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Salinger, Rachel – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2019
Mental health influences several major life outcomes. School-based treatment for mental health issues is the most effective intervention to support individuals with these problems. However, treatment availability and perceptions of mental health vary widely by country and their effects on the delivery and effectiveness of school-based mental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Health, School Health Services, Cultural Differences
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Mashood, K. K.; Singh, Vijay A. – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2019
A large scale survey reveals that the performance of the Indian preuniversity students in internationally standardized physics tests is intermediate to the American and the Chinese but reveals a disturbing bimodality. Scientific reasoning skills, however, are similar to both. The bimodality in physics tests corresponds to two different educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Secondary School Science, Science Education
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Kern, Margaret L.; Zeng, Guang; Hou, Hanchao; Peng, Kaiping – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Recent decades have brought growing interest in understanding and measuring psychological well-being. Although multiple measures of well-being exist, most were developed with Western populations. The current study tested the factor structure of a Chinese translation of the engagement, perseverance, optimism, connectedness and happiness (EPOCH)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Well Being
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Guo, Siwen; Li, Lingyan; Zhang, Danhui – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2018
Climate strength was first conceptualised in the organisational psychology literature as the within-group agreement on the perceptions of climate. In contrast to the deep study of climate level, climate strength has not been clarified by school climate research. The purpose of this cross-cultural study is to identify the main effect of…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Achievement, Cross Cultural Studies, Hierarchical Linear Modeling
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Hong, Dae S.; Choi, Kyong Mi – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2018
This paper compares sections on functions and linear functions from two Korean textbooks and an American standards-based textbook (University of Chicago School Mathematics Project [UCSMP] Algebra) to understand differences and similarities among these textbooks through horizontal and vertical analyses. We found that these textbooks provide…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Textbooks
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Zhao, Yong – ECNU Review of Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to examine the consequences of mutual borrowing of educational policies and practices between the East and the West and implications for Chinese education. Design/Approach/Methods: This paper draws upon a wide variety of historical, cultural, and international assessment data. Findings: The analyses found…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Practices