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Preston, Teresa – Phi Delta Kappan, 2022
Educators have long agreed that parents have a role to play in furthering their children's education, but they have not always agreed about what the nature of that role should be or about how schools can develop more productive relationships with parents. In this monthly column, Teresa Preston traces how that debate has played out in Kappan.…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parent Rights
Swalwell, Katy, Ed.; Spikes, Daniel, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2021
This collection of groundbreaking essays brings together a diverse group of experts who are researching, theorizing, and enacting anti-oppressive education in "elite" schooling environments--that is, schools imbued with wealth and whiteness. This volume explores how those who are in a position of power can be educated to take active…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Equal Education, Whites, Advantaged
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Brock, Colin; Zhong, Zhou – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2021
It has long been established that universities have three main functions: to teach, to research and supervise research, and to benefit the communities and regions in which they are located. In reality, the third main function permeates the other two. There are clearly social responsibilities to the students and to the staff who teach them and/or…
Descriptors: Universities, College Role, School Responsibility, Social Responsibility
Starr, Joshua P. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2022
It's understandable that federal education leaders, like Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, tend to focus on areas of broad agreement within education. But Joshua Starr suggests that they're neglecting important stories that need to be told. In particular, education leaders need to create a new narrative that recognizes society's collective…
Descriptors: Leadership Responsibility, Public Education, School Responsibility, COVID-19
New England Journal of Higher Education, 2020
"Accountability" is one of the buzzwords of contemporary U.S. higher education. The concept of accountability, deployed loosely, can spark dismay in the ranks of those held wrongly accountable. These may be individual staff members, faculty or administrators. At least two types of accountability exist in higher education; and it's…
Descriptors: Accountability, Higher Education, Success, School Responsibility
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Saltmarsh, Sue; Tualaulelei, Eseta; Ayre, Kay – Australian Educational Researcher, 2021
This paper presents a case study of one mother's experience of engaging with her children's schools after leaving a long-term relationship characterised by years of family violence perpetrated by the children's father. We interviewed Bernadette as part of an ongoing study of parents' experiences of school engagement during family separation and…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Parent School Relationship, School Responsibility, School Culture
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Picucci, Stephen; Hypes, Michael G.; Hypes, Julia Ann – Physical Educator, 2021
Jennifer Bradley (plaintiff) was a junior year student athlete at the University in Washington, D.C. Bradley played field hockey for the university, and in September 2011, she was hit on the head during a field hockey game between the university and Richmond University. After that hit, she began experiencing symptoms of a concussion, but continued…
Descriptors: Athletics, Legal Responsibility, Team Sports, Head Injuries
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Melo, Marta; Santos, Fernando; Wright, Paul M.; Sá, César; Saraiva, Linda – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2020
The Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) model has been considered a valuable tool to help students strive to reach their potential in physical education, sport and life. One of the core pedagogical beliefs behind TPSR is that learning experiences should be tailored to recognize and meet students' developmental needs and the…
Descriptors: Student Responsibility, School Responsibility, Individualized Instruction, Physical Education
Higton, John; Patel, Rupal; Hansel, Michelle; Choudhoury, Arifa; Francis, Nariah; Merrett, David – UK Department for Education, 2021
The Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 requires Relevant Higher Education Bodies (RHEBs) to have due regard to the need to protect people from being drawn into terrorism: the 'Prevent Duty'. Prevent covers all forms of radicalisation that could draw people into terrorism. The Department for Education (DfE) commissioned CFE Research to…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Terrorism, Prevention, Higher Education
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Odlin, Denis; Benson-Rea, Maureen; Sullivan-Taylor, Bridgette – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2022
The increased use of student internships and other forms of work placements in higher education programmes brings recognised benefits to students but also changes the risks for higher education institutions (HEIs) globally. This paper responds to the under-addressed problem for HEI managers of understanding the varying levels of risk of harm to…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Student Placement, College Students, Risk
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Caines, Angela – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2021
Schools are accountable for providing all students a safe and caring learning environment. When a child feels unsafe at school, personal relationships, mental health, and academics are negatively affected. The entire school community -- staff, parents, and students -- must work together to develop an effective safe school program. A carefully…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Prevention, Program Effectiveness
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Fritz, John; Whitmer, John – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2019
In this chapter, we explore the obligations for individuals and institutions that emerge from the newfound insights that are enabled through learning analytics. While ethical concerns are raised through learning analytics, a misplaced trend is a "do nothing" approach as a way to assure we "do no harm." We suggest that this is a…
Descriptors: Ethics, School Responsibility, Teacher Responsibility, Educational Research
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Pearce, Sarah – Journal of Research in International Education, 2021
With their central position in society as facilitators of information, schools and teachers play a key role in the articulation and embedding of government-driven policy targeted at school-age children; under the British government, this key role extends beyond the borders, to British Schools Overseas. In the last decade, this has been especially…
Descriptors: Values, Educational Policy, Government School Relationship, Power Structure
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Lees, David –, 2020
This chapter examines student experiences of wellbeing during the Year Abroad (YA). Drawing on the responses to a student questionnaire by a cohort of language students at Warwick, this piece identifies the challenges to student wellbeing while abroad. Defining wellbeing as a 'see-saw' which requires a balance of challenge and resource to remain…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Foreign Countries, Well Being, Student Experience
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Tight, Malcolm – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This article reports on a systematic review of research into student retention and student engagement in higher education (HE). It discusses the origins and meaning of these terms, their relation to each other, their application and practice, and the issues and critiques that have arisen. The two concepts are seen as alternative ways of seeing and…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Learner Engagement, Higher Education, Student Responsibility
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