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Munongi, Lucia; Pillay, Jace – Improving Schools, 2018
This study aimed to explore Grade 9 learners' perceptions on the extent to which rights and responsibilities are taught in the school curriculum. The sample consisted of 577 learners from 13 public, independent and independent-subsidised schools, randomly sampled from four Johannesburg education districts. Data were collected through a…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, School Districts, Curriculum Development, Statistical Analysis
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Mithans, Monika; Grmek, Milena Ivanuš; Cagran, Branka – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2017
This article focuses on the issue of student involvement in the education process. The study comprised pupils aged 10-11, 13-14 and 16-17; 322 students were attending school in Austria, and 458 students were in Slovenia. The data were collected through a questionnaire and processed on the level of descriptive and inferential statistics. The right…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires, Statistical Analysis
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Lo, Yan Lam; Leung, Yan Wing; Yuen, Wai Wa – Intercultural Education, 2015
From 2009 to 2011, the authors launched the Basic Law Education Project: Education for Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Hong Kong. This article focuses on a subset of the overarching data-set and discusses the findings that resulted from a comparative analysis of two participating schools. A survey was deployed to assess the extent to which a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Student Rights, Secondary School Students
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Brodin, J.; Hollerer, L.; Renblad, K.; Stancheva-Popkostadinova, V. – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
The aim of this article is to highlight the concept "quality" with a special focus on preschool teachers' understanding and compare what preschool teachers in Austria, Bulgaria and Sweden regard as quality. Although quality is at high degree a subjective concept, some aspects are regarded decisive for good quality. A questionnaire was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Educational Quality, Comparative Analysis
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Ganira, Lilian K.; Inda, Nancy A.; Odundo, Paul A.; Akondo, Joseph Ochieng; Ngaruiya, Boniface – World Journal of Education, 2015
Early and forced marriage infringes rights of women and girls globally, undermining initiatives to raise involvement in education, reduce maternal mortality, increase employment and enterprise levels. Parental and Communal involvement in Early and Forced Child Marriage negatively influence Girls' Education, which hinders their participation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Children, Marriage
Mumthas, N. S.; Munavvir, Jouhar; Abdul Gafoor, K. – Online Submission, 2014
Inculcating self-discipline is important for systematic pursuit of learning, development of interest and potential in the child. Punishments involve employing a noxious or painful stimulus that generates a variety of problems and negative side effects to the child. Corporal punishments severely affect the human dignity of children. This study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Discipline, Student Attitudes
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Palaiologou, Ioanna – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
Over the recent years there has been a shift in the field of early childhood research to involving young children in the research process. A vast body of literature [Evans, P., & Fuller, M. (1996). Hello. Who am I speaking to? Communicating with pre-school children in educational research settings. "Early Years," 17(1), 17-20; Clark,…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Educational Research, Children, Ethics
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Pillay, Jace – School Psychology International, 2014
The United Nations Convention on Children's Rights and the subsequent African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child together with the Bill of Children's Rights and numerous other policies and regulations in many African countries have set the precedent for children's rights to be respected and implemented across the African Continent.…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Foreign Countries, Social Justice, School Psychologists
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Georgeson, Jan; Porter, Jill; Daniels, Harry; Feiler, Anthony – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2014
From consideration of children's rights in general and equal opportunities for disabled children in particular, it is important to consult children about barriers and supports to learning and participation. Finding appropriate and feasible ways, however, to incorporate this into educational programmes for younger children can present challenges.…
Descriptors: Young Children, Barriers, Learning, Preschool Children
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Khan, Itfaq Khaliq; Behlol, Malik Ghulam – Journal of Education and Educational Development, 2014
The objectives of this study were to assess the impacts of Inclusive Education (IE) Project implemented in government schools of Islamabad and anticipate its practicability for public schools. Quantitative and qualitative methods were applied for data collection. Study instruments were structured interviews, unstructured focus group discussions,…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Mixed Methods Research, Structured Interviews, Pilot Projects
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Slabe, Damjan; Fink, Rok – Health Education Journal, 2013
Objective: Rapid physical and mental development in childhood also brings about a high risk of being injured. Since children spend a large amount of their time in kindergarten, there is a possibility that they would be injured while there. Design: A questionnaire for professionals was sent to a Slovenian kindergarten. Setting: The aim of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, First Aid, Preschool Teachers
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Wolffe, Karen E.; Ajuwon, Paul M.; Kelly, Stacy M. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2013
Introduction: Worldwide, people with visual impairments often struggle to gain employment. This study attempts to closely evaluate the work experiences of employed individuals with visual impairments living in one of the world's most populous developing nations, Nigeria. Methods: The researchers developed a questionnaire that assessed personal and…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Work Experience, Foreign Countries, Visual Impairments
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Iqbal, Javed – Educational Research and Reviews, 2010
The purpose of the study was to investigate the general working structure of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and to examine the services and facilities provided by NGOs for basic education in Punjab, Pakistan. The population comprised 112 NGOs working for the promotion of basic education in Punjab, 3980 teachers working in basic education…
Descriptors: Nongovernmental Organizations, Foreign Countries, Sampling, Comparative Analysis
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Vyverman, Veerle; Vettenburg, Nicole – Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, 2009
The present article discusses the attitude of children towards parent participation at school. To this end, a quantitative study was conducted among 250 10-year-old children in Flanders. The analysis shows that children tend to rather like parent participation, and that this attitude is related to the extent to which parents participate. Children…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Childhood Attitudes, Parent Attitudes, Preadolescents