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Landertinger, Laura; Tessaro, Danielle; Restoule, Jean-Paul – Journal of Global Education and Research, 2021
This paper discusses the findings of a research study that gathered and analyzed recruitment and retention strategies employed by 50 teacher education programs (TEPs) in Canada, the United States, New Zealand, and Australia to increase the number of Indigenous teachers. It discusses several recruitment and retention strategies that were found to…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Student Recruitment, School Holding Power, Indigenous Populations
O'Dwyer, Lisel; Mihelic, Mandy – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2021
Defined as language, literacy and numeracy, and employability skills, foundation skills are essential for individuals to participate in further education, employment and wider society. Community education providers, such as community colleges, neighbourhood houses, faith-based organisations and adult learning associations, are key providers of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Skills, Literacy, Reading Skills
O'Dwyer, Lisel; Mihelic, Mandy – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2021
The ageing labour force, and concerns with productivity and social inclusion have driven foundation skills policy development in Australia and internationally (SCOTESE 2012; Newton 2016). However, little existing literature focusses on the relationships between foundation skills, community education providers and regional location. Thus, this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Skills, Literacy, Reading Skills
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MacIsaac, Dan; Genz, Florian; Resvoll, Michael – Physics Teacher, 2021
Since 2015, Germany has officially registered over 1.3 million refugees, many fleeing the Syrian civil war during the most recent European migrant crisis. The majority reaction of 82 million German citizens and their government to the crisis led to the welcoming culture ("Willkommenskultur")--the development of multiple government,…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Education, Community Education, Program Development
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Salvador, Karen; Knapp, Erika J.; Mayo, Whitney – Music Education Research, 2021
As of February 2020, 2119 people of all ages attended early childhood music or music therapy, played and sang in ensembles, or took lessons at two Community Music Schools. On March 13, both facilities closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and all activities shifted online. The purpose of this instrumental case study was to examine practical and…
Descriptors: Music Education, COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing
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Mutiara, Diah; Koesmawan, Masyitoh – Asian Journal of Contemporary Education, 2020
This study aims to analyze the achievement of service standard at the Center for Community Learning Activities (PKBM). The focus of this research is: (1) What is the Community Learning Center formulation strategy in improving service quality? (2) What is the Community Learning Center implementation strategy in improving service quality? (3) What…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Community Education, Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education
Education Scotland, 2020
HM Inspectors evaluate and report on the quality of community learning and development (CLD) in line with "The Requirements for Community Learning and Development (Scotland) Regulations 2013: Guidance for Local Authorities." The guidance refers to the legislative and policy areas for local authorities that impact on the planning and…
Descriptors: Community Education, Community Development, Guidance, Municipalities
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Piriyatachagul, Grit; Phuwanatwichit, Thongchai; Mangkhang, Charin; Sarobol, Atchara – Higher Education Studies, 2020
The purpose of this article is to describe the formation of Miang resource management of the highland communities in the Upper Northern Thailand through design-based learning which is the mechanism to learning the management of the communities' resource for self-reliance derived from the solid and strong foundation of the communities. The method…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Self Concept, Foreign Countries, Community Resources
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Balyasnikova, Natalia – BC TEAL Journal, 2020
Many community-based English language learning programs rely on volunteers to lead classes. While some of these volunteers have some teacher training, the majority are not professional educators. The question of how non-professionals understand what constitutes facilitation of language learning in an adult education context remains underexplored.…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Contreras, Dawn A.; Anderson, Laura A. – Journal of Extension, 2020
Entities that seek to provide quality community-based health education need sustainable funding to maintain their efforts. With dwindling funding sources, it has become important to have diverse financial support for program stability. A promising new practice for expanding funding involves partnering with third-party payers. Michigan State…
Descriptors: Health Education, Extension Education, Community Education, Educational Finance
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Valle, Natercia; Antonenko, Pavlo; Soltis, Pamela S.; Soltis, Douglas E.; Folk, Ryan A.; Guralnick, Robert P.; Oliverio, James C.; Difato, Timothy T.; Xu, Zhen; Cheng, Li – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Using self-determination theory, this study investigated the influence of a multimedia-enhanced informal biodiversity awareness event on the evolving culture of science and internal and external motivation to take environmental action among the members of a small community in Southeastern US. The event was hosted by a local life and science museum…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Biodiversity, Environmental Education, Animation
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Kops, William John – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2020
Interest in older adult education (OAE) is intensifying for several reasons. The number of older adults in Canada is growing, increasing the proportion of older people in the population. Many older adults are now more active and want creative challenges, opportunities to learn, and chances to contribute to their community. In turn, cognitive and…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Universities, Foreign Countries, Program Development
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Brown, Maria – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
This paper informs pedagogical development in older adult education. It draws on qualitative data of a longitudinal community-based educational action research study. Informed by critical theory, Freirean and postcolonial literature, the educational initiative comprised a critical and praxis-oriented engagement with generative themes co-identified…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Adult Education, Critical Theory, Nonformal Education
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O'Neill, Jerry; Fitzsimons, Camilla – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2020
This article presents and discusses the findings of a small-scale research project into the occupational outcomes of graduates of an Initial Teacher (Further) Education (ITE) programme at Maynooth University in Ireland. The findings from this mixed-method research indicate that many graduates experience high levels of occupational precarity and a…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries, Adult Educators, Career Development
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Kartasasmita, Pius Suratman – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2020
Involuntary resettlement is inevitable in development practices. It refers to a process of moving people to a different place because of government development project. Beyond the conventional studies on involuntary resettlement which usually focus on the issue of fair and just compensations, this study aims to investigate the critical values of…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Community Education, Land Settlement, Relocation
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