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Harrison, Scott; Grant, Catherine – British Journal of Music Education, 2016
Recent efforts to increase workplace readiness in university students have largely centred on undergraduates, with comparatively few strategies or studies focusing on higher research degree candidates. In the discipline of music, a wide diversity of possible career paths combined with rapidly changing career opportunities makes workplace readiness…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, Music Education, Semi Structured Interviews, Online Surveys
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Marques, Joan F. – Human Resource Development Quarterly, 2010
This article presents a brief diversity audit of three major U.S. corporations, who share some interesting common traits. The attractive diversity delineations posted on these company's Web sites will be reviewed, followed by their issues with the same topic in the past few decades. This threefold audit is followed by two important observations…
Descriptors: Corporations, Diversity (Institutional), Racial Discrimination, Gender Discrimination
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Paris, Susan – International Research and Review, 2019
Many higher education institutions seek to attract and retain diverse faculty in an effort to intentionally diversify college campuses and make them more inclusive. The development of a diverse faculty body that matches the diversity of the student body is crucial, but the representation of foreign-born people with doctoral degrees who are working…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, College Faculty, Foreign Nationals, Job Security
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Bednar, Steven; Gicheva, Dora – Education Finance and Policy, 2019
Mentoring, and to a greater extent support from high-level administrators, has been shown to decrease worker turnover in general, but little is known about its differential impact on minority workers. Utilizing four waves of the Schools and Staffing Survey, we find that administrative support is most strongly associated with retention for minority…
Descriptors: Mentors, Labor Turnover, Minority Group Teachers, Teacher Persistence
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Gianino, Mark; Ruth, Betty J.; Miyake Geron, Scott – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2016
This article presents findings from a 2013 qualitative study of social work continuing education (CE) in Massachusetts. Eleven focus groups were conducted with 75 participants from key stakeholder groups: practitioners, educators, licensing board members, and agency administrators. Although positive perspectives surfaced--such as diversity of CE…
Descriptors: Social Work, Case Studies, Professional Continuing Education, Qualitative Research
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Beutel, Denise; Tangen, Donna; Carrington, Suzanne – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
This paper reports on the implications of participation in an Australian Award Short Course Awards programme for inclusive educators from South Asia. Seventeen educators from Nepal, three from Bangladesh, and one from Sri Lanka participated in the short course in Brisbane, Australia with a follow up component in Kathmandu, Nepal. The aim of the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Awards, Program Descriptions
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Eiríksdóttir, Elsa; Rosvall, Per-Åke – European Educational Research Journal, 2019
The age at which young people leave education for the labour market has increased in recent decades, and entering upper secondary education has become the norm. As a result, the diversity of the student population has increased, for instance in terms of students' academic merits and achievements at school. Increased diversity seems to affect…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Skill Development
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Brouwer, Patricia; Brekelmans, Mieke; Nieuwenhuis, Loek; Simons, Robert-Jan – Journal of Educational Administration, 2012
Purpose: The first aim of this study is to explore to what extent communities of practice occur in the school workplace. The second aim is to explore the relation between communities of practice and diversity in composition of teacher teams. Design/methodology/approach: Quantitative as well as qualitative data were gathered from seven teacher…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Learning Activities, Observation, Work Environment
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Fassinger, Ruth E. – American Psychologist, 2008
This article outlines both challenges and opportunities for psychology of issues related to diversity in education and work. For the purposes of this discussion, "diverse" populations include four groups currently marginalized and disadvantaged in the U.S. workplace: women, people of color, sexual minorities, and people with disabilities. An…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Disproportionate Representation, Disadvantaged, Females
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Ferfolja, Tania; Stavrou, Efty – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2015
Historically, lesbian and gay teachers working in schools have experienced silencing, invisibility, and discrimination. This paper reports on research that examined the experiences of self-identified lesbian and gay teachers working in a variety of school types and school systems across Australia. Specifically, it explores these teachers'…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Teacher Characteristics, Social Attitudes, Social Bias
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Choo, Suzanne S. – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2018
Given the realities of this increasingly connected, complex, and conflicting age, governments and policymakers around the world are recognizing the importance of global education. The field of literacy has not been immune to the pressure to globalize. Today, the notion of literacy must account not merely for social processes but also for global…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Literature, Teaching Methods, Cultural Pluralism
McChesney, Jasper – College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, 2017
Earlier this year, College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) published research briefs on representation and pay equity for women and racial/ethnic minority administrators in higher education, using data from 15 years of salary surveys. Although there were a few successes highlighted, gains in representation and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Administration, Administrators, Women Administrators
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Misawa, Mitsunori – Adult Learning, 2015
Bullying is a serious problem in contemporary society because it negatively affects not only people who are victims of bullying and bystanders but also organizations and workplaces. It occurs almost everywhere including K-12 education, postsecondary education, and workplaces. Based on the author's narrative study, this article explores and…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Adults, Higher Education
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Dries, Nicky – Career Development International, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent to which the concept of career success has been subject to reification, and identify potential implications for individuals, organizations, and societies. Design/methodology/approach: The current paper offers an in-depth analysis of the different contextual forces contributing to the…
Descriptors: Careers, Success, Career Development, Time Perspective
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Jubas, Kaela; White, Melissa – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2017
For some time, the word "diversity" has been used to convey to members of Western societies that they live in a social climate of openness and welcome. Diversity might refer to any number of social identities or categories, and often is twinned with the phrase social equity to signal its attachment to a progressive agenda. In this…
Descriptors: Marketing, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity, Social Bias
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