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Gillard, Derek – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2013
Amid the horrors of the Second World War, a group of Board of Education officials met to plan a new public education system which would be fair to and free for all. In the seventy years since then, successive governments have not only failed to live up to their vision but have increasingly sought to interfere with the teaching and learning process…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Education, Educational Change, Access to Education
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Williamson, Ben – Learning, Media and Technology, 2007
In this article, findings from a recent one-year research project that investigated the use of games in a variety of school settings are described and discussed. The project involved four schools and 12 teachers designing classroom activities around specific games to support learners both within the formal national curriculum and in the context of…
Descriptors: Computers, Games, Educational Environment, Teaching Methods
Taylor, Samuel – 1985
Oral/aural skills (1) are a major vocational requirement for a student graduating in the language field, (2) are an essential, academically valid element in the language learning process, and (3) enhance the student's overall intellectual development. If a communicative language curriculum is designed carefully, it will integrate all of these…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, College Second Language Programs, Communicative Competence (Languages), Curriculum Design
Houghton, Ann-Marie; Bokhari, Raana – Adults Learning (England), 1998
Educational guidance and learner support should be fully integrated into the learning experience for community learners who may not have higher education experience. Student feedback is an essential element. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Community Education, Educational Counseling, Educational Environment
Yeo, Stephen – 2000
The term "cooperative and mutual enterprises" (CMEs) was developed in 1999 by a mutuality task force in Oxfordshire, England, as a modern way of reasserting the notion of the adult education movement as a cooperative movement for social (democratic) inclusion. CMEs recall the tradition of learning through clubs, unions, mechanics'…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs
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Grosvenor, Ian – History of Education, 2007
This paper has several concerns. It is about both the stories we tell and the images we place with those stories; it is also about historical practice and the power of the image to generate new research approaches. The paper is organized into three sections: the "eye of history" and historians and the visual archive; histories of black…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Information Sources, Historians, Educational History
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Gorry, Jonathan – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2011
A wide variety of British universities are expanding efforts to attract international students. This article argues that higher education's implicit claim to all-inclusive "universality" may hereby be challenged by subsequent issues of cultural particularity. Here I set to conceptualise possible differences in the learning culture of…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Learning, Cultural Differences, Asian Culture
Cooper, Jeff – 1993
Resource-based learning (RBL) is one of the most useful, successful, and acceptable approaches to curriculum delivery, easily adapted to different styles of teaching and learning. It brings together all of the resource elements--tutor, learning resources, and student--into a learning partnership. Two essential aspects of RBL are its…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Curriculum, Delivery Systems, Educational Cooperation
Mathews, David – 1986
The Core Skills Project has developed in the "core skills" an instrument that can be used in the analysis of occupational competence. Any development of accreditation of work-based learning entails assessment of learning in the workplace. The success of such assessment depends on identifying the outcomes of experience in terms of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Competence, Developed Nations, Foreign Countries
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Rizvi, Fazal – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2009
In recent years, the idea of cosmopolitanism has variously been explored as a political philosophy, a moral theory and a cultural disposition. In each of these cases, this new interest in cosmopolitanism is based upon a recognition that our world is increasingly interconnected and interdependent globally, and that most of our problems are global…
Descriptors: Moral Development, Global Approach, Recognition (Psychology), Social Theories
Hooper, Richard – Adults Learning, 2007
In a misplaced rush for economic prosperity through vocational training, adults are in danger of elbowing aside their potential as learning and civic communities. In this article, the author argues that a skills strategy must be integrated within a broader learning-for-life vision which ranges over every aspect of learning in health, in social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Community Development, Adult Learning
Howell, John – Adults Learning (England), 1995
According to the chief executive of the South London Training and Enterprise Council (TEC), the key factor in the creation of a dynamic and successful modern economy in Britain is the development of the workforce. Adult learning is the essential component of the modern economy. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Economic Factors, Foreign Countries
Lee, William R. – 1988
In the twentieth century, both the need and the opportunities for acquiring a foreign language have greatly increased. However, even today, foreign language instruction has not been firmly established worldwide as an essential element of basic education. In Great Britain, enthusiasm for foreign language instruction has risen and fallen repeatedly.…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Children, Cultural Differences, Educational Benefits
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Watts, Mike; Bentley, Di – Oxford Review of Education, 1984
Science education in Great Britain needs to develop more human and humane themes; e.g., students should study aspects of science that are essential to their self-understanding, and they should evaluate their own personal understanding of key scientific concepts and theories. Researchers should study the learning process variables of science…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
Greeves, Adrian – Use of English, 1990
Suggests that elements of feeling which made Wordsworth's writing superior are absent from Britain's proposed National Curriculum for English. Argues that the ingredients of Wordsworth's major experiences are similar to the ways in which children grow best in conventional academic ways. Concludes that well-facilitated but unguided discovery is the…
Descriptors: Authors, British National Curriculum, Cognitive Style, Curriculum Development
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