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Major, Louis; Watson, Steven – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2018
Video is increasingly used to support in-service teacher professional development (TPD). Advances in affordability and usability of technology mean that interest is set to develop further. Studies in this area are diverse in terms of scale, methodology and context. This places limitations on undertaking a systematic review; therefore the authors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Inservice Teacher Education
Ferreira, Frances; Cruz, Charisse; Smith, Kristina – Commonwealth of Learning, 2018
This report documents the baseline-endline study by the GIRLS Inspire team's Reaching the Unreached project to examine the implications of skills training and education for women's and girls' empowerment and sustainable livelihoods in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. It is based on data collected from quarterly reports mirrored against the project…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Females, Empowerment, Training
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Bickmore, Kathy; Kaderi, Ahmed Salehin; Guerra-Sua, Ángela – Journal of Peace Education, 2017
Public education is one influence on how young people learn to navigate social conflicts and to contribute to building democratic peace, including their sense of hope or powerlessness. Social studies curricula, in particular, introduce core concerns, geographies, governance and civil society, and participation skills and norms. History education…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Conflict, Civil Rights
de Chaisemartin, Talia – Global Partnership for Education, 2017
An estimated 274 million primary school children in low and middle income countries are not learning the basic foundational skills necessary to lead productive and healthy lives. The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is committed to improved and more equitable student outcomes, and has framed this as goal 1 of its strategic plan for…
Descriptors: International Programs, Partnerships in Education, Equal Education, Developing Nations
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Dryden-Peterson, Sarah – Theory and Research in Education, 2016
The number of refugees who have fled across international borders due to conflict and persecution is at the highest level in recorded history. The vast majority of these refugees find exile in low-income countries neighboring their countries of origin. The refugee children who are resettled to North America, Europe, and Australia arrive with…
Descriptors: Refugees, Children, Student Experience, Foreign Countries
Mou, Shahrina – Educational Technology, 2016
Over the past few decades, information and communications technology (ICT) has been used in changing the traditional education system. It has helped to improve the quality of education and the overall teaching-learning process. Unfortunately, many teachers still do not use ICT effectively; or, even if they use ICT, it is not integrated into their…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Barriers, Foreign Countries, Information Technology
Singh, Madhu – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
This book deals with the relevance of recognition, validation and accreditation (RVA) of non-formal and informal learning in education and training, the workplace and society. It examines RVA's strategic policy objectives and best practice features as well as the challenges faced and ways forward as reported by Member States. Special attention is…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Informal Education, Vocational Education, Global Approach
UNICEF, 2015
Business as usual has not provided educational opportunities to world's most marginalized children. The South Asia Out-of-School Children Initiative (OOSCI) is part of the global initiative launched by UNICEF and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) in 2010. The goal of the initiative is to make significant and sustained reduction in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Barriers, Intervention