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Hillier, Yvonne; Gregson, Maggie – International Journal of Training Research, 2015
Vocational education and training (VET) systems differ internationally regarding how practitioners are required to hold qualifications to teach, or undertake continuing professional development. Few require the undertaking of research into professional practice, although in some cases there are strategies to encourage and enhance this. This…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Adult Education, Scholarships, Educational Research
Halsey, Karen; Harland, Jennie; Springate, Iain – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2007
The National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) was commissioned by the Royal Society to complete a study exploring the potential of a Fellowship programme for early- to mid-career education researchers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). The study was set within the broader context of increasing capacity in STEM …
Descriptors: Educational Research, Focus Groups, Career Education, Foreign Countries
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Frame, Philip; Johnson, Margaret; Rosie, Anthony – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2006
This paper explores the impact on winners of achieving a National Teaching Fellowship. We begin by outlining the genesis and development of the award scheme and touch on the limited literature which is available in this area. Following a description of our methodology, we then present our data. Firstly we focus on who the winners are and then on…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Foreign Countries, Fellowships, Awards
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Chivers, Mandy – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2005
"Not so ordinary," I am told; it is unusual for healthcare professionals to co-construct new practices by learning together with the people who use services. This paper describes action learning and research with NHS professionals and the parents of children with severe communication difficulties to develop a new practice framework for…
Descriptors: Research Design, Language Impairments, Severity (of Disability), Experiential Learning
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Bennetts, Christine – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2003
The effect of transformative learning was studied in 197 British adults over 30 who received government fellowships aimed at individual and community change. Significant transformations involved self-validation, transformed relationships, increased educational motivation, career improvement, and better quality of life. Transitions were sustained…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change, Fellowships, Foreign Countries
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Lockett, Charles T. – Teaching of Psychology, 2003
Charles Lockett is an Assistant Professor in the School of Psychology at James Madison University, where he teaches developmental psychology as well as advanced topic courses in cultural psychology and the psychology of race and racism. A graduate of Howard University, Lockett credits Howard's Preparing Future Faculty Fellowship Program for his…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Foreign Countries, Interviews, African Studies