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Rintoul, Heather; Bishop, Pam – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2019
For teachers seeking formal school leadership roles the key choices have been either the vice- principalship or the principalship. In Ontario, Canada, however, the principalship has traditionally been considered the premier leadership goal with the vice-principalship regarded as merely a necessary transitional step toward achieving the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Assistant Principals, Instructional Leadership
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Neumann, Heike; Padden, Nina; McDonough, Kim – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Past research into the relationship between English proficiency test (EPT) scores and score profiles, such as the IELTS and the TOEFL, has shown that there is not always a clear relationship between those scores and students' subsequent academic achievement. Information about students' academic self-concept (ASC) may provide additional information…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Undergraduate Students, Language Proficiency, Scores
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Daigle, Leah E.; Johnston, Tricia; Azimi, Andia; Felix, Shanna N. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
The victimization of college students is well documented. Comparative research on the extent of victimization and the risk factors for it is less prevalent. Although some cultural similarities exist, it is possible that American and Canadian college students differ in their experience of victimization. These differences have not been fully…
Descriptors: College Students, Violence, Sexual Abuse, Victims of Crime
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Grain, Kari; Katumba, Tonny; Kirumira, Dennis; Nakasiita, Rosemary; Nakayenga, Saudah; Nankya, Eseza; Nteza, Vicent; Ssegawa, Micheal – Journal of Experiential Education, 2019
Background: The social justice goals of service-learning programs are often contingent upon strong relationships with host community members. Given this common narrative, it is necessary to extend our understanding of relationships in international service-learning (ISL), particularly as they are conceptualized by host community members. Purpose:…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Community Involvement
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Faez, Farahnaz; Karas, Michael – TESL-EJ, 2019
This article presents a case study that examined the perceptions of non-native English-speaking teachers (NNESTs) in relation to their experiences in a one-year study abroad TESOL program in Canada and its potential for enhancing their language proficiency. Sixty-nine novice teachers, originally from China, placed in four different cohorts,…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Brook, Julia; Fostaty Young, Sue – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this research was to identify the various types of employment held by music alumni at one university. We also compare the perceptions of alumni who currently work primarily in music with those of alumni who work outside the field. A mixed-methods research design that relied on surveys and interviews was used to gather data. Alumni…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Employment, Music, Music Education
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Hu, Hongliang – Roeper Review, 2019
This article explores how resilience draws upon positive individual, social, contextual, and cultural variables and buffers gifted children from the harmful impact of their psychosocial and emotional needs. Its purpose is to consider building resilience in gifted children and advocating the resilience curriculum requirement for their unique social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Resilience (Psychology), Developmentally Appropriate Practices
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MacKinnon, Gregory Rodney; Young, David; Paish, Sophie; LeBel, Sue – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
An instructional leadership program (ILP) has offered education and support to three cohorts of educational leaders in Nova Scotia, Canada, amounting to approximately 130 participants. Quantitative and qualitative feedback from a convenience sample (n = 90) suggests that the ILP offers an extremely useful practical program; in fact, 95 percent of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Education Programs, Leadership Training
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Schaefer, Lee; Clandinin, D. Jean – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2019
In this paper, we focus on questions around who we are as teacher educators as well as our responsibilities in helping pre-service teachers compose forward-looking stories as they prepare to begin teaching. We draw on the results of two studies in this paper: one a semi-structured interview study with 55 second- and third-year teachers in two…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Responsibility
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Daniel, Beverly-Jean – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2019
For racialized academics, life in the academy can be marred by racial violence that leaves them caught between their commitment to their craft, desire for educational attainment and development, and the mental anguish that can dominate their existence. Drawing from experiences of the author and other Black faculty members in Canadian tertiary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Whites, Females, Women Faculty
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Franken, Leni – British Journal of Religious Education, 2019
Inspired by the comparative method for RE as outlined by Bråten, this article elaborates on some similarities and differences between the present RE system in Flanders (Belgium) and the past RE system in Québec (Canada). After a brief outline of the societal level, the focus will be on the institutional level, where international, national and…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Legislation
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Osmond-Johnson, Pamela; Campbell, Carol; Faubert, Brenton – Professional Development in Education, 2019
This paper draws on data collected as part of the larger study of professional learning (PL) in Canada. The article specifically explores the work of teachers' organizations (also known as teacher unions) in leading and supporting high-quality learning experiences for their members. Adopting a progressive view of teacher organizations, the paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Associations, Unions, Faculty Development
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Denis, Constance; Colet, Nicole Rege; Lison, Christelle – Higher Education Studies, 2019
The completion rate for graduate studies is around 50% in some programs, and several authors suggest that doctoral supervision in a key factor in explaining this. Existing research on doctoral education reveals an uneven international landscape made up of the perceptions of both doctoral students and their supervisors. In the French-speaking North…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Supervision, Foreign Countries
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Gerlach, Alison J.; Gignac, Joan – Infants and Young Children, 2019
Children and families receive maximum benefits from early childhood programs when families are actively engaged. "Parental involvement" is an established feature of Aboriginal Head Start in Urban and Northern Communities (AHSUNC) in Canada, and there is interest in increasing the knowledge on how AHSUNC sites engage with parents and…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Well Being, Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries
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Strickland, Brandee Marie – Language Learning Journal, 2019
In this article, I explore practical implications of the theories of language of M.M. Bakhtin within university second language writing classrooms. Specifically, I examine the presence of Bakhtinian intertextuality within online intercultural exchanges involving the use of Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) technology. I describe a CMC exchange…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Intercultural Communication, Writing Processes
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