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Wedin, Tomas – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2019
In a number of more recent studies, it has been argued that an increasingly presentistic temporal regime has emerged in educational politics since the 1970s. Against this backdrop, with Sweden as an exemplar, the purpose of this study is twofold. Firstly, it serves to elaborate on how this presentist temporal logic in the educational field appears…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Role of Education
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Wilcock, Neil – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2020
In this paper I draw apart two different contexts of Freirean pedagogical practice that I label interactional and institutional. The interactional refers to the immediate learning environment with relation to the interaction between the students and the teacher. In contrast, the institutional refers to how the institutions of education are…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Interaction, Teacher Student Relationship, Governance
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Brook, Cheryl – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
This paper examines a Revans led action learning / action research project in services for people with learning disabilities which took place between 1969 and 1972 across seven local authorities in the UK. It explores aspects of social and political history as the project unfolded, including the notable scandals in hospital and social care which…
Descriptors: Action Research, Research Projects, Learning Disabilities, Social History
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Lange, Astrid; Pitsoulis, Athanassios – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2013
Our aim is to shed more light on university students' sources of attitudes towards the market economy, social inequality, and the responsibilities of the state. Analyzing survey data of almost 500 students at a German university, we identify those sources the subjects report to be important in the process of forming their politico-economic…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Economics Education, Free Enterprise System
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Lin, Han-Yi – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2018
This research provides an interdisciplinary and contextual study on the phenomenon of English promotion at the turn of the 21st century. Through documentary research and semi-structured interviews, it examines the politico-economic and socio-cultural dimensions of English promotion in the context of East Asian countries, including China, Japan,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach
Watson, Jamal E. – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2008
While White politicians have long retreated to the academy in pursuit of highprofile jobs as professors and university presidents, the trend is relatively new for Black politicians who come to the academic setting after having served long political stints as state legislators, mayors and congressional leaders. Dr. Ronald Walters, a professor of…
Descriptors: Public Officials, Politics, African Americans, College Faculty
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Omoniyi, Ayeomoni Moses – English Language Teaching, 2012
The languages spoken in Nigeria do not only play significant roles in the socio-political life of the country, but also help in no small measure to unify or integrate the country that is so much diverse in all spheres of life. In realizing these multiplicity of roles the languages play in the country, the Government instituted and enacted a policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Influences, Political Influences, Language Planning
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Tunc, Yasin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The two decades following the establishment of the Turkish Republic witnessed the growth of the pervasive fear that vagrant and homeless children and child delinquents presented a threat to the physical, mental, and economic well-being of the nascent Turkish nation. Newspapers of the period regularly touched upon the issue, alerting the public and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homeless People, Delinquency, Children
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Nwabude, Aaron A. R.; Ade-Ojo, Gordon O. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2012
The work reported in this paper is part of a study that explored some of the roles of Further Education Colleges in the United Kingdom. The paper is based largely on literature from books and on-line resources and short interviews from five British further education colleges, but also on the author's views and experience. The major aim of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Educational Change, Leadership Role
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Grace, André P. – Canadian Journal of Education, 2018
This article makes a case for mandating comprehensive sexual health education (CSHE) for all students in Canadian schooling, with a focus on Grades 7 to 12. Using Alberta as an example, it examines the degree to which legislation and educational policy enable CSHE, with particular attention to sexual and gender minority (SGM) students. The article…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Health Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Steyn, R. – Perspectives in Education, 2020
This article examines the role that the "element of surprise" plays in the implementation of the art curriculum at the Higher Education level. My critical analysis and evaluation of the subject matter are based on the outcomes of three case studies, organised and realised in the South African politico-economic and socio-cultural…
Descriptors: Art Education, Curriculum Implementation, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Pan, Su-Yan – Journal of Education Policy, 2006
A great deal of research has addressed the tension between economic globalization and local cultural identity, and the tension between convergence in global policy objectives and divergence in local practices, but research has not explored the impact of the complex interactions between these tensions on an individual university, especially in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Educational Policy, Universities
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Dimmock, Clive – Comparative Education, 2020
The field of educational leadership has yet to develop a coherent knowledge base that reflects the global diversity of policies and practices. This disconnect -- for example between Asian and Western research, presents a major challenge, curtailing authentic knowledge production and transfer. Accordingly, a major objective for the field is the…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Instructional Leadership, Western Civilization, Asian Culture
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Tremblay, Christopher W. – College and University, 2020
Sara Goldrick-Rab is the Founding Director of the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice and Professor of Sociology & Medicine at Temple University. She is the recipient of the William T. Grant Foundation's Faculty Scholars Award and the American Educational Research Association's Early Career Award, and in 2016 POLITICO named her one…
Descriptors: Interviews, Paying for College, Educational Policy, Student Financial Aid
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Boulter, Stephen – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2017
There appears to be an irresolvable disagreement between "progressives" and "conservatives" regarding the ultimate aims of education. This paper argues that the dispute is irresolvable as it currently stands because the traditional progressive/conservative dichotomies are false and based on distorted half-truths. The current…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Biology, Misconceptions, Educational Philosophy
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