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Howard, Adam; Maxwell, Claire – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2018
In this paper we reflect on the challenges of engaging in social justice work within elite schools. Drawing on experiences collaborating with an elite school in a justice-oriented research project, we consider the theoretical resources that informed this work. We demonstrate how Freire's work has been critical in forming the kind of relations that…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Advantaged, Educational Cooperation, Critical Theory
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Owusu-Agyeman, Yaw – International Review of Education, 2017
The adoption of a national qualifications framework (NQF) by some governments in all world regions has shown some success in the area of formal learning. However, while NQFs continue to enhance "formal" learning in many countries, the same cannot be said for the recognition, validation and accreditation (RVA) of "non-formal"…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Vocational Education, Informal Education, Guidelines
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Asamoah, Moses Kumi – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
Higher education is a means by which human capital is mostly developed and awareness is created in people to think of themselves as active citizens willing and able to have influence in public life, and with the critical capacity to weigh evidence before speaking and acting. The rationale behind the paper is to address the low access to higher…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Undergraduate Study, Foreign Countries, Interviews
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Thompson, Mumuni – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
Even though previous research points to the significance of early childhood teachers' practices that take into consideration the nature of children and how they learn, there is limited research regarding how instructional strategies impact children's development in diverse ways. To close this gap in literature, a qualitative multi-case study into…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Sackey, Elizabeth; Amaniampong, Kwarteng; Abrokwa, Juliana Efua – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The general purpose of this paper was to find out the perceptions of students and teachers on the state of discipline in Senior High Schools (SHS) in Ghana using Kwanyarko SHS in the Central Region as a case study. Questionnaire was formulated to direct the research. The question focused on the perceptions, causes and remedies to discipline in the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, High School Students, Discipline, Questionnaires
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Nabie, Michael Johnson – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
This study explored Ghanaian primary school teachers' values and challenges of integrating cultural games in teaching mathematics. Using an In-depth conversational interview, ten (10) certificated teachers' voices on the values and challenges of integrating games were examined. Thematic data analysis was applied to the qualitative data from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, African Culture, Games, Mathematics Instruction
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Hampton, Tarin T. D. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2013
This article focuses on the challenges and triumphs of teachers who guide students with visual and auditory impairments to learn about and experience African-based dance as part of a healthy, active lifestyle. The teachers share insights they have gained in developing best practices by capturing the inherent nature of dance as kinesthetic…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Dance, Deafness, Case Studies
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Nketsia, William; Saloviita, Timo – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2013
Pre-service teacher training has been identified as one of the key factors in the promotion of inclusive education. In this study, 200 final-year pre-service teachers from three colleges of education in Ghana were surveyed about their views and knowledge on inclusive education and special educational needs (SEN). The results showed that almost all…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Foreign Countries
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Tagoe, Michael – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2012
Technological advancement has led to significant changes in the way university education is being provided in the developed countries. Whilst their universities have made great strides in addressing issues of access, cost of higher education and quality through e-learning, Africans are in the 21st century still grappling with these issues.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Educational Quality
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Mfum-Mensah, Obed – International Journal of Educational Development, 2011
This study explores the perceived benefits and challenges of the collaboration model of a complementary education program which operates in marginalized communities in northern Ghana. The scope of the paper includes the background, collaboration as a transformative process, research methodology, findings, and discussion. The study revealed that:…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, School Involvement, Educational Attainment, Cooperation
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Sarfo, Frederick Kwaku; Ansong-Gyimah, Kwame – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2010
This study explored the perceptions of 395 participants (students, teachers, and education officers) in Ghana on the role of the computer and the teacher in promoting the first five principles of instruction for quality teaching and learning. To achieve the intention of the study, five point Likert-type scales based on the first five principles of…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Student Attitudes, Likert Scales, Foreign Countries
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Rose, Pauline – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2009
This paper focuses on approaches by non-government organisations (NGOs) to reach primary school-aged children excluded from access to the conventional state education system. It highlights recent shifts in international literature and agency priorities from the portrayal of NGO provision as a (non-formal) "alternative" to (formal) state…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Nongovernmental Organizations, Foreign Countries, International Education
Gillies, John; Quijada, Jessica Jester – Academy for Educational Development, 2008
This paper reports that the basic opportunity to learn does not exist in many countries, and that a concerted management focus to assure that schools provide basic elements of an opportunity to learn (OTL) could potentially yield big improvements in learning. The paper assesses: (1) what basic factors create the opportunity to learn; and (2) to…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Educational Opportunities, Educational Strategies
Commonwealth of Learning, 2008
"Education for a Digital World" contains a collection of strategies and tools for effective online teaching, based on the principles of learning as a social process. Narrative is supplemented by real-life examples, case studies, and resources to supply comprehensive perspectives about structuring and fostering socially engaging learning…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Learning Problems, Instructional Design, Management Systems
DeStefano, Joseph; Moore, Audrey-Marie Schuh; Balwanz, David; Hartwell, Ash – Academy for Educational Development, 2007
Many countries that have undergone expansion of access to public education still face significant disparities in school enrollment and attendance rates at sub-national levels, and fail to reach a high proportion of children who are outside of the government system. Completion and student learning have also continued to be system-wide challenges…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Systems Development
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