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Borquist-Conlon, Debra S.; Maynard, Brandy R.; Brendel, Kristen Esposito; Farina, Anne S. J. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Purpose: To examine the effects on anxiety of mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) among youth with anxiety disorders. Method: Systematic review and meta-analytic procedures were employed to synthesize experimental and quasi-experimental studies authored between 1980 and 2015. Results: The search yielded five studies from five countries…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Meta Analysis, Intervention, Anxiety Disorders
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Morrill, Janet – Accounting Education, 2019
Internationally educated professionals (IEPs) encounter significant barriers to entry to their professions upon immigrating. Obtaining education in the new country is an effective means of improving their positions. While universities emphasize the need to attract and serve adult learners and a more diverse clientele, the specific needs of…
Descriptors: Accounting, Foreign Students, College Students, Transitional Programs
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Rintoul, Heather; Bishop, Pam – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2019
For teachers seeking formal school leadership roles the key choices have been either the vice- principalship or the principalship. In Ontario, Canada, however, the principalship has traditionally been considered the premier leadership goal with the vice-principalship regarded as merely a necessary transitional step toward achieving the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Assistant Principals, Instructional Leadership
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Hu, Hongliang – Roeper Review, 2019
This article explores how resilience draws upon positive individual, social, contextual, and cultural variables and buffers gifted children from the harmful impact of their psychosocial and emotional needs. Its purpose is to consider building resilience in gifted children and advocating the resilience curriculum requirement for their unique social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Resilience (Psychology), Developmentally Appropriate Practices
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Franken, Leni – British Journal of Religious Education, 2019
Inspired by the comparative method for RE as outlined by Bråten, this article elaborates on some similarities and differences between the present RE system in Flanders (Belgium) and the past RE system in Québec (Canada). After a brief outline of the societal level, the focus will be on the institutional level, where international, national and…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Legislation
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Zhang, Zheng; Nagle, Joelle; McKishnie, Bethany; Lin, Zhen; Li, Wanjing – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2019
This systematic review is built on the seminal work by the New London Group in 1996. Few endeavours have synthesized findings of empirical studies pertaining to the effects and challenges of multiliteracies practices in various schooling and geographical contexts. Through a five-point Likert scale and a deductive and inductive thematic analysis,…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis
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Barrett, Garry F.; Riddell, W. Craig – European Journal of Education, 2019
The relationship between ageing and skills is of growing policy significance due to population ageing, the changing nature of work and the importance of literacy for social and economic well-being. This article examines the relationship between age and literacy skills in a sample of OECD countries using three internationally comparable surveys. By…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aging (Individuals), Literacy, Adult Learning
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Chan, W. Y. Alice; Akanmori, Harriet; Parker, Christina – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
In 2015, Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) documented 94 callsto-action in relation to the institutional and debilitating legacy of the Indian Residential School System towards Indigenous culture, language, identity, and knowledge in order to actualize reconciliation between Indigenous peoples and Canada. In it, Justice Murray…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Canada Natives, Indigenous Knowledge
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Chatterjee, Soma – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2019
Skilled immigrants' labour-market integration is a long-standing public policy issue that has generated a substantial body of scholarship in Canada. This article shares the scholarly concern while stepping off from the hegemony of training and learning as a solution for skilled immigrants' challenges in the labour market. Drawing on a larger…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Immigrants, Labor Market, Nationalism
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Zhu, Yidan – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2019
Participatory action research (PAR), as a research methodology, challenges conventional, positivist, and scientific approaches. Recent adult education studies on PAR have explored how to develop PAR to enhance research practice and further the "democratizing aims of adult education" (Joyappa & Martin, 1996). Historically, as a part…
Descriptors: Action Research, Participatory Research, Adult Education, Empowerment
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Vaudrin-Charette, Julie – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2019
In this chapter, the author draws on personal experiences as pedagogical advisor and as a doctoral student, to consider how recognizing voice, family, and vulnerabilities may assist in developing a sense of accountability in academia. Reflecting on the Canadian context of reconciliation, the author considers how moving from an intercultural to an…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students
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Welton, Michael R. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
This article examines the "great transformation" of Canadian women's self-understanding and identity in the period from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century. It argues that women's individual and collective energy was canalized through the creation of voluntary associations and social movements. It also explores a select few of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, World History, Females, Identification (Psychology)
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Knight, Hunter – Curriculum Inquiry, 2019
In this essay, I analyse Egerton Ryerson's proposed curriculum for the first state-led mass public educational system in Ontario. Egerton Ryerson, Chief Superintendent of Schools in Upper Canada during the wide-scale proliferation of state schooling across Turtle Island, produced proposals for "universal" common schools, as well as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foundations of Education, Public Schools, Educational History
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Maitra, Srabani; Guo, Shibao – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2019
In the age of transnational migration, the practices and policies of lifelong learning in many immigrant-receiving countries continue to be impacted by the cultural and discursive politics of colonial legacies. Drawing on a wide range of anti-colonial and anti-racist scholarship, we argue for an approach to lifelong learning that aims to…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Migration, Foreign Countries, Immigrants
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Poyntz, Stuart R.; Coles, Rebecca; Fitzsimmons-Frey, Heather; Bains, Alysha; Sefton-Green, Julian; Hoechsmann, Michael – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
The 'learning city' contains a range of non-formal learning economies. In recent years researchers have focused on, what has been termed, the non-formal arts learning sector, to document best practices, the emergence of new literacies and/or cultural practices, and to highlight interventions that support otherwise marginalised and underserved…
Descriptors: Art Education, Informal Education, Best Practices, Intervention
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