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Sadan, Naama; Alkaher, Iris – Environmental Education Research, 2021
In this qualitative case study, we adopted theories of street-level bureaucracy and policy entrepreneurship to examine formation processes of environmental and sustainability education (ESE) policy at school and local government level. We focused on teachers' and urban government ESE officials' motives for initiating ESE programs, the support…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Case Studies
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Grek, Sotiria; Ydesen, Christian – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2021
Drawing on archival sources, interviews, and research literature, this article offers new insights into the making, structure and long-term effects of the International Educational Indicators (INES) programme of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The article argues that INES was crucial in setting the OECD on the…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Global Approach, Educational Policy, Scientific Research
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McGovern, Conor F.; Newman, Constance – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2020
The FNS Research Corner provides a continuing series to summarize recently completed and current research conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) in the area of child nutrition. Summaries of recently completed research projects, research conducted through grant activities, and in-progress research are…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Grants, Research Projects, Food
Malone, Susan – UNESCO Bangkok, 2019
The number of Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB MLE) programmes has increased in recent years, especially in the Asia-Pacific Region. The case study booklet in this MTB MLE Resource Kit describes programmes in Afghanistan, Nepal and Pakistan that are examples of what language communities can do to help their children prepare to enter…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Native Language, Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Edmonds, Ruth – Global Studies of Childhood, 2019
The concept of 'agency' is regularly put forward as an analytic tool to help understand, evaluate and act upon places around the world, through social development policies and programmes ostensibly designed to support or increase children's agency. This article reflects on empirical research into children's agency spanning a range of international…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Social Development, Humanism, Children
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Yalun, An – International Education Studies, 2019
The Belt and Road Initiative (B&R) has provided a brand new opportunity for the International Education of Chinese Language (IECL) since 2013. For the purpose of promoting Chinese language education, this article analyzes the status quo of the IECL and problems in the development of IECL, and then proposes constructive strategies for its…
Descriptors: Chinese, Second Language Instruction, Program Development, Foreign Countries
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Dallat, Clare; Goode, Natassia; Salmon, Paul M. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
Inadequate risk assessment has been implicated as a contributory factor in the deaths and injuries of participants on led outdoor activity (LOA) programmes in both Australia and overseas. The identification and assessment of risks is a required component of LOA programmes, and multiple risk assessment methods and techniques are available to the…
Descriptors: Risk Assessment, Outdoor Education, Injuries, Foreign Countries
Carter, Kimberly F. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Pioneering legislation such as Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997, and the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 have increased attention to the needs of individuals with disabilities. These regulations require that public programs…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Civil Rights Legislation, Students with Disabilities
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Babino, Alexandra; Stewart, Mary Amanda – Bilingual Research Journal, 2018
Dual language (DL) programs experience many tensions stemming from English hegemony in its curriculum, instruction, and assessment. These tensions often work in concert to usurp the three goals of DL programs to develop bilingualism, biliteracy, and bicultural competence while achieving grade level standards for its students. Subsequently, there…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Bilingualism
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Dabija, Dan-Cristian; Postelnicu, Catalin; Dinu, Vasile; Mihaila, Alin – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The research attempts to aim to evaluate the perception that different stakeholder groups have of one of the largest and most important Romanian university with respect to its sustainability orientation. The exploratory empirical research reveals some important aspects which must be closely pursued and properly implemented by the…
Descriptors: Universities, Stakeholders, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Seals, Corinne A.; Peyton, Joy Kreeft – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2017
This article argues for the value of heritage language programs and the micro-level language policies that support them, focusing on a case study of a program in the USA to make this argument. We also argue for the importance of recognizing students' heritage languages, cultures, and individual goals and identities in mainstream school programs.…
Descriptors: Heritage Education, Cultural Awareness, Case Studies, Self Concept
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Mohammadzadeh, Latif; Sadighi, Hassan; Abbasi, Enayat – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2017
Purpose: The main purpose of this study was to determine the characteristics of farmer-oriented policies as regards the Iranian agricultural extension system. Methodology: To fulfill this objective, a Delphi technique was utilized. The study used a series of three steps, engaging a panel of experts on farmer-oriented policies of agricultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Occupations, Extension Education, Delphi Technique
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Mungai, David N. – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Environmental Sustainability Performance Contract (PC) targets were introduced in the 2012/13 financial year as part of the broader public sector reforms and a strategy for performance improvement in the public service that includes Kenyan public universities. However, no evaluation has been conducted to assess performance improvement and impact.…
Descriptors: Sustainability, State Universities, Foreign Countries, Reports
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Miciak, Jeremy; Wilkinson, Cheryl; Alexander, Celeste; Reyes, Pedro – Educational Policy, 2016
Improving minority academic achievement is a primary goal for education policy makers. Despite resource allocations, gaps in minority accomplishments persist. Emerging research suggests language variety may hinder minority students, thereby slowing academic progress. This article synthesizes suggestions from a panel composed of experts in the…
Descriptors: Language Variation, Academic Achievement, Minority Group Students, Educational Policy
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Almaganbetov, Pernebay; Kenzhibekova, Elmira; Khvedelidze, Teimuraz; Buranbayeva, Saliman; Sailibayeva, Zhanel – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
Corruption is the main obstacle on the way toward state's economic and political growth. Corrupt practices are one of the oldest forms of crime that arose with an appearance of nationhood. Nowadays, corruption harms the economies of developing countries that are undergoing a process of an economic model transformation. Kazakhstan is among these…
Descriptors: Deception, Economic Development, Social Change, Developing Nations
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