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Dennis, Carol Azumah; Springbett, Octavia; Walker, Lizzie – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
In this paper, we work with the philosophy of Hannah Arendt to explore ethics and leadership in further education (FE), focusing on how leaders define the ethical compromises implied by austerity. Using questionnaires, interviews and observations we developed 10 case studies. It is not our intention to elaborate upon ethical leadership as a…
Descriptors: Ethics, Educational Philosophy, Instructional Leadership, Continuing Education
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Gillborn, David – Oxford Review of Education, 2008
It is tempting to view the Blairite legacy as a simple story of political hypocrisy: a government, swept to power after almost two decades of Conservative rule, promising much but reneging on those commitments and falling back on Thatcherite authoritarian popularism when the going got tough. But that would be too simple a story. The Blairite…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Political Attitudes, Whites
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Clements, Andrew James; Kamau, Caroline – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
The graduate labour market is highly competitive but little is known about why students vary in their development of employability. This study contributes to the literature by applying goal-setting theory and the job demands-resources model to investigate how motivational processes influence students' proactive career behaviours. We tested four…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Goal Orientation, Employment Potential, Student Behavior
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Thrupp, Martin; Powell, Darren; O'Neill, John; Chernoff, Sandor; Seppänen, Piia – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2021
This article seeks to describe a range of enablers of, and constraints on, private actors in New Zealand schooling, using scholarly, polity and mass media sources. It focuses particularly on the decades since the educational reforms of the 4th Labour Government in the 1980s. The article begins by providing a brief background on educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Privatization, Educational Change, Governance
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Vila, Montserrat; Pallisera, Maria; Fullana, Judit – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2007
Background: It is important to ensure that regular processes of labour market integration are available for all citizens. Method: Thematic content analysis techniques, using semi-structured group interviews, were used to identify the principal elements contributing to the processes of integrating people with disabilities into the regular labour…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Labor Market, Employment Services, Content Analysis
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Baumeler, Carmen; Engelage, Sonja; Strebel, Alexandra – International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2021
Context: Dual VET systems are often praised for their labour market proximity because of economic stakeholders' involvement. However, when labour market requirements change rapidly, a lack of flexibility is attributed to them. This occurs in times of fast socio-technological change like the current digital transformation. A repeatedly proposed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Bataille, Pierre; Le Feuvre, Nicky; Kradolfer Morales, Sabine – European Educational Research Journal, 2017
The assumption that men are more likely to undertake and succeed in an academic career, because the requirements of professional success in this occupation are compatible with normative gender assumptions, particularly that of fulfilling a "male breadwinner" or main household earner role, implying reduced domestic and care commitments,…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Graduate Study, Gender Differences, College Faculty
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Sin, Cristina; Amaral, Alberto – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
This paper reports the results of preliminary research into how Portuguese academics and employers perceive the responsibility of different higher education stakeholders-students, teaching staff, higher education institutions, employers, and policy-makers-for developing graduate employability. The study was conducted 8 years after the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Employer Attitudes
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Tran, Ly Thi; Rahimi, Mark; Tan, George; Dang, Xuan Thu; Le, Nhung – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
In a competitive international education market, the opportunity to gain post-study work experience in the host country is one of the key drivers of international students' decision making and critical to education export, especially in top destination countries, such as Australia, Canada, the UK and US. Understanding the impacts of post-study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Foreign Students, Employment Potential
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Brown, Tony – Studies in Continuing Education, 2006
Australian unions have adopted new organizing methods to rebuild and develop their organizations. This represents a change in direction from the commitment to partnership and tripartite planning that characterized the Accord period under the Labor governments of the 1980s and 1990s to a new focus on capacity building. A serious decline in union…
Descriptors: Unions, Community Organizations, Organization, Change Strategies
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Vander Kloet, Marie; Frake-Mistak, Mandy; McGinn, Michelle K.; Caldecott, Marion; Aspenlieder, Erin D.; Beres, Jacqueline L.; Fukuzawa, Sherry; Cassidy, Alice; Gill, Apryl – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2017
An increasingly large number of courses in Canadian postsecondary institutions are taught by contingent instructors who hold full- or part-time positions for contractually limited time periods. Despite strong commitments to advancing teaching and learning, the labour and employment conditions for contingent instructors affect the incentives and…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Instruction, Learning, Foreign Countries
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Bates, Glen W.; Rixon, Andrew; Carbone, Angela; Pilgrim, Christopher – Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability, 2019
Rapid transformation of the workplace and a highly competitive labour market has changed the nature of graduate employability. In addition to discipline related knowledge, students now need to be proactive and adaptable in identifying career opportunities. This paper presents a conceptual model that views employability as determined by an…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Employment Qualifications, Professional Identity, Models
Boeren, Ellen, Ed.; Field, John, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2019
The Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE) provides a clear and comprehensive picture of the state of adult learning and education (ALE) around the world. The "4th Global Report on Adult Learning and Education" ("GRALE 4") monitors the extent to which UNESCO Member States put their international commitments…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Governance, Educational Finance
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Gatt, Suzanne; Faurschou, Kim – International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2016
EQAVET, the quality assurance tool in vocational and educational training, was developed in response to the need for a supply of a trained workforce for labour market needs. Implementation of EQAVET at national level, however, remains a challenge. The research reported here focused on the implementation of QA processes by VET providers in 4…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Labor Force Development
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Norwich, Brahm – British Journal of Special Education, 2014
This article, by Brahm Norwich of the Graduate School of Education, University of Exeter, sets the recent legislative changes in the special education system in England, the Children and Families Act (2014), in the context of wider changes in the school system, such as changes in curriculum-assessment, the governance of schools and inspection…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Legislation, Inclusion
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