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Smith, Heather Jane – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2016
The construct of Britishness, as with nationalism elsewhere in the world, although amorphous and permeable over time, continues to be used by politicians and the media as a powerful exclusionary force. Moreover in England, fundamental British values (FBV), its most recent and official incarnation, now hold particular currency in education policy…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Nationalism, Values, Foreign Countries
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Maylor, Uvanney – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2016
What is meant by fundamental British values? How are they constructed and can they be taught in schools? In trying to address these questions, this paper revisits a small-scale research study commissioned by the UK's previous New Labour government. The research was concerned to understand the extent to which schools delivered a diverse curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values, Cultural Pluralism, Teacher Attitudes
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Henderson, Morag; Scourfield, Jonathan; Cheung, Sin Yi; Sharland, Elaine; Sloan, Luke – Research on Social Work Practice, 2016
Objective: This study investigated outcomes of social service contact during teenage years. Method: Secondary analysis was conducted of the Longitudinal Survey of Young People in England (N = 15,770), using data on reported contact with social services resulting from teenagers' behavior. Outcomes considered were educational achievement and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Social Services, Longitudinal Studies
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Kendall, Lynne; Taylor, Elizabeth – Education 3-13, 2016
This small-scale study investigates the perspectives of parents whose children have special educational needs/disabilities and who have elected to withdraw their children from the state-maintained education system in England and educate them at home. The study draws on data gathered from seven parents and their perspectives of home education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Home Schooling, Parent Attitudes
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Katirci, Hakan – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
Considering various themes, this study aims to examine the content of web sites of universities that provide sports management education in higher education level in Turkey and in England. Within this framework, the websites of the higher education institutions that provide sports management education are analyzed by using the content analysis…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Web Sites, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
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Porter, Alison – Language Learning Journal, 2016
Finding ways to make language teaching practices both active and effective is of great importance for young learners. However, extending the foreign language production of young learners in instructional settings beyond the naming of objects is often challenging. The memorisation abilities of very young learners (children aged 5-7) sometimes…
Descriptors: French, Vocabulary, Nonverbal Communication, Teaching Methods
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Thomson, Pat; Pennacchia, Jodie – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
In England, alternative education (AE) is offered to young people formally excluded from school, close to formal exclusion or who have been informally pushed to the educational edges of their local school. Their behaviour is seen as needing to change. In this paper, we examine the behavioural regimes at work in 11 AE programmes. Contrary to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nontraditional Education, Case Studies, Student Behavior
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Capel, Susan – European Physical Education Review, 2016
There has been considerable interest in the socialisation of (student) physical education (PE) teachers, the beliefs and values developed as a result of this socialisation and the impact of these on teachers' learning, behaviours and practices and the curriculum. Many studies looking at the beliefs and values of PE teachers have used the values…
Descriptors: Education Courses, Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Physical Education
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Bagley, Christopher; Hallam, Susan – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2016
The current research aimed to increase understanding of the experiences of young people and their parents of managed moves, what contributed to success and the nature of the challenges experienced. The study was conducted in one English Local Authority, where five young people and their parents were interviewed. Five superordinate themes emerged…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parents, Youth, Social Isolation
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Orchard, Janet; Heilbronn, Ruth; Winstanley, Carrie – Ethics and Education, 2016
Teaching, irrespective of its geographical location, is fundamentally a relational practice in which unique ethically complex situations arise to which teachers need to respond at different levels of ethical decision-making. These range from "big" abstract questions about whether or not what they teach is inherently good, through to…
Descriptors: Ethics, Decision Making, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Kyriacou, Chris; Zuin, Antônio – Research Papers in Education, 2016
There has been a rapid increase in the cyberbullying of teachers in schools by their students. One aspect of this phenomenon is the posting of visual recordings of teachers and teacher-student interaction on easily accessible websites such as YouTube. Whilst research on the cyberbullying of students by other students has received a great deal of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Student Behavior, Antisocial Behavior
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Hammond, Nick – Research Papers in Education, 2016
This case study explored how teachers and children perceive challenges and opportunities at transition. Using Forum Theatre (FT), an interactive drama approach, children were able to show aspects of transitions they perceived as challenging and how these barriers may be overcome. FT offered a tangible reference point for children to discuss their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workshops, Focus Groups, Transitional Programs
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Masterman, Elizabeth – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2016
This article describes a small-scale study that explored the relationship between the pedagogical practices characterised as "open" and the existing model of undergraduate teaching and learning at a large research-intensive university (RIU). The aim was to determine the factors that might enable (conversely impede) the greater uptake of…
Descriptors: Open Education, Educational Practices, Research Universities, Undergraduate Study
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Boak, George – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2016
This paper is based on a study of learning processes within 35 healthcare therapy teams that took action to improve their services. The published research on team learning is introduced, and the paper suggests it is an activity that has similarities with action research and with those forms of action learning where teams address collective…
Descriptors: Health Services, Learning Processes, Cooperative Learning, Teamwork
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Piri, Mohammad – International Education Studies, 2016
Since the beginning of 19th century, England for political reasons tried to make relations with Iran. Englishmen besides political tricks tried to establish their trace in Iran society by cultural permeation. European religious commissions who proceeded in different parts of the world since 19th century, though apparently had religious…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Foreign Policy, Cultural Influences
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