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Lewis, Steven; Hogan, Anna – Critical Studies in Education, 2019
This article explores the uptake of so-called fast policy solutions to problems in different education policy contexts and highlights the potential impacts that can arise from such policymaking approaches. We draw upon recent literature and theorising around notions of fast policy and evidence-informed policymaking, which suggests that, in an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Government Publications
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Cer, Erkan – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of the current study is to reveal general qualities of the objectives in the mother-tongue curricula of Hong Kong and Shanghai-China, South Korea, Singapore, and Turkey in terms of higher-order thinking processes specified by PISA tests. Research Methods: In this study, the researcher used a qualitative research design.…
Descriptors: Native Language, International Assessment, Comparative Education, Thinking Skills
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Pareja-Lora, Antonio, Ed.; Calle-Martínez, Cristina, Ed.; Rodríguez-Arancón, Pilar, Ed. –, 2016
This volume offers a comprehensive, up-to-date, empirical and methodological view over the new scenarios and environments for language teaching and learning recently emerged (e.g. blended learning, e-learning, ubiquitous learning, social learning, autonomous learning or lifelong learning), and also over some of the new approaches to language…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Telecommunications
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Loughland, Tony; Sriprakash, Arathi – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2016
This article draws on the sociology of Basil Bernstein to show how his detailed theories of "recontextualisation" and the "pedagogic device" provide useful analytic levers to examine the politics of educational change. We focus on recent policy developments that have significantly impacted Australian school education: the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Educational Sociology, Educational Change
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Naumann, Johannes; Salmerón, Ladislao – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2016
This study investigated interactive effects of navigation and offline comprehension skill on digital reading performance. As indicators of navigation, relevant page selection and irrelevant page selection were considered. In 533 Spanish high school students aged 11-17 positive effects of offline comprehension skill and relevant page selection on…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, Electronic Publishing, Reading Tests
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Caviglia, Francesco; Delfino, Manuela – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2016
Active participation in the information society requires the ability to find some order in the chaotic nature of the Web and not to get lost within the endemic presence of inaccurate, misleading, biased and false information. This article presents an approach to Information Problem Solving (IPS)--that is, finding, understanding and assessing…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Basic Skills, Information Skills, Information Literacy
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Lingard, Bob; Sellar, Sam; Savage, Glenn C. – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2014
This paper examines the re-articulation of social justice as equity in schooling policy through national and global testing and data infrastructures. It focuses on the Australian National Assessment Program--Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) and the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). We analyse the discursive reconstitution…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Policy, Power Structure, Equal Education
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Miller, David I.; Eagly, Alice H.; Linn, Marcia C. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015
In the past 40 years, the proportion of women in science courses and careers has dramatically increased in some nations but not in others. Our research investigated how national differences in women's science participation related to gender-science stereotypes that associate science with men more than women. Data from ~350,000 participants in 66…
Descriptors: Females, Science Education, Scientists, Career Choice
Mikk, Jaan, Ed.; Veisson, Marika, Ed.; Luik, Piret, Ed. – Peter Lang Frankfurt, 2012
The papers in this collection contribute to the understanding of several aspects of lifelong learning. Two papers highlight the characteristics of reflection among teachers including self-evaluation and blogging. Two other papers study cooperation in lifelong learning--one, the impact of communities on professional learning among university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Reflection, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Ziya, Engin; Dogan, Nuri; Kelecioglu, Hulya – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2010
This study aims at determining the extent to which computer using skills specified in Project for International Students Evaluation (PISA) 2006 predict Turkish students' achievement in mathematics. Apart from questions on mathematics, science and reading competencies, a student questionnaire, a school questionnaire and a parent questionnaire were…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Academic Achievement, Questionnaires, Computers