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Bourgeois, Ania; Balcon, Marie-Pascale; Riiheläinen, Jari Matti – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2016
Entrepreneurship education is essential not only to shape the mind-sets of young people but also to provide the skills, knowledge and attitudes that are central to developing an entrepreneurial culture. This report captures all the latest developments in this regard in European countries, following earlier Eurydice reports (2006, 2012). It covers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Elementary Secondary Education, Vocational Education
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Cabero, Julio; Barroso, Julio – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2016
A large number of emergent technologies have been acquiring a strong impulse in recent years. One of these emergent technologies is Augmented Reality (RA), which will surely have a high level of penetration into all our educational centers, including universities, in the next 3 to 5 years, as a number of different reports have already highlighted.…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Educational Opportunities, Relevance (Education), Teaching Methods
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Molina, Fidel; Casado, Núria – European Journal of Education, 2014
There are practical difficulties in making intercultural education a substantial element of inclusion in both primary and compulsory secondary education in Europe. The Spanish education system and, in particular, the Catalan education system, have developed a series of strategies in response to the new multicultural complexity encountered in both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Inclusion, Social Integration
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Fombona, Javier; Pascual, Maria Angeles – International Education Studies, 2013
This research analyses the evolution in the effectiveness of media messages and aims to optimize the use of ICTs in educational settings. The cultural impact of television and multimedia resources is increasing as they move to the Internet with ever greater quality. The integration of visual narrative techniques with multimedia playback…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Informal Education, Audiovisual Aids
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Burset, Silvia; Bosch, Emma; Pujolà, Joan-Tomàs – Research-publishing.net, 2016
This study analyses some published interactive materials for the learning of Spanish as a f?irst language and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) commonly used in primary and secondary education in Spain. The present investigation looks into the relationships between text and image on the interface of Interactive Digital Material (IDM) to develop…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries, Spanish
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Vazquez-Bernal, Bartolome; Mellado, Vicente; Jimenez-Perez, Roque; Lenero, M. Carmen Taboada – Science Education, 2012
The processes of change in teachers' practice have been the subject of many studies in educational research. We here describe a case study of long duration (in a course of time of 9 years) that has allowed us to gain some insight into how they occur and the underlying obstacles making the processes so slow. We take the professional development of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Longitudinal Studies, Questionnaires
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Cruz, Francisco José Fernández; Gálvez, Inmaculada Egido; Santaolalla, Rafael Carballo – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2016
Purpose: Quality management systems are being used more frequently in educational institutions, although their application has generated a certain amount of disagreement among education experts, who have at times questioned their suitability and usefulness for improving schools. The purpose of this paper is to contribute to this discussion by…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools, Educational Quality
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KewalRamani, Angelina; Zhang, Jijun; Wang, Xiaolei; Rathbun, Amy; Corcoran, Lisa; Diliberti, Melissa; Zhang, Jizhi – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
Educators, policymakers, and parents alike are focused on ensuring the academic success of the nation's students. These efforts interact with the expanding use of technology, which affects the lives of students both inside and outside of the classroom. Thus, the role that technology plays in education is an evolving area of research that continues…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Access to Computers, Internet, Computer Use
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Intxausti, Nahia; Joaristi, Luis; Lizasoain, Luis – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This study presents part of a research project currently underway which aims to characterise the best practices of highly effective schools in the Autonomous Region of the Basque Country (Spain). Multilevel statistical modelling and hierarchical linear models were used to select 32 highly effective schools, with highly effective being taken to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership, Best Practices
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Ruiz, Luis Miguel; Graupera, Jose Luis; Moreno, Juan Antonio; Rico, Isabel – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2010
The purpose of the current study was to explore social interaction preferences for learning in Physical Education (PE) among Spanish secondary students. The sample consists of 6,654 students (3,500 girls and 3,154 boys, aged 12-17 years) from public and private urban and rural schools in two communities in Spain. All participants completed the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style, Physical Education, Females
OECD Publishing, 2017
Educational quality is defined and shaped by the classroom practices implemented by teachers in our schools. The Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS)-PISA link presents a unique opportunity to explore what takes place in the classroom by listening to the voices of teachers and students. Teachers, with their professional training and…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Educational Practices, Teaching Methods, Teacher Surveys
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Porta, Amparo; Herrera, Lucía – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2017
Audiovisual media are part of children's daily life. They build and/or replace a part of the reality that is sometimes preceded. This paper is interested in one of the elements of the audiovisual binomial, the soundtrack, in order to analyse its meaning and sense from the children's point of view. The objectives are: to determine if the…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Music, Auditory Perception, Auditory Stimuli
Eurydice, 2009
In Spain the evaluation of the education system is viewed as an essential element in order to improve the quality of education, since it constitutes a valuable instrument for the monitoring and assessment of both the functioning and the results of the education system, as well as for the improvement of the processes delivering these results. The…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrative Organization, Context Effect, Educational Assessment
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Cabedo-Mas, Alberto; Díaz-Gómez, Maravillas – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
This study examines theoretical principles and models of music education to promote interpersonal and social relations. It focuses on the primary and secondary stages of education in Spain. To this end, relevant national and international figures in education, music or critical thinking were consulted. Their responses to the consultation were…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Interpersonal Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Pineda-Herrero, Pilar; Belvis, Esher; Moreno, M. Victoria; Ucar, Xavier – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2010
Continuing training is important for all professionals, and is especially essential for professionals in education. In this article, we present a study that evaluates the state of continuing training in early childhood education in Spain. The research identifies the impact of training for teachers, for children and for educational centers. Results…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Transfer of Training, Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness
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