Posted on 31 May 2022 by CHILD-UP team
The research paper on “The child as a medium. Breakdown and possible resurgence of children’s agency in the era of pandemic“, drafted by the CHILD-UP project coordinator Professor Claudio Baraldi and Dr. Sara Amadasi, has just been released within the international journal “Childhood” and made available for consultation and download.
The paper deals with the unpredictable outbreak of the pandemic, explaining its impact on the education system and with structural flexibility as a way to face unpredictability, based on the generalisability and coordination of manifestations of agency. The example of the project CHILD-UP is used in the work to show how children’s agency and structural flexibility in classroom interactions can be supported and analysed.
CHILD-UP researches into the level of integration of migrant children in Europe and their social condition, with the primary aim of providing support for migrant children’s exercise of agency in changing their own conditions of integration and constructing hybrid identities.