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Hayes, Anne M.; Dombrowski, Eileen; Shefcyk, Allison H.; Bulat, Jennae – RTI International, 2018
Learning disabilities are among the most common disabilities experienced in childhood and adulthood. Although identifying learning disabilities in a school setting is a complex process, it is particularly challenging in low- and middle-income countries that lack the appropriate resources, tools, and supports. This guide provides an introduction to…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Inclusion, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries
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Bulat, Jennae; Hayes, Anne M.; Macon, Wykia; Tichá, Renáta; Abery, Brian H. – RTI International, 2017
Having a disability can be one of the most marginalizing factors in a child's life. In education, finding ways to meet the learning needs of children with disabilities can be challenging, especially in schools, districts, regions, and countries with severely limited resources. Inclusive education--which fully engages all children in quality…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Inclusion, Educational Practices, Developing Nations
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Cheng, Mei-Ai; Leung, Noel W. – Higher Education Studies, 2014
This study examines the current government policy and institutional practice on quality assurance of non-local accounting programs conducted in Hong Kong. Both international guidelines, national regulations and institutional frameworks in higher education and transnational higher education, and professional practice in accounting education are…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Accounting, College Programs, Public Policy
Furlong, Michael J., Ed.; Gilman, Richard, Ed.; Huebner, Scott, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014
Understanding the factors that encourage young people to become active agents in their own learning is critical. Positive psychology is one lens that can be used to investigate the factors that facilitate a student's sense of agency and active school engagement. In the second edition of this groundbreaking handbook, the editors draw together the…
Descriptors: Positive Attitudes, School Psychology, Individual Characteristics, Academic Achievement
Benveniste, Jodie – Standing Council on School Education and Early Childhood, 2013
This guide was created because parents revealed, through extensive social research, that they often received inconsistent and confusing parenting information from different professionals and practitioners across different disciplines, leading to misunderstandings and a lack of confidence about how best to support their children's development. In…
Descriptors: Perinatal Influences, Prenatal Influences, Children, Values
Goodson, Ivor F.; Anstead, Christopher J. – Peter Lang New York, 2012
In the past decade or so, there has been an increasing interest in employing a combination of archival and life history methods to understand the complexities of schooling. This book explores the history of the Beal Technical School in order to discuss the methods and problems involved in researching the story of an institution. It offers the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Schools, Educational Research, Guidelines
Alberta Education, 2012
Education leaders are re-examining acceptable use policies in light of the increasing use of highly mobile information technologies. While acceptable use policies were developed to manage and control behaviour, a digital citizenship policy takes a more comprehensive approach by recognizing the important role of education in preparing digital…
Descriptors: Guides, Foreign Countries, Policy Formation, School Policy
Arnold, Cath – SAGE Publications (UK), 2010
This book makes explicit connections between young children's spontaneous repeated actions and their representations of their emotional worlds. Drawing on the literature on schemas, attachment theory and family contexts, the author takes schema theory into the territory of the emotions, making it relevant to the social and emotional development…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Emotional Development
Kersten, Kristin; Fischer, Uta; Burmeister, Petra; Lommel, Annette; Schelletter, Christina; Steinlen, Anja K.; Thomas, Shannon – Online Submission, 2010
Immersion programmes in primary schools have gained more and more recognition over the last decades. Every new immersion school faces the problem of providing a concept which will be put into practise with the help of personnel who have normally not been trained specifically for this task. The purpose of this guide is to answer frequently asked…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, Elementary Education, Second Language Instruction, Multilingualism
Stewart, Tim, Ed. – Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL), 2009
The Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) field continues to experience increased valuing of experiential practitioner knowledge. A welcome result of this evolution has been the broadening of research perspectives. The 16 practitioner narratives in "Insights on Teaching Speaking in TESOL" are written by…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Graduate Students, Public Speaking, Scoring Rubrics
Earley, Peter; Porritt, Vivienne – Institute of Education - London, 2009
This book presents case studies of schools' journeys towards effective CPD practice as part of a TDA national project. It tells the story of the goals set and achieved, and the challenges and successes along the way. Each case study makes specific reference to the nine factors or approaches to CPD identified in the book as underpinning effective…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Professional Continuing Education, Case Studies, Coaching (Performance)
Alberta Education, 2009
Alberta Education provides funding to school authorities to support the development and implementation of programming for students with severe disabilities. The "Handbook for the Identification and Review of Students with Severe Disabilities" presents case studies designed to assist school authority personnel with the identification and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Severe Disabilities, Program Guides, Disability Identification
Commonwealth of Learning, 2008
"Education for a Digital World" contains a collection of strategies and tools for effective online teaching, based on the principles of learning as a social process. Narrative is supplemented by real-life examples, case studies, and resources to supply comprehensive perspectives about structuring and fostering socially engaging learning…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Learning Problems, Instructional Design, Management Systems
Smith, Ros – Learning and Skills Network (NJ1), 2007
In January 2006 the Learning and Skills Development Agency (LSDA) launched its draft publication, "A Professional Development Framework for e-Learning" (ePD) for consultation with the post-16 education and training sector. In March 2006 the Learning and Skills Council funded the Learning and Skills Network (LSN) to run a pilot to…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Foreign Countries, Guides, Training
Riley, Jeni, Ed. – SAGE Publications (CA), 2007
This second edition of "Learning in the Early Years 3-7" has been written to help early years practitioners understand and implement the U.K.'s new curriculum guidance document "The Foundation Stage". The author explains how to meet the requirements of the new Foundation Stage document and how these relate to the U.K.'s…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Models, Mathematics Education, Literacy
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