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Korhonen, Vesa, Ed.; Alenius, Pauliina, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2018
Internationalisation have recently featured in discussions and initiatives related to various fields of higher education. Educational leaders, institutions and national policy-makers, but also international actors, such as the European Union and UNESCO, have promoted the internationalisation of higher education. Increasing emphasis on…
Descriptors: International Education, Continuing Education, Vocational Education, Educational Policy
Laptander, Roza Ivanovna, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2016
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise, description and basic statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements, and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects, such as the…
Descriptors: Geographic Regions, Educational Policy, Language Minorities, Language of Instruction
Brunelli, Marta – Online Submission, 2015
The article presents the educational activities that, since its establishment, the Museum of the School of the University of Macerata has developed with particular attention to university and school students. As a result of a fruitful synthesis of the most recent trends in History of Education, Heritage Education and finally in History Teaching,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Museums, Educational History, History Instruction
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Kaye, David – Adults Learning Mathematics, 2014
This paper discusses the critical situations I have been asked to "improve" by providing professional development for teams of adult numeracy and functional mathematics teachers in the post-16 sector in London. These situations have not been identified through any research process, but arise from internal management reviews of course…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Learning, Adult Education, Numeracy
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Vlaardingerbroek, Barend; Traikovski, Louie; Hussain, Irshad – Journal of International Social Studies, 2014
Law-related topics arise in the school curricula of both developed and developing countries. Civics/citizenship education and social studies tend to be the curricular mediums into which law topics are inserted. This paper details law education at school level in Australia (State of Victoria) and Pakistan. The main challenge facing the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Law Related Education, Teaching Methods, Social Studies
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Baker, Yvonne – Education in Science, 2013
A recent YouGov poll indicated that almost half of eight to 18-year-olds aspire to a career in science. The latest Association of Colleges enrolment survey indicates a large increase in uptake of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at further education (FE) colleges. These reports, along with other findings that suggest an…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Education, Teaching Methods, Science Teachers
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Kareva, Veronika; Echevarria, Jana – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2013
In this paper we present a comprehensive model of instruction for providing consistent, high quality teaching to L2 students. This model, the SIOP Model (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol), provides an explicit framework for organizing instructional practices to optimize the effectiveness of teaching second and foreign language learners.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Østern, Anna-Lena, Comp.; Harju-Luukkainen, Heidi, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2013
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise, description and basic statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements, and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects, such as the…
Descriptors: Swedish, Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Language Minorities
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Loo, Sai Y. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2012
This article uses a conceptual approach to understand how qualified teachers in England with occupational experience use pedagogic and occupational knowledge and experiences in their teaching practices. The conceptual approach consists of two parts: (1.) "Putting Knowledge to Work" (PKtW), a generic concept which uses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experienced Teachers, Adult Education, Teaching Methods
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Goodwin, Mark; Kramer, Cas; Cashmore, Annette – Journal of Biological Education, 2012
Bioethics is an increasingly important part of the biosciences curriculum at school and in higher education, but few science teachers have much experience of teaching the subject in an engaging or interactive manner. This article sets out a session that allows students to practise the skills of ethical thinking and ethical debate in a relevant…
Descriptors: Audiences, Science Teachers, Ethics, Biology
Surlis, Mary – Adult Learner: The Irish Journal of Adult and Community Education, 2012
This paper introduces Living Scenes, and intergenerational programme of learning which has been in operation in selected schools in Ireland for the last thirteen years. An overview of the programme is followed by a description of the hidden curriculum and the transmission of arbitrary culture in an educational context. This is followed by an…
Descriptors: Intergenerational Programs, Foreign Countries, Social Capital, Hidden Curriculum
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Black, Joanna; Browning, Kathy – Art Education, 2011
Since the introduction of personal computers, art educators increasingly have adopted new digital technologies into their pedagogy, yet overall that adoption has been a slow process. Many teachers remain still infrequent users of technology or avoid using new learning technologies in art classrooms. It is important for art education to embrace an…
Descriptors: Creativity, Art Education, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education
Cohen, Joshua – English Teaching Forum, 2011
For the last two years the author has used Repeated Reading (RR) to teach reading fluency in English as a Foreign Language classrooms in colleges and universities in Japan. RR is a method where the student reads and rereads a text silently or aloud from two to four times to reach a predetermined level of speed, accuracy, and comprehension. RR…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Fluency, Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension
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Leach, Linda – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2011
Diversity, understood in a multiplicity of ways, has been a focus of attention in education in recent years. As in many other countries, recent post-school education policies in Aotearoa/New Zealand have emphasised previously under-represented ethnic groups, such as Maori and Pasifika. The intention has been to widen participation in further and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Ethnic Groups, Ideology, Foreign Countries
Higher Education Academy, 2011
The UK Professional Standards Framework aims to provide a general description of the main dimensions of the roles of teaching and support learning within the HE environment. The goal of the framework is to: (1) Support the initial and continuing professional development of staff engaged in teaching and supporting learning; (2) Foster dynamic…
Descriptors: Standards, Guidelines, Foreign Countries, Professional Continuing Education
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