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Liu, Suyu; Ding, Wenjun – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2023
In recent years, China's higher education sector has started to establish special programs to train and support talents to seek career opportunities in the United Nations (UN). To explore these special programs and understand their relationship with China's internationalization strategies and its higher education, we used the center-periphery…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Universities, College Programs
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Ulger, Bestami Bugra; Çepni, Salih – Journal of Turkish Science Education, 2020
In recent years, researchers have been interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and educational studies of scientific giftedness have increased. In this study, we thematically reviewed studies both scientific giftedness and STEM education contexts. We aimed to shed light on the academic outcomes of STEM and scientific…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, STEM Education, Career Choice
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Helmstad, Glen; Jedemark, Marie – Research Papers in Education, 2022
Sweden has a long tradition of comprehensive upper-secondary education. This began in the early 1970s. It culminated in 1994 with all the programmes having a core curriculum that gave general eligibility to higher education. Conservative and liberal governments have introduced several neoliberal school reforms, which the subsequent social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Academic Education, Educational Change
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Keijzer, Rineke; van der Rijst, Roeland; van Schooten, Erik; Admiraal, Wilfried – Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2021
Background: Mentors guide students in their challenges at school and in life. At-risk students in last-resort programs who are at a high risk of leaving school unqualified are especially in need of highly competent and adaptive mentors. This study therefore aimed to identify mentor qualities as perceived by at-risk students and their mentors that…
Descriptors: Mentors, At Risk Students, Student Needs, Interpersonal Relationship
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McDonnall, Michele C.; Cmar, Jennifer L.; Lund, Emily M. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: The purpose of this study was to investigate how services are provided to state-federal vocational rehabilitation consumers with comorbid traumatic brain injury (TBI) and visual impairment and the prevalence of and competitive employment rates for this population. Methods: We utilized a mixed-methods approach by incorporating…
Descriptors: Comorbidity, Head Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Visual Impairments
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Maher, Anthony John – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
There is a propensity for academics and policy makers in Britain to use the terms integration and inclusion synonymously, possibly resulting in diverse interpretations of the inclusion principles laid out in the new National Curriculum. Much of the research available relating to conceptualisations of inclusion in physical education (PE) is from…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Physical Education, Coordinators, Special Needs Students
Simpson, Cynthia G.; Spencer, Vicky G. – Prufrock Press, 2020
"College Success for Students With Learning Disabilities" (2nd ed.) offers students the knowledge, guidance, and strategies they need to effectively choose a college, prepare for university life, and make the most of their collegiate experience. This revised edition: (1) Outlines the rights and responsibilities of students with learning…
Descriptors: College Students, Students with Disabilities, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Radulovic, Lidija; Stancic, Milan – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2017
Starting with the fact that school education has failed to become education for critical thinking and that one of the reasons for that could be in how education for critical thinking is conceptualised, this paper presents: (1) an analysis of the predominant approach to education for critical thinking through the implementation of special programs…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Special Programs, Educational Methods, Educational Practices
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Reddington, Sarah; Price, Deborah – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
In advancing educational inclusion efforts this critical position paper makes explicit the relevance of new materialism as a pedagogy to counter the dominant special education models in Canadian and Australian school contexts. This paper argues the implementation of special education policies and programs do not adequately address the complexity…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Agenda Setting, Child Advocacy, Inclusion
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Brulles, Dina – Gifted Child Today, 2019
The author, as a school administrator, wrote this article to describe an effective collaboration with several universities on research projects that benefit both institutions. The outcomes described here focus on the process involved in such collaborations and the benefits to the school district these collaborations can create. Directed toward…
Descriptors: School Districts, Administrator Attitudes, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education
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Bias, Ken; Docheff, Dennis – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2017
At the University of Central Missouri (UCM), the THRIVE program is made up of young adults, ages 18 to 25, who have developmental or intellectual disabilities. A merger occurred between the THRIVE program and the adapted physical education course required for physical education teacher education (PETE) students to provide practical experiences for…
Descriptors: College Programs, Special Programs, Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disability
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Pawilen, Greg Tabios; Manuel, Sheena Jade – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2018
The K to 12 Education provided an opportunity for the advancement of gifted education in the Philippines, especially in public schools. This paper identifies different existing programs for gifted education in the country and discusses the issues and challenges experienced by teachers and administrators in implementing the curriculum for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Academically Gifted, Curriculum Development
Wyoming Community College Commission, 2018
The Wyoming Community College Commission's internal strategic plan for the five-year period spanning 2016 through 2020 is taking a new streamlined approach to conveying future goals. Specific agency sections' mission statements, responsibilities, and accomplishments will be relayed in the agency's annual report. For the time span of 2016 through…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Planning Commissions, Strategic Planning, Educational Planning
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Taylor, Anna Louise; Calder, Samuel David; Pogorzelski, Simmone; Koch, Lauren – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2021
Children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) commonly present with oral language weaknesses which disrupt the development of literacy and impede related academic progress. While there is evidence to support the delivery of manualised Tier 2 interventions with this population, little is known about the effects of Tier 1 interventions. A…
Descriptors: Developmental Delays, Language Impairments, Oral Language, Intervention
Watchorn, Vince; Willingham, Daniel T. – Independent School, 2016
Opportunities, not obligations. That is how Providence Country Day School (Rhode Island) characterizes its daily one-hour "Community Time." The block, from 9:25 to 10:25 a.m., is used chiefly for students to partake in activities of their own making--as a daily lesson in the value of students taking charge of their own education. On any…
Descriptors: Independent Study, School Schedules, Student Centered Learning, Learning Activities
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