Hoa Mai Trần studies educational science (M.A.) and is an (early) childhood educator and carer, and has practical work experiences in Germany, Spain, Vietnam and Costa Rica in nurseries, private schools, and orphanages. As a researcher she did qualitative and quantitative projects on health, social inequality, refugee children and is a member of different scientific networks in Germany and Austria. Furthermore, she speaks about racism, migration, asylum, critical approaches in pedagogy, and inclusion in different educational settings with young adults and professionals in early educational institutions. Besides that, she is an actress and a writer. She is currently writing an empowering multilingual book for and with children. She also encourages cultural education as a member of a jury in a funding program in Berlin. In her different fields of activities, she seeks for transdisciplinary knowledge, awareness for inequalities and varied forms of transformative education practices that challenge the status quo.
Updated May 2018
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John Lewis Fellows Reflective Essays 2018
Stretching my Mind, Constant (Refl)Action
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Announcing the 2018 Humanity in Action Fellows