Indigenous Pacific Emerging Educational Metaphors

By Kabini Sanga.

Published by The International Journal of Diversity in Education

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In reclaiming education for their Pacific Island countries, a new generation of indigenous Pacific scholars is using cultural metaphors as a way of engaging in educational discourse. This article examines the nature and value of these emerging Pacific Island metaphors as they are used in rethinking Pacific education.

Keywords: Metaphors, Pacific Education, Indigenous Research

The International Journal of Diversity in Education, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp.39-52. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 609.655KB).

Dr. Kabini Sanga

Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Dr. Kabini Sanga is an indigenous Solomon Islander. He teaches, supervises research students and advises international development agencies and Pacific Island governments on aspects of education and leadership in the Pacific Islands region. Dr Sanga is an Associate Professor at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He is a mentor to many emerging leaders in the Pacific Islands region.