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McClellan, George S.; Hutchens, Neal H. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2021
This book contains vital information on the historical, philosophical, and legal foundations for shared governance, and it makes the link between fundamentals of law and policy as related to professional practice in student affairs. Practical insights and suggestions for student affairs are offered for practitioners at all levels to ensure…
Descriptors: Participative Decision Making, Governance, Higher Education, Educational History
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Flynn, Susan – Child Care in Practice, 2021
This article presents critical commentary on the relationship between wider policy in Ireland for children, and the practice of social workers and social care workers who work with children on the ground level. An overview of the current policy context for children is achieved through a focused commentary on the literature. This operates around…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Work, Social Services, Child Welfare
Marshall, Catherine; Gerstl-Pepin, Cynthia; Johnson, Mark – Teachers College Press, 2020
Employing a social justice framework, this book provides educational leaders and practitioners with tools and strategies for grappling with the political fray of education politics. The framework offers ways to critique, challenge, and alter social, cultural, and political patterns in organizations and systems that perpetuate inequities. The…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Politics of Education, Governance, Policy Formation
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Learning Professional, 2017
Teacher expertise and insights are valuable resources untapped by most districts and states. That's why as new federal education laws with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) begin to be implemented, teachers need to seek and create opportunities to use their teacher agency in advocating for relevant and effective professional learning. And as…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Teacher Participation, Participative Decision Making, Policy Formation
Katz, Adrienne – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016
The internet and mobile devices play a huge role in teenagers' home and school life, and it is becoming more and more important to effectively address e-safety in secondary schools. This practical book provides guidance on how to teach and promote e-safety and tackle cyberbullying with real-life examples from schools of what works and what schools…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Child Safety, Internet, Bullying
Public Agenda, 2015
Communities across the country are grappling with different approaches to improving their schools. Introducing or expanding charter schools is one of the approaches that states and school districts have considered or implemented. Charter schools serve more than 5 percent of public school students nationwide and make up close to 7 percent of all…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Public Schools, Educational Improvement, Program Implementation
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Hogan, Pádraig – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2015
A Special Issue of the "Journal of Philosophy of Education" in November 2012 explored key aspects of the relationship between philosophy of education and educational policy in the UK. The contributions were generally critical of policy developments in recent decades, highlighting important shortcomings and arguing for more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
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Shakman, Karen; Rodriguez, Sheila M. – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2015
The Logic Model Workshop Toolkit is designed to help practitioners learn the purpose of logic models, the different elements of a logic model, and the appropriate steps for developing and using a logic model for program evaluation. Topics covered in the sessions include an overview of logic models, the elements of a logic model, an introduction to…
Descriptors: Models, Logical Thinking, Workshops, Program Design
National Forum on Education Statistics, 2015
When properly employed, technology may enhance and support learning opportunities available to any student, at any location, and at any time. Determining which instructional and delivery methods are best for a specific individual, group of students, community, or circumstance demands that high-quality data be available to students, parents,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Data Collection
Furlong, Michael J., Ed.; Gilman, Richard, Ed.; Huebner, Scott, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014
Understanding the factors that encourage young people to become active agents in their own learning is critical. Positive psychology is one lens that can be used to investigate the factors that facilitate a student's sense of agency and active school engagement. In the second edition of this groundbreaking handbook, the editors draw together the…
Descriptors: Positive Attitudes, School Psychology, Individual Characteristics, Academic Achievement
Muller-Ravett, Sara; Jacobs, Erin – MDRC, 2012
Young people who are leaving the foster care and juvenile justice systems often experience a difficult transition to adulthood that is characterized by a number of troubling outcomes, including poverty, low levels of education and employment, and housing instability. While some services are available for these populations, there is little evidence…
Descriptors: Late Adolescents, Young Adults, Juvenile Justice, Foster Care
Alberta Education, 2012
Education leaders are re-examining acceptable use policies in light of the increasing use of highly mobile information technologies. While acceptable use policies were developed to manage and control behaviour, a digital citizenship policy takes a more comprehensive approach by recognizing the important role of education in preparing digital…
Descriptors: Guides, Foreign Countries, Policy Formation, School Policy
Alamprese, Judith A.; Limardo, Chrys – Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2012
The "Policy to Performance Toolkit" is designed to provide state adult education staff and key stakeholders with guidance and tools to use in developing, implementing, and monitoring state policies and their associated practices that support an effective state adult basic education (ABE) to postsecondary education and training transition…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Transitional Programs, Postsecondary Education, State Policy
Murray, John W., Ed.; Miller, Michael T., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
The number of staff members serving American higher education institutions has more than doubled in the past twenty years, as occupations in technology, development, government relations, and even athletic administration have grown as never before in the history of the academy. As the number, variety, and importance of these positions have grown,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Policy Formation, Private Colleges, Democracy
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Mariano, Jenni Menon – New Directions for Youth Development, 2011
Initially drawing from, yet then expanding on the research discussed in this volume, this article discusses specific measures that practitioners, researchers, and policymakers can take to support purpose among youth. Strategies for educators include utilizing practical purpose teaching tools, such as purpose interviews, purpose-related…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Change Strategies, Achievement Need, Goal Orientation
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