Ethos, habitus and situation for learning: an ecology
UNSPECIFIED. (2003) Ethos, habitus and situation for learning: an ecology. BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION, 24 (4). pp. 463-470. ISSN 0142-5692Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0142569032000109378
It is argued that the concept of ethos connects with Bourdieu's 'habitus' and the notion of situated learning. It can be argued that ethos can be defined as an organisation's habitus. An ecological perspective suggests that habituses external to the school provide dispositions that continuously construct and re-construct school ethos, and the evolving ethos itself provides developing dispositions and contexts for situated co-learning and participation in communities of practice; for example, shared learning about how to learn. Some implications for school improvement and leadership in schools are discussed.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
|Journal or Publication Title:||BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION|
|Number of Pages:||8|
|Page Range:||pp. 463-470|
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