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Meinck, Sabine; Stancel-Piatak, Agnes; Verdisco, Aimee – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2018
Prior research shows that establishing early literacy and numeracy skills may help children achieve better outcomes in later schooling. Data from the Regional Project on Child Development Indicators (PRIDI), which focused on Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Paraguay, and Peru, provided insights into four domains of child development that build the…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Numeracy, Family Environment, Parent Influence
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Cooc, North; Kiru, Elisheba W. – Journal of Special Education, 2018
Access to schooling and special education services remains a challenge for many children with disabilities around the world. In the United States, much attention has focused on disproportionality--the over- and underrepresentation of student groups within special education. In this study, to contextualize and better understand the scope and…
Descriptors: Special Education, Access to Education, Disabilities, Disproportionate Representation
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Zhang, Hongzhi; Chan, Philip Wing Keung; Teasdale, G. R. – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2018
This paper explores the role of local knowledges and wisdoms in educational research and theorizing, drawing examples from Oceania and Asia. It draws on Chen's idea of "internationalist localism" as a lens to explore relationships between local wisdom and traditional cultures in Oceania and Asia, and Western theories of education.…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Role, Indigenous Knowledge
OECD Publishing, 2018
Migration flows are profoundly changing the composition of classrooms. Results from the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) reveal that in 2015, almost one in four 15-year-old students in OECD countries reported that they were either foreign-born or had at least one foreign-born parent. Between 2003 and 2015, the share of…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Resilience (Psychology), Student Characteristics, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Sheng, Xiaoming – Education and Urban Society, 2018
Home education is at an early stage for the public, researchers, media and educational authorities in China. Yet the research relating to the development of home education has been entirely ignored. In particular, the literature focusing on the legal status of home education is negligible in the educational context of China. There is no literature…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Home Schooling, Educational Legislation, Compulsory Education
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Veblen, Kari K.; Kruse, Nathan B.; Messenger, Stephen J.; Letain, Meredith – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
This study considers children's informal musicking and online music teaching, learning, playing, and invention through an analysis of children's clapping games on YouTube. We examined a body of 184 games from 103 separate YouTube postings drawn from North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Music Activities, Music Education, Video Technology
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Willems, Julie; Adachi, Chie; Bussey, Francesca; Doherty, Iain; Huijser, Henk – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
The integration of social media into higher education is having a significant impact on learning and teaching. As they become enmeshed in the fabric of academia, they are also becoming a site of contestation, especially in relation to teaching and learning. This research paper explores the key issues dominating current debates about the use of…
Descriptors: Social Media, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Myers, Nicholas D.; Lee, Seungmin; Kostelis, Kimberly T. – Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 2018
The purpose of this annual report is to provide a summary of measurement in physical education and exercise science-related activities in 2017. A recent trend for an annual increase in manuscript submissions to measurement in physical education and exercise science continued in 2017. Twenty-nine countries were represented (i.e., corresponding…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Exercise, Measurement Techniques, Foreign Countries
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Tran, Ly Thi; Vu, Thao Thi Phuong – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
Introduced in 2014, the New Colombo Plan (NCP) represents the Australian government's signature initiative of student mobility and public diplomacy. The programme aims to expose Australian undergraduate students to the Indo-Pacific. This article focuses on analysing Australian students' experiences in Asia via the NCP. The article draws on a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Experience, Undergraduate Students, Student Mobility
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Norton, Stephen; Zhang, Qinqiong – Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 2018
There is increasing concern with respect to the quality of teacher education preparation processes in the West. This study used case study methods to examine learning opportunities and knowledge of mathematics in a sample of 192 Australian trainee middle school teachers and 94 Chinese Bachelor of Science trainee teachers. It was found that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teacher Education, Middle School Teachers
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West, Jason – Computer Science Education, 2018
Emerging careers in technology-focused fields such as data science coupled with necessary graduate outcomes mandate the need for a truly interdisciplinary pedagogical approach. However, the rapid pace of curriculum development in this field of inquiry has meant that curricula across universities has largely evolved in line with the internal…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Curriculum Development, Computer Science Education, Universities
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Dunst, Carl J.; Bruther, Mary Beth; Hamby, Deborah W.; Howse, Robin; Wilkie, Helen – Journal of International Education and Leadership, 2018
The meta-analysis described in this paper evaluated the relationships between 11 types of leadership practices and 7 organizational, teaming, leader, and employee outcomes. A main focus of analysis was whether the leadership practices were differentially related to the study outcomes. Studies were eligible for inclusion if the correlations between…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Administrator Behavior, Teamwork, Employees
OECD Publishing, 2018
The teacher workforce could be better prepared to cater to the learning needs of special needs students. The low percentage of teachers reporting a positive impact from their professional development signals that there is more to be done regarding the quality of the training offered in special needs education. Also, allocating more experienced and…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Teacher Competencies, Faculty Development, Special Education
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Bista, Krishna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Today, millions of students cross geographic, cultural, and educational borders for their higher education. Trends of international student mobility are significant to universities, educators, business leaders, and governments to increase revenue and campus diversity in the global marketplace. As such, it is vital to examine recent trends in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
Wang, Libing, Ed.; Teter, Wesley, Ed. – UNESCO Bangkok, 2018
Collaboration with stakeholders throughout Asia and the Pacific is increasingly important to develop quality and relevant lifelong learning systems. Technical planning tools like qualifications frameworks aim to promote transparency around expected learning outcomes, yet education and training providers in many countries struggle to deliver on…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Foreign Countries, Evaluation Methods, Qualifications
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