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Wyatt, Tim – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2004
This report critically examines two approaches to benchmarking vocational education and training (VET) - benchmarking through performance indicators and comparative case studies. The author finds both approaches provide useful information, although the case study approach enables a more thorough analysis of particular issues and can take greater…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Needs, Case Studies, Labor Market
National Inst. for Literacy, Washington, DC. – 2000
This document explores whether state certification of adult educators can contribute to a more professional work force. The document begins by listing perceived advantages and disadvantages of certification and defining certification. The following reasons for supporting certification are presented: assuring professional competence; promoting…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Annotated Bibliographies, Case Studies
Russell, Russ, Ed. – 1982
This collection of papers, consisting of six reports, is the result of a research project during which vocational educators from the United Kingdom traveled to the Federal Republic of Germany to examine the ways in which secondary school students in that country learn about the world of work. Included in the volume are the following reports:…
Descriptors: Career Education, Case Studies, Course Content, Curriculum
Haines, Patricia Foster – 1979
Literature from the late nineteenth century and a case study of Cornell University between 1870 and 1900 are discussed in relation to higher education of women to explore how contemporary theorists and academic administrators dealt with the issues. Theoretical definitions of "equal" opportunities for women in academe shifted from…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Coeducation, College Students, Educational History
Haines, Patricia Foster – 1979
A case study of Cornell University in its formative years (1868-1900) is presented to suggest the value of the historical approach in understanding the problem of sex-role channeling in the coeducational environment. The case of Cornell illustrates how nineteenth century concepts of femininity and masculinity were fundamental to evolution of both…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Coeducation, College Students, Educational History
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Yamauchi, Lois A.; Ceppi, Andrea K. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 1998
Reviews American educational policy and indigenous language loss, the importance of language revitalization, and various models of language-immersion studies. A case study reports on Papahana Kaiapuni, the Hawaiian language immersion program established in 1987. This program is an example of a native community's efforts to revitalize its language.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Child Language, Cultural Maintenance, Educational Policy
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Cowan, J. Ronayne – Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 1983
Describes the Local Languages Literacy Project in the Southern Sudan; delineates the most important educational, socioeconomic, and linguistic variables affecting the success of large-scale literacy programs in Africa; and questions the widely held assumption that indigenous language literacy is essential to subsequent literacy in the prestige…
Descriptors: Arabic, Case Studies, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
Warren, Sandra Hopfengardner; McLaughlin, Margaret J. – 1996
A review of the research and a case study of current practice in one large urban school district evaluate the decision-making process of including students with disabilities in systems of educational accountability and the identification and provision of suitable accommodations for such students. Issues in the inclusion of students with…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Case Studies, Decision Making
Nash, Ian; Walshe, John – 1999
Strategies for overcoming exclusion through adult learning were identified through case studies of 19 initiatives in the following countries: Belgium; Mexico; the Netherlands; Norway; Portugal; and the United Kingdom. The study programs involved a diverse array of formal, nonformal, and informal public sector, community, and enterprise-based…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs
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Sher, Jonathan – 1981
The Education and Local Development (ELD) Project was designed to conduct research and facilitate cooperation among Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries that would result in better understanding of existing relationships between education and local development, identification of the potential effects of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Articulation (Education), Case Studies