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Scanlan, Martin; Zehrbach, Gareth – Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 2010
Catholic elementary schools underserve Latino students, especially those who are bilingual. This paper presents a conceptual argument for Catholic elementary schools to improve this by pursuing the two-way immersion model of bilingual service delivery in Spanish and English. The argument is presented in three stages. First, we show that Catholic…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Private Schools, Elementary Schools, Bilingual Students
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Katz, Bill – Library Trends, 2001
Reference service technology has passed its first stage of insuring more accurate, rapid delivery of information. The second revolution underway will improve on both acquisition and retrieval of data. New technologies must fit into traditional reference service goals. The human should be given first priority. (Contains 46 references.) (Author/AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Information Services, Information Technology, Library Development
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Barelds, A.; Van de Goor, I.; Van Heck, G.; Schols, J. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2010
Background: Care and service trajectories for people with intellectual disabilities (ID) are routes within the healthcare delivery system that consist of all the steps that people with ID and their families have to take in order to realise the needed care and services. In contrast to the growing system-orientated knowledge concerning quality of…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Mental Retardation, Focus Groups, Health Services
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Ying, Wu – Chinese Education & Society, 2016
Following four years of continuous expansion in scale, the Confucius Institutes have begun entering the stage of implicit development: the most pressing question that needs answering is whether the Confucius Institutes, which are devoted to the dissemination of Chinese culture, can achieve the spread of Chinese culture overseas through day-to-day…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Confucianism, Institutes (Training Programs), Cultural Education
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Barelds, Anna; van de Goor, Ien; van Heck, Guus; Schols, Jos – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2011
Background: Care and service trajectories for people with intellectual disabilities are routes within the health care delivery system that consist of all the steps that people with intellectual disability and their families have to take in order to realize needed care and services. In contrast to the growing body of system-orientated knowledge…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Focus Groups, Interviews
Kashima, Yuri; Schleich, Bridget; Spradlin, Terry – Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, Indiana University, 2009
Response to Intervention (RTI) is a school-wide, integrative approach to instruction and intervention that provides a continuum of services to all students, both within general and special education. Further, RTI focuses on the frequent monitoring of student progress using formative and summative assessments, and providing students with…
Descriptors: Evidence, Parent Participation, Misconceptions, Response to Intervention
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Yancey, Kathleen Blake – Theory Into Practice, 2015
How does one grade an electronic portfolio? This question is one I have thought about, have enacted, and have written about, primarily in reference to ePortfolios used in writing classrooms (Yancey, McElroy, & Powers, 2013). But what happens when the content and developmental levels are changed, in this case from an undergraduate first-year…
Descriptors: Grading, Portfolio Assessment, Electronic Publishing, Teaching Methods
Kerry, David; Lopes, Joana; Nelson, Julie; White, Kerensa; Cleaver, Elizabeth; Benton, Tom – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2007
The National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) is carrying out a nine year evaluation of citizenship education in England on behalf of the Department for Education and Skills (DfES). The Citizenship Education Longitudinal Study (hereafter, the Study) began in 2001 and is tracking a cohort of young people from age 11 to 18, who entered…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Secondary School Curriculum
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Hartley, David – Oxford Review of Education, 2007
In England, a "revised" educational code appears to be emerging. It centres upon the concept of "personalisation". Its basis is less in educational theory, more in contemporary marketing theory. Personalisation can be regarded in two ways. First, it provides the rationale for a new mode of public-service delivery, one which…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Individualized Instruction, Foreign Countries, Public Service
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Sylva, Kathy; Pugh, Gillian – Oxford Review of Education, 2005
The goal of this paper is to explore the design and implementation of early years educational policy in England in the period 1997-2004. First to be described are the innovations in policy (i.e. the promise), followed by the 'evidence base' for new policy (i.e. the research), the delivery of new services (i.e. the achievement), and finally the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy
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Corney, Tim; Broadbent, Robyn – Youth Studies Australia, 2007
The development of a national youth work training package in Australia began over 15 years ago. The current package sits under the umbrella of the general Community Services Industry Training Package. The first stage of a review of this package has been completed and the subsequent report not only confirms the recent trend towards the…
Descriptors: Community Services, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Youth Programs
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Kumar, Shalini; Mattan, Natalia S.; de Vellis, Jean – Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 2006
Breakdown of oligodendrocyte-neuron interactions in white matter (WM), such as the loss of myelin, results in axonal dysfunction and hence a disruption of information processing between brain regions. The major feature of leukodystrophies is the lack of proper myelin formation during early development or the onset of myelin loss late in life.…
Descriptors: Diseases, Genetics, Brain, Developmental Stages
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
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O'Keefe, Joan; Tait, Karen – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2004
Through a three-stage thematic model this research has examined the evolution of the Senior Practitioner, a term introduced by the UK Department for Education and Skills (DfES) Surestart Unit, which advocates the promotion and recognition of the importance of staff with advanced and specialist skills, knowledge and experience. This status is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reflective Teaching, Critical Thinking, Teaching Experience
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Staudt, Marlys M. – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2003
High rates of dropping out from mental health services are documented for children and their families. These high rates exist at different treatment stages, in different service settings, and for different populations of children and families. Some researchers have developed and tested engagement interventions to address barriers to service access…
Descriptors: Health Services, Mental Health Programs, Attendance Patterns, Mental Health
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