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Judith Bernhard

Judith K. Bernhard

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Biography

Dr. Judith Bernhard received her PhD in 1990 from the University of Toronto in the area of educational psychology. Her research has focused on the needs of children and families in early childhood education and care settings, with a particular emphasis on how the field responds to diversity and inclusion. Much of Dr. Bernhard's work has addressed the development and education of bilingual groups.

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Areas of Interest

  • Issues of cultural diversity in human development
  • Method of ethnographic study with immigrant communities
  • Schooling for disadvantaged groups
  • Refugee health and welfare
  • Intersection of race, class and gender in experiences of minorities
  • Design and assessment of child care centres, especially with regard to home language maintenance

Affiliations

Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR):
The CCR is an umbrella organization that works to protect the rights of refugees in Canada and internationally and facilitate the settlement of refugees and immigrants in Canada. visit website

Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI):
OCASI is an umbrella organization of immigrant serving agencies that was formed to coordinate responses on needs and concerns shared by its 170 member organizations. visit website

STATUS Campaign (STATUS):
STATUS is a coalition of individuals and organizations advocating for the regularization of status of all immigrants living in Canada with less than full status. visit website

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