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Tracey, Iline P. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This research explored the relationship of the Reading First Initiative (RFI) in terms of its impact on students' early reading development K-3 and teachers' delivery of instruction. Extant test data were used to establish quantitative data. Direct observation utilizing a checklist consisting of five categories--management, environment, setting…
Descriptors: Early Reading, Academic Achievement, Phonemic Awareness, Program Effectiveness
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Piggot-Irvine, Eileen; Youngs, Howard – Journal of Educational Administration, 2011
Purpose: The New Zealand Ministry of Education has constructed a wide-ranging "Professional Development Plan" providing a four-stage national pathway for progression to principalship; the first stage has been the conduction of the National Aspiring Principals Pilot (NAPP) programme in five regional locations. The purpose of this paper is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Occupational Aspiration, Delivery Systems
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Sarri, Katerina K. – Journal of European Industrial Training, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the effectiveness of a mentor training intervention for experienced entrepreneurs in order to support and advise new and early stage female entrepreneurs in an attempt to enrich the limited literature of empirical data in the area of mentor training intervention assessment.…
Descriptors: Mentors, Intervention, Statistical Analysis, Entrepreneurship
Duo, Samuel N. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this study was to understand the role of non-formal education and training in the organizational change process of Civil society organizations (CSOs) in post war Liberia. CSOs are the local foundation for democracy and development in Liberia, and serve a wide range of roles in local communities. For example, in post-war Liberia,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, War, Educational Development
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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
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
Downs, Holly A. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Enormous demands for online degrees in higher education have increased the pressure on universities to launch web courses and degrees quickly and, at times, without properly attending to the quality of these ventures. There is scarce research that defines which quality indicators are used to assess cyberlearning environments, how different…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Higher Education, Program Effectiveness, Stakeholders
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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
Robertson, Elizabeth B.; David, Susan L.; Rao, Suman A. – National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), 2003
In 1997, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) published the first edition of "Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide" to share the latest NIDA-funded prevention research findings with parents, educators, and community leaders. The guide introduced the concept of "research-based prevention" with questions…
Descriptors: Community Leaders, Community Planning, Prevention, Community Action
Gordon, Lyn, Ed.; Bradley, Jennifer, Ed.; Aue, Nicole, Ed.; Holman, Ariel, Ed. – Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental Health, 2006
The 12th Annual Building on Family Strengths Conference was held from June 23rd through June 25th 2005 in Portland, Oregon. Highlights included: (1) An information-packed keynote address by Dr. Richard M. Lerner on promoting positive youth development through enhancing the assets of communities; (2) An exciting research plenary panel session that…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Health Needs, Health Services, Evidence
Wang, M. C.; And Others – 1993
This paper systematically reviews research on the effectiveness of collaborative school-linked programs. It first briefly discusses the history and current stage of practice of such programs, and then summarizes the design and findings of 55 school-linked programs with collaborative elements. Advocates of collaborative programs believe that making…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Ancillary School Services, Cooperative Programs, Dropout Prevention
McLaughlin, Betty L.; And Others – 1981
This guidance plan was prepared to assist counselors in establishing quality programs with an emphasis on work-related education and training and to serve as a model for developing competency-based and accountable programs at the local level. The first section defines guidance terms and presents an overview of basic premises for guidance program…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Competence, Counseling Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA. – 1978
In addition to reporting on the technology of needs assessment and evaluation, these guidelines examine the context in which certain technologies should be employed, the opportunities/limitations of different methodologies, and the rationale for assessing needs and evaluating. The guidelines, intended for personnel at various levels and different…
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Education, Certification, Delivery Systems