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Alsaleh, Amal – School Leadership & Management, 2019
This study explores the practices of Kuwaiti school principals acting as instructional leaders during education reforms, using qualitative content analysis of standardised open-ended interviews with 28 randomly selected school principals. The results showed that principals faced obstacles related to the deeply-ingrained centralised structure in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Educational Change, Principals
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Almodaires, Abdullah A.; Alayyar, Ghaida M.; Almsaud, Tareq O.; Almutairi, Faisal M. – International Education Studies, 2019
This paper investigated the effectiveness of flipped learning (FL) in pre-service teacher education, especially educational technology. Research on the effect of FL is still rare in student-teacher education, and little is known about it. This study was designed to explore students' perspectives on the effectiveness of FL in the College of Basic…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Instructional Effectiveness, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Le, Kien T.; Pancratz, Stacy; Diop, Abdoulaye – Field Methods, 2019
The Gulf Cooperation Council is a regional cooperation of six Middle Eastern countries--Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman. A common feature of these countries is the existence of many group quarters, usually called labor camps, a term used to refer to housing accommodations for unskilled migrants where…
Descriptors: Housing, Migrants, Surveys, Sampling
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Dodman, Stephanie L.; DeMulder, Elizabeth K.; View, Jenice L.; Swalwell, Katy; Stribling, Stacia; Ra, Sophia; Dallman, Laura – Action in Teacher Education, 2019
As schools and teachers utilize data-driven decision-making processes to identify and remediate struggling students, systemic conditions that contribute to students' learning opportunities are often ignored. This longitudinal mixed-methods study examines the use of an equity audit as a critical data-driven decision-making tool in a graduate course…
Descriptors: Audits (Verification), Equal Education, Data, Decision Making
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Taqui, Ali A. – International Education Studies, 2019
Through self-study, students are believed to develop new learning strategies, new motivation, reflection and critical thinking. The current study was conducted in the College of Basic Education, the English Department--Kuwait. 324 female students participated in answering an extensive questionnaire related to the topic of self-study. In addition,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Independent Study
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Ghasemi, Ehsan; Burley, Hansel; Safadel, Parviz – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2019
Women's underrepresentation in mathematics-related careers continues to concern policymakers, economists, and educators. This study addressed the issue by examining data from two international databases, namely IEA's "Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study 2015," and the World Economic Forum's "Global Gender Gap…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
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Alkherainej, Khaled; Alebrahim, Saleh – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
This study was a first step toward adaptation of the Arabic version of the "Systematic Screening for Behavior Disorders", Second Edition (SSBD-2) for public schools in the State of Kuwait. The study aimed to assess the face validity of the Arabic SSBD-2, investigate differences among the scores of students nominated by teachers as at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Behavior Disorders, Screening Tests, Psychometrics
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Bahatheg, Raja Omar – International Education Studies, 2019
This study aims to analyze and compare school subjects to determine the extent to which critical thinking skills are being engaged in school subjects' questions and activities in public education. Five Arab countries are included in this paper; Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Arab Republic of Egypt, and The Tunisian…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Elementary Schools, Elementary Education
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Al Khateeb, Jamal M.; Kaczmarek, Louise; Al Hadidi, Muna S. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Four databases were searched to identify studies published by Arab researchers on parents' perceptions of autism spectrum disorder and studies conducted by US researchers and published in systematic reviews of this topic. The electronic search resulted in 14 studies published by Arab researchers and 55 studies published by US researchers. The…
Descriptors: Parents, Parent Attitudes, Child Rearing, Autism
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Lambert, Matthew C.; Sointu, Erkko T.; Epstein, Michael H. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2019
Child assessment practices have undergone, and are continuing to undergo, significant changes. Among the most prominent changes is the movement toward measuring child well-being, in general, and emotional and behavioral strengths, in particular. The Behavioral and Emotional Rating Scale (BERS) is a strength-based instrument which is widely used in…
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, Translation, Psychometrics, Scores
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Abdelkarim, Abbas – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
This paper rests on a survey among students of Arab Open University (AOU) that covered 6,369 students from all branches (in eight countries) and across all four colleges. It endeavours to raise a case for introducing entrepreneurship education in AOU. The Survey results show a surprisingly high level of entrepreneurial intention among the…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Student Surveys, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Alnufaishan, Sara; Alrashidi, Alanoud – Education Sciences, 2019
Kuwait's Constitution defines the small Arab Gulf nation as a constitutional democracy led by a hereditary emirate, although outside observers have questioned the degree to which it is indeed democratic. Despite such scepticism, Kuwait has undoubtedly taken some steps to promote democratization, including the introduction of the Constitution and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democracy, Educational Attitudes, Public Officials
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Alkandari, Kalthoum; Alsuwailan, Zaha – Religious Education, 2019
This study examines challenges for Kuwaiti Islamic Studies curricula planners, investigating their perspectives regarding interventions in textbooks. It attempts to explore motivation under pressures to change textbooks in Kuwait and determining if such pressures are related to globalization or to internal or external forces. A questionnaire…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Curriculum Design, Foreign Countries
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Chaudhry. Abdus Sattar; Al-Adwani, Amel – English Language Teaching, 2019
Reading is important for students by contributing significantly to success in their studies and their career development. A questionnaire-based survey was conducted in the English Department of the College of Basic Education, Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET), in Kuwait. Based on 410 responses of EFL college students in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ernest, James M.; Nicholas, Amy; Vardanyan, Shushan; Hafiz, Fatimah; Alazemi, Mohammed; Dixon, Dorielle – International Journal of the Whole Child, 2019
Play remains a topic for discussion, debate, and research within the education community. In this article, the authors argue for a broader view of education in line with Plato's observation (gender not withstanding) that "The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life" (Jowett, 1874, p. 249). The authors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Play, Child Development, Cultural Influences
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