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Doyle, Lesley – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2012
The contention of this article is that the potentially productive developmental learning experience of the transition which young people in secondary school make between concurrent vocational and academic courses is largely unrecognised and thus unexploited. To support this contention, and to suggest a more productive way forward, understandings…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Experience, Vocational Education, Academic Education
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Crawford, Paul T. – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2012
Education involves socialization so that individuals become productive members of society. At present, in the United States, educational transitions are primarily viewed in terms of their location in an outcomes-oriented process and framed as helping people achieve the American Dream, but in terms of the status quo national economic interest. But…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Success, Democratic Values, Socialization
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Mazon, Brad K. – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2010
Student affairs professionals can play a more prominent role in campus internationalization efforts. Unfortunately, they do not often view themselves as having the necessary knowledge, understanding, and tools to engage with international education matters, much less facilitate internationalization experiences on behalf of students. By rethinking…
Descriptors: International Education, International Programs, Professional Development, Educational Policy
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O'Brien, Jim – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2009
The 2-year probationary experience of new teachers was described by the McCrone Report as scandalous and led to the development of an induction standard (as part of an emerging framework or continuum of standards for various stages of teacher development) with related structures of support for beginner teachers in Scotland provided by schools and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Educational Policy