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Özkan, Metin; Balci, Suphi; Kayan, Selman; Is, Engin – International Education Studies, 2018
The objective of the study was to make a comparison among the two countries according to the level of sufficiency of educational resources and to determine the accuracy level at which variables related to educational resources can classify the schools on the basis of countries. Relational survey model was used. The sample group of the study was…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Educational Quality, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
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Vlasova, Tatiana; Krasnova, Evgenia; Abraukhova, Valentina; Safontseva, Natalya – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
The paper deals with the evaluation of specialists' professional training quality within the framework of intersectoral, transborder, public and private models of social partnership described in theories by foreign and Russian scientists. Special attention is paid to providing methodological grounds for cooperation between the total subjects…
Descriptors: Employers, Employer Attitudes, Vocational Education, Training Methods
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Zacharis, Konstantinos – World Journal of Education, 2017
The establishment of a competitive, meritocratic and engaging culture inside the educational system is one of the crucial elements that will determine not only its survival but also its evolution as a vault of social progress and cultural elevation. Within this frame, mechanisms that can establish new relationships for excellence and innovation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Institutional Characteristics, School Culture
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Kelleher, Luke; Smyth, Austin; McEldowney, Malachy – Journal of School Choice, 2016
This research considers implications of planned reform of the education system in Northern Ireland for school choice and travel behavior. The school system is currently segregated on the basis of religion and academic ability at age 11. Discrete Choice Models based on a Stated Preference experiment included in a program of parental surveys yielded…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, School Choice, Parent Surveys
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Leite, Laurinda; Dourado, Luís; Morgado, Sofia – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2016
Between the 1980s and 2007, Portugal used to have one-stage (5-year period) initial teacher education (ITE) programs. In 2007 and consistent with the Bologna process guidelines, Portuguese teacher education moved toward a two-stage model, which includes a 3-year undergraduate program of subject matter that leads to a "licenciatura" (or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Science Education, Teacher Educators
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Aulls, Mark W.; Tabatabai, Diana; Shore, Bruce M. – SAGE Open, 2016
This nonexperimental, exploratory, mixed-design study used questionnaires with 167 preservice secondary teachers to identify prior educational experiences associated with student-teachers' inquiry understanding. Understanding was determined through content analysis then open coding of definitions of inquiry and descriptions of best-experienced…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Preservice Teachers, Educational Quality, Questionnaires
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Riga, Asimina; Papayiannis, Nikolaos – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2015
The present study investigates if there is a positive effect of the use of concept mapping software on students with Attention Deficit (AD) when learning descriptive writing in the secondary level of education. It also examines what kind of difficulties AD students may have come across during this learning procedure. Sample students were selected…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Computer Software, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Secondary Education
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Torres, Ana Cristina; Mouraz, Ana – Improving Schools, 2015
The study followed students in their 10th year of schooling that entered a new secondary education school in order to examine their perceptions of their previous schools' work and of its relationship with the difficulties they experience when in the transition. The analysis of 155 completed questionnaires of previous students of nine basic…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Student Attitudes, Secondary Education, Questionnaires
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Záhorec, Jan; Hašková, Alena; Munk, Michal – Informatics in Education, 2014
Authors of this paper carried out a broader international research aimed at assessing the computer science education at upper secondary level of education--ISCED 3A. The assessed school subjects were informatics and programming as the most common school subjects taught at secondary schools within computer sciences. The assessment was based on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Science Education, Secondary Education, Programming
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Stoten, David William – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2014
The sixth-form college sector is often marginalised in policy and academic discourse, where the much larger school and further education sectors dominate. This paper sets out to describe the sector's key features, assess its position within the wider education system and consider its future in an increasingly competitive education market. The…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Secondary Schools, Secondary Education, Educational Development
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Hofman, Roelande H.; de Boom, Jan; Meeuwisse, Marieke; Hofman, W. H. Adriaan – Educational Policy, 2013
Despite the extensive literature on educational innovations, there is only limited empirical research available into the impact of innovations on student achievement. In this article, the following research questions will be answered: What form do innovations in secondary education take, are there types of innovative schools, and what effect do…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Secondary Education, Secondary Schools
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Lee, Tien Tien; Osman, Kamisah – International Education Studies, 2012
Electrochemistry is found to be a difficult topic to learn due to its abstract concepts that involve three representation levels. Research showed that animation and simulation using Information and Communication Technology can help students to visualize and thus enhance students' understanding in learning abstract chemistry topics. As a result, an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Formative Evaluation, Chemistry, Educational Technology
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Faizi, Waqar-un-Nisa; Shakil, Anila Fatima; Lodhi, Farida Azim – Educational Research and Reviews, 2011
The cause of this investigation was to identify the main reasons which decline the educational standards at secondary level in Karachi, Pakistan. It was carried out through survey. The population of the study was both "government and private" schools students and teachers. The views of male and female students and teachers were sought…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Quality, Measures (Individuals), Health Facilities
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Saiti, Anna; Mitrosili, Eugenia – Journal of Career and Technical Education, 2005
The purpose of this paper is to attempt to specify and investigate the determinants of parental intention through data collected from 200 parents of youths aged fifteen years. Results showed that Greek parents guide their children to follow upper secondary education rather than technical education for a number of reasons but mainly: technical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Adolescents, Secondary Education
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Lewis, C.; Shapson, Stan M. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1989
A study found that students, grades 8-11, leaving immersion programs were dissatisfied with the quality of instruction and the content and difficulty of immersion courses, and felt better grades would be obtained in the English program. A greater percentage of immersion students felt bilingual education would lead to better employment and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Course Content, Difficulty Level