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Luna, Laura – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2015
Based on a school ethnography carried out in an English primary school in the last years of New Labour Government, this paper examines the processes and dynamics involved in the introduction of a cooperative learning method as part of the Success for All Literacy Program, which was being implemented in the school for the first time. It discusses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Accountability, Literacy
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Woolley, Richard – International Journal of Children's Spirituality, 2008
Education for Global Citizenship (E4GC) offers many opportunities to explore spirituality and a sense of how one fits into the world at a range of levels. Beyond the Curriculum Boundaries is a project that enables student teachers to consider E4GC alongside issues of multiculturalism, antiracism and democracy education, with a strong focus on…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Children, Citizenship, Citizenship Education
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Smith, William C. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2014
To ensure equal access to high quality education, the global expansion of universal basic education has included accountability measures in the form of academic tests. Presently the majority of countries participate in national testing; however, the past two decades have seen a substantial shift in test characteristics and aims. This article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Standardized Tests, Educational History
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Ivinson, Gabrielle – Educational Research, 2014
Background: The paper plots some shifts in educational policy between 1988 and 2009 in England that launched the rhetoric of a "gender gap" as a key political and social concern. The rhetoric was fuelled by a rise in the importance of quantification in technologies of accountability and global comparisons of achievement. A focus on boys…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Rhetoric, Gender Differences
Eurydice, 2009
There is an extensive structure of formal student assessment in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Although the structures in each of these countries were similar when they were initially introduced two decades ago, they have increasingly diverged over the last decade. This national description outlines the development of statutory assessment…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrative Organization, Context Effect, Educational Assessment
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Nuttall, Amanda – Improving Schools, 2016
This article draws on an inquiry into the design and implementation of the curriculum in a case study urban primary school in the north of England. In response to the introduction of the revised National Curriculum in September 2014, teachers and the school head engaged in a critical discourse around their perceptions of students' attainment and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Urban Schools, Elementary Schools, Curriculum Implementation
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Birchinall, Liz – Curriculum Journal, 2013
This article examines whether models of cross-curricular, context-based learning are more effective in engaging learners through generating conditions which interest, motivate, engage and inspire pupils through a variety of effective pedagogies. This article reports on a case study of two cohorts of primary PGCE trainee teachers (292) over two…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Student Motivation, Elementary Schools, Constructivism (Learning)
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O'Hanlon, Fiona – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2015
Results are presented of a comparative study of the reasons for parental choice of Scottish Gaelic-medium and Welsh-medium primary education in the year 2000 and of the reasons for pupils' decisions to continue with Gaelic or Welsh-medium education at secondary school in 2007. Parents in both contexts cited the quality of Celtic-medium education…
Descriptors: Welsh, Indo European Languages, Language of Instruction, Bilingualism
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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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Meyen, Edward L.; Greer, Diana L.; Poggio, John C. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2008
The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation in the United States is not equivalent to a national curriculum; however, it does set forth some conditions essential for enhancing student achievement at scale (e.g., curriculum standards, assessment standards, and expectations of compliance). The missing component within these conditions is support for…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Academic Standards, Alignment (Education)
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Levin, Ben; Fullan, Michael – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2008
Our focus in this article is on the lessons learned about effective change from international experience with large-scale reform over the last 20 years. The central lesson now evident is that sustained improvement in student outcomes requires a sustained effort to change teaching and learning practices in thousands and thousands of classrooms, and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Change Strategies, School Choice, Competition
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Bush, Tony – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
The Education Reform Act 1988 increased the scope of headteachers' work and led to an emphasis on "management", often interpreted as the implementation of government policies, checked through the Ofsted inspection regime. Following the election of a Labour government in 1997, the discourse changed to "leadership". Leadership…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrative Change, Educational Change, Principals
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Gorard, Stephen; Hordosy, Rita; See, Beng Huat – Journal of School Choice, 2013
This article describes the social and economic "segregation" of students between schools in England, and the likely causes of its levels and changes over time. It involves a re-analysis of the intakes to all schools in England 1989-2011, and shows how strongly clustered the students are in particular schools. The pattern for primary-age…
Descriptors: School Segregation, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools, School Choice
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Collins, Judith – History of Education, 2005
In the history of education Schools Library Services are relative newcomers. The London County Council and its successor, the Inner London Education Authority, developed Schools Library Services for their own schools from the 1950s onwards. After the Education Reform Act 1988 became law, responsibility for education passed to the inner London…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational History, School Districts, Library Services
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Drummond, Aaron – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2012
In 2008 it was agreed by the Australian Education Ministers that a national curriculum be implemented with the rationale that it would help to ensure high quality education for all young Australians (ACARA, 2012b). One reason for the shift to a standardised national curriculum is so that "School and curriculum authorities can collaborate to…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Rural Areas, Foreign Countries
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