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Cross, Michael; Ndofirepi, Elizabeth – Research Papers in Education, 2015
The paper is based on interviews with a sample of 200 teachers from the Limpopo province about their life histories, particularly those aspects related to their choice of teaching as their first career path, and their expectations, experiences and perceptions in this regard. It argues that current approaches to teacher education in South Africa…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, Teacher Attitudes, Career Choice
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Backlund, Phil; Bach, Betsy; Procopio, Claire; Johnston, Deirdre; Mello, Brad; Sypher, Howard – Communication Education, 2011
Academic program review has become a consistent and integral part of the life of a Communication Department. Nationally, program review began as part of the assessment movement, and has taken its place as a regular feature in higher education. Program review generally has two purposes--to demonstrate program effectiveness and to serve as data for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Program Effectiveness, Educational Assessment, Organizational Communication
André Porter; Paula Whitacre – National Academies Press, 2024
A planning committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a series of three hybrid workshops to examine the key issues highlighted in the National Academies 2022 consensus study report, Defense Research Capacity at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Other Minority Institutions: Transitioning from…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Minority Serving Institutions, STEM Education, Research
Tucker, Laura Packard; Hanson, Devlin; Pergamit, Michael; Norwitt, Jonah; Gedo, Shannon – Urban Institute, 2023
Young people with foster care history need financial support to attain their educational goals. Are these young people getting the financial support they need for college? How do their financial aid packages compare with those of their peers? To answer these questions, the authors used data from the National Center for Education Statistics,…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Postsecondary Education, Access to Education, Costs
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Myers, Scott A.; Goodboy, Alan K.; Kromka, Stephen M.; Shin, Matt; Pitts, Sara; Bertelsen, Dale A. – Communication Education, 2021
The purpose of this study was to continue the trend of identifying the course offerings of National Communication Association (NCA) department members started by Wardrope (1999). A curricular profile of U.S. communication departments. "Communication Education," "48"(3), 256-258. and…
Descriptors: Communications, Course Descriptions, Departments, Universities
Tucker, Laura Packard; Hanson, Devlin; Pergamit, Michael; Norwitt, Jonah; Gedo, Shannon – Urban Institute, 2023
Young people with foster care history need financial support to attain their educational goals. Are these young people getting the financial support they need for college? How do their financial aid packages compare with those of their peers? Does the Education and Training Voucher program meet their needs? If not, how can it be improved? To…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Student Financial Aid, Paying for College, Costs
UK Department for Education, 2021
In January 2018, the Department for Education (DfE) committed £7.7 million over five years to the Curriculum Fund, to help teachers deliver the more challenging National Curriculum introduced in 2014, while reducing the workload associated with curriculum planning and resourcing. As part of the Curriculum Fund, the DfE set up the curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation, Pilot Projects
US Department of Education, 2020
As a precursor to this annual report, in February 2018, the Department of Education (the Department) issued its "U.S. Department of Education Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2018-22" (Strategic Plan). The Strategic Plan establishes four broad, overarching goals--one goal each in the areas of K-12 education, postsecondary education and…
Descriptors: Public Agencies, Federal Government, Strategic Planning, Institutional Mission
Brunswic, Etienne; And Others – 1990
Given the results of experience and research, it is no longer possible to treat school textbooks as something incidental or accessory to the educational process. In the last few years, funding agencies have gradually but systematically initiated reflection on textbooks. It is now accepted that pupil access to school textbooks is one criterion for…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Resource Materials, Textbook Content
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Planche, Beate; Hobbs-Johnson, Audrey; Elliott, Sue; Campbell, Carol – Learning Professional, 2022
In Canada, there is no federal department of education, nor is there a national system of education. Education is the responsibility of provinces and territories, and provincial education ministries lead the organization, implementation, and assessment of education within their jurisdictions. What this means for professional learning is that each…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Workplace Learning, Standards
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Pillay, Jace; Patel, Leila; Setlhare-Kajee, Rubina – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2023
Background: In 2012, the South African government initiated the Integrated School Health Policy (ISHP) to serve as a national guideline on providing school health and support services from key stakeholders such as the Department of Health (DoH), Department of Basic Education (DBE) and Department of Social Development (DSD). However, despite the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, School Health Services, Public Schools
Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2022
In spring 2022, the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Technology (OET) committed to advancing digital equity through the Digital Equity Education Roundtables (DEER) Initiative. Through DEER, OET hosted a series of national conversations with leaders from community-based organizations, as well as families and learners furthest…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Disadvantaged, Educational Technology, Internet
Doran, Elizabeth; Li, Ann; Aikens, Nikki; Dang, Myley; Kopack Klein, Ashley; Reid, Natalie; Scott, Myah; Rakibullah, Sharika; Cannon, Judy; Harrington, Jeff; Larson, Addison; Bernstein, Sara; Tarullo, Louisa; Malone, Lizabeth – Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2022
Head Start is a national program that helps young children from families with low incomes get ready to succeed in school. It does this by working to promote their early learning and health and their families' well-being. The Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) provides national information about Head Start programs and…
Descriptors: Social Services, Low Income Students, Federal Programs, Family Relationship
Nebraska Department of Education, 2019
In 2006, several dedicated early childhood professionals began work on the creation of the "Nebraska Core Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals." Representatives from across Nebraska worked together. After the input from various focus groups, the document became public in July of 2007. The current revision process began in late…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Preschool Education, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
US House of Representatives, 2022
This document records testimony from a hearing before the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education that was held to discuss how to overcome obstacles to safely reopen schools. Member statements were presented by: (1) Honorable Rick W. Allen, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary…
Descriptors: Hearings, Barriers, School Safety, COVID-19
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