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Toby Napoletano – Theory and Research in Education, 2024
There are two ways, broadly speaking, that one might conceive of meritocratic education. On a standard, 'narrow' conception, a meritocratic approach to education is one which distributes certain educational goods and opportunities according to merit. On a second, 'broader' conception, however, meritocratic education is an educational system suited…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Qualifications, Justice, Equal Education
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Esben Stilund Volshøj; Jens-Ole Jensen – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2024
Background: In this paper, we contribute to the discussion of modelsbased practice (MbP) in physical education (PE). While versatility is a global ideal for PE, the common pedagogical approach to PE has been criticized for being biased towards activity-based instruction and mastering discipline-specific skills. To address this problem, Kirk,…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Models, Teaching Methods, Qualifications
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Reem Abd Elkareem Alomoush – Issues in Educational Research, 2023
This study aimed to identify the difficulties that face school teachers in conducting educational research and ways to overcome them. It also aims to explore the impact of some variables, such as academic qualification and years of experience, on these difficulties. To this end, a descriptive approach was adopted and a questionnaire was designed…
Descriptors: Teachers, Teacher Researchers, Educational Research, Barriers
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Fernando Prieto Ramos; Diego Guzmán – Interpreter and Translator Trainer, 2024
The relevance of translation and law degrees as pathways to professional legal translation is the subject of persistent debate, but there is limited research on the relationship between legal translators' backgrounds and competence levels in practice. This study compares the revision performance of several groups of institutional translators (44…
Descriptors: Translation, Laws, Quality Assurance, Revision (Written Composition)
Barany, Abigail C. – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Building a successful University fundraising program starts by creating a strong pipeline of major gift donors. This action research project aims to improve the qualification process effectiveness and efficiency by understanding the most valuable indicators and internal perspectives within the data to implement innovative changes. A quantitative…
Descriptors: Universities, Fund Raising, Donors, Qualifications
Cornelissen, Louis; Turcotte, Martin – Statistics Canada, 2020
Using integrated data from the 2006 and 2016 censuses, this study examines persistent overqualification over time among immigrants and non-immigrants. More specifically, the study examines the link between various characteristics associated with immigration and the probability of overqualification in both 2006 and 2016. In the study,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualifications, Immigrants, Employment Qualifications
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Norris, Jennifer; Noyes, Andrew – Curriculum Journal, 2023
Efforts to increase the number of young people in England studying mathematics post-16 have historically focused on participation in standalone mathematics qualifications. However, following the recent A-level reforms, many advanced level students are engaging with some form of mathematics through the mathematical content now formally embedded…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Competence, Advanced Students, Qualifications
Illinois State Board of Education, 2021
23 IAC 226.75 defines a qualified interpreter as a school staff member or other personnel who is bilingual and demonstrably qualified and competent to interpret between English and another language, trained in providing the interpretations requested and sufficiently knowledgeable in both languages of any specialized terminology needed, and trained…
Descriptors: Guidance, Qualifications, Translation, Job Training
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Mia Stubhaug; Armend Tahirsylaj – Issues in Educational Research, 2024
This qualitative study examined how a selected sample of 15 to 16 year-old Norwegian pupils experience Bildung (all-around development) and education in their schooling, and how those experiences are in coherence with the intended curriculum policy goals as stated in the latest Norwegian curriculum reform. Wolfgang Klafki's operationalisation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Public Policy, National Curriculum
Mike Simmons; Noah Geisel; Mark McConahay; Wendy Kilgore – American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), 2023
Changes in hiring requirements, in particular a bachelor's degree, is rapidly changing for many learners. In order to make these changes successfully, higher education must come to an agreement on the terms used to describe and characterize these new assertions of learning, along with adopting a common mode of transport for these credentials. One…
Descriptors: Credentials, Educational Practices, Definitions, Qualifications
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Linna Xu; Yujia Hu – Studies in Higher Education, 2024
College students are currently facing various crises due to psychological issues, driving universities to prioritise their mental health. Perceived overqualification negatively affects students' well-being. Drawing on the person-organisation fit theory, we propose that perceived overqualification reduces students' organisational identification,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualifications, Attitudes, Student Leadership
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Lucy Chambers; Sylvia Vitello; Carmen Vidal Rodeiro – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2024
In England, some secondary-level qualifications comprise non-exam assessments which need to undergo moderation before grading. Currently, moderation is conducted at centre (school) level. This raises challenges for maintaining the standard across centres. Recent technological advances enable novel moderation methods that are no longer bound by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evaluation Methods, Comparative Analysis, Grading
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Maurer, Markus – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2023
This article analyses the development and implementation of policies that aim at improving the 'recognition of prior learning' (RPL) in the vocational education and training (VET) systems of Sweden and Switzerland. It argues that the evolution of RPL policies and schemes needs to be analysed in relation to educational expansion, which creates…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Prior Learning, Qualifications, Foreign Countries
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Beck, Christopher W.; Cole, Megan F.; Gerardo, Nicole M. – Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education, 2023
Course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) rapidly have become more common in biology laboratory courses. The effort to implement CUREs has stimulated attempts to differentiate CUREs from other types of laboratory teaching. The Laboratory Course Assessment Survey (LCAS) was developed to measure students' perceptions of how frequently…
Descriptors: Qualifications, Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Student Experience
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Zohreh Vanaki; Ashrafalsadat Hakim – SAGE Open, 2023
Because students are important elements and the main audience of higher education, their satisfaction with how nursing education can be provided can be considered an indicator of student satisfaction. In this regard, a study has been conducted on the satisfaction of undergraduate nursing students with how-to education. This study is a qualitative…
Descriptors: Nursing Students, Student Satisfaction, Nursing Education, Undergraduate Students
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