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Harrington, Jennifer Stell – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The question of where best to educate students with disabilities to maximize their academic achievement has been discussed and researched for over four decades, with inconsistent and contradictory results. This study focused on the mathematics and reading achievement of middle and high school students with mild disabilities in an urban district in…
Descriptors: Student Placement, Middle School Students, High School Students, Mild Disabilities
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McCrystal, Patrick; Winning, Kerry – Child Care in Practice, 2009
Drug misuse in Northern Ireland, like many parts of the world, is becoming one of the major issues facing society today. A first stage to addressing this problem is effective drugs education and prevention strategies to school-aged young people. A survey of a range of education providers including mainstream and special needs schools, and school…
Descriptors: Narcotics, Prevention, Foreign Countries, Special Education
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Draycott, Matthew C.; Rae, David; Vause, Katie – Education & Training, 2011
Purpose: Although the assessment of enterprise education activities has been widely highlighted as a key area of concern, it continues to be under represented in the literature. Questions remain as to how educators seeking to monitor student progression can capture quality data and measure relevant aspects of development, often leading enterprise…
Descriptors: Evidence, Secondary Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
Golden, Sarah; O'Donnell, Lisa; Benton, Tom; Rudd, Peter – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2005
The Increased Flexibility for 14-16 year olds Programme (IFP) was introduced in 2002 by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) to provide vocational learning opportunities at key stage 4 for those young people who would benefit most. The programme, which entailed FE colleges and training providers working in partnership with schools to…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Qualifications, Vocational Education, Research Reports