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Palikara, Olympia; Castro, Susana; Gaona, Carolina; Eirinaki, Vasiliki – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
In 2014 a new policy for special educational needs and disability (SEND) provision was introduced in England. As it has been the case in countries where SEND reforms were introduced, these changes raised challenges and opportunities for the professionals supporting children with SEND. However, to date, little systematic and large-scale evidence…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Special Education, Educational Needs
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Hanauer, David I.; Sheridan, Cheryl L.; Englander, Karen – Written Communication, 2019
This study investigates the added burden Mexican and Taiwanese non-native English speaker (NNES) researchers perceive when writing research articles in English as a second language (L2) compared with their experience of first language (L1) science writing. 148 Mexican and 236 Taiwanese researchers completed an established survey of science writing…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Native Language, Mexicans
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Chen, Ying-Ling – Higher Education Studies, 2019
The study investigated experiences of archery national champions regarding their use of English language at the international athlete village. The slowly growing recognition of the issue in the language barrier was discovered. Three female elite archery athletes were selected that met the criteria for national champion status was based upon…
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Barriers, English (Second Language)
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Kiru, Elisheba W. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2019
Access to basic education for all students is an essential goal for many countries around the world. Also, as worldwide calls for providing inclusive education continue to intensify, access to basic education for many students with disabilities in Kenya remains a pervasive challenge. Large class sizes, inadequate funding, limited teacher training,…
Descriptors: Special Education, Inclusion, Foreign Countries, Access to Education
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Alsaleh, Amal – School Leadership & Management, 2019
This study explores the practices of Kuwaiti school principals acting as instructional leaders during education reforms, using qualitative content analysis of standardised open-ended interviews with 28 randomly selected school principals. The results showed that principals faced obstacles related to the deeply-ingrained centralised structure in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Educational Change, Principals
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Kisaka, Lynette G.; Jansen, Ellen P. W. A.; Hofman, Adriaan W. H. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2019
Workforce diversity is considered an indicator of successful diversity and equal employment opportunity initiatives. In Kenya, it is a legal requirement for all public establishments to seek to represent the diversity of the population in employment of staff. This study analyses ethnic and gender representativeness and heterogeneity of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Personnel, Ethnic Diversity, Barriers
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Fuadiah, Nyiayu Fahriza; Suryadi, Didi; Turmudi – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This study is a series of Didactical Design Research in prospective analysis stage to comprehensively identify some obstacles in learning negative integer in order to capture how the learning process used by teachers and how the impact on students in understanding the concept of negative numbers. This research is a case study administered to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Numbers, Mathematics Instruction
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Moloney, Jennifer; Walshe, Margaret – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2019
Background: There is increasing recognition that dysphagia has significant implications for a person's psychological well-being, social participation and quality of life (QOL). However, a paucity of research exists regarding the clinical management of this area. To inform future research and the development of appropriate and beneficial resources…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Disabilities, Quality of Life, Allied Health Personnel
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Suana, Wayan; Distrik, I. Wayan; Herlina, Kartini; Maharta, Nengah; Putri, Ni Made Anggi Arlina – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This paper discusses the effectiveness of mobile instant messaging (MIM) Line in supporting a blended learning model and elaborates students' opinion regarding the limitations of the MIM. A total of 62 pre-service physics teachers were enrolled in an introductory physics course. Line-supported blended learning was implemented in an experiment…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Stylianou, Michalis; Hogan, Anna; Enright, Eimear – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
Youth sport policies are increasingly driven by health concerns and social issues, and focus on broad participation outcomes. Given the significant financial investment in, and critique of, such policies internationally, this study aimed to examine the implementation of Sporting Schools (SS), a $100 million programme intended to increase…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth, Athletics, Physical Education
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McMurray, Stephen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article explores the impact of funding cuts to the Further Education colleges in Scotland. The reduction in the number of students in the colleges has been hugely politically controversial. The research utilised the Infact database on the Scottish Funding Council's website and also a literature review. The research found there had been a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Retrenchment, Educational Finance, Adult Education
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Newton, D. C.; McGillivray, J. A. – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2019
Background: Informal carers often play an integral role in the lives of people with intellectual disability (ID) residing in the community. In this study, we explored the extent to which carers of people with ID believe that the health care needs of the person they care for are being accommodated by general practice. Method: Semi-structured…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Caregivers, Health Services
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Öztürk, Mehmet Ali; Yikilmaz, Ahmet; Sarikol, Eyyüp – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
The purpose of this study to adapt to Turkish version by applying validity and reliability test of Leisure Constraint Questionnaire (LCQ) developed by Alexander and Carroll (1997). 214 (62.4%) men and 129 (37.6%) women, total of 343 people was participated to the study working as public officers in Igdir. Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA),…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Turkish, Leisure Time, Barriers
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Ramón, Cristóbal C.; Peniche, Rubí S.; Cisneros-Cohernour, Edith – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
This paper examines from the perspective of teachers the problems faced by a telesecondary school for the achievement of its educational objectives, as well as the implemented actions to overcome their problems, located in the state of Yucatan, Mexico. A case study was carried out, selected on the basis of the good results obtained by students in…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Rural Areas, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Strategies
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Çimen, Zafer; Eraslan, Ali; Sarol, Halil – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The aim of this study was to reveal the motivators and problems of soccer players that pursue their professional careers in Turkey. In this qualitative research, convenience sampling and criterion sampling, which are kinds of nonrandom sampling methods was used to determine the participants. Eight male soccer players from the Genclerbirligi Soccer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletes, Team Sports, Careers
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