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Irugalbandara, Ayomi; Campbell, Marilyn – Research in Drama Education, 2020
The teaching of drama in Sri Lanka is presently only conducted by the traditional lecture method, which is not conducive to preparing students for the modern globalised world. To ascertain whether teaching by process drama techniques improved creativity in secondary school students, a non-randomised control group design with an intervention group,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drama, Teaching Methods, Creativity
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Farrell, Emma; Mahon, Áine – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2022
Abstract Schools and centres for education are increasingly positioned as playing a vital role in the promotion of young people's mental health and well-being. Drawing on the example of Ireland's reformed Junior Cycle curriculum (ages 12-15), we ask if the curriculum is the best means of nurturing positive mental health and well-being in schools.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Curriculum, Mental Health
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Whang, Nai-Ying – SAGE Open, 2021
This study discusses the fulfillment of value forms by examining the virtue of school leadership. The virtue of school leadership stresses character traits in leaders that focus on the pursuit of excellence, appear as a value form, comprise paths to fulfilling values, reinforce leaders' positive motivation, and foster reform in schools. To…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Qualities, Foreign Countries
Weilbacher, Gary – Phi Delta Kappan, 2019
Middle schools were designed to promote exploration in the curriculum in a way that is appropriate for young adolescents. However, this vision has not been fully embraced, and many middle schools still function as junior versions of high school. Gary Weilbacher explores the history of the middle school movement and describes how the…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Institutional Mission, Early Adolescents, STEM Education
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Oluwalola, Felicia Kikelomo – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2019
The study examined business studies and employability skills development in junior secondary schools in Ilorin metropolis Kwara State. Five research questions and three hypotheses guided the study. A survey research designed was adopted for the study. The population of this study comprises all the 4570 teachers in all the private and public junior…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Education, Junior High Schools, Junior High School Students
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Hanif, Sofi; Wijaya, Agus Fany Chandra; Winarno, Nanang – Journal of Science Learning, 2019
In some school, teacher-centered is commonly found in the learning process. The learning process itself is still in the form of direct transfer of knowledge from teacher to students. Actually, students will learn better if they are engaged in a meaningful learning activity. STEM project-based learning is one of the alternative teaching strategies…
Descriptors: Creativity, STEM Education, Active Learning, Student Projects
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Bandur, Agustinus; Hamsal, Mohammad; Furinto, Asnan – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2022
Since 2001, Indonesian schools have implemented a mandatory school-based management (SBM) policy for better quality education in general and more particularly for better school improvement and student achievements. The major purpose of this paper is to explore the conditions of school improvements resulted from SBM policy and programs. In view of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Based Management, Educational Policy, Administrative Policy
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Susilo, Mohamad Joko; Kartowagiran, Badrun; Sulisworo, Dwi – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2019
School autonomy can not be separated from support factor. This study aimed to determine source and form of community support and contribution in realizing autonomous in Muhammadiyah schools. This research development is part of dissertation conducted with five stages: define, design, model development, model validation, and model use. The study…
Descriptors: Institutional Autonomy, Community Support, Junior High Schools, Foreign Countries
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Nisawa, Yoshiki – International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 2018
Functions is considered an important mathematical literacy concept within the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD's) Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), and it has been shown that Japanese junior high school students are experiencing problems understanding functions. This paper examines the difficulty…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Junior High School Students, Difficulty Level, Geometric Concepts
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Tamir, Emanuel; Grabarski, Mirit K. – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2019
The study employed qualitative methodology, relying on semi-structured interviews, in order to identify and analyze occurrences of the garbage-can decision-making model regarding resource attainment and allocation in Israeli schools. Results indicate that the garbage-can model of decision-making is salient when school principals try to use…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Resource Allocation, Educational Resources, School Administration
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Stiles-Clarke, Laura; MacLeod, Katarin – Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 2018
Encouraging early development of career maturity has a wide variety of benefits for both students and society (Berger et al., 2007; Council of Canadian Academies, 2015; Hedlund, 1993; Hektner 1995; Welde et al., 2016). This large study of students in grades 6-9 in Nova Scotia showed that such programs are currently needed, especially regarding…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Career Education, Oceanography, Foreign Countries
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Warnet, Victoria – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine the performance trends of middle school, junior/senior high school, and high school ensembles at District Florida Bandmasters Association (FBA) Jazz Band Music Performance Assessments (MPAs) from 2012 to 2017. More specifically, this study investigated the pieces, composers, and arrangers most frequently…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Junior High Schools, High Schools, Musical Instruments
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Whang, Nai-Ying – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2019
This paper explores the phenomenon of perilous politics of school leadership for social justice, in order to strengthen social equity for educational development. School leadership for social justice emphasizes that leaders can make efforts to pursue equitable relationships of gender, class, race, culture, etc. Therefore, it stresses the…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Social Justice, Leadership Responsibility, Gender Issues
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Widdina, Shofwa; Rochintaniawati, Diana; Rusyati, Lilit – Journal of Science Learning, 2018
It is important for people absorbs and understand the information of how world their live in works, as human basic form of learning process, science process skills serve as the tools it is not used only by the scientist in the process of their discovery, but also by the people as tools to understand information about the world. The aim of this…
Descriptors: Science Process Skills, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Gender Differences
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Maharani, Indah Puspitasari; Subanji, Subanji – International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 2018
The purpose of the research is to describe and analyze the implementation of Scaffolding based on Cognitive Conflict in correcting the students' errors in Algebra material. The research uses Mix Method, that is a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods. There are 25 students that are involved and tested on Algebra material. They are…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Error Correction, Mathematics Instruction, Algebra
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