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Khalil, Deena; Brown, Elizabeth – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2015
The purpose of this study was to conceptualize a social justice leadership framework that identifies essential urban teacher qualities. This framework serves to benefit education leaders seeking teachers best suited for urban schools and urban educators seeking to improve their praxis. The study used a critical approach to analyze data collected…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Urban Schools, Urban Education, Educational Practices
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Ugurlu, Necla Isikdogan; Kayhan, Nilay – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
This study is to diagnose and evaluate children with different special needs medically and educationally and, as a result of those evaluations, to identify families' expectations, opinions and suggestions concerning the special education process, services and the functioning of special education institutions. The mothers of five children who…
Descriptors: Special Education, Family Attitudes, Delivery Systems, Related Services (Special Education)
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James, Mary – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2015
Despite claims made for them, many current education policies have perverse consequences. If all our children are to benefit from the good education they deserve, we need: forms of accountability that do not rely on school performance tables of test results; a focus on standards that embody high expectations for all; the urgent creation of a…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Equal Education, Educational Policy, Accountability
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Kimmelmann, Nicole; Lang, Johannes – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
The close linkage between different institutions is widely recognized as a method of improving teacher education. This paper introduces an attempt to link university teacher training programmes with further teacher education thereby showing the benefits of the approach and factors influencing its success. To enable teachers and student teachers to…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Student Teachers, Educational Improvement, Teacher Education Programs
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Ozfidan, Burhan; Burlbaw, Lynn M. – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
This study seeks to identify the obstacles and opportunities involved in setting up a bilingual education system and to identify the challenges and benefits associated with the daily experience of maintaining a bilingual education model. This study discusses the benefits of developing a bilingual education program and what these programs can offer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bilingual Education, Language of Instruction, Mixed Methods Research
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Polat, Özgül; Yavuz, Ezgi Aksin – Childhood Education, 2016
Early childhood experiences have a great effect on the course of a child's life. Preschool education can offer benefits for children, particularly those who do not have advantages at home, including benefits related to academic skills, social-emotional development, and communication. Thus, preschool experiences are a potential key to improving…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, School Readiness
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Pitman, Tim – Australian Universities' Review, 2017
Policies and programs to address higher education disadvantage reveal four distinct approaches, each revealing certain assumptions about the nature of educational disadvantage. These are: creating mass higher education systems; redistributing or allocating certain places to disadvantaged students; changing the cultural practices of institutions;…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educationally Disadvantaged, Case Studies
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Alsuwaileh, Bader Ghannam; Russ-Eft, Darlene F.; Alshurai, Saad R. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The research herein used a sequential mixed methods design to investigate why academic dishonesty is widespread among the students at the College of Basic Education in Kuwait. Qualitative interviews were conducted to generate research hypotheses. Then, using questionnaire survey, the research hypotheses were quantitatively tested. The findings…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research, Cheating, Ethics
Coles, Ann – Pathways to College Network, 2013
The benefits of higher education over the past few decades have become increasingly apparent, as the unemployment rate for individuals with a college degree is consistently below their counterparts with only a high school education. With current economic conditions, however, concerns have emerged about whether the investments needed to increase…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Benefits, Disadvantaged, Low Income Groups
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Guo, Gang – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2016
The idea that educational externalities affect local governments' incentive to provide such service was proposed over a century ago. Several studies have tested the relationship in the US, with mixed results. However, the theory has rarely been tested systematically outside of the US context. Paradoxically the unique household registration system…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, School Districts, Migration, Foreign Countries
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Turner, George W.; Vernacchio, Al; Satterly, Brent – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2018
Social work education could benefit from an explicit educational framework that combines social justice and sexuality: sexual justice. However, there is a paucity of literature in social work discussing this critical issue. This article helps equip social workers to challenge social injustice through a lens of sexuality and builds a conceptual…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Social Work, Peace, Civil Rights
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Bennington, Patrick M. – Music Educators Journal, 2017
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is common in the United States. All age groups are at risk for TBI, but there is a larger occurrence among school-age children and young adults. No matter the severity of a student's injury, he or she can benefit from music education, whether listening to music, singing, or performing on an instrument. Students can…
Descriptors: Head Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Music, Music Activities
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Barnacle, Robyn; Dall'Alba, Gloria – Higher Education Research and Development, 2017
Efforts to evaluate and improve student engagement have been pervasive in higher education over recent years. Critics argue, however, that troubling affinities are evident between student engagement efforts and a neoliberal agenda which emphasises accountability through performativity. Neoliberalism manifests in policies that focus on the economic…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Learner Engagement, Neoliberalism, Caring
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Korucu, Agah Tugrul – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This study aims to describe the views of student IT teachers' and the factors which affect their priorities to use cloud services progressively. The study is conducted by qualitative research approach. The data obtained from the department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology students are collected by "structured form for the…
Descriptors: Computer System Design, Computer Uses in Education, Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Jarvis, Christine – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This paper considers the benefits of framing the education of Higher Education teachers as an art, and of facilitating a creative and artistic approach to teaching in Higher Education. It recognises the difficulties this poses in an international context in which Higher Education is increasingly presented as a commodity which must be standardised…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Creative Teaching, Higher Education, Art
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