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Ailie Cleghorn, PhD

Professor, Education

Biography   


Office: S-FG 6217 
Faubourg Ste-Catherine Building,
1610 St. Catherine W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2041
Email: ailie.cleghorn@concordia.ca

Dr. Cleghorn’s area of expertise is Comparative Sociology of Education. Her research centers on African and other still-developing primary and pre-primary school settings with special regard to language of instruction, science education, the use of text materials, and cross-cultural conceptions of childhood. She teaches Comparative Education at the undergraduate level; at the graduate level she teaches cross-cultural perspectives on literacy, and research methods in education.

Current Projects

Language and literacy in diverse school settings
Cultural conceptions of childhood: India, South Africa, Canada
Global influences on teaching in early years education

Courses taught

Comparative and International Education
Literacy and development: cross cultural perspectives
Introduction to research methods in education

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