education vs. schooling
Roma education vs. (Roma) schooling
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The text focuses on the issue of Roma education in the Czech Republic. Starting from the general view, held by the majority society, that Roma are deficient in the sphere of education, the authors offer another perspective in the understanding of Roma education. Their analysis, based on the conceptual framework suggested by Judith Okely (1984), and distinguishing education and schooling shows that the transmission of knowledge and competences between generations in Roma families (education) is accomplished in different ways and by different means than in the majority society (schooling). The transmission of knowledge typical of Roma families is often judged through ethnocentric perspective of the majority society, it is not, however, worse, but different.
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