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Gray, Laura – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2018
Upcoming statutory UK government guidance for keeping children safe in education reflects the use of social media, which is one of the most common activities undertaken by young people. This study explores how and why young people are using social networking sites (SNS) and whether there are age or gender differences. A key feature of the study…
Descriptors: Social Media, Social Networks, Child Safety, Age Differences
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Snape, Laura; Atkinson, Cathy – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2017
Emerging evidence suggests motivational interviewing (MI) is an effective intervention for supporting disaffected students. However, previous literature has failed to establish students' views on MI. In the present study, three students took part in an individual MI intervention, delivered by three educational psychologists (EPs). Self-report…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Motivation, Intervention, Psychological Patterns
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Salter, Jackie M.; Swanwick, Ruth A.; Pearson, Susan E. – Deafness & Education International, 2017
This paper presents findings from an empirical study that investigated the learning experiences of deaf students in mainstream secondary classrooms, from teaching assistants' (TA) perspectives. These findings indicate that effective collaboration between mainstream teachers and specialist teachers of the deaf (ToD) is required to ensure…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Mainstreaming, Deafness, Teacher Collaboration
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Hardaker, Glenn; Sabki, Aishah Ahmad; Iqbal, Javed – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2017
Although the educational experiences of South Asian Muslim women have been studied, little is known regarding the role of technology and its effects on education in this population. This study explores the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in British Muslim girls' schools and its effect on learning. It uses primary data from…
Descriptors: Islam, Information Technology, Computer Mediated Communication, Religious Education
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Barker, Bernard; Hoskins, Kate – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2017
This article investigates whether schools that match Coalition Government criteria for excellence can enable hardworking students, regardless of background, to achieve good examination results and improved chances of social mobility. Students at two case-study academies were interviewed about family influences on their development and choice of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Effectiveness, Family Characteristics, Social Mobility
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Hoskins, Kate; Barker, Bernard – British Journal of Educational Studies, 2017
The United Kingdom's Coalition government has introduced an education policy that is focused on increasing the opportunities to promote and advance social mobility for all children within state education. Raising young people's aspirations through school-based initiatives is a prominent theme within recent policy texts, which are focused on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Educational Opportunities
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Kerr, Katie – Research Papers in Education, 2017
This multiple case study was used to explore students' perceptions of what constitutes verbal feedback and what impacts their receipt and use of feedback. Interpretivist research was undertaken in a rural mixed secondary school in Cornwall, UK involving four year nine students (aged 13-14 years) from two separate classes over eleven weeks.…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Verbal Communication, Student Attitudes, Student Satisfaction
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Domínguez, Laura; Arche, María J.; Myles, Florence – Second Language Research, 2017
This study investigates the acquisition of the Spanish Imperfect by 60 English learners of Spanish at three different proficiency levels (beginner, intermediate and advanced). Two oral production tasks and one interpretation task show that although the Imperfect is used from early on, the full array of interpretations associated with this form…
Descriptors: Spanish, Verbs, Language Research, Second Language Learning
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Flitcroft, Deborah; Kelly, Catherine – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2016
Much of the current guidance on managed moves focuses on the benefits of the "fresh start" provided. This paper describes an appreciative inquiry to explore how schools in one local authority create a sense of belonging to facilitate a fresh start for pupils involved in a managed move to a new school. Six deputy head teachers with…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Focus Groups, Transfer Students, Family School Relationship
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Putwain, David W.; Nicholson, Laura J.; Edwards, Jenna L. – Educational Studies, 2016
Since 2010, new types of state-funded schools have opened in England with a focus on providing alternative education provision. Very little is known about these schools, partly due to their novelty, and how they are attempting to re-engage those students who for various, and often complex, reasons have become disconnected from education. We…
Descriptors: Self Control, Secondary School Students, Semi Structured Interviews, Observation
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Stahl, Garth – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2016
This paper intends to show the processes and identity negotiations of white working-class boys surrounding their own learner-identity within a "raising aspirations" rhetoric. The current dominant neoliberal discourse, which prioritizes a view of aspiration that is competitive, economic, and status-based, shapes the subjectivities of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, White Students, Males
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Neal, Sinead; Frederickson, Norah – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2016
The transition to secondary school is considered difficult for children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), yet there has been little strength-based investigation of positive experiences of this population and the types of support they value most in managing anxiety about transition. The current article presents a qualitative exploration of the…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Transitional Programs, Secondary School Students
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Anderson, Nadia; Peart, Sheine – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2016
Underachievement at GCSE level has significant effects on an individual's life chances. Each year, around half of 16-year-olds leave school without having achieved a full level-2 qualification (five GCSEs at A*-C including English and maths). Many of these students enrol on a programme of study at local further education (FE) colleges. Recent…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Learning Motivation, Underachievement, Secondary School Students
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Allan, Alexandra; Charles, Claire – Research Papers in Education, 2015
This paper adds to a growing body of literature which views global citizenship education as part of a broader social and cultural process of subjectivity production. Rather than focus on global citizenship in relation to pedagogy or curriculum content, as much of the previous research literature has done, this paper examines it in relation to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Ethnography
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Farrell, Francis – Gender and Education, 2015
Critical theory and research has shown that subjects carry gendered meanings. Numbers opting for Religious Studies (RS) have remained skewed towards girls. Drawing from post-structuralism and masculinities theory, this article critically analyses data from interviews with a group of key stage four boys who had opted for Religious Studies in…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Masculinity, Gender Differences, Males
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