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Bista, Krishna, Ed.; Foster, Charlotte, Ed. – IGI Global, 2016
Study abroad programs have proven beneficial for both the international student as well as the domestic community and school population interacting with the student. In an effort to promote cultural awareness, intercultural communications as well as opportunities for future study abroad program success, universities must take care to provide…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Personnel Services, Study Abroad, College Administration
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Rohleder, Poul – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2008
In prison populations around the world, the prevalence of HIV is often higher than that of the general population. The prison population is at high risk for HIV infection, particularly through the sharing of contaminated needles and high-risk sexual activity. Counselling is regarded as a key element in the prevention and treatment of HIV…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Social Support Groups, Correctional Institutions, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Alberta Education, 2013
The education of students is fundamental to shaping a preferred provincial, national and global future. It is also essential in maintaining Alberta's standard of living and ensuring its global competitiveness. The education system must simultaneously prepare the citizens of tomorrow while equipping the students with the knowledge and skills they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Planning, Educational Legislation, Parents
Sokal, Laura – Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2012
Many school counsellors have identified "cyber-bullying" among adolescent girls as a growing concern. In order to respond to this issue, this article begins with a new model of cyber-communications from the unique perspective of adolescent girls. Next, it explores the limitations of responding to this model, based on current understandings of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Females, Adolescents, School Psychology
Online Submission, 2006
This resource is a revision of the teaching resource Individualized Program Plans (1995), Book 3 (ED392232) in the Programming for Students with Special Needs series. It aims to create a bridge between the product, the process and the underlying vision of Individualized Program Planning (IPP). The Standards for Special Education (Amended June…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Special Needs Students, Program Development
Walls, Sandra; Pardy, John – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2010
This guide is intended for students, career counsellors and others assisting vocational education and training (VET) students in the credit transfer process. It is based on research that set out to identify the core elements required to negotiate successful pathways from VET to higher education. Credit transfer structures between Deakin University…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Vocational Education, Corporate Education, Higher Education
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Luk-Fong, Pattie Yuk Yee – School Psychology International, 2013
This article documents a parent education presentation on "External conditions affecting a harmonious family" within a school-based parent education programme in Hong Kong. The presentation adopted an eco-systems approach for understanding families and argued for the need to include the external conditions for a harmonious family as an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Systems Approach, Parent Education, School Counseling
El-Koumy, Abdel Salam A. – Online Submission, 2016
The idea of this book arose out of an awareness that students with language learning disabilities are completely ignored in the Egyptian school system and there are no special programs that cater to these students. They are placed in normal schools that are not prepared to deal with their unique difficulties. This book, therefore, is an attempt to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Learning Disabilities
Online Submission, 2005
This resource will help classroom teachers and staff better serve the needs of their Aboriginal students. The process of development was one of consultation, information gathering, drafting, more consultation and re-drafting. The contributors to this resource include Aboriginal Elders, teachers and psychologists, as well as other members of…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Eskimos, Canada Natives, Students
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2012
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Student Surveys, Undergraduate Students, Learner Engagement
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2010
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, National Surveys, Student Surveys, Undergraduate Students
McIvor, Brian; Hawkins, Peter – 2003
The central theme of this paper is that, as practitioners, career counselors must both watch things and make things happen in their own lives, and really practice what they preach in order to truly inspire and energize their clients. This paper explores three things: the elements of Working, Learning, Playing, and Giving and the way they fit…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Characteristics
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Rose, Heather; Miller, Lynn; Martinez, Yvonne – Professional School Counseling, 2009
The purpose of the study in this article was to replicate past findings showing the effectiveness of a cognitive, behavioral resilience-building/anxiety-prevention program, "FRIENDS for Life." The results of the controlled study of two Grade 4 classrooms in Canada (N = 52) indicate that all children reported reduced levels of anxiety…
Descriptors: Prevention, Foreign Countries, School Counseling, Anxiety
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Ozyurek, Ragip; Cam, Sabahattin; Atici, Meral – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
This article covers the characteristics that are supposed to be present in the practicum of school-based counseling in Turkey. In the light of the related literature, 11 characteristics are determined. These are the place of practicum, the importance of official permission for the school, the characteristics of practicum schools and its school…
Descriptors: Practicums, Counselor Training, School Counseling, Undergraduate Study
Boyd, Sally; Barwick, Helena – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2011
This booklet is a summary of an extensive review of research and other literature undertaken to guide the development of the Wellbeing@School website self-review process, survey tools and content. This website is being developed by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER). The "Wellbeing@School" website is one component…
Descriptors: Caring, Police, Bullying, Foreign Countries
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