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Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, 2012
This report reviews the use of loans for learning in 33 European countries and analyses the schemes in eight selected Member States: France, Hungary, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Finland, Sweden and the UK. The analysis shows that loan schemes vary considerably across Europe in terms of types and levels of learning covered, conditions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Student Loan Programs, Student Financial Aid
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Gachago, Daniela; Morris, Amanda; Simon, Edwine – Journal of Information Technology Education, 2011
Research into the uses of personal response systems or "clickers" shows that their use increases students' engagement levels in the classroom. In South Africa, clicker usage is still in its infancy, with little research published in the field. This study reports on 37 Graphic Design students' perceptions of the use of clickers and their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Learning Theories, Group Discussion
Pridmore, Pat – Online Submission, 2007
This literature review synthesises the findings from published reviews and key individual studies of health, nutrition and educational access with a particular emphasis on issues of gender, poverty, social exclusion and innovative practices. It discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the range of research designs and methods employed in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Public Health, Child Health
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Boughey, John; van Heerden, Eve – Higher Education Review, 2007
Within the broad context of its National Human Resource Development Strategy (2001) the South African government has implemented two pieces of legislation, namely the Skills Development Act (Act 97 of 1998), an attempt to boost the nation's productivity by increasing skills levels in the workplace, and the Skills Development Levies Act (Act 9 of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Skill Development
Seidelin, Susanne, Ed.; Hamilton, Stuart, Ed. – International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (NJ1), 2005
The IFLA/FAIFE World Report Series is unique. It is the only source based on a systematic data collection process that provides an overview of how libraries around the world are tackling barriers to freedom of access to information and freedom of expression. This year's edition includes 84 country reports which detail the extent of Internet access…
Descriptors: Freedom, Access to Information, Laws, Federal Legislation
Whisson, M. G.; Manona, C. W. – 1991
In the 1980s, the Border Early Learning Center (BELC) was established to provide support and training for preschools and communities in South Africa. This report describes the rationale and process of an evaluation of preschools associated with the BELC. (The data and conclusions of the evaluation are not included in this report.) A questionnaire…
Descriptors: Community Schools, Cultural Context, Ethnography, Evaluation Methods