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Paul, Pinto – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Previous studies of leadership have shown that principal leadership is the single most influential factor in student learning, next to classroom teaching. They provided information that can be used for creating, supporting, and sustaining principal leadership practices to increase student learning. This study identified the factors and conditions…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Principals, Foreign Countries, Public Schools
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Kumar, Ravi – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
The paper looks the contemporary capitalism and how it has mounted its offensive on the lives of workers across the globe and specifically in India. The aim of education has move much beyond the idea of knowledge that the even welfare regimes conceived. It is about skilling, which in turn is about a training an individual to be unconcerned about…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Neoliberalism, Free Enterprise System, Social Systems
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Klimenko, A. Y. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2017
This article reviews history, analyses principles and presents a modern interpretation of advanced engineering education (AEE). AEE originated in France, was adapted in Germany and reached its zenith in the second half of the twentieth century as part of technological efforts induced by the space race. AEE is an enhanced form of education aimed at…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Science Education History, Scientific Principles, Technological Advancement
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Sampson, Helen; Tang, Lijun – Journal of Education and Work, 2016
It is not unusual to find that employers operating in low-pay sectors are reluctant to provide vocational training. Frequently they fear benefitting competitors as better-skilled employees command a more competitive position in the labour market and may choose to leave one employer and take their newly acquired skills elsewhere. However, in…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Skilled Occupations, Marine Education
Zayapragassarazan, Z. – Online Submission, 2016
This article is my reflection about the recent incident that took place in a sports ground in Pondicherry, India where a 17-year-old school boy collapsed and died in the sports ground after running only 80 meters in the 1500 meters race. The cause of death was an underlying cardiac cause that has manifested during the athletic event. The stress…
Descriptors: First Aid, Educational Needs, Health Education, Fatigue (Biology)
Robinson, Jenny Perlman; Winthrop, Rebecca – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2016
"Millions Learning: Scaling up Quality Education in Developing Countries" tells the story of where and how quality education has scaled in low- and middle-income countries. The story emerges from wide-ranging research on scaling and learning, including 14 in-depth case studies from around the globe. Ultimately, "Millions…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Developing Nations, Educational Improvement, Case Studies
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Velu, Ratika – Support for Learning, 2015
Many children from rural communities in India seeking an education are first-generation learners. These children at times find it difficult to cope with the school environment and learning the state language, which is unfamiliar to them. The parents of these children have no academic background or formal education at any level, which leaves them…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Investigations, Educational Opportunities
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Darji, Brijesh B.; Lang-Wojtasik, Gregor – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2014
Globalization has an immense effect on education. Education relies on the teacher and the process by which teachers are developed. In this context, the expectations of teacher role and options for teacher preparation today have key roles to play in educating children to become responsible citizens of increasingly multicultural societies and active…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Global Education, Minimum Competencies, Competency Based Teacher Education
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Singh, Navin Kumar – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2013
This paper presents some of the major program initiatives honoring Indigenous knowledge, culture, heritage, arts, and skills through curricular reforms and culturally appropriate educational practices on the Indian sub-continent. It presents case studies of Indigenous culture-based education, with reference to mother tongue and multicultural…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Indigenous Knowledge, Multicultural Education, Educational Practices
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Ahmad, Nisar – World Journal of Education, 2013
The primary purpose of this paper is to review and evaluate the causes of educational poverty in less developed countries. The basic intent in carrying out such a study is to define and derive the role of governing agencies in deliberately creating educational poverty in the country, so that the private interest of the rich and powerful ruling…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Developing Nations, Access to Education, Equal Education
Lauer, Larry D. – Trusteeship, 2012
Financial trends and technology are changing government policies toward higher education in countries all around the globe. Governments are rethinking economic-development priorities and the role higher education should play in helping meet those priorities. China, for example, is creating new higher education institutions with the goal of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Recruitment, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Suhaimi, Mohammed Adam; Hasan, Muhammad; Hussin, Husnayati; Shah, Asadullah – Campus-Wide Information Systems, 2012
Purpose: The purposes of the study are to understand ICT workforce employability in Malaysia, to identify the causes that influence the growth of skill gaps in the ICT workforce, and to determine ways to reduce these gaps. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology of the study comprised project reports and a literature review. Findings: The…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Achievement Gap
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Sandhu, Navjot; Hussain, Javed; Matlay, Harry – Education & Training, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the entrepreneurship education and training (EET) needs of small family businesses operating in the agricultural sector of the Indian economy. Design/methodology/approach: Quantitative and qualitative data were collected through a survey of 122 agricultural family firms in the Indian state of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Educational Needs, Agricultural Education
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Agrawal, Tushar – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2012
This paper provides an overview of vocational education and training (VET) system in India, and discusses various challenges and difficulties in the Indian VET system. The paper also examines labour market outcomes of vocational graduates and compares these with those of general secondary graduates using a large-scale nationally representative…
Descriptors: Industrial Training, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Labor Market
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Shah, Hardik; Gopal, Raj – European Journal of Training and Development, 2012
Purpose: With rapid industrialization and population growth in the urban and rural areas in India, the demand for public transport has risen sharply. In the fast changing scenario in the public transit sector, the role of a bus depot manager (DM) has also undergone substantial transformation. This paper aims to identify and gauge the…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Job Training, Trainers, Foreign Countries
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