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Netshitangani, Tshilidzi – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the reduction of school violence from the management point of view. It reflects on the utterances by teachers, principals, learners and members of school governing bodies (SGBs) to establish the influence that school management practices can have on the prevalence of school violence.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Violence, Leadership Responsibility, Teacher Attitudes
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Hendi, Nazila Seyed; Asmawi, Adelina – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The practices preschool teachers implement in their classrooms are vital in their students' literacy development. Preschool teachers are always expected to implement research-based literacy practices to ensure children are ready to learn when they enter school. This multiple-case study intended to address four nonnative in-service preschool…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Literacy Education, English (Second Language), School Districts
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Arphattananon, Thithimadee – Intercultural Education, 2018
This study examines multicultural education policy in Thailand. The researcher used the qualitative research methods of interviewing, observation and document examination to obtain data. Theory about multicultural education was used as a theoretical framework. The sites of study were eight primary schools that served students from diverse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Educational Policy, Qualitative Research
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Webb, Andrew; Canales, Andrea; Becerra, Rukmini – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2018
This article addresses the educational context in which ethnically segregated high poverty schools operate in Chile, and the ways that inequalities within these establishments are understood by members of their administrative and teaching staff. In particular we draw attention to the unwillingness of the majority of these employees to name or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, School Segregation, Racial Bias
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Paul-Binyamin, Ilana; Jayusi, Wurud – Intercultural Education, 2018
The current study examines the workings of a bilingual school for Jewish and Palestinian-Israeli students and its contribution towards the goal of educating for equal citizenship in Israel's multicultural society. The findings indicate that this school succeeds in advancing the notion of equal citizenship, as demonstrated in the fact that the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Schools, Jews, Arabs, Citizenship Education
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Gül, Gülnihal; Eren, Bilgehan – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
Many reasons such as social exclusion, economic insufficiency, and prejudice make it difficult for Gypsy children to reach qualified education and cause their expectations for the future to be minimized. Yet, it is considered that the property of "inclination to music," linked especially with Gypsies, will positively affect the…
Descriptors: Minority Group Children, Social Bias, Music Education, Singing
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Santori, Diane; Smith, Carol A. – Middle School Journal, 2018
Educators and researchers are finding that students are more motivated and engaged when using mobile devices such as an iPad. Yet research describing powerful and effective iPad-mediated teaching and learning and how it supports the development of multiliteracies is limited. This article reports on a qualitative study that was designed to capture…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Mokoena, Sello; Machaisa, Rebotile – Africa Education Review, 2018
In this multi-case qualitative study the degree to which school-based decision-making (SBDM) is understood and conceptualised by the members of school governing bodies (SGBs)--educators, chairpersons of SGBs, principals, and learner representative councils-as well the extent to which decisions were shared among the various groups represented on…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Participative Decision Making, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Luet, Kathryn McGinn – Educational Policy, 2017
Drawing on a 5-year qualitative study, this article explores opportunities for and barriers to parental engagement in a small, urban school district. Two competing narratives of parental involvement emerge. In one, parents describe their reluctance to engage formally in a district that continually fails their children. In the other, stakeholders…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Qualitative Research, Barriers, Opportunities
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Rungfamai, Kreangchai – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
This specific case of Chulalongkorn University (CU), Thailand, is useful to readers who are interested in comparative aspect of the experiences of research universities in the South East Asian context. This paper aims to provide a description of the environments, changes, and university stakeholders' perceptions in terms of governance arrangements…
Descriptors: Governance, Research Universities, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Ülavere, Pärje; Tammik, Anu – Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability, 2017
For systematic implementation of value education in educational institutions, the national programme "Values Development in Estonian Society 2009-2013" (Ministry of Education and Research 2009) was prepared in Estonia. However, it was launched only in 2010, and the authors intended to ascertain the values of the heads of preschool child…
Descriptors: Values Education, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews
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Galindo, Claudia; Sanders, Mavis; Abel, Yolanda – American Educational Research Journal, 2017
Full-service community schools aim to reduce educational inequality by addressing the multifaceted needs of low-income children and youth. Critical to this task is the ability of these schools to generate sufficient social capital to provide students, families, and teachers with essential resources. Using data from a qualitative case study, this…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Social Capital
Tabancali, Erkan – Online Submission, 2017
Correct determination of whether or not the objectives are achieved or of the level of achievement of the objectives is vital in educational organizations. In this context, one of the indicators of how teachers serve the organizational objectives is performance evaluation. In Turkish Educational System, the evaluation of the performance of…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Competencies, Foreign Countries, Performance Based Assessment
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Aydin, Hasan; Kaya, Yeliz – Intercultural Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is to explore the educational status of Syrian refugees in Turkish schools, and the perspectives of teachers and school principals regarding the needs of Syrian refugee students in two inner-city elementary schools in Istanbul, Turkey. A qualitative interpretive case study method was employed. Eight participants (seven…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Needs, Barriers, Refugees
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Kirkpatrick, Lori C.; Brown, Heather M.; Searle, Michelle J.; Sauder, Adrienne E.; Smiley, Eric – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
This paper examines the impact of a school board's one-to-one iPad initiative on equity and inclusion. Data include: questionnaires from Grade 7-9 students, teachers, and administrators; focus groups with inclusion coaches; and interviews with classroom teachers. The results show that the iPads have supported equity among students in the district;…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Telecommunications
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