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Chunoo, Vivechkanand; Osteen, Laura – New Directions for Higher Education, 2016
This chapter calls on higher education to reclaim its role in leadership education. Specifically it examines higher education's purpose, context, and mission as clarion calls to embed leadership education throughout higher education institutions and focuses on why this is important.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Leadership Training, Role of Education
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Abbas, Faiza; Zafar, Aneeka; Naz, Tayyaba – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
Inclusive education is a rising trend in the world. The first step towards inclusive education is providing the awareness to the general education teachers. This study focused to investigate the general education teachers of primary and secondary level awareness about the special education and inclusive education. This study is descriptive method…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Surveys, Questionnaires, Elementary Secondary Education
Chang, Sau Hou – Online Submission, 2016
This paper aims to share the experiences of redesigning an elementary education program. Steps of redesigning the elementary education program were enumerated. Challenges in the redesign of the elementary education program were discussed. The new elementary education program was described. Lessons learned from the redesign of the elementary…
Descriptors: Elementary School Curriculum, Program Design, Program Descriptions, Program Development
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Tampieri, Alessandro – Education Economics, 2016
This paper argues that assortative matching may explain over-education. Education determines individuals' income and, due to the presence of assortative matching, the quality of partners in personal, social and working life. Thus, an individual acquires education to improve the expected partners' quality. However, since every individual of the…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Overachievement, Education Work Relationship, Interpersonal Relationship
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Saba, Farhad – New Directions for Higher Education, 2016
This chapter presents an overview of theories of distance education and discusses their implications for future policy making and practice in institutions of higher education.
Descriptors: Distance Education, Higher Education, Educational Technology, Educational Policy
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Bloom, Jennifer L.; Hutson, Bryant L.; He, Ye; Konkle, Erin – New Directions for Student Services, 2013
Appreciative education is presented as a framework for leading higher education institutions, delivering truly student-centered services, and guiding higher education professionals' interactions with students.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Learner Controlled Instruction, Teacher Student Relationship, Student Personnel Services
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Masakure, Oliver – Education Economics, 2015
This paper estimates the causal effect of education on entrepreneurship choice in Canada taking into account the endogeneity of education. The data come from the General and Social Surveys (2000-2009). We consider the effect of two extreme education levels: university and some/no education. Regressions are based on fixed effects with two-stage…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Education Work Relationship, Influences
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Hornby, Garry – British Journal of Special Education, 2015
Inclusive education and special education are based on different philosophies and provide alternative views of education for children with special educational needs and disabilities. They are increasingly regarded as diametrically opposed in their approaches. This article presents a theory of "inclusive special education" that comprises…
Descriptors: Special Education, Inclusion, Special Needs Students, Educational Theories
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Dincer, N. Nergiz; Tekin-Koru, Ayca; Askar, Petek – Comparative Education Review, 2016
The aim of this study is to identify the determinants of participation in adult education in Turkey. The analysis is conducted using the Adult Education Survey (AES), conducted by TurkStat. The results indicate that economic growth in the sector of employment significantly and positively affects the odds for adult education participation. The data…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Surveys
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Nyenje, Aida – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This paper examines Uganda's recent undertaking to reform her Primary School education System with a focus on the effect of structural dynamics of education reforms and the quality of primary education. Structural dynamics in the context of this study is in reference to the organizational composition of the education system at the government,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Educational Quality, Educational Change
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Mather, Peter C.; Hulme, Eileen – New Directions for Student Services, 2013
This chapter presents a variety of resources for higher education professionals interested in applying appreciative education principles to their work.
Descriptors: Information Sources, Reading Lists, Psychology, Higher Education
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Heaney, Tom; Ramdeholl, Dianne – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2015
In this chapter, the editors review the contributions of each chapter to a vision for doctoral education viewed through the lens of the best practices of adult education.
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Best Practices, Adult Education
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Akaranga, Stephen; Simiyu, Patrick Cheben – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
In Kenya, Christian Religious Education is taught and examined by the Kenya National Examinations Council in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education at the end of the four years of Secondary Education cycle. The teaching of this subject in Secondary Schools ensures that learners are offered an opportunity to develop morally and spiritually…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Religious Education, Christianity
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Ide, Kanako – Ethics and Education, 2015
This article is an attempt to develop the idea of peace education for adults through the assumption that, compared to peace education for children, educational approaches for adults are as yet undeveloped. This article also assumes that the progress of educational approaches for adults is necessary to the further development of peace education for…
Descriptors: Peace, Adult Education, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies
Kubow, Patricia K., Ed.; Blosser, Allison H., Ed. – Symposium Books, 2016
With chapter contributions from seminal scholars in the field of comparative and international education (CIE), this book examines the ways in which comparative education is being taught, or advocated for, in teacher education within higher education institutions worldwide. A particular concern raised by the authors--in locations as diverse as…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Barriers
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