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Tamtik, Merli – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine parental and students' decisions regarding participating in K-12 level study abroad programs in Manitoba, Canada. Design/methodology/approach: The study reports on data collected through document analysis and semi-structured interviews with 18 international students and 14 parents. Findings: The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education
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Strugielska, Ariadna; Piatkowska, Katarzyna – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2017
The aim of this paper is to discuss intercultural competence (IC) from a languacognitive perspective, whose main assumption is the interface between language, cognition and culture manifested in meaning construction. The article first emphasizes the centrality of language in the process of meaning construction. As a result, in the following…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Second Language Learning, Cultural Awareness, Higher Education
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Fedorov, Alexander; Levitskaya, Anastasia; Camarero, Emma – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2016
The article analyzes the results of the international experts' survey regarding the curriculum of media literacy education, which was administrated by the authors in September-October 2015. The expert panel includes specialists actively involved in the real process of media literacy education in schools, universities and other educational…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Literacy Education, Expertise, Surveys
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Domingo-Coscollola, María; Arrazola-Carballo, Judith; Sancho-Gil, Juana María – International Journal of Educational Leadership and Management, 2016
Today more than ever, educational institutions need educational leaders who are able to promote profound, substantive and sustainable change. This paper is based on the efforts and results of the first stage of a European project implemented in universities and primary and secondary schools in Spain, Finland and the Czech Republic. The project…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Influence of Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Social Networks
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Olabe, Juan Carlos; Basogain, Xabier; Olabe, Miguel Ángel; Maíz, Inmaculada; Castaño, Carlos – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2014
This article presents a new paradigm for the study of Math and Sciences curriculum during primary and secondary education. A workshop for Education undergraduates at four different campuses (n = 242) was designed to introduce participants to the new paradigm. In order to make a qualitative analysis of the current school methodologies in…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Elementary Secondary Education, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods
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Fombona, Javier; Pascual, Maria Angeles – International Education Studies, 2013
This research analyses the evolution in the effectiveness of media messages and aims to optimize the use of ICTs in educational settings. The cultural impact of television and multimedia resources is increasing as they move to the Internet with ever greater quality. The integration of visual narrative techniques with multimedia playback…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Informal Education, Audiovisual Aids
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Gutiérrez Colón-Plana, Mar – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2012
This paper submits a qualitative study on different aspects of Comenius projects undertaken in ten educational centres in Catalonia during the academic year 07- 08. The objectives of this paper are to present these projects within the realities of particular school contexts, to emphasize the strengths and weaknesses of the projects, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Second Language Learning, Educational Policy
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Sánchez-Pérez, Rosario – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2012
This paper analyses the efficiency of higher education in equalizing the feasible wages obtained for men and women in the labour market. To do that, It is estimated two stochastic frontiers. The first one measures the effect of higher education inside the group of men and women for six European countries. The results indicate that in Denmark,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Comparative Analysis, Gender Differences, Foreign Countries
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Gilete, Raúl Montero – International Education Studies, 2011
"The Explorer of the Chest" and "Golgrim's Keys" are two original, unabridged texts integrated in the Scarecrow Project. The project aims at developing ground-breaking methodologies for teaching literature and covers the A2-B2 levels of language competence, both in English and Spanish. The project is based on an integrated use…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Internet, Childrens Literature, Technology Uses in Education
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Benitez, Juan Luis; Garcia-Berben, Ana; Fernandez-Cabezas, Maria – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: Although bullying is a phenomenon which directly affects teachers, they receive little preparation in how to handle it. One way to correct this situation is to include specific content about bullying within their initial university curriculum. We present a study that shows how a specific course on bullying affects trainee teachers'…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Bullying, Elementary Secondary Education
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del Barco, Benito Leon; Mira, Antonio Ricardo; Carroza, Teresa Gomez – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
Introduction: During the past academic year in Spain, more than 500,000 immigrant students were enrolled in primary and secondary schools. School is one of those places available to society for creating spaces for coexistence and for changing attitudes. The teacher plays a very important role in this task. In this paper we will observe opinions…
Descriptors: Opinions, Negative Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Psychometrics
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Hendriks, Maria; Barzano, Giovanna; Brumana, Emanuela; Cremonesi, Claudia – European Educational Research Journal, 2004
With the release of each edition of Education at a Glance, the Office for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) prepares a press briefing to be used for the international press release and which individual countries in preparing their national press releases can also use. Similarly, the European Union prepares a summary, not for use at the…
Descriptors: Publicity, Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, News Reporting