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Morales-Roman, Gildrette M. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Since the twentieth century to present, the role of women in society has undergone fundamental changes. Women, today, has assumed many different task and new roles, becoming part of professional workforce and increasing level of education by aspiring a higher education gaining access to leadership positions. The purpose of this qualitative…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Higher Education, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students
Rodriguez Carrion, Milagros – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The main purpose of this research is to know the perception of families who have a child diagnosed with autism and identify the strategies and process use to care of these children. We selected five Puerto Rican families who were head of household and had an autism child and through their voices and experiences we were able to conduct the…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children
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Nuere, Silvia; de Miguel, Laura – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2021
In March 2020, due to the COVID-19 virus that is spreading throughout the world, Spain lives an anomalous situation concerning the normal course of basic, secondary, and higher education. On March 2nd, 2020, the state authorities announced the end of face-to-face teaching in schools and universities. Then nothing suggests that a week later all…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Online Courses
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de la Torre, Eva M.; Gómez-Sancho, José-María; Perez-Esparrells, Carmen – Tertiary Education and Management, 2017
New public management and increasing levels of competition driven by global rankings are bringing the managerial practices of public and private higher education institutions closer together. However, these two types of institutions still maintain different objectives and traditions and enjoy different degrees of autonomy that are reflected in…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Institutional Evaluation, State Universities, Competition
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Cuautle Quechol, Saul – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2021
The COVID-19 global post-pandemic and what it symbolises for current generations question us in what we should do to reverse its harmful effects in different parts of the world. This essay aims to assess the actions pursued and necessary to be pursued, by the Catholic Church in the promotion of the educational community during the times of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Catholic Schools
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Cortés-González, Pablo; Rivas-Flores, J.Ignacio; Leite-Méndez, Analía E. – Ethnography and Education, 2016
This paper analyses a particular socio-educational experience in a marginalised neighbourhood in Malaga, Spain. This initiative came about as an institutional proposal to combat neoliberal austerity policies and is known as the "Casa de la Buena Vida". It aims to generate new educational practices based on solidarity, dignity and…
Descriptors: Social Change, Disadvantaged, Neighborhoods, Neoliberalism
Ortiz, Eduardo; Basile, Anne – 1982
Based on educational administration textbooks and on thesauri and dictionaries published by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the International Bureau of Education (IBE), and other institutions, this document presents a trilingual (English, French, and Spanish) glossary of approximately 2,500 terms or…
Descriptors: Definitions, Educational Administration, Educational Planning, Educational Resources
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Galler, Anne M.; Coulter, Joan M. – 1991
This manual provides practical information on the planning, organization, and operation of school libraries. Some of the guidelines differentiate between small libraries with minimal collections and larger, better-equipped libraries with more resources. Introductory materials include definitions of terms used in this manual. Guidelines are then…
Descriptors: Card Catalogs, Cataloging, Classification, Dewey Decimal Classification
Cespedes, Francisco S., Ed. – 1969
The presidents and foreign ministers in Latin America recognize the importance of applying technology to school administration as the first step in any educational reform. In October 1968, the Organization of American States (OAS) [Organizacion de los Estados Americanos (OEA)], sponsored a symposium in Brasilia, Brazil, in cooperation with the…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Administrators, College Administration, Educational Administration
El Maestro, Mexico, 1971
This document is an English-language abstract (approximately 1500 words) summarizing a report presented to the Eighth National Plenary Assembly of the National Technical Council for Education by the Mexican Academy of Education, a private association of teachers. It recommended the adoption of four basic educational administrative reforms by the…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Administrative Organization, Decentralization, Educational Administration
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Alsop, Steve; Ames, Patricia; Arroyo, Graciela Cordero; Dippo, Don – International Review of Education, 2010
This article explores distinctive features of a 5-year international education development project set in rural northern Peru (PROMEB, the "Proyecto de Mejoramiento de la Educacion Basica"). Grounded within a partnership between teacher educators from Peru, Mexico and Canada, and rural Peruvian teachers, students and their communities,…
Descriptors: Community Development, International Education, Demonstration Programs, Foreign Countries
Senen Gonzalez, Silvia N. de – 1987
Information collected from interviews with 15 ministers of education and 30 program directors and researchers at 18 universities in Venezuela, Costa Rica, Chile, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, and Argentina is used to study academic programs which prepare persons to be educational planners and administrators. Section one describes background…
Descriptors: Administrators, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Curriculum Development
Valle, Victor M. – 1984
The success of development programs in educational systems is dependent, to a large extent, on the quality and relevancy of their management. Many worthwhile, well conceived and planned educational reforms have failed due to poor management. Therefore, both ministries of education and international organizations of technical cooperation have…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Administration, Educational Improvement, Educational Practices
Valle, Victor M. – 1983
Intended as a contribution to a workshop discussion on program evaluation in higher education, the paper covers five major evaluation issues. First, it deals with evaluation concepts, explaining the purposes of evaluation; pertinent terms; and the sources of evaluation in public health procedures, the scientific method, the systems approach, and…
Descriptors: College Administration, Curriculum Evaluation, Decision Making, Definitions
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. – 1988
This final report provides a synthesis of conference presentations by representatives from institutions in 17 Latin American and the Caribbean nations. The material includes descriptions about institutions of higher education planning and developing of their respective schools of education, ministries of education, and national and regional…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning
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