Olivier Arvisais


May 15, 2020

Education in conflict: how Islamic State established its curriculum

Olivier Arvisais

By Olivier Arvisais & Mathieu Guidère   In places where Islamic State (ISIS) took hold in Syria and Iraq between 2014 and 2017, its domination was followed by an elaborate educational system. As such, the terrorist organization’s ‘state program’ is a unique case in recent history. Indeed, not only did it overturn the existing education […]

April 29, 2020

Covid-19 : pourquoi il faut rouvrir les écoles maintenant

Olivier Arvisais, Caroline Coulombe

Patrick Charland, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM); Caroline Coulombe, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM); Jonathan Bluteau, Ph.D. ps.éd.; Nadia Turgeon, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) et Olivier Arvisais, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)   Le gouvernement du Québec, à l’instar de nombreux systèmes éducatifs, a présenté le 27 avril son plan de […]

October 1, 2019

Science Education under a Totalitarian Theocracy: Analyzing the ISIS Primary Curriculum

Olivier Arvisais

Patrice Potvin, Marianne Bissonnette, Chirine Chamsine, Marie-Hélène Bruyère, Mohammed Amine Mahhou, Olivier Arvisais, Patrick Charland, Stéphane Cyr Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada Vivek venkatesh Concordia University, Montréal, Canada Abstract: We conducted an unprecedented analysis of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) primary school science curriculum. The research question focuses on the […]