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Olin, S. Serene; Hoagwood, Kimberly E.; Rodriguez, James; Ramos, Belinda; Burton, Geraldine; Penn, Marlene; Crowe, Maura; Radigan, Marleen; Jensen, Peter S. – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2010
We describe the development of a parent empowerment program (PEP) using a community-based participatory research approach. In collaboration with a group of dedicated family advocates working with the Mental Health Association of New York City and state policy makers, academic researchers took an iterative approach to crafting and refining PEP to…
Descriptors: Health Services, Mental Disorders, Mental Health Programs, Family Programs
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Manzuoli, Cristina Hennig; Sánchez, Ana Vargas; Bedoya, Erika Duque – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2019
This article aims to analyze the concepts and tendencies identified in research conducted on digital citizenship in the last ten years. To satisfy this objective, search parameters were established for articles in specialized databases. Within the results, the prevailing categories were concepts, abilities, empowerment, instruments, programs and…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Definitions, Information Technology, Access to Information
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Bhat, Rouf Ahmad – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Women education in India has a major preoccupation of both the government and civil society as educated women can play a very important role in the development of the country. Education is milestone of women empowerment because it enables them to responds to the challenges, to confront their traditional role and change their life. So that we can't…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Empowerment, Females
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Guerra-Nunez, Oscar – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2017
This article addresses the concept of educational third spaces that move beyond the paternalistic concept of a teacher as a font of knowledge filling the empty vessels of the students' minds, especially for foreign-born Latino (FBL) students. These students often struggle and lag behind their native-born peers as they master the new language of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technological Literacy, Technology Uses in Education, Hispanic American Students
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Dambe, M.; Moorad, F. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2008
This article argues that there has been a clear shift in leadership approaches from those where the leader is in control and commanding i.e., power-based leadership to one where there is empowerment. Here the power comes from the followers and is shared. Burns concepts of transactional and transformational leadership are used interchangeably with…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Styles, Participative Decision Making
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Tavernaro-Haidarian, Leyla – Research in Education, 2019
In view of the importance and urgency of transformation within post-colonial educational settings, this article considers key concepts in relation to re-curriculation efforts. It specifically discusses how the concepts of development and decolonization are typically understood and how they can be reimagined through the realism provided by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Educational Change, Ethics, Power Structure
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Spencer, Grace; Maxwell, Claire; Aggleton, Peter – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2008
Policy and practice on sex and relationships education (SRE) in England often has the stated objectives of delaying sexual activity, reducing sexually transmitted infections and lowering rates of teenage conception. Underlying these objectives is the desire to support young people in making "informed choices" and developing the skills…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Foster Care, Empowerment
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Hipolito-Delgado, Carlos P.; Zion, Shelley – Urban Education, 2017
Critical Civic Inquiry (CCI) is a transformative student voice initiative that engages students in critical conversations about educational equity and inquiry-based learning to increase student voice and promote civic action. A quasi-experimental study was conducted to assess if participation in CCI increased the psychological empowerment (as…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Social Differences, Equal Education, Student Attitudes
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Sagnak, Mesut; Kuruoz, Mehmet; Polat, Betül; Soylu, Ayse – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Problem Statement: The most important characteristic of today's organizations is too much change. The demand of organizations to fulfill objectives within dynamic environmental aspects has required strong leadership. Organizations' accommodation to changes, generating new ideas, adapting these ideas to organizations, and also the individual and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformational Leadership, Educational Innovation, Educational Change
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Flaherty, A.; O'Dwyer, A.; Mannix-McNamara, P.; Leahy, J. J. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2017
Graduate students who fulfill teaching roles in the undergraduate laboratory play an important role in establishing a positive learning environment. A host of various graduate teacher training programmes have been developed, implemented and evaluated accordingly in order to enhance their teaching capability. In addition research has also…
Descriptors: College Science, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Students, Training
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Bogler, Ronit; Nir, Adam E. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2012
Purpose: The paper aims to investigate the mediating effect of teacher empowerment on the relationship between teachers' perception of their school support and their intrinsic and extrinsic job satisfaction. Design/methodology/approach: Data were collected from a sample of 2,565 teachers affiliated with 153 Israeli elementary schools. A path…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Job Satisfaction, Self Efficacy, Path Analysis
Walker, Karen – Education Partnerships, Inc., 2007
In education, the pendulum continues to swing from one side to the other, all in an effort to find the "right" way to educate all of its students. The concept of empowerment, what it means and who should be empowered to provide the "best" way to instruct students, has been one that has been explored from many different…
Descriptors: Empowerment, Power Structure, School Administration, Principals
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Mills, Hayley; Crone, Diane; James, David V. B.; Johnston, Lynne H. – Evaluation Review, 2012
Background: Exercise referral schemes feature as one of the prevalent primary care physical activity interventions in the United Kingdom, without extensive understanding of how those involved in providing and participating view success. The present research explores and reveals the constituents of "success," through comparison,…
Descriptors: Success, Exercise, Referral, Intervention
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Giesler, Mark A. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2017
Augusto Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed has been the basis for radical performance techniques practiced around the world. Widely a staple for theatre performance syllabi, it also has an innovative application for the social work classroom. This article designates Boal's four stages of his poetics of the oppressed and concomitant theatrical…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Social Justice, Audience Participation, Social Work
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Zhao, Zhenzhou – Gender and Education, 2011
Socialist egalitarianism and empowerment represent two different routes for realising equality of group differentiation. The former is pursued through top-down enactment by state apparatuses, while the latter closely relates to autonomous social movements, such as those occurring in liberal democratic societies. Using the experience of minority…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Females, Foreign Countries, Social Systems
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