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Tulu, Abraham – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the practices and challenges of school-based teachers' continuous professional development implementation in secondary schools of Hawassa City Administration. The study employed a descriptive survey design with both quantitative and qualitative method. The sampling technique used in the study was…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Faculty Development, Professional Continuing Education, Secondary School Teachers
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Snyder, Thomas D.; de Brey, Cristobal; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
The 2017 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 53rd in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Federal Aid, Educational Finance
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Ummet, Durmus; Eksi, Halil; Erdogan, Ahmet – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Purpose: This study aimed at examining the effects of narcissism and family relations on secondary school students' decision-making characteristics. The study also investigated whether or not students' decision-making characteristics differentiated according to gender. Research Methods: Participants were secondary school students who were studying…
Descriptors: Prediction, Role, Family Relationship, Personality Problems
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Hoxtell, Annette – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
This article sheds light on an understudied aspect of the transition from school to work: the choice of a training company. It presents findings from qualitative interviews with 69 secondary school students and apprentices from the German states of Berlin and Brandenburg, focusing on their reasons to choose a training company in the dual system.…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Secondary School Students, Apprenticeships, Foreign Countries
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Ziegenfuss, Donna; Furse, Cynthia; Sykes, Eliot; Buendía, Edward – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the design and implementation of an international faculty development MOOC about flipped teaching. Qualitative and quantitative data, such as traditional MOOC analytics, interviews, and Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM) survey data, were collected as participants learned how to flip instruction. This…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Adult Education, Faculty Development
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Boocock, Andrew – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Leadership in the post-incorporation English further education system has not been distributed in nature, but transactional, driven by the external demands of funding and inspection regimes. However, in the light of the current rhetoric of localism in further education policy there is a view that distributed leadership would be an appropriate…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Instructional Leadership, Inspection, Leadership Styles
Kayi-Aydar, Hayriye, Ed.; Gao, Xuesong, Ed.; Miller, Elizabeth R., Ed.; Varghese, Manka, Ed.; Vitanova, Gergana, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2019
This volume examines the agency of second/foreign language teachers in diverse geographical contexts and in both K-12 and adult education. It offers new understandings and conceptualizations of second/foreign language teacher agency through a variety of types of empirical data. It also demonstrates the use of different methodologies or analytic…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Kindergarten, Elementary Secondary Education, Adult Education
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Lee, Okseon; Choi, Euichang; Griffiths, Mark; Goodyear, Victoria; Armour, Kathleen; Son, Hyukjun; Jung, Hyunsoo – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the landscape of continuing professional development (CPD) for Korean secondary physical education (PE) teachers. Specifically, teachers' perceptions of the characteristics of CPD, factors determining the effectiveness of CPD, and outcomes of CPD were examined. Data were collected from online questionnaires…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Faculty Development, Professional Continuing Education
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Nooruddin, Shirin; Bhamani, Shelina – Journal of Education and Educational Development, 2019
Teachers in the recent fast transforming technological era are required to regularly upgrade their knowledge, skills and attitudes to meet the needs of the 21st century learners & learning. This study explores the engagement of the school leaders in continuous professional development (CPD) by using a case study method. An elite school was…
Descriptors: School Administration, Professional Continuing Education, Faculty Development, Individual Needs
Navarro, Carlos; Delgado, Islande; Calderón, María G. – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2019
In Costa Rica, before 2016 the subject of statistics was not included in the national high school tests in Mathematics. As of 2016, the test, consisting of 60 items, includes 9 statistical items. On the other hand, teachers in their lessons usually use traditional expository methods, mediated by the use of a blackboard and printed materials. In…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Statistics, High School Equivalency Programs, Adult Programs