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Drinkwater, Andrew; Lougheed, Patrick; Jamieson, Lynne – British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2018
The Advanced Placement (AP) program provides the opportunity for high school students to enrol in advanced level coursework in a number of subjects, and potentially earn college or university transfer credit. AP is owned, created, and administered by the nonprofit College Board, and many post-secondary institutions provide transfer credit or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Placement, Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement Programs
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Barbour, Michael; Mulcahy, Dennis – Rural Educator, 2006
A decade ago the Advanced Placement (AP) program was introduced into the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Initially, schools embraced this opportunity to provide their students with opportunities that were previously unavailable. However, within a few years the AP program was relegated to urban and large regional high schools. Few…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Advanced Placement, Independent Study, Foreign Countries
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Donnelly, Glenn – Nurse Education Today, 2003
The role of advanced practice (AP) nurses must be clearly articulated and defined and not overshadowed by medical functions. Consensus on their educational preparation and explication of the nature of expertise in advanced practice are needed if AP nurses are to realize the full scope of their practice. (Contains 35 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Foreign Countries, Nursing Education, Role
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Leithwood, Kenneth; Sun, Jingping – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: This study is a quantitative exploration of a new construct the authors label as "academic culture (AC)." Treating it as generalized latent variable composed of academic press (AP), disciplinary climate (DC), and teachers' use of instructional time, the purpose of this paper is to explore the potential of this construct to be a…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Learning Processes, Academic Achievement, Socioeconomic Status
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Riley, Tasha; Ungerleider, Charles – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 2008
Having pursued policies of human rights and multiculturalism, Canadians regard themselves as tolerant. Yet some critics say that when it comes to Aboriginals, Canadians seem xenophobic and discriminatory. This study is the first empirical test of whether Canadian preservice teachers' judgments about the performance of Aboriginal students are…
Descriptors: Student Records, Preservice Teachers, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries
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Barbour, Michael; Rich, Peter – International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning, 2007
In this article, the authors considered the use of the software Knowledge Forum to complete a curriculum-based project with students enrolled in asynchronous, Web-based Advanced Placement courses in Canada and the United States. Knowledge Forum is an online database that promotes written interaction in a social constructivist environment. The…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Databases
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Kovalchuk, Vasyl – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2015
In the article the peculiarities in organization of postgraduate teacher training in foreign countries have been highlighted; the basic problems and prospects for advanced training which stipulate for reforming the relevant national systems have been revealed; common and distinctive trends in their development have been justified. In Russia there…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education, Professional Continuing Education
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2010
The Ministry of Advanced Education and Technology envisions Alberta's prosperity through innovation and lifelong learning. Advanced Education and Technology's mission is to lead the development of a knowledge-driven future through a dynamic and integrated advanced learning and innovation system. This paper presents the highlights of the business…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Innovation, Lifelong Learning
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Hoelscher, Michael – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2017
This article argues that strong interrelations between methodological and theoretical advances exist. Progress in, especially comparative, methods may have important impacts on theory evaluation. By using the example of the "Varieties of Capitalism" approach and an international comparison of higher education systems, it can be shown…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Comparative Education, Research Methodology, Cross Cultural Studies
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Scherr, Tracey G. – School Psychology International, 2007
The educational achievements of children in foster care have been determined to be below average in individual studies. In the present investigation, 31 studies were examined via four meta-analyses to answer questions regarding the educational status of children in out-of-home placements in multiple countries. Data analysis encompassed the…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Student Experience, Meta Analysis, School Holding Power
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Navia, Daniela; Henderson, Rita Isabel; First Charger, Levi – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2018
Through art and storytelling, Indigenous youth highlight continuity between recent experiences in child welfare systems and Canada's residential schools of the twentieth century. Between mid-2014 and mid-2015, twenty Indigenous youth collaborators (eighteen to twenty-nine years) in Calgary, Canada critiqued how child welfare systems become…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Indigenous Populations, Placement, Canada Natives
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VanderSteen, J. D. J.; Hall, K. R.; Baillie, C. A. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2010
There is an increasing interest in the humanitarian engineering curriculum, and a service-learning placement could be an important component of such a curriculum. International placements offer some important pedagogical advantages, but also have some practical and ethical limitations. Local community-based placements have the potential to be…
Descriptors: Engineering, Service Learning, Student Placement, Interviews
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Andrade, Andrew; Chopra, Shivangi; Nurlybayev, Bahra; Golab, Lukasz – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
This paper investigates the impact of entrepreneurship on cooperative job creation in a large North American post-secondary institution. The data-driven analysis is enabled by two unique datasets: a list of companies started by the institution's engineering students and faculty, and a database of the institution's cooperative education (co-op)…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Cooperative Education, Job Development, Foreign Countries
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2010
This paper presents the business plan of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Technology for 2010 to 2013. Advanced Education and Technology supports the advanced learning system by providing funding for advanced learning providers, coordinating and approving programs of study at public institutions, licensing and approving programs at private…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Certification, Scholarships
Kanevsky, Lannie – Canadian Journal of Education, 2011
A nationwide survey of Canadian school districts was undertaken to determine the extent to which 18 forms of acceleration were permitted and practiced. Of the high enrollment provinces, BC school districts' participation rates were highest in the most types of acceleration. A surprising number of districts did not allow some forms of acceleration.…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), School Districts, Foreign Countries, Early Admission
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