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OECD Publishing, 2017
This joint OECD-ILO publication provides guidance on how local and regional governments can foster business-education partnerships in apprenticeship programmes and other types of work-based learning, drawing on case studies across nine countries. There has been increasing interest in apprenticeships which combine on the job training with…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Apprenticeships, School Business Relationship, Workplace Learning
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Whyte, Barbara; House, Nik; Keys, Nikki – Teachers and Curriculum, 2016
The New Zealand Ministry of Education encourages schools to update to flexible learning spaces and activate teaching approaches that augment such physical settings. Many schools have embraced the concept of innovative learning environments (ILE) and team teaching, motivating a trend fast gaining popularity in New Zealand primary schools. However,…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Innovation, Educational Practices, Teaching Models
Robertson, Jan – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2016
"Coaching Leadership" is about building leadership capacity in individuals, and in institutions, through enhancing professional relationships. It is based on the importance of maximising potential, and harnessing the ongoing commitment and energy needed to meet personal and professional goals. This book is for anyone interested in…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Instructional Leadership, Coaching (Performance), Partnerships in Education
Hanemann, Ulrike, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
Within a learning family, every member is a lifelong learner. A family literacy and learning approach is more likely to break the intergenerational cycle of low education and inadequate literacy skills, particularly among disadvantaged families and communities. The selection of case studies presented in this compilation show that for an…
Descriptors: Intergenerational Programs, Teaching Methods, Lifelong Learning, Family Literacy
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Fagan, Joseph B.; Sturm, Sean – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2015
Field trips are recognized as an essential component of the study of geography. They are popular with learners and teachers, but their value as learning experiences is largely assumed. What is needed are interactive and relevant learning activities like "drawing in the sand," a participatory learning activity that has been introduced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Field Trips, Undergraduate Students
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Aubrey, Meg – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2015
This article discusses CLICK, a collaborative theatre project between the Mess Up The Mess Theatre Company in Wales, the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, the Australian Theatre for Young People, and Inspired Productions in New Zealand. This case study demonstrates the value of using arts education to bring together young people from multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Theater Arts, Art Education, Cooperative Programs
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McWilliams, Robyn; Allan, Quentin – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2014
Learning advisors provide academic literacy development support in a variety of configurations, ranging from one-on-one consultations through to large-scale lectures. Such lectures can be generic, stand-alone modules or embedded within a discipline-specific course. Pragmatic and institutional considerations suggest that a generic model of delivery…
Descriptors: Literacy, Academic Discourse, Best Practices, College Instruction
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2014
The case stories presented in this publication focus on young people from vulnerable communities that the Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE) members are actively engaged with and who have been mobilized in ASPBAE programs for youth leadership and capacity development. Their narratives showcase the successes of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Education, Empowerment, Case Studies
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Guo, Shujie; Cockburn-Wootten, Cheryl; Munshi, Debashish – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2014
The intercultural divides in values, perceptions, and interpretations of concepts have been studied extensively by international business and intercultural communication scholars. Consequentially, much effort in university classrooms is spent on focusing on the differences between groups and on finding ways to "manage" cultural…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Case Studies, Cultural Pluralism, Reflection
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Macpherson, Reynold – International Journal of Educational Management, 2013
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to report the process, findings and implications of a three-year evaluation of integrated health centres (IHCs) established in three secondary schools in Cornwall by the School-Based Integrated Health Centres (SBIHC) partnership. Design/methodology/approach: When the partners had completed the capital works, an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Health Services, Secondary Schools, Longitudinal Studies
Findsen, Brian – Adult Learner: The Irish Journal of Adult and Community Education, 2012
This article explores the issue of older adults' access to and participation in higher education in two countries, Aotearoa New Zealand and Scotland. It discusses older adults' engagement with regard to patterns of participation and provision, using a critical educational gerontology approach. The two case studies, one in more theoretical terms,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Gerontology, Older Adults, Foreign Countries
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Zhang, Wenli; Everts, Hans – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2012
Ethnic Chinese migrants in a country like New Zealand face a range of well-documented challenges. A proportion of such migrants find that recreational gambling turns into a pernicious gambling problem. This issue is addressed through illustrated case studies of Interactive Drawing Therapy, a drawing-based modality of therapy that facilitates…
Descriptors: Addictive Behavior, Therapy, Immigrants, Foreign Countries
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Loke, Swee-Kin; Blyth, Phil; Swan, Judith – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
While the potentials of virtual worlds to support experiential learning in medical education are well documented, assessment of student learning within these environments is relatively scarce and often incongruent. In this article, a conceptual framework is proposed for formatively assessing dispositional behaviours in scenario-based learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Instruction, Experiential Learning, Medical Education
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Stewart, Sarah; Davis, Deborah – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
Pressures in terms of the availability of quality, real-life clinical experiences for students have resulted in increased interest in the use of simulation in a variety of healthcare disciplines. "Te wahi whanau: The birth place" is a Virtual Birth Centre (VBC) that was created in "Second Life" in 2009 as part of the Second…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Obstetrics, Sustainability, Nursing Education
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Locke, Terry; Kato, Helen – English in Australia, 2012
This paper draws on a case study undertaken by an English teacher in a rural school with a Year 12 English class, most of whom had been singularly unsuccessful in terms of NCEA achievement. The case study was undertaken as part of a two-year project, directed by the first author, entitled: "Teachers as writers: Transforming professional…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Intervention, Student Evaluation, Action Research
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