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Thompson, Carol; Wolstencroft, Peter – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2018
The role of the middle manager has proved to be a difficult one to define due to the fluid nature of the tasks performed and the heterogeneity of understanding that exists for the term. This is further complicated by the differences associated with the context in which individual manager's work. This research, which explores the drive towards…
Descriptors: Public Sector, Private Sector, Middle Management, Trust (Psychology)
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van Rijswijk, Martine M.; Bronkhorst, Larike H.; Akkerman, Sanne F.; van Tartwijk, Jan – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Initiatives aimed at supporting student teachers for entering and staying in the teaching profession require a better understanding of the nature of student teachers' development as it unfolds during teacher education. Accordingly, we focused on changes in the extent to which student teachers perceive and expect dis/continuity in their development…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Research Universities, Foreign Countries
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Bruïne, Erica de; Willemse, T. Martijn; Franssens, Janneke; Eynde, Sofie van; Vloeberghs, Lijne; Vandermarliere, Leen – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2018
Family-School Partnerships (FSP) are important for students' academic achievements and social-emotional development. Therefore, pre-service teachers need to learn how to establish this. However, in teacher education programmes this topic is insufficiently addressed partially attributed to already overloaded programmes. This study reports on a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Preservice Teacher Education
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Cliffe, Joanne; Fuller, Kay; Moorosi, Pontso – Management in Education, 2018
In England, school leadership preparation has shifted from the National College and local authorities to teaching schools, their alliances and multi-academy trusts. Against this changing educational landscape, we investigate opportunities presented to men and women in secondary school leadership teams (SLTs). Drawing on interview data from a…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Leadership Training, Management Development, Administrator Education
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Somé-Guiébré, Esther – International Education Studies, 2018
The widespread use of English in the social, political, economic, and international business spheres compels non-English speaking countries to revise their English language curricula to meet the needs of the global economy. In Burkina Faso, educational policy makers have revised the English as a foreign language (EFL) syllabi from middle to high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Secondary Education
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Singh, Charanjit Kaur Swaran; Singh, Rhashvinder Kaur Ambar; Singh, Tarsame Singh Masa; Mostafa, Nor Azmi; Mohtar, Tunku Mohani Tunku – English Language Teaching, 2018
The problem of mastering English does not involve students alone. The English language teachers, policy makers and curriculum developers are also affected. Thus, teachers have resorted to using higher order thinking skills (HOT) as a means to teach writing to weak ESL learners. The study aimed at developing and validating a higher order thinking…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, English Language Learners, English (Second Language), Learning Modules
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Brown, Raymond; Heck, Deborah; Pendergast, Donna; Kanasa, Harry; Morgan, Ann – Teachers College Record, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to outline the evidence-based development of a learning approach to school renewal that employs information from key members of a school community (teachers, parents, students) to promote school-based discussions about school renewal. Setting: The study took place in an independent system of Catholic…
Descriptors: Values, Educational Change, Research Methodology, Qualitative Research
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Weninger, Csilla – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2018
Public education in post-industrial societies has been restructured based on a human capital model that prioritizes the economic value of citizens for the benefit of globally competitive national economies. In a policy-as-numbers climate [Lingard, B. (2011). "Policy as numbers: Ac/counting for educational research." "The Australian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Literacy, Media Literacy, Neoliberalism
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Plotner, Anthony J.; Simonsen, Monica L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine 41 secondary transition-focused personnel preparation projects funded between 2001 and 2016. Specifically, this study examined the amount and characteristics of these projects through a systematic abstract review. In addition, authors explored key issues in federally funded transition-focused personnel…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Transitional Programs, Telephone Surveys, Interviews
Davidson, Britta – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this ethnographic study was to investigate and describe the secondary school supports, experiences, and exposures of students with intellectual disabilities participating in post-secondary education settings in southern California, that were designed based on the Think College Standards-Based Conceptual Framework for…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Intellectual Disability
Rodriguez, Aldo – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In Uruguay, one constant concern for policy makers, authorities, teachers and administrators is student retention. Among adult learners who have returned to secondary school, dropping out of school is an even larger problem. However, there are several students that in spite of their problems and barriers continue studying and return to school.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Academic Persistence
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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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Abuya, Benta A.; Wekulo, Patricia; Muhia, Nelson – Qualitative Research in Education, 2018
The objective of this paper is to examine the perceptions of community elders and parents on their roles regarding support to their children's education. Data come from the qualitative component of a baseline survey conducted in Korogocho and Viwandani, two urban informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya. Data were collected in April-May 2016 through…
Descriptors: Slums, Urban Areas, Gender Differences, Parent Participation
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Sanal, Mustafa; Ozen, Fatmanur – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Within the scope of restructuring the secondary education efforts of the Ministry of National Education, it has been decided to abrogate the secondary school level teachers' schools. The purpose of this study is to evaluate Turkey's teacher education practices and the quest for qualified teacher education through the perceptions of the graduates…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Teacher Education Programs, Secondary School Teachers
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Hamilton, Paula – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2018
Despite decades of research and policy, we are still some way in the U.K. from ameliorating barriers for Gypsy and Traveller pupils. A complex set of factors exist which influence young people's engagement with secondary education. This interpretive-deductive study, which draws upon 'tensions and dilemmas of difference', presents Gypsy/Traveller…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Secondary Education, Inclusion
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