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Kumarassamy, Jayanthy; Koh, Caroline – Research in Science Education, 2019
Much has been written and debated on the importance of including moral, character or values education in school curricula. In line with this, teachers' views with regard to values education have often been sought. However, a search into the literature on values in science education has revealed little on this domain. In an attempt to close this…
Descriptors: Values Education, Citizenship Education, Science Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Kapoor, Dip – Educational Action Research, 2019
Dalit (the 'downtrodden') students continue to experience caste-based discrimination, humiliation and dehumanization; illegal practices that are being reproduced in the school system in the state of Odisha, India. Based on a research study organized by the Center for Research and Development Solidarity, an adivasi (original dweller/Scheduled…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Social Discrimination, Tribes, Indians
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Morrow, Virginia; Boyden, Jo – Developmental Psychology, 2019
The papers making up this Special Section reveal important findings and begin to fill gaps in existing literature about children's and young people's understanding and developing beliefs about socio-economic inequality and poverty. We draw on our research experience with children growing up in poverty in Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Vietnam (Young…
Descriptors: Poverty, Social Differences, Sociology, Anthropology
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Tsimpli, Ianthi; Mukhopadhyay, Lina; Treffers-Daller, Jeanine; Alladi, Suvarna; Marinis, Theodoros; Panda, Minati; Balasubramanian, Anusha; Sinha, Pallawi – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2019
In the Indian context, concerns have been raised for many years about the learning outcomes of primary school children. The complexity of the issue makes it difficult to advise stakeholders on what needs to be done to improve learning in primary schools in India. As it has been shown that low socio-economic status is one of the key factors that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multilingualism, Multiple Literacies, Elementary Education
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Tiwari, Ashwini – Educational Studies, 2019
This study examines Indian teachers' perceptions of corporal punishment (CP), the reasons why CP still persists despite a ban, and the ways in which CP controversy reflects on social climate of the schools. Drawing from literature on custodial views of pupil control and systems theories, this qualitative study primarily uses observations and…
Descriptors: Punishment, Discipline Policy, Teacher Attitudes, Classroom Techniques
Shah, Manisha; Steinberg, Bryce Millett – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2019
The Right to Education Act in 2009 guaranteed access to free primary education for all children in India ages 6-14. This paper investigates whether national trends in educational data changed around the time of this law using household surveys and administrative data. We document four trends: (1) School-going increases after the passage of RTE,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Legislation, Access to Education, Elementary School Students
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Dey, Priyadarshini; Bandyopadhyay, Somprakash – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Access to quality primary education is a major concern in India. Despite of having reasonable infrastructure, issues of teacher absenteeism, poor accountability of teachers, ineffective teaching learning materials and inadequate teaching procedures are still the prevailing causes for poor educational quality in lower tier schools. Though private…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Elementary School Students, Disadvantaged Youth
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Nagler, Eve M.; Lobo, Priya – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Low socioeconomic status young people in low- and middle-income countries use tobacco at higher rates than their wealthier peers. School-based tobacco use prevention interventions that employ a life skills approach are effective at preventing tobacco use. In India, the Salaam Bombay Foundation (SBF) has implemented a multiyear,…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Promotion, Daily Living Skills, Intervention
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Mathew, Leya – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2018
This paper analyzes narratives about the radical socio-economic changes accompanying liberalization in India to consider how English-medium schooling is becoming an aspirational resource for non-elite parents. I suggest that aspiring is a practice of ethics that marginalized mothers mobilize to negotiate memories of deprivation and yearnings for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Influences, Language of Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Bhatia, Kiran Vinod – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
Articulation of religious guidelines in the political milieu never takes place in a disembodied form; rather politically inscribed religious discourses are embedded within and conveyed through specific institutional channels, including media organizations and education institutions. My experiences of working as a media educator in villages in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religion, Elementary School Students, Knowledge Level
Meganathan, Ramanujam – Online Submission, 2018
This study explores English language teaching in multilingual situations, where learners speak more than two languages. The following issues were investigated in two multilingual schools in New Delhi 1. the role of English and the English language curriculum 2. English language teaching-learning processes and classroom practices 3. the perceptions…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Sitabkhan, Yasmin; Platas, Linda M. – RTI International, 2018
This paper examines common instructional strategies in early grade mathematics interventions through a review of studies in classrooms in low- and middle-income countries. Twenty-four studies met the criteria for inclusion, and analyses reveal four sets of instructional strategies for which there is evidence from multiple contexts. Of the 24…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, Socioeconomic Influences, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction
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Sharp, Laurie A.; Tiegs, Ali; Coneway, Betty; Hindman, Janet Tipton; Garcia, Beth; Bingham, Teri – Childhood Education, 2018
Educators who understand the benefits to children of expanding their exposure to arts often have to find innovative ways to bring arts education to children who otherwise would not be exposed to quality and inspiring arts experiences.
Descriptors: Art Education, Rural Schools, Elementary Schools, Partnerships in Education
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Kundu, Arnab – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2018
Elementary education is vital for children as well as for society as a whole. It serves three major purposes in an individual's life. First, it provides a foundation for learning the core subjects. Second, it provides an understanding of the individual's environment and society. Third, it helps to foster an interest in duty and responsibility…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Elementary Education, Educational Practices
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Ganapathi, Janani – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
Education is a fundamental human right, yet one fifth of the world's population lives with poor literacy. India is home to the largest number of illiterate people, with infrastructural, cultural, and socio-economic factors hindering equitable access to quality education. Due to the rapidly growing technology and Internet usage in the country, open…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Shared Resources and Services, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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