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Valdés-Cotera, Raúl, Ed.; Longworth, Norman, Ed.; Lunardon, Katharina, Ed.; Wang, Mo, Ed.; Jo, Sunok, Ed.; Crowe, Sinéad, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
UNESCO established the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) to encourage the development of learning cities. By providing technical support, capacity development, and a platform where members can share ideas on policies and best practice, this international exchange network helps urban communities create thriving learning cities. The…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Lifelong Learning, Urban Programs, Communities of Practice
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Drysdale, Lawrie – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2011
This issue of "Leadership and Policy in Schools" outlines research into successful principal leadership from the perspective of four countries--New Zealand, Israel, Cyprus, and the USA (San Antonio). The research followed the methods and protocols established by the International Successful School Principalship Project (ISSPP), which was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership, Principals, Leadership Effectiveness
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Bennett, Sue; Oliver, Martin – Research in Learning Technology, 2011
Research into learning technology has developed a reputation for being driven by rhetoric about the revolutionary nature of new developments, for paying scant attention to theories that might be used to frame and inform research, and for producing shallow analyses that do little to inform the practice of education. Although there is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Instructional Design, Multimedia Instruction
Anderson, Peggy L., Ed.; Meier-Hedde, Regine, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Dyslexia is a disability that exists in all countries that have high expectations for literacy. The inability to read in spite of normal intellectual potential represents one of the most puzzling educational challenges for literate societies, regardless of the culture or language. This book examines medical, psychological, educational, and…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Case Studies, Children, Interviews
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Deans, Jan; Brown, Robert – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2008
The established place of the arts within early childhood education is rarely questioned. Nevertheless, social, cultural and political shifts in values, beliefs and practices impact on approaches to the arts, as early childhood practitioners grapple with increasingly complex views on how children learn and what factors impact on their learning.…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Art Education, Case Studies, Educational Change
Vocational Training Council (Hong Kong). – 2000
This document contains 123 papers from an international conference on vocational education and training (VET) for lifelong learning in the information era. The papers focus on the following themes: (1) societal and ethical issues; (2) human resource development and personnel training; (3) international issues; (4) information technology in VET;…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Academic Standards, Adult Learning, Alternative Assessment
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Howell, Faith – Babel: Australia, 1995
Discusses views of former students of the faculty with respect to the Chinese language program at an Australian university, including their needs and expectations of the program, suggestions for improving the program and perceived successful features and views on how well the program prepares students for China-related business dealings and…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Case Studies, Chinese, College Students