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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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Nudzor, Hope Pius; Oduro, George Kweku Toku; Addy, Nii – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2018
Despite tremendous success in improving access and enrolment of pupils in the Ghanaian basic education system in recent times, learning outcomes still remain below expected levels. Through a systematic review of literature on international programmes and research on activity-based learning (ABL), this article highlights exemplary practices which…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education
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Accurso, Kathryn – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
Many K-12 teachers struggle to meet the needs of diverse learners as school reforms promote new disciplinary literacy requirements. In response, language education scholars have argued that teachers must develop "disciplinary linguistic knowledge" (DLK), or an understanding of language in their content area and an ability to design…
Descriptors: Linguistics, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Literacy, Intellectual Disciplines
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Erling, Elizabeth J.; Adinolfi, Lina; Hultgren, Anna Kristina; Buckler, Alison; Mukorera, Mark – Comparative Education, 2016
This paper reports on a rigorous literature review of research into medium of instruction in Ghana and India, whose language-in-education policies represent two contrasting models of use of local languages and the development of competence in English. The paper begins by briefly overviewing the language-in-education policy in these two countries…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, Elementary Education, Literature Reviews
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Ciineanu, Mariana-Doina – Romanian Review of Geographical Education, 2016
The introduction conveys some data on the system of education in India, about the place Geography occupies within the curriculum, and on geography teachers' training. In the first section of the paper, several features of the coursebooks in India are underlined: authors, editing, prices, and designing. Furthermore, an array of coursebooks for 4th,…
Descriptors: Geography, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Grade 4
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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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Byker, Erik – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2014
As India aspires to emerge as the information and communication technology (ICT) leader among the knowledge-based societies, it does so with the education of children as a primary concern. With the passage and enforcement of the "2009 Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act" (RTE), the Indian government has affirmed its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Literature Reviews
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
Govinda, R.; Bandyopadhyay, Madhumita – Online Submission, 2008
This analytical review aims at exploring trends in educational access and delineating different groups, which are vulnerable to exclusion from educational opportunities at the elementary stage. This review has drawn references from series of analytical papers developed on different themes i.e. regional disparity in education, social equity and…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Sex Fairness, Access to Education
Rose, Pauline – Online Submission, 2007
While access to state schooling has grown in many countries in recent years, a hardcore of marginalised children continue to be excluded from this. Some of these children are able to gain access to education through non-state provision. The focus of this paper is on primary school aged children who find access through (international)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Elementary School Students, Nongovernmental Organizations