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Intem, Nawatrot; Phuwanatwichit, Thongchai; Sarobol, Atchara; Wannapaisan, Chetthapoom – Journal of Education and Learning, 2021
This article aims to: (1) study the context of the local wisdom Mohom for self-reliance of Ban Thung Hong community, Phrae; and (2) to study the local wisdom management of Mohom for sustainable inheritance and lifelong learning, by implementing qualitative research methodology. Data collection was conducted by an in-depth interview on the…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Indigenous Knowledge, Community Leaders, Educational Philosophy
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Herman, Frederik; Priem, Karin – History of Education, 2020
This paper looks at a specific set of corporate images, namely photographs of apprentices of the Luxembourg steel conglomerate ARBED, and analyses how young workers are depicted in these images. The paper draws on a collection of 2251 glass-plate negatives (re)presenting ARBED's industrial cosmos, including its vocational school the Institut Emile…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Educational History, Apprenticeships
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Clabough, Jeremiah – Research Issues in Contemporary Education, 2020
Social studies teachers have to design classroom instruction to prepare students to be future democratic citizens. This means that middle school students need learning opportunities to grapple with issues of racism in our country's past and present. In this article, I discuss a six-day research project implemented in a sixth-grade U.S. history…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Middle School Students, Grade 6, History Instruction
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Arphattananon, Thithimadee – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2020
Multicultural education aims for social justice and a democratic society in that education should eradicate structural inequality and unequal power among majority and minority groups. These critical aims of multicultural education have been toned down when it comes to practice. In many parts of the world, multicultural education is often…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Hoddy, Eric T. – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2019
Whilst critical realism (CR) is becoming recognised as a significant meta-theory for the social sciences, there is little guidance on how to produce research which is consistent with its ontological and epistemological assumptions. This article contributes to an emerging discussion about how CR can be applied, drawing on an example of a…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Realism, Grounded Theory, Social Science Research
Keep, Ewart – Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE), 2019
This article explores the efficacy and cost effectiveness of New Labour's skills-based policies to help low paid workers adjust to the pressures generated by globalisation, of which the leading example was Train to Gain (T2G). It also analyses the more general issue of how, why and under what circumstances education, training and skills can help…
Descriptors: Empowerment, Job Skills, Program Effectiveness, Cost Effectiveness
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O'Meara,Gregory J. – Creighton Journal of Interdisciplinary Leadership, 2019
Gillian Hadfield's astute Rules for a Flat World proposes a private market solution to rule-making because the current legislative or regulatory framework no longer meets the needs of a fast-paced digital economy. Further, lawyers have largely priced themselves out of the reach of many who would benefit from their services. By laying out…
Descriptors: Books, Authors, Human Dignity, Civil Rights
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DeCapua, Andrea; Marshall, Helaine W.; Frydland, Nan – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
This article reports on one teacher's journey, Nan's, as she struggled to provide appropriate instruction to low-literate day laborers in an English as a second language (ESL) class for adult learners. In her efforts to do so, Nan became inspired to implement alternative pedagogy based on a culturally responsive approach that resonated strongly…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Beginning Teachers, English Teachers, Second Language Instruction
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Ayres, Bryan John – History of Education, 2017
The children of navvies were subject to the vagaries of an itinerant lifestyle, and during the latter years of the nineteenth century this invariably affected their relationship with an educational system that mandated compulsory attendance. Based primarily on school records, this article explores the contrasting ways in which teachers perceived…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Urban Schools, Rural Urban Differences, Educational Finance
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Guajardo, Miguel A.; Guajardo, Francisco J. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2017
This article weaves the life of a Mexican laborer, who with his wife brought his family to the United States and mentored two university professors, as they became activists in their craft. The professors honor their father through a reflective process where they share and make sense of a series of stories that describe their Papi's experience in…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Mentors, Laborers, Activism
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Beyer, Carl – American Educational History Journal, 2017
The purpose of this article is to review four educational issues introduced by this author in previous articles (Beyer 2004, 2015) that faced the Kingdom of Hawai'i in order to investigate the educational policies taken to address these issues by the White Architects of Hawaiian education. The American Protestant missionaries, who arrived in…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Whites, Clergy
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Sabaté Dalmau, Maria – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2016
From a critical sociolinguistic perspective, this article investigates the written linguistic practices of 20 labor migrants from heterogeneous backgrounds who organized their life trajectories in an "ethnic" call shop in a marginal neighborhood near Barcelona. This was a late capitalist institution informally providing the undocumented…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Interviews, Urban Areas, Sociolinguistics
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Yu, Kar-Ming; Wu, Alfred M.; Chan, Wai-Sum; Chou, Kee-Lee – Educational Gerontology, 2015
Using a phone survey conducted in 2012, we examined whether there is a gender difference in financial literacy among Hong Kong workers; and if such a difference exists, whether it can be explained by gender differences in sociodemographic variables, social or psychological factors, and/or the outcomes of retirement planning. Results show a gender…
Descriptors: Educational Gerontology, Gender Differences, Money Management, Telephone Surveys
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Levy, Gal – Journal of Peace Education, 2014
What is wrong with "peace education" in Israel? In this article, I attempt to decipher the cultural codes of Israeli schools in their relation to issues of peace, conflict and citizenship. It combines findings from two studies in order to understand how "school culture" animates "peace education." My main contention…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Peace, Activism
Torpey, Elka – Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 2013
This article describes occupations in the mining, oil, and gas extraction industry. The first section covers the industry's employment and outlook. The second section highlights some common occupations. The third section discusses pros and cons of the work. The fourth section describes how to start a career in mining or oil and gas. And the fifth…
Descriptors: Mining, Fuels, Occupations, Occupational Information
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