Author P. Downes
Paul Downes is Associate Professor of Education (Psychology), Director, Educational Disadvantage Centre, Institute of Education, Dublin City University, Ireland and Affiliate Professor, University of Malta. With over 100 peer-reviewed publications in areas of education, psychology, philosophy, law, anthropology and social policy, he has given keynote lectures and invited presentations in 29 countries. Appointed to the European Education and Training Expert Panel to advise the EU Commission’s work on the “post-ET 2020” Strategic framework for European cooperation in Education and Training, his latest book is on relational space in education, Reconstructing Agency in Developmental and Educational Psychology: Inclusive Systems as Concentric Space (2020).

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Downes P. (2015) Opening Spatial Preunderstandings at the Roots of Constructivism. Constructivist Foundations 11(1): 167–169. Fulltext at
Downes P. (2020) A Spatial Turn for Constructivism: Concentric and Diametric Spatial Systems Framing Meaning for Exclusion and Inclusion to Challenge Failure Identity. Constructivist Foundations 15(2): 098–100. Fulltext at
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