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Keegan, Rosemary – Physical Educator, 2019
Teaching is a dynamic process and requires teachers to be become lifelong learners who can demonstrate their ability to change their instruction practice in line with educational needs. Continuing professional development (CPD) is the means by which teachers develop the knowledge and skills to enhance their teaching and learning experience of…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Faculty Development, Lifelong Learning, Teacher Competencies
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Lörz, Markus; Mühleck, Kai – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
In the last decades, a vast number of post-industrialised economies have experienced a growing participation of women in higher education. However, men and women still differ with regard to their subsequent academic careers and labour market prospects. While several studies have disentangled the cumulative process of gender inequalities along the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Higher Education, Postdoctoral Education, Career Development
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Aeschlimann, Belinda; Herzog, Walter; Sander, Fabian – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
Teacher turnover that is not related to regular school transitions is a neglected topic of educational-psychological research. This study examines irregular teacher turnover and its effect on students' academic achievement in the subjects Mathematics, German, French and History at four high schools of the canton of Berne, Switzerland. The study is…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Teachers, High School Students
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Neycheva, Mariya; Joensen, Kári – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study evaluates Mankiw, Romer and Weil's augmented neoclassical growth model with human capital for Iceland. Moreover, we differentiate between the impact of upper-secondary and tertiary education. Both unrestricted and restricted regressions show that human capital stimulates real GDP per capita changes. The value of the elasticity of output…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Human Capital, Foreign Countries
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Okada, Alexandra; Kowalski, Raquel Pasternak Glitz; Kirner, Claudio; Torres, Patrícia Lupion – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is a contemporary approach to promote science with and for society for aligning scientific innovations with societal needs. Literature about education for RRI is limited because it is not a widespread practice at the moment. To explore this gap, this study examines teachers' views about a novel inquiry…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Games, Computer Simulation
Mansfeld, Iain – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2019
Most previous research on grammar schools has focused narrowly on eligibility for Free School Meals as a measure of disadvantage. But with 45% of pupils at grammar schools coming from families with below median incomes, a broader consideration of the impact of grammar schools on social mobility is necessary. The evidence suggests that grammar…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Higher Education, Selective Admission, Disadvantaged Youth
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Harrell-Williams, Leigh M.; Lovett, Jennifer N.; Lee, Hollylynne S.; Pierce, Rebecca L.; Lesser, Lawrence M.; Sorto, M. Alejandra – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Recently adopted state standards for middle grades and high school mathematics content have an increased emphasis on statistical topics. With this change, teacher education programs may need to adapt how they prepare preservice secondary mathematics teachers (PSMTs) to teach statistics and require measures related to statistics teaching to assess…
Descriptors: Program Validation, Scores, Secondary Education, Preservice Teachers
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Dumont, Hanna; Klinge, Denise; Maaz, Kai – Sociology of Education, 2019
We analyze the subtle mechanisms at work in the interaction between families and schools that underlie social inequalities at the transition point from elementary school into secondary-school tracks in Berlin, Germany. We do so by combining quantitative data from a large-scale survey and assessment study (N = 3,935 students and their parents) with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Track System (Education), Correlation, Family School Relationship
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Gil-Hernández, Carlos J. – Sociology of Education, 2019
This article bridges the literature on educational inequality between and within families to test whether high--socioeconomic status (SES) families compensate for low cognitive ability in the transition to secondary education in Germany. The German educational system of early-ability tracking (at age 10) represents a stringent setting for the…
Descriptors: Twins, Cognitive Ability, Socioeconomic Status, Secondary Education
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Sibirskaya, Elena; Popkova, Elena; Oveshnikova, Lyudmila; Tarasova, Irina – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to verify the developed hypothesis on the basis of comparison of remote education and traditional education in terms of its effectiveness at the micro-level, as well as to determine the presence, degree and nature of correlation between the share of remote education and level of development of economic systems…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Conventional Instruction, Program Effectiveness, Correlation
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Jones, Mark C.; Luna, Marcos – Journal of Geography, 2019
The formal opportunity to learn geography in the United States is unevenly distributed across space, creating possible geography deserts. Data on the number of exams taken in Advanced Placement Human Geography (APHG) and bachelor's degrees earned in geography are mapped at the state and regional scales. Normalized rates are ranked and grouped into…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Access to Education, Advanced Placement Programs, Bachelors Degrees
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Ng'asike, John Teria – International Review of Education, 2019
Despite setting high hopes on education, very few pastoral nomad children in Kenya transition from primary education to secondary education. This article argues that the national Kenyan compulsory formal curriculum fails to accommodate the needs of pastoralist communities. Literacy rates are particularly low among the Turkana people, pastoralist…
Descriptors: Migrants, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Secondary Education
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Cantali, Dianne – British Journal of Special Education, 2019
This article presents the findings, from a systematic review of international literature, of the existing research into the transition to secondary school of children with additional support needs, which happens for most children at around 11-12 years of age in Scotland. It brings an original contribution to the existing literature through its…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Preadolescents, Student Adjustment, Transitional Programs
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Moges, Bekalu Tadesse – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
One way of conceptualizing educational quality is that it is a function of effectiveness, efficiency, responsiveness, equality, relevance and sustainability (Barrett et al. 2006). Quality education rejects gender discrimination and social injustice. Gender equality in Ethiopia, as an anchor of quality education, has long been explained…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Fairness, Secondary Education, Equal Education
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Heaysman, Orna; Tubin, Dorit – Educational Studies, 2019
Innovative teaching is sometimes perceived as opposite of traditional teaching, since it is regarded as student-centred and takes on the form of guided construction. This distinguishing feature led to an expectation that traditional teaching practices will be replaced with innovative ones for the purpose of fostering learning. The goal of the…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Teaching Methods, Conventional Instruction, Secondary Education
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