NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing all 13 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Poon, Angelia – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2020
This article argues for the importance and relevance of postcolonial studies in achieving the goal of cosmopolitanism through Literature education. Having significantly redrawn the overall contours of literary study in the twentieth century, postcolonial studies as an interdisciplinary critical tradition provides us with a conceptual vocabulary,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English Literature, Postcolonialism, Global Approach
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Loh, Chin Ee – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2018
This paper examines contestations over the value of Literature in the secondary school curriculum in the former British colony of Singapore and the way the Literature curriculum has been framed to understand the various issues surrounding the role of Literature education. Using Raymond Williams' framework of dominant, residual and emergent…
Descriptors: Literature, English Instruction, Aesthetics, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lum, Chee-Hoo – Research in Dance Education, 2018
This qualitative case study examined the definitions, structure and pedagogical approaches that constituted a creative movement program as part of an artist-in-school-scheme for pre-schools. Data was collated through audio-recorded interviews with teachers, the school principal and dance instructor. Creative movement classes were video recorded…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Movement Education, Video Technology, Creativity
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tan, Leonard – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the development of "21st Century Competencies" (21CC) through the secondary school band programme. The researcher used ethnographic research methods to document the lived musical experiences of students from a high performing secondary school band in Singapore, captured the voices of the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Secondary School Students, Music Activities, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Choo, Suzanne S. – Harvard Educational Review, 2017
With global risks such as terrorism, fundamentalism, and xenophobia permeating our everyday consciousness, there is a pressing need for educators to cultivate in their students a cosmopolitan hospitality toward multiple and marginalized others in the world. Yet, despite growing interest in ethics among literary scholars, theorizations of ethical…
Descriptors: Ethics, Literature, Teaching Methods, Criticism
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ong, Adelina – Research in Drama Education, 2016
This article reflects on two performances of place involving graffiti and skateboarding: the first looks at a graffiti intervention by SKL0, an urban artist in Singapore, and the second examines the "Long Live Southbank" ("LLSB") campaign to resist the relocation of Southbank's Undercroft, an appropriated skate space in London.…
Descriptors: Performance, Foreign Countries, Aesthetics, Intervention
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wang, Wan-Jung – Research in Drama Education, 2014
Museums have been employing theatre activities in their educational programmes to outreach youngsters for more than three decades all over the world since the late 1980s; however, it is still quite a new experience for eastern and south-eastern Asian countries. In the past 3 years, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan started to use different forms of…
Descriptors: Drama, Theater Arts, Self Concept, Cultural Background
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wang, Wan-Jung – Research in Drama Education, 2014
Since the 1990s, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan have encountered political, social, economic and cultural challenges. During this period, their community theatres have played distinctive roles in activating their public space to reimagine their communities, form dialogues with their governments and construct learning experiences amongst various…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Theater Arts, Community Programs, Comparative Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Choo, Suzanne S. – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2014
English education has played a vital role in facilitating Singapore's global city ambitions since the country's independence. While the state has prioritized English education's cognitive objective emphasizing information processing and effective communication skills, it has given insufficient attention to the role of English in equipping students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Pluralism, English Instruction, English Curriculum
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kim, Beaumie; Tan, Lynde; Tan, Seng Chee – Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 2014
Infusing games into classroom teaching and learning has been a keen interest among researchers and educators. Game-based learning offers potentials for creating twenty-first century learning environment that promises to better engage our digital generation. Yet, creating educational games that both engage learners and address schools' educational…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Design, Aesthetics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wang, Wan-Jung; Po-Chi, Tam; Kim, Byoung Joo; Kok, Heng Leun – Research in Drama Education, 2013
Since the end of the 1980s in the NIE4--Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Singapore--in Asia, progressive cultural and educational policies have developed along with tremendous economic growth, and a belief in the value of cultivating excellent human resources has provided the fertile ground to plant the seeds for Drama Education and Applied…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Ideology, Economic Progress
Jun Feng, Seet; Shook Cheong, Agnes Chang – New Horizons in Education, 2008
Background: The mission of our education service as stated by the Ministry of Education (MOE) in Singapore: "is to mould the future of the nation, by moulding the people who will decide the future of the nation. The aim is to provide our children with a balanced and well-rounded education, develop them to their full potential, and nurture…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries, Mandarin Chinese
Novotna, Jarmila, Ed.; Moraova, Hana, Ed.; Kratka, Magdalena, Ed.; Stehlikova, Nad'a, Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2006
This document contains the fifth volume of the proceedings of the 30th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Conference presentations are centered around the theme "Mathematics at the Centre." This volume features 59 research reports by presenters with last names beginning between Sac and Zaz:…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Symbols (Mathematics), Preservice Teacher Education