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Acerenza, Santiago; Gandelman, Néstor – Education Finance and Policy, 2019
This paper characterizes household spending in education using microdata from income and expenditure surveys for twelve Latin American and Caribbean countries and the United States. Bahamas, Chile, and Mexico have the highest household spending in education and Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay have the lowest. Tertiary education is the most important…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Latin Americans, Heads of Households, Expenditures
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van den Hurk, Anniek; Meelissen, Martina; van Langen, Annemarie – International Journal of Science Education, 2019
The so-called leaking STEM pipeline (dropout in STEM education) has been the subject of many studies. The large interest of scholars in plausible causes of this leakage has resulted in a number of meta-reviews describing factors at system, school and student level related to interest and persistence in STEM education. The STEM pipeline discussion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intervention, STEM Education, Dropout Prevention
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Al Tawarah, Haroon Mohammad – International Education Studies, 2019
The study aims at assessing the reality of secondary education in Jordan from the high school principals' perspective, in addition to figuring out the impact of the gender differences on the results. To answer the study questions; the researcher selected the study sample using the stratified random method. The sample consisted of 73 headmaster and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Secondary Education, Administrator Attitudes
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Lörz, Markus; Mühleck, Kai – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
In the last decades, a vast number of post-industrialised economies have experienced a growing participation of women in higher education. However, men and women still differ with regard to their subsequent academic careers and labour market prospects. While several studies have disentangled the cumulative process of gender inequalities along the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Higher Education, Postdoctoral Education, Career Development
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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
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2018
The Australian education and training system offers a range of options for young people. This publication provides a summary of the statistics relating to young people aged 15 to 19 years who participated in education and training during 2016. Information on participation is presented for school students, VET in Schools students, higher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, National Surveys, Student Characteristics
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Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, Olga; Happ, Roland; Nell-Müller, Sarah; Deribo, Tobias; Reinhardt, Franziska; Toepper, Miriam – Global Education Review, 2018
Accessing higher education without having to overcome bureaucratic hurdles is a serious concern for refugees. Although empirical studies on the integration and success of refugees in higher education are scarce, the challenges related to this issue are becoming apparent. The Success and Opportunities for Refugees in Higher Education (SUCCESS)…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Online Courses, Educational Technology
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Köksal, Ela Ayse – European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2018
Science is comprised of theory and practical work and to study either part is not enough to understand the whole. Practical work such as observation and fieldtrips should be used to develop students' inquiry skills as well as to support the theory. Teachers with high self-efficacy on fieldtrips will be more likely to use this technique.…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Attitudes
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Namatende-Sakwa, Lydia – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2018
Informed by a feminist post-structural framework, this study departs from the overriding emphasis on explicit constructions of women in textbooks. It focuses on culturally implicit knowledge and/or gendered discourses that have informed the construction of gender in Ugandan secondary school textbooks. Findings illuminate the construction of women…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Textbook Content, Gender Issues
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Saglam, Nesrin Uyanik; Tunç, Erhan – International Education Studies, 2018
This study aims to identify the relationship between thinking styles and the need for cognition in students of the faculty of education, as well as the existence of significant differences between these two variables according to gender, department of study, class level, educational background from secondary school level, monthly incomes of…
Descriptors: Correlation, Cognitive Style, Schools of Education, Foreign Countries
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Lompo, Miaba Louise; Bago, Jean-Louis; Souratie, Wamadini dite Minata – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) still raises serious concerns for adolescents' sexual health in west-African developing countries. To this extent, promoting contraception use among sexually active adolescents is a major key to addressing this problem. Yet, the rate of contraception use by adolescents remains surprisingly low in these…
Descriptors: Contraception, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment
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Wolfe, Melissa Joy – Gender and Education, 2018
This article scrutinises pedagogical practices undergone in sexuality education as recorded with two intergenerational groups of former Australian schoolgirls. It discusses the surprising widespread use of the plastic, white, circumcised banana penis in sexuality education experienced by the younger group. The normalisation of the white,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Females, Secondary Education
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Ayalew, Yirsaw; Tshukudu, Ethel; Lefoane, Moemedi – African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2018
One of the challenges encountered in programming courses offered at first year level is high failure rate, which is a serious concern to lecturers and university management. To address the issue of high failure rate, it is important to have a clear understanding of the factors that may affect performance. This study investigates the effect of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Programming, Computer Science Education
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Cocorada, Elena; Cazan, Ana-Maria; Orzea, Ioana Emanuela – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
This article presents a tool that provides reliable scores for studying the school climate from the students' perspective, created for the Romanian context. The main aim of the article is to present the psychometric properties of the instrument. The participants were 605 students, enrolled in four secondary schools and four high schools, from an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Educational Environment, Student Attitudes
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Singh, Renu; Mukherjee, Protap – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Using unique panel data from Young Lives study conducted in undivided Andhra Pradesh, India, this mixed-method paper analyses gender differentials in completion of secondary education. Results show biased secondary school completion rates in favor of boys. Probit regression results highlight certain variables such as mothers' education, wealth,…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Case Studies, Housework, Sex Fairness
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