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Pherali, Tejendra; Turner, Ellen – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
Despite being a protracted refugee crisis that entails international debates and controversies, discussions about Palestinian education have frequently sidelined the perspectives, needs and priorities of the Palestinian refugee population. Drawing upon a qualitative study in the West Bank and engaging with theoretical ideas of Johan Galtung, Paulo…
Descriptors: Refugees, Qualitative Research, Emergency Shelters, Violence
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Nedeljkovic, Vukasin – Research in Drama Education, 2018
Originally a coping mechanism for an artist housed in a Direct Provision Centres while seeking asylum in Ireland, "Asylum Archive" has become much more than that. In 2018, it is now a collaborative archive, interactive and intermedial online document, and a scholarly research project. This iteration includes five new images of Railway…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Land Settlement, Immigrants, Refugees
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Pavlakis, Alexandra E. – Educational Researcher, 2018
Students and families experience homelessness and high mobility (HHM) in vastly different ways. Yet, popular media, academic scholars, and practitioners often overlook this diversity. Building on a 2012 special issue of "Educational Researcher," I discuss recent research that highlights the heterogeneity of HHM student and families. In…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Educational Opportunities, Educational Experience, Educational Research
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Preston, John – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2017
In the 1960s federal agencies in the US encouraged the building of protected schools designed to survive a nuclear attack. A number of designs, including underground schools, were constructed. In order to promote the building of protected schools, the US government produced a number of propaganda films for school boards and governors. In addition…
Descriptors: Educational History, United States History, War, National Security
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Selvik, Sabreen; Raaheim, Arild; Øverlien, Carolina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
Numerous children around the world are forced to make multiple moves with their mothers in and out of refuges for abused women. Each time, they experience a sudden upheaval of their familiar environment. For these children, domestic violence and flight from violence is not an isolated event but part of their upbringing. Few statistics and little…
Descriptors: Children, Mothers, Family Violence, Emergency Shelters
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Schlembach, Sue – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
The number of mothers with young children experiencing homelessness and seeking shelter has increased in the USA over the past decade. Shelters are often characterized as environments offering few opportunities for appropriate play experiences. This article delineates the important role of play for young children experiencing homelessness and…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Young Children, Play, Emergency Shelters
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Dahya, Negin; Dryden-Peterson, Sarah – Comparative Education, 2017
In this paper, we explore the role of online social networks in the cultivation of pathways to higher education for refugees, particularly for women. We compare supports garnered in local and offline settings to those accrued through online social networks and examine the differences between women and men. The paper draws on complementary original…
Descriptors: Refugees, Educational Attainment, Interviews, Foreign Countries
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Black, Beverly M.; Hawley, Alicia; Hoefer, Richard; Barnett, Tracey M. – Children & Schools, 2017
The Children's Safety Network has identified teenage dating violence (TDV) as a public health problem and called for effective prevention programs to address the issue. This study used resource dependence theory to examine factors that relate to domestic violence shelters' in-school efforts to prevent TDV. A national survey was sent to domestic…
Descriptors: Dating (Social), Violence, Prevention, Adolescents
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Smart-Morstad, Karla; Triggs, Sara; Langlie, Teri – Critical Questions in Education, 2017
Homeless education is studied through qualitative teacher research. This article reports the perspectives and experiences of a school administrator, social worker, teacher, and Family Shelter school-to-shelter liaison in describing their experiences with homeless elementary students and their parents. College faculty did the research to prepare…
Descriptors: Education Majors, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Foundations of Education
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Androff, David; Fike, Chris; Rorke, John – Journal of Social Work Education, 2017
Green issues such as protecting environmental rights and promoting sustainability are growing in importance to social work practice but are largely ignored in social work curricula. This article uses comparative case studies of three student-led community practice projects to demonstrate how environmental rights can be incorporated into social…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Social Work, Counselor Training, Environment
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Pettinger, Clare; Parsons, Julie M.; Cunningham, Miranda; Withers, Lyndsey; D'Aprano, Gia; Letherby, Gayle; Sutton, Carole; Whiteford, Andrew; Ayres, Richard – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: High levels of social and economic deprivation are apparent in many UK cities, where there is evidence of certain "marginalised" communities suffering disproportionately from poor nutrition, threatening health. Finding ways to engage with these communities is essential to identify strategies to optimise wellbeing and life…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Well Being, Food, Foreign Countries
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Krabbenborg, Manon A. M.; Boersma, Sandra N.; van der Veld, William M.; van Hulst, Bente; Vollebergh, Wilma A. M.; Wolf, Judith R. L. M. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2017
Objective: To test the effectiveness of Houvast: a strengths-based intervention for homeless young adults. Method: A cluster randomized controlled trial was conducted with 10 Dutch shelter facilities randomly allocated to an intervention and a control group. Homeless young adults were interviewed when entering the facility and when care ended.…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Intervention, Young Adults, Homeless People
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Agarwal, Yamini – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2017
Violent conflicts are becoming a regular feature across the world. Studies have pointed to the impact they have on the education of young survivors. But education appears in these studies as an instrument of integration. They overlook the processes both within and outside schools that affect the educational lives of young survivors. This article…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Violence, Access to Education, Religious Cultural Groups
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Dyer, Mark; Grey, Thomas; Kinnane, Oliver – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2017
It has become increasingly common for tasks traditionally carried out by engineers to be undertaken by technicians and technologist with access to sophisticated computers and software that can often perform complex calculations that were previously the responsibility of engineers. Not surprisingly, this development raises serious questions about…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Engineering Education, Design
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Dean, Suzanne; Williams, Claire; Donnelly, Samantha; Levett-Jones, Tracy – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
University programs are currently faced with a number of challenges: how to engage students as active learners, how to ensure graduates are "work ready" with broad and relevant professional skills, and how to support students to see their potential as agents of social change and contributors to social good. This paper presents the…
Descriptors: Females, Active Learning, Safety, Social Change
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