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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