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OECD Publishing, 2019
Did you ever wonder whether education has a role to play in preparing our societies for an age of artificial intelligence? Or what the impact of climate change might be on our schools, families and communities? Trends Shaping Education examines major economic, political, social and technological trends affecting education. While the trends are…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Educational Change, Artificial Intelligence
Wang, Jianjun – Online Submission, 2019
This report contains evaluation findings from 43 programs that received a total of around $10 million state investment through Proposition 10 to support early childhood services in Kern County, California during Fiscal Year 2017-2018. The Kern County Children and Families Commission (First 5 Kern) was established on December 15, 1998 by Ordinance…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, State Programs, Parent Education
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Sligo, Frank; Tilley, Elspeth; Murray, Niki; Comrie, Margie – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
This paper describes a journey undertaken by literacy tutors who were caught between incompatible values and needs in building apprentices' literacy. The highly literate tutors were committed to teaching critical literacy. They believed that improved literacy could support learners' aspirations to advance their prospects at work, build their…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Literacy Education, Apprenticeships, Critical Literacy
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Choy, Sarojni; Wärvik, Gun-Britt – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
The study reported here used a practice theory lens to understand vocational education and training (VET) teachers' current practices in supporting integration of learning in educational institutions and workplaces -- specifically for refugee and migrant students. A case study was conducted with 10 teachers delivering aged care programmes in South…
Descriptors: Vocational Education Teachers, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Vocational Education
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Hoxtell, Annette – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
This article sheds light on an understudied aspect of the transition from school to work: the choice of a training company. It presents findings from qualitative interviews with 69 secondary school students and apprentices from the German states of Berlin and Brandenburg, focusing on their reasons to choose a training company in the dual system.…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Secondary School Students, Apprenticeships, Foreign Countries
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Vidal, Helena; Hockstein, Lisa; Ahern, Joy; Stein, Karen – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
Museum educators and instructors of English as a Second Language (ESOL) at a community college in New York reflect on their experiences facilitating a program designed to enrich the language, cultural, and visual literacy skills of adult immigrant students. The CALTA21 program brought together three stakeholders, immigrant ESOL students, language…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Museums, Communities of Practice, English (Second Language)
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Manrique, Ana Lucia; Dirani, Ely A.T.; Frere, Annie F.; Moreira, Geraldo E.; Arezes, Pedro M. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: Despite dealing with special educational needs (SEN) students, many teachers feel unprepared for this task. This situation reveals the urgent need for studies in different areas, directed toward the inclusion of students in regular classrooms. Therefore, a diagnosis about the situation of inclusive education and the resources available in…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Disabilities, Teacher Competencies
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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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Tobias, Adele – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
Persistent school non-attendance (PSNA) is a widely acknowledged problem. Family coaches work intensively with families where a child or young person (CYP) has persistently poor or no school attendance and there is unemployment or anti-social behaviour. Their work extends across different systems, which gives them a unique, multi-factored…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Family Environment, Intervention, Attendance Patterns
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Taylor, Maurice C.; Atas, Sait; Ghani, Shehzad – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2019
This exploratory study sought to understand the meaning of cognitive presence for graduate students in a blended learning course. Four research questions guided the investigation, which employed a qualitative instrumental case study approach as the research design. Several data sources were used including: semi structured interviews with graduate…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Blended Learning, Graduate Students, Case Studies
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Barnard, Sarah; Mallaband, Becky; Leder Mackley, Kerstin – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
In this article, we introduce a threefold peer learning model developed during the design and implementation of an innovative researcher-led digital skills training programme for early career researchers. The programme brought together researchers from three UK universities and facilitated the personal and professional development of: (1) the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Researchers, Research Skills
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Calero, Jorge; Murillo Huertas, Inés P.; Raymond Bara, Josep Lluís – European Journal of Education, 2019
The main aim of this article is to analyse the change of adult skills, as captured by cognitive skills assessed in PIAAC, across age cohorts, taking into account that the quality of schooling may change from one cohort to another. We estimate a model that relates numeracy and literacy skills to age, schooling, gender and variables related to both…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Numeracy, Literacy, Adult Learning
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Midtsundstad, Tove – European Journal of Education, 2019
Because of rising life expectancy and declining birth rates, reducing early retirement and prolonging employees' working lives have become major goals on social policy agendas. In this context, ensuring the adaptability and employability of the existing workforce has become an important issue. The aim of this article is to conduct a review of the…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Public Policy, Retirement, Labor Force
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Midtsundstad, Tove; Nielsen, Roy A. – European Journal of Education, 2019
The number of people aged 60 and over across the globe is expected to double by 2050, reaching a share of more than 20 percent of the population total. Governments are therefore taking more and more policy actions to encourage ageing workers to extend their working lives and their employers to retain them. According to the OECD lifelong learning…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Older Adults, Employment Patterns, Adult Education
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Barrett, Garry F.; Riddell, W. Craig – European Journal of Education, 2019
The relationship between ageing and skills is of growing policy significance due to population ageing, the changing nature of work and the importance of literacy for social and economic well-being. This article examines the relationship between age and literacy skills in a sample of OECD countries using three internationally comparable surveys. By…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aging (Individuals), Literacy, Adult Learning
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