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McLorg, Devon – Childhood Education, 2019
Around the world, dedicated professionals are implementing innovative programs to improve access to quality education for children living in poverty and otherwise marginalized communities. This article provides an overview of the work being conducted by BRAC, an international development organization based in Bangladesh that is working to…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Quality, Poverty, At Risk Persons
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Dawson, Vaille; Shand, Jennifer – Issues in Educational Research, 2019
One of the greatest challenges facing Australian school education is the disparity in quality of education across schools. One aspect of addressing this issue has been greater regulation and requirements to improve the quality of initial teacher education. Course accreditation standards in teacher education programs require secondary preservice…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Disadvantaged Schools, Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education
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Moges, Bekalu Tadesse – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
One way of conceptualizing educational quality is that it is a function of effectiveness, efficiency, responsiveness, equality, relevance and sustainability (Barrett et al. 2006). Quality education rejects gender discrimination and social injustice. Gender equality in Ethiopia, as an anchor of quality education, has long been explained…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Fairness, Secondary Education, Equal Education
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Mio, Vanessa Andrea – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2019
Postsecondary violin instructors often implement remedial pedagogy with first-year performance/music education students to holistically nurture individual artistic goals and overall well-being. Using a qualitative multiple case study research design, 10 postsecondary violin instructors from across North America were interviewed to investigate…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Music Education, Musical Instruments
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Özkan, Metin; Balci, Suphi; Kayan, Selman; Is, Engin – International Education Studies, 2018
The objective of the study was to make a comparison among the two countries according to the level of sufficiency of educational resources and to determine the accuracy level at which variables related to educational resources can classify the schools on the basis of countries. Relational survey model was used. The sample group of the study was…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Educational Quality, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
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Francis, Anthony Tuf; Olson, Mark; Weinberg, Paul J.; Stearns-Pfeiffer, Amanda – Action in Teacher Education, 2018
This article describes how a secondary teacher education program at a midsized university made the turn toward a practice-based program in teacher education. The authors argue that efforts to recenter the program around practices have not only improved opportunities for novice teachers, but also have provided teacher educators a programmatic…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Teacher Education Programs, Beginning Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Abolade, Sunday Babalola; Oyelade, Ayotunde Francis – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
This manuscript examines historical development of private secondary school education in Nigeria (1859-present). In the process, it examines the growth of private secondary school education with reference to quantity of resources since 1859, and then the quality of the education. Historical research method was employed because the study is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Development, Private Schools
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Abolade, Sunday Babalola; Oyelade, Ayotunde Francis – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
Educational resources are important in the development of education. In Nigeria, Western education was commenced by the Christian Missionaries (that is by private efforts). However, the quality of education was criticized by the elites and the nationalists to the extent that the government subsequently got elaborately involved in the provision of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Education, Secondary Education, Educational Resources
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Vuzo, Mwajuma – International Review of Education, 2018
Research has been conducted on the detrimental effects of using a foreign language for learning in Tanzania's secondary schools. While most studies recommend the use of a familiar language for instruction, the use of a foreign language in secondary education in Tanzania has been maintained. This has many consequences on the quality of education,…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Secondary Education, Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Vlasova, Tatiana; Krasnova, Evgenia; Abraukhova, Valentina; Safontseva, Natalya – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
The paper deals with the evaluation of specialists' professional training quality within the framework of intersectoral, transborder, public and private models of social partnership described in theories by foreign and Russian scientists. Special attention is paid to providing methodological grounds for cooperation between the total subjects…
Descriptors: Employers, Employer Attitudes, Vocational Education, Training Methods
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Ha, Sha – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
According to the 'International Standard Classification of Education' (ISCED), 'Continuing Education' is composed of the 'Continuing Primary and Lower Secondary Adult Education' (ISCED1, ISCED2), followed by the 'Adult Education and Training' System (ISCED3), including an 'Upper Secondary Education System' (ISCED4 and finally, the 'Tertiary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Continuing Education, Adult Education, Secondary Education
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Yang, Wenhsien – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2018
The Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) approach has been broadly adopted and extensively researched at different educational levels across European contexts. It is also becoming popular in Asian settings due to its dual focus on developing both language skills and content knowledge. It aims to empower learners with high mobility and…
Descriptors: Course Content, English for Special Purposes, Interdisciplinary Approach, Instructional Materials