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Guven, Bulent – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2021
Local literacy could be defined as a process of gaining skills for the recognition of local assets, historical sites, places and literary works, which are important for countries in a national and spiritual sense (historical, cultural, touristic, economic, etc.) in the areas where citizens live, being aware of the basic characteristics of the…
Descriptors: Local Government, Literacy Education, Historic Sites, Spiritual Development
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Bal, Erdal – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2021
The aim of the study was to examine the differences between the sports training and services provided by local governments in Istanbul, a metropolitan city, and the city of Bursa. The sample of the study was chosen randomly among the residents of both provinces. There were a total of 519 participants, 288 (55.5%) selected in Istanbul and 231…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Training, Team Sports, Local Government
Crawford, Evan – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Studies indicate that as many as one-third of localities in the United States elect their leaders on partisan ballots. This would seem to violate the reformist idea that local government ought to be as insulated as possible from party politics. State and local governments continue to mandate changes to how citizens shall elect their local…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Local Government, Elections, Voting
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Koblianska, Inna; Medvid, Viktoriia; Pylypenko, Viacheslav; Diachenko, Olena – Africa Education Review, 2020
There is an increasing actualisation of the knowledge component of the institutional capacity of local self-government authorities in Ukraine within ongoing decentralisation. The issue that arises concerns the officials' knowledge sufficiency to generate and implement new ideas on the territories' development, and the availability of unique skills…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Local Government, Knowledge Level, Government Employees
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Cornelius-Ukpepi, Bernedette U.; Opuwari, Onisofien S.; Ndifon, Rita A. – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2020
This study examines teacher variables and delinquent behavior among public primary school pupils in Ahoada West Local Government Area of River State. The independent variables examined were; teachers' attitude, teachers' classroom management, teacher-pupil relationship while dependent variable is pupils' delinquent behavior. To achieve the purpose…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Delinquency, Behavior Problems, Teacher Characteristics
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George, I. N.; Sakirudeen, Abisola Oladeni; Sunday, Adam Happiness – Research in Pedagogy, 2017
This study was carried out to investigate Effective Classroom Management and Students' Academic Performance in Secondary schools in Uyo Local Government Area. Four research questions and four null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The survey design was adopted for the study. The population of 2044 Senior Secondary School One (SS1)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classroom Techniques, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students
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Huang, Teng; Ou, Yung-Sheng – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2017
The rise of reflexivity and neoliberalism has led to a change in the nature of the public sphere and policy management. Thus, focusing only on analyses of state-initiated policy and the actions of central government is not conducive to understanding the complex process of policy implementation today. Hence, this study aims to analyse the politics…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Educational Policy, Neoliberalism
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Kantavong, Pennee – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2018
This article investigates inclusive education practices in schools under the jurisdiction of Thai local government through a study of schools in Khon Kaen Municipality in Northeastern Thailand. Thailand's 1997 Constitution and 1999 National Education Act both legislated that the educational system must become inclusive, and under these laws…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Municipalities, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices
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Whitney, Simon N. – Research Ethics, 2016
Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and their federal overseers protect human subjects, but this vital work is often dysfunctional despite their conscientious efforts. A cardinal, but unrecognized, explanation is that IRBs are performing a specific function -- the management of risk -- using a flawed theoretical and practical approach. At the time…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Advisory Committees, Research Administration, Governance
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Carruba-Rogel, Zuleyma; Durán, Richard P.; Solis, Bertin – Peabody Journal of Education, 2019
A case study of a Latinx parent-school engagement program is presented illustrating how immigrant parents became collective political actors providing input into their California school district's formulation of its Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). The LCAP was part of newly adopted statewide Local Control Funding Formula policy providing…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Family Literacy, Parents, Parent School Relationship
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Bosma, Roel H.; Ha, Tran T. Phung; Hiep, Tong Quoc; Phuong, Nguyen T. Huynh; Ligtenberg, Arend; Rodela, Romina; Bregt, Arnold K. – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2020
Purpose: Mekong Delta's shrimp farming contributes to socio-economic development but tends to reduce the mangrove area. On the one hand, NGOs advocate balancing ecology and economy, while on the other hand, the Vietnamese government supports intensifying shrimp production. The latter strategy increases shrimp diseases and marginalises…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Educational Games, Food, Foreign Countries
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Nkundabanyanga, Stephen Korutaro; Muhwezi, Moses; Tauringana, Venancio – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report on the results of a study carried out to determine the use of Management Accounting Practices (MAPR) in Ugandan secondary schools. The study also sought to determine whether MAPR and governing boards (board size, gender diversity and frequency of board meetings) influence the perceived competitive…
Descriptors: Accounting, Case Studies, Governing Boards, Foreign Countries
Illinois Community College Board, 2021
These administrative rules of the Illinois Community College Board are divided into eight sections. Under Title 23: Education and Cultural Resources, Subtitle A: Education, Chapter VII: Illinois Community College Board, the following parts are included: (1) Part 1501 Administration of the Illinois Public Community College Act; (2) Part 1502 Joint…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Governing Boards, Governance, College Administration
Hodge, Penny – School Business Affairs, 2012
School business officials are best equipped to lead in funding operating and capital needs because they understand the need for a methodical means of funding ongoing costs over time and the benefits of planning for future financial needs rather than letting emergencies dictate spending priorities. A capital-financing plan makes it possible to…
Descriptors: Financial Needs, Educational Finance, School Business Officials, Administrators
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Ojukwu, M. O.; Woko, S. I. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
It has been revealed that over the years, the number of the aged in the world has been on a steady increase. This rising number has great implications for government, researchers, families, youth and the society at large. There is therefore, the proper need for the understanding of the nature problems and challenges as well as the management…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Questionnaires, Self Management
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