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OECD Publishing, 2019
Did you ever wonder whether education has a role to play in preparing our societies for an age of artificial intelligence? Or what the impact of climate change might be on our schools, families and communities? Trends Shaping Education examines major economic, political, social and technological trends affecting education. While the trends are…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Educational Change, Artificial Intelligence
Denisov, Victor, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2019
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Udmurt, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Second Languages, Educational Policy, Glossaries
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Martin, Jennifer; Beese, Jane A. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2016
Leaders must know how to use evidence to inform district decisions, particularly as decisions related to learning become standard practice, and provide professional development that builds the organizational capacity needed to support continuous and sustainable district improvement. Collaboration and implementation of a shared vision and mission…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Academic Achievement, Trust (Psychology), School Districts
Petris, Cinzia, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2014
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise, description and basic statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements, and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects, such as the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Statistical Data, Language Minorities, Second Language Learning
OECD Publishing (NJ3), 2013
What does it mean for education that our societies are increasingly diverse? How is global economic power shifting towards new countries? In what ways are the skills required in the world of work changing? "Trends Shaping Education 2013" brings together international evidence to give policy makers, researchers, educational leaders, administrators…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Research, Educational Policy
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Social Education, 2013
Technological change has proven one of the few constants of the early 21st century, providing social studies educators with the challenge and opportunity of preparing digital citizens in a global setting. This requires rethinking the type of social studies learning necessary in the 21st century. As the National Academies concluded in the…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Educational Change, Competence, Position Papers
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Owens, Michael A. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2012
This case was developed for use in a course in educational leadership or organizational theory with a focus on change in educational organizations. In this case narrative, data are presented relating to a proposed restructuring of an educational leadership program. Students should analyze the narrative to look for information that helps them…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Schools of Education, Organizational Change, Online Courses
Heslop, Joanne – British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2011
British Columbia has a differentiated post-secondary system in which different kinds of institutions provide students with a wide range of educational program options and numerous opportunities for credential completion. As a result of the many education choices and pathways available to students in BC, they tend to navigate their way through the…
Descriptors: Credentials, Student Educational Objectives, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Norris, Deborah J. – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2010
Repeated calls have recently arisen for increasing the educational level of early childhood teachers in all early care and education settings including classrooms for infants and toddlers. Since the majority of teachers in early child settings do not have a college degree, higher educational expectations could place a strain on early childhood…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Early Childhood Education, Online Courses
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Choy, S. Chee; Cheah, Phaik Kin – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2009
The concept of critical thinking was featured in taxonomies a few decades ago. Critical thinking is a complex process that requires higher levels of cognitive skills in the processing of information. The teachers' perceptions of critical thinking among students influence their behaviors in the classroom. It has been found that teachers perceive…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Educational Change, Critical Thinking, Classification
Burgan, Mary – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009
In this provocative work, Mary Burgan surveys the deterioration of faculty influence in higher education. From campus planning, curriculum, and instructional technology to governance, pedagogy, and academic freedom, she urges far greater consideration for the perspective of the faculty. Burgan evokes the pervasive atmosphere of charge and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Freedom, Educational Technology, Faculty Recruitment
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Place, Nancy; Hillyard, Cinnamon; Thomas, Elizabeth – College Teaching, 2008
In this interdisciplinary analysis, the authors examine the use of visual images in the college classroom. They share examples and critical reflections that illuminate the strengths and challenges in using this medium to enhance the social context for learning. The use of visual images to develop classroom community and connect learning outcomes…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Social Environment, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education
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Shi, Xiaoguang; Englert, Peter A. J. – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2008
For more than 20 years the People's Republic of China has engaged in a significant transformation of its economy and social institutions, including its education system. This article provides a general picture of what changes have taken place in Chinese teacher education at a time of rapid transition from central control to devolved and…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Change Strategies
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Shi, Fuqian; Wei, Jincai – International Education Studies, 2008
In the current teaching activities on curriculum, teachers taught all kinds of computer language at the most of the time. Students also focus on a variety of examinations, but the real time to train students' independent software developing skill is very limited. This has resulted in the students only to copy other people's systems design ideas,…
Descriptors: Programming, Creative Thinking, Creative Development, Science Activities
Bayerl, Katie – Jobs for the Future, 2007
Schoolwide literacy--the teaching of reading, writing, speaking, and thinking practices in all content areas--is generally considered an effective, even necessary, approach to addressing the learning needs of adolescents. In early college high schools, which blend high school and college for students who are underserved in higher education, the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, High Schools, Science Teachers, Literacy
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