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Denisov, Victor, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2019
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Udmurt, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Second Languages, Educational Policy, Glossaries
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Wallis, Jake; Dockett, Sue – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2015
The importance of a positive start to school has been highlighted in a range of national and international research. This has stimulated considerable ongoing research attention, as well as initiatives across policy and practice, all with the aim of promoting a positive transition to school for all children. Despite the common interests across…
Descriptors: Network Analysis, Educational Policy, School Readiness, Position Papers
Jones, Meirion Prys, Comp.; Jones, Ceinwen, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2014
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise, description and basic statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements, and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects, such as the…
Descriptors: Welsh, Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Educational Policy
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2014
Governments, schools and communities throughout Australia are working to improve school attendance among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students using strategies such as incentive programs, improvement to literacy and numeracy skills, school-family partnerships, transport to school, attendance monitoring, ensuring that school is a welcoming…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attendance Patterns, Indigenous Populations, Pacific Islanders
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2014
Governments, schools, and communities throughout Australia are working to improve school attendance among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students using numerous strategies. Currently, however, little is known about the effectiveness of these strategies and the key factors which underpin programs and strategies which are successful. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attendance Patterns, Indigenous Populations, Pacific Islanders
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2014
Governments, schools and communities throughout Australia are working to improve school attendance among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students using strategies such as incentive programs, improvement to literacy and numeracy skills, school-family partnerships, transport to school, attendance monitoring, ensuring that school is a welcoming…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attendance Patterns, Indigenous Populations, Pacific Islanders
McDonald, Wendy E. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This quantitative, causal-comparative study examined the reading achievement of third grade students to ascertain the reading health of elementary students as measured through South Carolina's standardized assessment, the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS). The purpose of this study was to determine if there was a significant difference…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Elementary School Students, Statistical Analysis, Disabilities
Dongping, Yang, Ed.; Chungqing, Chai, Ed. – BRILL, 2010
The second volume of the English-language The China Educational Development Yearbook offers international scholars a glimpse into key issues in Chinese education today from the perspective of Chinese academics, practitioners, and applied researchers. An edited translation of the 2009 volume of the Chinese-language "Blue Book of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Majors (Students), Educational Development, Expenditures
Eurydice, 2009
The Thesaurus for Education Systems in Europe (TESE-2009 edition) is a multilingual thesaurus and a robust information retrieval tool focusing on European education systems and policies. It is specifically designed to cover the indexation needs of the Eurydice network and to facilitate information retrieval on Eurydice's central website. It can…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multilingualism, Comparative Education, Educational Policy
Ackerman, Debra J.; Barnett, W. Steven; Hawkinson, Laura E.; Brown, Kirsty; McGonigle, Elizabeth A. – National Institute for Early Education Research, 2009
State-funded voluntary prekindergarten programs have grown steadily over the past decade and now enroll more than one million children. While the overall trend has been one of increasing participation in publicly funded preschool education, access in most states is limited to select groups of disadvantaged or otherwise-at-risk 4-year-olds.…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Young Children, Public Education, Access to Education