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Antoni Cerdà-Navarro; Elena Quintana-Murci; Francesca Salvà-Mut – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2024
This article analyses the main reasons for dropping out of Spanish Intermediate Vocational Education (IVET) and the link to personal (sex, ethnicity, age), family (parents' educational level) and financial sociodemographic characteristics, as well as academic background (repeating or expulsion). To do this, a cohort of IVET students was monitored…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Dropouts, Dropout Characteristics
Chana Witty – ProQuest LLC, 2024
The purpose of this study was to assess school psychologists' knowledge of dyslexia interventions and basic language constructs. Participants' total levels of knowledge from these two areas were examined to determine if significant differences in dyslexia knowledge and definitional knowledge related to degree level, taking a graduate literacy…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Dyslexia, Educational Background, Knowledge Level
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Sadandaula Rose Muheriwa Matemba; Rosina Cianelli; Joseph P. De Santis; Natalia Villegas Rodriguez; Chrissie C. P. N. Kaponda; James M. McMahon; Natalie M. LeBlanc – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2024
Adolescent girls are more likely to experience early sexual debut than boys. However, the developmental context of their sexual behaviors is under-investigated. Using the socio-ecological model and Malawi Schooling and Adolescent Survey, we investigated factors crucial in determining the development of sexual behaviors of 416, 14-year-old girls in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Females, Adolescents
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John Ezaki; Jingxian Li; Yasemin Copur-Gencturk – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2024
Teachers' knowledge of the subject matter is considered an important component of their expertise in teaching mathematics. Yet how teachers' understanding of one content area is related to other content areas has not been investigated in depth. We explored this question by investigating teachers' knowledge of two theoretically related areas: (1)…
Descriptors: Fractions, Mathematics Instruction, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Statistics
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Hansen, David T.; Sullivan, Rebecca – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2022
Bearing witness is a familiar if diversely employed concept. On the one hand, it concerns the accuracy and validity of practical affairs, for example in a court of law, at a wedding, or in a law office. On the other hand, the term can embody powerful religious, social, and/ or moral meaning, whether in bearing witness to historical trauma and…
Descriptors: Audiences, Credibility, Trauma, Evaluation Criteria
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Toimbek, Diana – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2023
Recent economic diversifications of Kazakhstan from over-reliance on the extraction of natural resources are mainly based on increasing the quality of human capital by building a knowledge-based economy as an instrument for long-term sustainable development. In this regard, the paper explores the level of cognitive skills of the adult population…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Capital, Adults, Thinking Skills
Stephen Jantuah Boakye – ProQuest LLC, 2022
This is an inquiry into the digital literacy readiness of students of First-Year Composition (FYC). Using mixed methods, an online survey and interviews, the study maps out the digital literacy skills of FYC students and accounts for the people and places that contributed to the students' acquisition of those skills. As theoretical frameworks, the…
Descriptors: Digital Literacy, College Freshmen, Writing (Composition), Educational Background
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Sapfo Lignou; Mark Sheehan; Ilina Singh – Research Ethics, 2024
Many research institutions and funders have recently stated their commitment to actively support and promote 'Equality, Diversity and Inclusion' (EDI) in various aspects of health research including Patient and Public Involvement (PPI). However, translating this commitment into specific research projects presents significant challenges that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Research, Patients, Inclusion
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Jonas Olofsson; Alexandru Panican – Policy Futures in Education, 2024
The basis of this article is a follow-up study of a cohort of pupils in the third largest city of Sweden, Malmö. The pupils finished fourth grade at compulsory school in 2008. We have data about every individual in the cohort as well as corresponding information about their parents. The information concern educational choices, educational…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Transitional Programs
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Jaime A. Teixeira da Silva – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2024
Due to their soft and hard skills, retirees in any field of study, including the arts, humanities, social, natural and biomedical sciences, mathematics and engineering, carry a wealth of experience, both personal and professional, could continue to be of benefit to students and early career researchers, even after they have retired. Their…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Retirement, Relevance (Education), Professionalism
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Alamer, Saad M.; Phillipson, Shane N.; Phillipson, Sivanes; Al Fafi, Abdullah I. – High Ability Studies, 2023
Despite a history dating from 1969, the current status of the Saudi gifted education environment is yet to be fully determined. Saudi gifted students and their parents were asked to complete Saudi-language versions of the Family Educational and Learning Capitals Questionnaire and the Student Educational and Learning Capitals Questionnaire to…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Gifted Education
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Arya, Dena; Henn, Matt – Educational Review, 2023
This article investigates the impact of economic inequality and educational background in shaping how non-activist "standby" youth in London experience environmental politics. Focus groups were carried out with 33 young people aged 16 to 22 in three groups from higher and lower positions of socio-economic status and educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Differences, Socioeconomic Status, Educational Background
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Brint, Steven; German, Komi T.; Anderson-Natale, Kayleigh; Shuker, Zeinab F.; Wang, Suki – Sociology of Education, 2020
Status transmission theory argues that leading educational institutions prepare individuals from privileged backgrounds for positions of prestige and power in their societies. We examine the educational backgrounds of more than 2,900 members of the U.S. cultural elite and compare these backgrounds to a sample of nearly 4,000 business and political…
Descriptors: Educational Background, Advantaged, Colleges, Status
Pevitz, A.; Ryu, M.; Shapiro, D. – National Student Clearinghouse, 2023
The Undergraduate Degree Earners report series, published annually, provides demographic and educational profile data for all students graduating with an undergraduate credential each year. Undergraduate credentials may include associate and bachelor's degrees and certificates. In the current report, graduates in the 2021-22 academic year are…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Bachelors Degrees, Associate Degrees, Credentials
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Ziherl, Sasa; Torkar, Gregor – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2022
Osmosis and diffusion are fundamental topics in science education because many processes in nature largely depend on these phenomena. However, many students usually hold misconceptions and have a lack of knowledge about these topics. This study explores pre-service teachers' understanding of osmosis and diffusion in relation to their prior formal…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Knowledge Level, Scientific Concepts, Science Education
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