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Ricardo Goncalves

Title: Doctoral Student School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

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Phone: +46 19 303176

Room: F3213

Ricardo Goncalves
Research subject Research environments

About Ricardo Goncalves

Ricardo is a PhD student in Education with focus on Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). He holds a bachelor's degree in ECEC and in Education, as well a master's degree in Pedagogical Work. His research interest is about questions on gender and gender equality in ECEC with special focus on male practitioners. The interest on this research area comes from his curiosity and personal experience as male preschool teacher.


Ricardo's research project intends to investigate the relation between male preschool teacher, children and physical contact in the ECEC settings. This considering men as minority in ECEC and children’s needs of closeness and physical contact. His study will deal with questions about masculinities norms and the importance of materiality in the physical contact between male preschool teacher and children. 


He is also a member in the research groups: ReCEL (Reasearch on Children, Education and Learning), Critical Studies on Men and Masculinites and HOME (Brazilian Research Group on Men, Masculinities and Education).

Publications

Articles in journals |  Conference papers | 

Articles in journals

Conference papers

Gonçalves de Sousa, R. (2021). Men who care: A review of studies on male practitioners in Early Childhood Education and Care. Paper presented at European Conference on Educational Research (ECER 2021), (Online Conference), Geneva, Switzerland, September 6-10, 2021.
Goncalves De Sousa, R. (2021). Men who care: A review of studies on male practitioners in Early Childhood Education and Care. Paper presented at Nordic Educational Research Association (NERA 2021), Odense, Denmark, November 3-5, 2021.