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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
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Panesar-Aguilar, Sunddip; Aguilar, Erick – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2017
This qualitative study explored how using effective assessment can engage learners and motivate student learning in the Dehradun, Noida, Delhi, and Trivandrum regions in India. The study randomly sampled 26 teachers from six private schools. Private schools were used in this study since such schools allot substantial funds to support ongoing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Student Motivation, Private Schools
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Stephens, Maria; Warren, Laura K.; Harner, Ariana L. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2015
The "Comparative Indicators of Education" report series has been published on a biennial basis since it began in 2002, although this year's is the first to expand its focus to the G-20 countries, having previously been focused on the G-8 countries. "Comparative Indicators of Education in the United States and Other G-20 Countries:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Indicators, Global Approach, International Assessment
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Tirivayi, Nyasha; Maasen van den Brink, Henriette; Groot, Wim – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2014
The effects of teachers' group incentives on student achievement are examined by reviewing theoretical arguments and empirical studies published between 1990 and 2011. Studies from developing countries reported positive effects of group incentives on student test scores. However, experimental studies from developed countries reported insignificant…
Descriptors: Incentives, Academic Achievement, Developing Nations, Developed Nations
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Das, Ajay K.; Kuyini, Ahmed B.; Desai, Ishwar P. – International Journal of Special Education, 2013
This study examined the current skill levels of regular primary and secondary school teachers in Delhi, India in order to teach students with disabilities in inclusive education settings. A total of 223 primary school teachers and 130 secondary school teachers were surveyed using a two-part questionnaire. Part-one of the questionnaire collected…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Disabilities, Inclusion
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Alcoholado, C.; Nussbaum, M.; Tagle, A.; Gomez, F.; Denardin, F.; Susaeta, H.; Villalta, M.; Toyama, K. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2012
Single Display Groupware (SDG) allows multiple people in the same physical space to interact simultaneously over a single communal display through individual input devices that work on the same machine. The aim of this paper is to show how SDG can be used to improve the way resources are used in schools, allowing students to work simultaneously on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Computer Peripherals, Computer Software
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Sengupta, Atanu; Pal, Naibedya Prasun – International Journal of Educational Development, 2012
Primary education is essential for the economic development in any country. Most studies give more emphasis to the final output (such as literacy, enrolment etc.) rather than the delivery of the entire primary education system. In this paper, we study the school level data from an Indian district, collected under the official DISE statistics. We…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Development, Institutional Evaluation, Elementary Schools
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Saigal, Anju – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2012
Recent educational policy in India has repositioned elementary school teachers as active, reflective practitioners, not just "deliverers" of syllabus material. This article examines innovations in teacher support in Rajasthan's government schools through the "Quality Education Program." Drawing on qualitative research of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Rural Schools, Educational Innovation
Muller, Theron, Ed.; Herder, Steven, Ed.; Adamson, John, Ed.; Brown, Philip Shigeo, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
This collection offers a distinctly Asian voice for English language education and addresses some of the unique needs of Asian learners in EFL contexts. Teachers and researchers from nine Asian countries present some of the most current and innovative research in five distinct and fascinating areas of EFL teaching and learning. This book is…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Picture Books, Boarding Schools, Learning Strategies
Nargund-Joshi, Vanashri – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study explores the concepts and behaviors, otherwise referred to as "orientations", of six Indian science teachers and the alignment of these orientations to the 2005 India National Curriculum Framework (NCF-2005). Differences in teachers' orientations across grade bands (elementary, middle, and secondary) and school types (public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Science Instruction, Curriculum Development
Lewin, Keith M. – Online Submission, 2011
Investment in secondary schooling in India has been neglected for many years. Since the 1990s most emphasis has been on universalising access to elementary schooling, a task that remains far from complete. Under the 11th National Plan Rastriya Madhyamic Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) has been launched to increase access to grade nine and above. This…
Descriptors: School Expansion, Elementary Education, Teacher Supply and Demand, Foreign Countries
Majumdar, Manabi; Mooij, Jos – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Universalization of primary education has been high on the policy agenda in India. This book looks at the reproduction of social inequalities within the educational system in India, and how this is contested in different ways. It examines whether the concept of "education for all" is just a mechanically conceived policy target to chasing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Class, Social Discrimination, Equal Education
Noguchi, Fumiko – Online Submission, 2010
Since its establishment in 2003, the Japan Council on the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD-J) has paid close attention to informal learning processes in community-based efforts to promote local sustainable development. ESD-J carried out two projects to collect information on and visualise community-based ESD practice: the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Informal Education, Community Programs
Juneja, Nalini – Online Submission, 2010
India has witnessed substantial diversification of provision to basic education. Policy changes from 1980s onwards, has seen the creation of para-formal delivery systems and the inclusion in the system of non state providers. The Education Guarantee Scheme and the Alternate Initiatives in Education programmes have generated new pathways to access.…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Private Schools, Foreign Countries, Educational Development
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Colclough, Christopher; De, Anuradha – International Journal of Educational Development, 2010
In the early 1990s, large numbers of children in India remained out of school. International commitments to achieve education for all (EFA) globally meant that India was an important case for donors. India was pressed to accept aid for primary education, and agreed with some reluctance. Although subsequent donor involvement was substantial and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Elementary Education, Access to Education
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