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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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Cantali, Dianne – British Journal of Special Education, 2019
This article presents the findings, from a systematic review of international literature, of the existing research into the transition to secondary school of children with additional support needs, which happens for most children at around 11-12 years of age in Scotland. It brings an original contribution to the existing literature through its…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Preadolescents, Student Adjustment, Transitional Programs
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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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Heaysman, Orna; Tubin, Dorit – Educational Studies, 2019
Innovative teaching is sometimes perceived as opposite of traditional teaching, since it is regarded as student-centred and takes on the form of guided construction. This distinguishing feature led to an expectation that traditional teaching practices will be replaced with innovative ones for the purpose of fostering learning. The goal of the…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Teaching Methods, Conventional Instruction, Secondary Education
Claymore, Zoe – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2019
This report investigates the relationship between a broad range of pupil and school background factors and the KS4 [Key Stage 4] outcomes achieved by disadvantaged pupils. It looks at both the significance and strength of each association, in order to understand the relative importance of each factor in explaining differences in KS4 outcomes. The…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Student Characteristics, Institutional Characteristics
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Pless, Mette; Katznelson, Noemi – Qualitative Research in Education, 2019
In this article we explore and develop the understanding of young people's motives for (non)participation in lower secondary education. Based on a two-year study dominated by qualitative and explorative methods, we combine a focus on young peoples' motives and goal orientations with a socio-cultural (and social constructivist) understanding of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Goal Orientation, Student Motivation
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Kert, Serhat Bahadir; Kalelioglu, Filiz; Gulbahar, Yasemin – Informatics in Education, 2019
In this study, effectiveness of a computer science course at the secondary school level is investigated through a holistic approach addressing the dimensions of instructional content design, development, implementation and evaluation framed according to ADDIE instructional design model where evaluation part constituted the research process for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Holistic Approach, Computer Science Education, Secondary Education
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Cornish, Scott; Yeung, Alexandra; Kable, Scott H.; Orgill, MaryKay; Sharma, Manjula D. – Teaching Science, 2019
This article describes how the Advancing Science and Engineering through Laboratory Learning (ASELL) Schools program was developed. ASELL School's directive is to facilitate the embedding of inquiry-based learning in secondary school classrooms through workshop-based teacher professional development (PD). The approach of ASELL Schools is to…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Workshops, Secondary School Teachers, Faculty Development
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Engledowl, Christopher – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2019
Heat maps have become ubiquitous in the media, yet students are rarely exposed to them and their inherent limitations and potential for misleading consumers. This article makes a case for exposing students to them in statistics instruction at the secondary and tertiary level.
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Statistics, Secondary School Students, Teaching Methods
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Bertling, Joy G. – Art Education, 2019
Dewey (1934) defined reflection as "the kind of thinking that consists in turning a subject over in the mind and giving it serious and consecutive consideration" and argued that reflective thought should be an educational aim. Today the importance of reflective thought for students, teachers, and teacher candidates is recognized. Within…
Descriptors: Art, Art Education, Reflection, Visual Learning
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Wenham, Lucy – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2019
With the relentless increase in the number of new kinds of schools in the English education system, the already fragmented secondary school system is fracturing still further. Since branching points, partitions and choice are all known to contribute to inequalities, the urgency to fully understand the roots and effects of marginalisation has never…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Equal Education, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students
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Sharpe, Rachael; Abrahams, Ian; Fotou, Nikolaos – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2018
Background: In England, there is a growing need to improve the lives of secondary school students who are defined as disadvantaged and to support these students in their attainment and attitudes to secondary school science. Purpose: This paper reports on a project designed to support students from disadvantaged backgrounds by pairing them with…
Descriptors: Mentors, Disadvantaged Youth, Science Instruction, Foreign Countries
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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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Udim, Davies Kelvin; Abukar, Umar; Essien, Joshua Otobong – Research in Pedagogy, 2018
There is a decline in the quality of graduates from secondary schools in Nigeria. A situation where some secondary school graduates cannot write a very good letter is a cause for concern. Secondary School teachers, parents and the society have always complained about the quality of school products. All these are alarming signals which portends…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Ethics, Cheating
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Lightman, Naomi – Critical Studies in Education, 2018
This article situates secondary schooling within the evolving transnational social field. Drawing on 43 interviews with teachers and former students with transnational connections in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Canada, I examine how transnational practices and dispositions fit within existing curricular and pedagogical frameworks in secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Students
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