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Haydock, Karen; Srivastava, Himanshu – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This study consists of two interdependent parts. First we categorise the environmental philosophies prevalent amongst environmentalists in India by comparing the way the environmental crisis is understood and what its causes and solutions are thought to be. In the second part, we use this categorisation for a case study of three high school…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Environment, Conservation (Environment), High School Teachers
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Dündar, Hakan; Erdogan, Erdi; Hareket, Erdem – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
The non-violent, tolerant, pacifistic and humanistic manner of Mahatma Gandhi is a globally recognized fact. UNESCO's foundation of Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development is one of the best examples that support this fact. In this study, it is aimed to present "Mahatma Gandhi", who is globally…
Descriptors: Role Models, Change Agents, Social Change, Social Justice
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Rubin, Jessica Cira – Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, 2018
In this theoretical article, posthumanist theories of education and Jain nonviolence are brought into conversation through a diffractive analysis. This co-consideration of texts produces a renewed sense of the relationships among humans, the more-than-human world, and (non)violence: relationships that can produce and be produced by various…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Violence, Peace, Critical Literacy
Madhusoodanan, Harikrishnan; Vitus, Geetha Janet – Online Submission, 2014
A Green school is energy efficient, higher performing school that can be environmentally beneficial. Importance of Green school lies in the environmental friendliness value it upholds. Service learning has emanated out of philosophies of progressiveness and pragmatism. Service learning enables students to grow and learn through active…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Buildings, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education
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Singh, Navin – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2011
The world is marked by the twin processes of economic and cultural globalization in an era of information technology. The identities of all societies are evolving as social and political boundaries are shrinking day-by-day. As a result of significant economic and political changes, cross-cultural contact is at an all-time high in human history.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Student Recruitment, Global Approach
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Cere, Daniel – Academic Questions, 2009
In this article, the author explores the attempts by academic theorists to replace the conception of marriage as a "natural" institution with the idea that marriage is defined by the state, and is therefore open to whatever transformations the state may choose to impose. This claim, which began in law schools and philosophy departments,…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Law Schools, Courts, Marriage
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Diwan, Rashmi – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
Small schools have enjoyed rich traditions in the history of education. The Vedic-age gurukula small schools, an abode for children of the privileged few, followed a structured curriculum in the teaching of religion, scriptures, philosophy, literature, warfare, medicine, astrology and history. The rigvedic small schools, which were more…
Descriptors: Small Schools, Rural Schools, Foreign Countries, Equal Education
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O'Brien, Catherine; Howard, Patrick – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
Education, as it was initially organized in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, was designed to meet very different challenges than those we face today. There have been many efforts to shift education to address new contexts that result from societal transformation. There have also been international initiatives in response to…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Sustainability, Educational Change, Well Being
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Lang-Wojtasik, Gregor – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2018
The understanding of transformative education in this article is based on the principles and practice of global learning. Globalization is understood as a transformative process creating challenges for society, human beings and education. Global learning, framed within sustainability and justice, is understood as a way of handling the…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Sustainability
Hay, M. Cameron, Ed. – University of Chicago Press, 2016
To do research that really makes a difference--the authors of this book argue--social scientists need questions and methods that reflect the complexity of the world. Bringing together a consortium of voices across a variety of fields, "Methods that Matter" offers compelling and successful examples of mixed methods research that do just…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Social Science Research, Case Studies, Holistic Approach
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McNeilly, L.G. – Journal of Communication Disorders, 2005
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) continues to plague many countries across the globe, including the United States, Africa, China and India. Children and adults have been infected with HIV, and both populations can present with communication disorders that coexist with the presence of the virus. The purpose of this paper is to present an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Patients, Phonology, Speech Language Pathology
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Loomis, Steven R.; Rodriguez, Jacob P.; Honeycutt, Jared; Arellano, Manuel – London Review of Education, 2006
Many arguments in favour of school voucher programs are based upon libertarian free agency principles. Viewed at the organizational level, allowing persons to exercise choice in education would seem to offer incentives for all educational organizations within that framework to improve overall product quality and thus more effectively obtain the…
Descriptors: Educational Vouchers, School Choice, Human Capital, Foreign Countries
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Jain, Hem C. – International Labour Review, 1990
Examines differences between Japanese and North American personnel management philosophies. Considers to what extent practices of Japanese corporations have been transferred to subsidiaries in Canada, India, Malaysia, and Singapore, compared to locally owned firms. Shows how cultural factors affect styles of personnel management. (SK)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Labor Relations, Participative Decision Making
Herzig, Margaret McCarthy – 1984
A five-year project that used evidence from a variety of disciplines and cultures to develop a framework to help educational policymakers identify ways of achieving the full range of human potential in a given population is described. The project sponsor is an international non-profit institution dedicated to the cause of disadvantaged children…
Descriptors: Biology, Case Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context
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Sammel, Alison – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2008
In this paper I respond to Ajay Sharma's "Portrait of a Science Teacher as a Bricoleur: A case study from India," by speaking to two aspects of the bricoleur: the subject and the discursive in relation to pedagogic perspective. I highlight that our subjectivities are negotiated based on the desires of the similar and competing discourses…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Science Education, Scientific Enterprise, Critical Theory
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