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Arnold, Christopher, Ed.; Horan, Jacqueline, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2017
The inclusion of all children in the educational system still poses challenges, and psychologists have long been researching and facilitating effective practice with children who don't adjust readily to school. This book collates the findings and practice of psychologists working in schools and educational settings in 13 European states, and will…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Access to Education, Foreign Countries
Burns, Tracey; Köster, Florian; Fuster, Marc – OECD Publishing, 2016
Governing multi-level education systems requires governance models that balance responsiveness to local diversity with the ability to ensure national objectives. This delicate equilibrium is difficult to achieve given the complexity of many education systems. Countries are therefore increasingly looking for examples of good practice and models of…
Descriptors: Governance, Case Studies, School Administration, Best Practices
OECD Publishing, 2014
The Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) will establish technical standards and guidelines to ensure that the survey design and implementation processes of PIAAC yield high-quality and internationally comparable data. This document provides a revised version of the technical standards and guidelines originally…
Descriptors: Adults, International Assessment, Adult Literacy, Competence
Goh, Tiong Thye, Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
Multiplatform e-learning systems are emerging technologies that provide integrated learning content to various accessing devices. This book addresses technical challenges, design frameworks, and development experiences of the future that integrate multiple mobile devices into a single multiplatform e-learning system. With expert international…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Internet, Educational Technology, Management Systems
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Bista, Krishna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Today, millions of students cross geographic, cultural, and educational borders for their higher education. Trends of international student mobility are significant to universities, educators, business leaders, and governments to increase revenue and campus diversity in the global marketplace. As such, it is vital to examine recent trends in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
Burns, Tracey, Ed.; Köster, Florian, Ed. – OECD Publishing, 2016
What models of governance are effective in complex education systems? In all systems an increasing number of stakeholders are involved in designing, delivering, and monitoring education. Like our societies, education systems are increasingly diverse regarding students, teachers, and communities, as well as the values and identities we expect…
Descriptors: Governance, Models, Educational Practices, Educational Research
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Kalz, Marco; van Bruggen, Jan; Rusman, Ellen; Giesbers, Bas; Koper, Rob – Interactive Learning Environments, 2007
Positioning in learning networks is a process that assists learners in finding a starting point and an efficient route through the network that will foster competence building. In the past we have explored computational approaches to positioning based on the contents of the learning network and the behaviour of those participating in it, more or…
Descriptors: Competence, Metadata, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries
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Ligorio, Maria Beatrice; van Veen, Klaas – AACE Journal, 2006
Virtual environments are more and more used in primary schools. One of the most interesting potentialities of these environments is to foster cross-national applications. Yet, this specific feature is not fully exploited. This paper presents a successful virtual learning environment for primary education involving two European countries and…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Foreign Countries, Virtual Classrooms, Educational Technology
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Terwel, Jan; And Others – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1994
Maintains that current research suggests that heterogeneous grouping is preferable. Reports on a study of a new mathematics curriculum using 600 students in 6 Dutch schools. Finds that students in heterogeneous classes taught with cooperative-learning techniques achieved more than students in traditional ability-grouped classrooms. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies
Fitzsimons, Gail E. – 2002
This book, aimed at mathematics and vocational educators and researchers, analyzes the historical, sociological, and practical elements of mathematics within vocational education against the emerging impact of technology. Focus is on the current situation of mathematics within Australian vocational and technical education and how that might be…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Competency Based Education, Cultural Images, Developed Nations
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Dekker, Jeroen J. H. – History of Education, 1996
Examines the conflicting approaches, legal, medical, and educational, to the treatment of deprived and retarded children in the Netherlands around 1900. Although initially in competition, the educational and medical fields soon began a cooperative relationship defined by symbiotic philosophies and institutions. Discusses the development of…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Kuiken, Folkert; Vedder, Ineke – Journal of Second Language Writing, 2008
This paper reports on a study on the relationship between cognitive task complexity and linguistic performance in L2 writing. In the study, two models proposed to explain the influence of cognitive task complexity on linguistic performance in L2 are tested and compared: Skehan and Foster's Limited Attentional Capacity Model (Skehan, 1998; Skehan…
Descriptors: Italian, Second Language Learning, Task Analysis, Difficulty Level
Riemersma, Alex; de Jong, Sikko – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning (NJ1), 2007
This regional dossier aims to provide concise, descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education in a specific region of the European Union--Fryslan, one of the twelve provinces of the Netherlands. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors,…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Statistical Data, Language Minorities, Native Language Instruction
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Jansen, Pauline W.; Raat, Hein; Mackenbach, Johan P.; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V.; Hofman, Albert; van Oort, Floor V.; Verhulst, Frank C.; Tiemeier, Henning – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2010
In many societies the prevalence of behavioural problems in school-aged children varies by national origin. We examined the association between national origin and behavioural problems in 1 1/2-year-old children. Data on maternal national origin and the Child Behavior Checklist for toddlers (n = 4943) from a population-based cohort in the…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Family Income, Toddlers, Psychopathology
Association of Universities in the Netherlands. – 1993
This protocol explains the new system for assessing research quality at research universities located in the Netherlands. It discusses the legal and historical background for establishing a new system of quality determination in research, describes the essential aspects of the research assessment process and the particular tasks of…
Descriptors: Committees, Documentation, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries
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