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PACER Center, 2017
This booklet lists free and low-cost mobile apps that are available to support transition-age youth with disabilities as they embark on their journey towards post-secondary education, job training, employment, and independent living. This list includes apps that have been reviewed by parents and professionals and found to be useful and…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Youth Programs, Youth Opportunities, Technology Uses in Education
Administration for Children & Families, 2014
This catalog provides short descriptions of major Division of Child and Family Development (DCFD) projects from Fiscal Year 2014. Multiple projects are described in the areas of child care, Head Start/Early Head Start, child welfare promotion, and the recognition of cultural diversity. An additional section features projects that fall into more…
Descriptors: Research Projects, Child Care, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Education
Peace Corps, 2014
This publication helps volunteers identify organizations that can provide books and other educational resources to their communities. It provides contact information and guidance on how volunteers and their community partners can submit requests and receive donations from the organizations listed, and it emphasizes the importance of sustainability…
Descriptors: Books, Educational Resources, Libraries, Schools
College Board Advocacy & Policy Center, 2011
The CollegeKeys Compact[TM] is a national call to action to school districts, colleges and universities, state education agencies, and nonprofit organizations to identify, share and expand programs and practices that address the needs and challenges of low-income students and help them get ready for, get into and get through college. The College…
Descriptors: Awards, Educational Opportunities, Best Practices, Educational Practices
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National Forum on Education Statistics, 2011
In this handbook, "Prior-to-Secondary School Course Classification System: School Codes for the Exchange of Data" (SCED), the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and the National Forum on Education Statistics have extended the existing secondary course classification system with codes and descriptions for courses offered at…
Descriptors: Courses, Classification, Course Descriptions, Early Childhood Education
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2010
In 2009 Australia's vocational education and training (VET) system, in common with so many other areas of public policy and the economy, was preoccupied by the effects of the global economic downturn and, like other sectors, sought to reposition itself to deal with the economic fallout, while anticipating its role in the recovery. Yet, as…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Educational Quality
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2009
"Research Messages 2008" is a collection of summaries of research projects published by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research in 2008, including conference papers and occasional papers. It also has an overview of the research highlights for the year. The summaries are clustered under five broad themes used by NCVER to…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Vocational Education, Job Training, Foreign Countries
Academy for Educational Development, 2007
The Academy for Educational Development's (AED's) work in the United States includes programs with many of the nation's major foundations on issues of education reform, parental involvement in the schools, youth development and bridging the distance between school, work, and successful university education. The projects described here cover a wide…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Parent Participation, Marketing, Educational Change
Tenopir, Carol; Baker, Gayle; Grogg, Jill E. – Library Journal, 2007
The information industry continues to consolidate, just as agribusiness has consolidated and now dominates farming. Both the family farm and the small information company still exist but are becoming rarer in an age of mergers, acquisitions, and increased economies of scale. Small companies distinguish themselves by high quality, special themes,…
Descriptors: Industry, Bibliographic Databases, Social Networks, Information Science
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Bradby, Denise; Pedroso, Rosio; Rogers, Andy – National Center for Education Statistics, 2007
This handbook presents a taxonomy and course descriptions for secondary education. The system is intended to help schools and education agencies maintain longitudinal information about students' coursework in an efficient, standardized format that facilitates the exchange of records as students transfer from one school to another, or to…
Descriptors: Courses, Classification, Course Descriptions, Secondary Education
National Center for Special Education Research, 2006
In December 2004, Congress reauthorized the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and in doing so, established the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) in the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). On July 1, 2005, NCSER began its operation and held its first set of research grant competitions, which included the…
Descriptors: Grants, Disabilities, Educational Research, Special Education
Online Submission, 2006
APPEAL (Asia Pacific Programme of Education for All) Resource and Training Consortium (ARTC) was initiated in May 1997 at the Technical Working Group Meeting organized by APPEAL in cooperation with the Indian Institute of Education (IIE) to provide technical support and assistance to the work of APPEAL among the Member States. This booklet is a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutions, Indians, Educational Technology
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Armstrong, E. – Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 2005
This paper explores the issues involved in the linguistic characterisation of disordered discourse and the ways in which a Systemic Functional Linguistic framework addresses these issues. For many years, language disorders were described in terms of formal grammars, with "breakdown" discussed in terms of one or more of the traditional levels of…
Descriptors: Syntax, Semantics, Phonology, Language Impairments
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Cambron-McCabe, Nelda; McCarthy, Martha M. – Educational Policy, 2005
Traditional leadership preparation programs and licensure requirements give only token consideration to social justice concerns. This article examines the emerging social justice discourse in the educational administration field and discusses several challenges that must be considered as universities and others attempt to prepare school leaders…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Educational Administration, Advocacy, Leadership Training
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Leung, Bo Wah – International Journal of Music Education, 2005
One of the major goals of the International Society for Music Education (ISME) is to "nurture, advocate and promote music education and education through music in all parts of the world". In an effort to assist music educators internationally as they advocate for music to be included in the school curriculum, the author offers an annotated list of…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Music Teachers, Advocacy
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