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Iannucci, Cassandra; MacPhail, Ann – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
It has been noted that individual characteristics and workplace factors have rarely been combined to gain a more holistic understanding of teachers' career trajectories (Rinke, 2008. Understanding teachers' careers: Linking professional life to professional path. "Educational Research Review," 3(1), 1-13.; Schaefer, Long, &…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Individual Characteristics, Foreign Countries
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Longobardi, Claudio; Prino, L. E.; Fabris, Matteo Angelo; Settanni, Michele – Journal of School Violence, 2019
In Italy, numerous studies have been carried out regarding the phenomenon of bullying; however, studies on single incidences of sexual, physical, and psychological victimization at school remain scant. Therefore the aim of this study is to examine the phenomenon of scholastic violence with a broader perspective, as well as all the possible…
Descriptors: Violence, Bullying, Foreign Countries, Middle School Students
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Petchauer, Emery; Baker-Doyle, Kira J. – Critical Studies in Education, 2019
This article explores what happens behind the closed doors and in the 'black box' of high-stakes educational testing. Our specific concern is licensure exams that are often gatekeepers into teacher education programs and the profession. Leveraging the spatial turn across critical social theory and other disciplines, we conceptualize the test space…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, Educational Testing, Licensing Examinations (Professions), Teacher Education Programs
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Williams, Hakim Mohandas Amani – Critical Studies in Education, 2019
I reappropriate the image of a space-time warp and its notion of disorientation to argue that colonialism created a warp in Trinidad's educational system. Through an analysis of school violence and the wider network of structural violence in which it is steeped, I focus on three outmoded aspects as evidence of this warp--hierarchies, curricula and…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Foreign Countries, Violence, Educational Environment
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Demirtas-Zorbaz, Selen; Hoard, Paul R. – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2019
The importance of the climate of a school has been shown to be correlated to several key factors in education including youth development, academic achievement, and teacher retention. Lee et al. (2017) developed a dual scale which measures both school climate and school identity simultaneously (SCASIM-St). The purpose of this study is to both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Environment, Measures (Individuals), High School Students
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Brennan, Jarlath; Mac Ruairc, Gerry – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
The centrality of emotions in the personal and professional practice of school leaders is by now well established in scholarship. Much of the investigation that has been carried out over the years provides a strong basis and rationale for the data presented in this paper. This study sought to explore the extent to which the socio-economic context…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Principals, Social Influences, Socioeconomic Influences
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Thompson, Jay Daniel – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
This article addresses the controversy surrounding the Safe Schools Coalition Australia. Certain politicians and media commentators have accused the initiative of harming the students it ostensibly aims to benefit. Those accusations have, in turn, been labelled 'homophobic' by supporters of the Coalition. This article suggests that the term…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, School Safety, Disadvantaged, Sexuality
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Garvey, Jason C.; Mobley, Steve D.; Summerville, Kiara S.; Moore, Gretchen T. – Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore outness among undergraduate students who identify as queer and trans* people of color (QTPOC). Data for this study originated from "The National LGBT Alumni Surve"y and included 386 QTPOC respondents. We utilized analysis of variance (ANOVA) to explore differences in outness across racial…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Self Concept, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
Dechausay, Nadine – MDRC, 2018
Executive skills are the cognitive abilities that make it possible for people to set goals, regulate impulses, and complete the steps necessary to achieve their objectives. Examples of these skills include time management, emotional control, and organization. Richard Guare and Peggy Dawson have developed a coaching strategy based on executive…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Cognitive Ability, Coaching (Performance), Behavioral Sciences
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Snyder, Thomas D.; de Brey, Cristobal; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
The 2016 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 52nd in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Federal Aid, Educational Finance
Heap, Bryan – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Technology continues to advance the pace of American education. Each year school districts across the country invest resources into computers, software, technology specialists, and staff development. The stated goal given to stakeholders is usually to increase student achievement, increase motivation, or to better prepare students for the future.…
Descriptors: Influence of Technology, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Mathematics Instruction
Kaput, Krista – Education Evolving, 2018
For the past 35 years, the prevailing narrative about America's public education system is that it is "broken." Reform efforts have failed to find a fix because they fundamentally misunderstand this reality: the system is not broken. It is doing exactly what it was designed to do--educate the masses in a standardized fashion that…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Evidence, Public Education, Educational Change
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Charteris, Jennifer; Smardon, Dianne – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2018
The impetus to move to a new generation learning environments places a spotlight on the relational dynamics of classroom spaces. A key feature is the notion of learner agency. A complex notion, learner agency involves both compliance with and resistance to classroom norms and therefore is far more sophisticated than acting in acquiescence to…
Descriptors: Individual Power, Taxonomy, Self Determination, Educational Environment
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King, Heather; Nomikou, Effrosyni – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2018
Teacher agency is considered key in shaping teachers' professional identities and decision-making capabilities. We suggest that the concept of agency also constitutes a useful tool for evaluating the successful implementation of new teaching approaches. In this paper we discuss findings from a teacher professional development programme aimed at…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Professional Autonomy, Professional Identity, Teacher Empowerment
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Sharafuddin, Mohamed Ali; Sawad, Buncha Panacharoen; Wongwai, Sarun – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2018
This research article is part of a periodic study conducted to understand, model, map and to develop an integrated approach for effective and interactive self-learning phases of Thai International Hospitality and Tourism higher education students. Questionnaire containing both qualitative and quantitative questions was distributed at the beginning…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Tourism
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