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Chacko, Mary Ann – Gender and Education, 2021
Drawing on data from an ethnography of the school-based Student Police Cadet (SPC) program in Kerala, India, this paper examines the ways in which female high school student-cadets mobilized SPC's uniform in their performance of citizenship education. Unlike their gendered school uniforms, SPC's gender-neutral 'khaki' uniform signified a program…
Descriptors: School Uniforms, Gender Issues, Foreign Countries, High School Students
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Bayar, Adem; Karaduman, Hürriyet Alkan – Shanlax International Journal of Education, 2021
The purpose of this research is to make a detailed examination of the school culture and its effects on the academic achievement of students. In this research that has been carried out within the framework of the qualitative research approach, the answers have been sought to be found to the questions "What is school culture?", "What…
Descriptors: School Culture, Academic Achievement, Correlation, High School Students
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Howell, Tori; Allen, Louisa – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2021
This article explores the schooling experiences of 12 fa'afafine and fakaleiti who attended an all-boys faith-based secondary school in Aotearoa-New Zealand. Fa'afafine are Samoan, and fakaleiti Tongans who are assigned male at birth, but enact varying degrees and types of behaviour deemed as feminine. There are currently no in-depth qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Single Sex Schools, Males, Secondary School Students
Ndungo, Issa; Asiimwe, Lilian; Biira, Majuma – Online Submission, 2020
The present study was conducted to investigate the relationship between school-based practices and students' discipline in secondary schools. The school-based practices that were focused on were: Managing access procedures, managing students' identity and sensitisation of students on rules and regulations. The study adopted a correlational…
Descriptors: Discipline, Foreign Countries, Student School Relationship, School Uniforms
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Murphy, Jeremy T. – Schools: Studies in Education, 2020
In this personal account, the author recounts navigating a school uniform policy as a new teacher in a large public high school in Baltimore. He loosely situates this telling in the recent history of the public school uniform movement, of which Baltimore was central. Writing in an urgent present tense, the author details the many complexities…
Descriptors: School Uniforms, Public Schools, School Policy, Beginning Teachers
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Margrain, Valerie; Fredholm, Kent; Schultheis, Klaudia – Education and Society, 2020
This article shares qualitative analysis of online discussion threads between student teachers in seven countries. The student teachers engaged together online to share intercultural perspectives and experiences on a range of topics of relevance to education systems, policy, teacher education, and childhood. In 2017, participating countries were:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Computer Mediated Communication, Cultural Awareness
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Jones, Aaron B.; Richardson, Michael J.; Jensen, Bryant T.; Whiting, Erin F. – RMLE Online: Research in Middle Level Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine any relationships between students' perceptions of the effects of school uniforms and student socioeconomic status. A survey was administered to 182 students in a charter school to gather perception information, and a separate survey was administered to parents to gather socioeconomic status information. An…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, School Uniforms, Socioeconomic Status, Correlation
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Sabic-El-Rayess, Amra; Mansur, Naheed Natasha; Batkhuyag, Batjargal; Otgonlkhagva, Sarantsetseg – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Research on the effect of school uniforms on school attendance in low income countries is scarce. Building on a meta-analysis of the available literature, this paper analyses primary survey data collected (n = 462) in Mongolia on students' perceptions of school uniforms. The findings reveal that it is not only the cost of uniforms that matters,…
Descriptors: School Uniforms, Educational Policy, Equal Education, Access to Education
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Koç, Ahmet – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2020
Imam Hatip Secondary Schools are the schools where the lessons related to religion (The Holy Quran, Tafsir and Hadith etc.) are taught as a compulsory part of the curriculum. In other secondary schools, only one religion lesson is compulsory, and the other religion-related lessons are taught as elective. The aim of this research is to examine the…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Religious Education, Islam, Elective Courses
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Kiral, Bilgen – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
The research was carried out to determine the rights and responsibilities of parents, whether they were treated accordingly, the reasons of not complying the responsibilities, and whether they were treated accordingly in the event that there was a specific legal text regarding the rights and responsibilities. The research was conducted in a…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Parent Responsibility, Civil Rights, Elementary School Students
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Basil, Pambas Tandika; Ndijuye, Laurent Gabriel – Global Education Review, 2019
There has been an increased interest among researchers and policy makers on fathers' involvement and its implications for children's wellbeing and learning. Existing empirical evidences from developed countries have documented fathers' essential role that it successfully improves children's development and learning. However, there is dearth of…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parenting Styles, Young Children, Child Rearing
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Platt, R. Eric; Walker, Lauren Huffman – American Educational History Journal, 2019
This article presents pertinent information regarding the symbolic significance and historic development of a common symbol that visually represents all of academia: regalia and commencement costumes. It also argues for an enhanced understanding of these important symbols and the diffusion of relevant information to the larger academic body of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Higher Education, Ceremonies, School Uniforms
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Bunyawanich, Sasanun; Järvelä, Maria-Liisa; Ghaffar, Abdul – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
In most countries, wearing uniform in the university level is a rare practice. Interestingly, Thailand is one of a very few countries requiring the undergraduate students to wear the student uniform to attend class on daily basis. The university uniform has been seen to represent the ideas of politeness, honor, unity, and uniqueness of Thai…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Undergraduate Students, Dress Codes
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Mutegi, Reuben Gitonga – European Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
This paper examines the actual cost of school uniform by age, gender, class and type of school and how it influences pupils' access to secondary education in Kenya. The study used correlational research design and targeted all the 26 secondary school principals and 23,275 household heads in Tharaka south Sub-county, Kenya. The sample size…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Demand, School Uniforms, Costs
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Weaver, Heather; Proctor, Helen – History of Education Quarterly, 2018
This paper examines Australia's history of uniformed schooling as mediated by its leading mass-market magazine, the "Australian Women's Weekly." This magazine was a significant cultural agent that served as an authority on everything from fashion to schooling, capitalizing on the matter of school dress by running advertisements for…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Educational History, Periodicals
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