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Óskarsdóttir, Edda; Guðjónsdóttir, Hafdís; Tidwell, Deborah – Studying Teacher Education, 2019
This self-study, based on research, conducted over five years, focuses on my leadership role employing an inclusion model of education in a school in Iceland serving students from ages 6 to 16. In this article, we examine how Edda's practice helped support inclusion for the students, their families, and the teachers who engage with them. This…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Inclusion, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Sant, Edda – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2017
This article examines and discusses the ways in which hegemonic and subaltern discourses alternatively evoke different, and sometimes competing, notions of the nation and how they might productively coexist within the history curriculum. More precisely, using Homi Bhabha's conceptual tools of pedagogic and performative narratives of the nation,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Nationalism, Case Studies
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Sant, Edda; Hanley, Chris – British Educational Research Journal, 2018
Teacher education in England now requires that student teachers follow practices that do not undermine "fundamental British values" where these practices are assessed against a set of ethics and behaviour standards. This paper examines the political assumptions underlying pedagogical interpretations about the education of national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Citizenship Education
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Sant, Edda; Davies, Ian – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2018
Youth councils are examined as spaces of citizenship education where young people are educated as political subjects. At a time of political and economic instability data were collected in a Catalan city through tests and focus groups involving 112 students, three teachers and two youth council managers during one academic year. Students'…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Politics, Citizen Participation, Mixed Methods Research
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Thuo, Mary; Edda, Medhanit – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The purpose of this study was to get an insight about how high school female students perceive the transition to university life, and to understand the transition experience of university female students in the first semester. An exploratory study design was used where 166 high school female students and 88 first year university female students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Females, Student Adjustment
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Lwoga, Edda Tandi; Komba, Mercy – Education & Training, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine factors that predict students' continued usage intention of web-based learning management systems (LMS) in Tanzania, with a specific focus on the School of Business of Mzumbe University. Specifically, the study investigated major predictors of actual usage and continued usage intentions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intention, Web Based Instruction, Integrated Learning Systems
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Sant, Edda; Davies, Ian; Santisteban, Antoni – British Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
We discuss the ways in which English and Catalan students perceive themselves as members of communities and as citizens and the role of schools in these perceptions. Questionnaire and interview data were collected and analysed from 583 secondary school students in a total of 9 schools that were known for their commitment to citizenship education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Self Concept, Citizenship
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Sant, Edda; González-Monfort, Neus; Fernández, Antoni Santisteban; Blanch, Joan Pagès; Freixa, Montserrat Oller – McGill Journal of Education, 2015
In this article we analyze how a group of Catalan students (aged 11-13, N = 245) narrate the history of Catalonia and we compare their narratives with the official Catalan narrative. From an interpretative approach, we collect data by requiring the students to write down what they remember about the history of Catalonia. The research is conducted…
Descriptors: Narration, Social History, Historical Interpretation, Patriotism