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Harris, Alma; Jones, Michelle – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2017
The challenges of securing educational change and transformation, at scale, remain considerable. While sustained progress has been made in some education systems (Fullan, 2009; Hargreaves & Shirley, 2009) generally, it remains the case that the pathway to large-scale, system improvement is far from easy or straightforward. While large-scale…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Ethics, Systems Analysis
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Osborne, Jonathan; Millar, Robin – School Science Review, 2017
This article provides an overview of the main findings for the countries of the UK from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) in 2015, where science was the major focus. The nature of the tests, the key findings and how they might be interpreted are discussed--in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Lerman, Stephen; Adler, Jill – Research in Mathematics Education, 2016
The influences on governments for policy changes in schools range across many agencies, including the political party in power. When policies change, the sources of these influences are not always clear. The project whose work is presented in this special issue examines what these changes look like in terms of the differences in assessment tasks…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Curriculum
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Cale, Lorraine; Harris, Jo; Duncombe, Rebecca – European Physical Education Review, 2016
There are growing expectations on schools to promote health and physical activity and helping schools to effectively do so is considered a priority. This paper reports on selected findings from a research project that was concerned with supporting secondary schools in the effective promotion of physical activity and establishing their needs in…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Health Promotion
Burge, Bethan – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2015
This election factsheet highlights the following points: (1) It isn't always possible to say with certainty from looking at a country's rank in the PISA educational league tables alone whether one country or economy has definitely performed better than another; (2) England's position in the league tables is dependent on which countries and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students, Comparative Analysis
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Fahey, Johannah – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2014
Constructions of femininity and attendant notions of feminism are being produced in different ways in different places around the world. This is a complicated global process that cannot be reduced to analyses that take place in nation states. This paper seeks to respond to and enhance Angela McRobbie's compelling argument about understandings of…
Descriptors: Females, Femininity, Feminism, Global Approach
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Noyes, Andrew – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2013
Given the commonly accepted view that having a mathematically well-educated populace is strategically important, there is considerable international interest in raising attainment, and increasing participation, in post-compulsory mathematics education. In this article, multilevel models are developed with the use of datasets from the UK Department…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Participation, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education
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Hughes, Laura A.; Banks, Pauline; Terras, Melody M. – Support for Learning, 2013
Successful transition from primary to secondary school is important for psychosocial well-being. Children with special educational needs (SEN) may face additional complexities at transition, although the impact of this process on children's psychosocial adjustment has been underexplored. The article aims to review systematically the literature…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Well Being, Student Adjustment, Educational Needs
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Anderson, Claudine; Williams, Ruth – Education in Science, 2013
Connecting schools with cutting edge research and researchers can inspire and motivate young people. There is evidence that bringing contemporary research into the classroom is of key importance, as researchers can act as positive role models for young people and expose students to exciting future study and career options, motivating students to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College School Cooperation, Secondary Schools, Secondary School Teachers
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Johnson, Martin; Shaw, Stuart – Irish Educational Studies, 2012
In Ireland and the UK it is accepted practice that agencies with formal responsibility for delivering school examinations allow examination candidates, and in many cases their teachers, to see their examination papers once they have been marked. Returned papers can carry various pieces of information; as well as the total score given for a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Examiners, Teacher Response
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Martin, Stewart – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2012
This article reports a quasi-experimental study on the effects of multimedia teaching and learning in English Literature--a subject which places high cognitive load on students. A large-scale study was conducted in 4 high-achieving secondary schools to examine the differences made to students' learning and performance by the use of multimedia and…
Descriptors: English Literature, Multimedia Materials, Statistical Significance, English Instruction
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Roberts, Simon; Fairclough, Stuart – European Physical Education Review, 2012
The primary purpose of this study was to develop and validate a System for Observing the Teaching of Games in Physical Education (SOTG-PE). Primary pilot testing of the SOTG-PE was conducted in a large, selective, all-boys secondary school in the north-west of England. Two hundred and eighty three pupils aged 11-16 volunteered as participants for…
Descriptors: Expertise, Physical Education, Observation, Testing
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Harris, Richard; Haydn, Terry – Research Papers in Education, 2012
Approximately 7 out of 10 pupils in England choose to exercise their right to drop history as a school subject as soon as they are able to do so (at the age of 13 or 14). However, this 30% overall take-up rate conceals massive variations between schools, with over 80% of pupils continuing to study the subject in some schools, and under 5% in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Student Attitudes, Compulsory Education
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Russell, Lisa; Thomson, Pat – Ethnography and Education, 2011
UK Government policy states that all young people aged 14-19 are entitled to a broad and balanced curriculum, with access to "personalised" education and training pathways. With boys currently leading the statistics on exclusion, girls' educational and social needs are often sidelined in alternative education provision, as the majority…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Females, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Powers, Steve – Deafness and Education International, 2011
This article reports the main findings of a study of twenty-seven high achieving deaf students in England which sought the views of the deaf students, their parents, teachers, and other school professionals on reasons for success. It is a replication of a previous American study but in a UK context. The main findings match those of the American…
Descriptors: Deafness, Foreign Countries, School Personnel, Parent Attitudes
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