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Parekh, Gillian; Brown, Robert S. – Educational Policy, 2019
Special education is an approach to schooling that draws significant critique. Scholars often identify special education as a system vulnerable to and complicit in racial, class, and disability segregation, particularly segregation enacted and rationalized through the structural organization of schools and programs. Employing data from the Toronto…
Descriptors: Correlation, Special Education, Student Placement, Special Needs Students
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Öztürk, Filiz Zayimoglu – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2015
When the changes in the educational system of this country during the recent years are considered, it is observed that the most fundamental change has been the transition to the non-continuous compulsory education system under the title 4+4+4. Success of the changes made in the educational systems is closely related to various matters, such as…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes, Likert Scales
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Kuusisto, Arniika; Poulter, Saila; Kallioniemi, Arto – Religious Education, 2017
This mixed method study examines Finnish pupils' (N = 825; age groups 12-13, 15-16) views on the place of religion in the public school. Religious landscape in Finnish society has changed significantly in recent years, as the "new" diversity (Vertovec 2015) has supplemented the "old" one. The role of institutionalized religion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Public Schools, Role of Religion
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Ding, Haiyong; Chen, Ang – European Physical Education Review, 2019
There are substantial differences between the Chinese and US education systems. One difference is in the design and use of assessment due to differences in educational policies. This study described the differences in student learning outcomes, instructional approaches, and learner motivation in physical education as consequences of the policies…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Iluz, Shira; Katz, Yaacov J.; Stern, Hindy – Journal of Religious Education, 2018
The Jewish ultra-orthodox (Haredi) Talmud Torah schools have been consistently resistant to the process of standardization in content, measurement, and evaluation, in contrast to the Israeli state education system which has progressed steadily in these areas. Talmud Torah schools are private elementary schools for ultra-orthodox boys. Studies are…
Descriptors: Judaism, Academic Standards, Elementary Schools, Private Schools
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Boyraz, Sirin; Ozbar, Nurper; Yetgin, Meral Kucuk; Koksalan, Burke – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
A total of 437 volunteers including 54 teachers, 218 6th grade students and 102 parents from Beykoz Elementary Schools participated in this study to understand the perspectives of students, families and teachers on Physical Education classes. The perspectives of students, families and teachers of other branches are identified by survey method.…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 6, Physical Education, Student Attitudes
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Mahuro, G. M.; Hungi, N. – Cogent Education, 2016
Educational research has linked parental participation in children's schooling with a wide range of children's academic outcomes. Parental involvement involves time and resource commitment towards children's academic performance. This paper extracts data from a cross-sectional survey involving 2,669 grade six students attending public and private…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Academic Achievement, Grade 6
Zorba, Mehmet Galip – Online Submission, 2014
Along with language teaching purposes, coursebooks also convey different kinds of cultural and social messages through both written texts and visualization. Therefore, studying coursebooks in terms of such qualities is necessary in foreign language education. In the learning process, visualization plays a pivotal role since visuals cater for…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Textbook Content, Textbook Evaluation, Secondary Education
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Nayibe Cárdenas Soler, Ruth; Lorenzo Quiles, Oswaldo; Hargreaves, David J. – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
This study is an evaluative analysis of 13 Music Education programs in Colombia that provide training for secondary school music teachers for 6th to 11th grade in the Colombian education system. The study utilized an analysis matrix from the International Research Project ALFA II-0448-A, which developed a similar study with Latin American and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Music Teachers, Music Education
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Ciineanu, Mariana-Doina – Romanian Review of Geographical Education, 2016
The introduction conveys some data on the system of education in India, about the place Geography occupies within the curriculum, and on geography teachers' training. In the first section of the paper, several features of the coursebooks in India are underlined: authors, editing, prices, and designing. Furthermore, an array of coursebooks for 4th,…
Descriptors: Geography, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Grade 4
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Sporre, Karin – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study is to describe, critically analyse and discuss the Swedish system of assessing ethics education in compulsory school through national tests. The publicly available tests from 2013 for grades six and nine have been studied as have the assessment instructions for teachers. Staff responsible for the test construction have…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Compulsory Education, Foreign Countries, National Competency Tests
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Petersen, Ann-Louise – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2014
This article focuses on the leadership used by the principal in a collaborative ICT project. The case study chosen was a school project conducted within the NCCE project (Nordic Cross Country Education). The EU funded project ran for three years in grades 5-9 in Sweden, Denmark and Norway. The goal of the project was to develop cross-border…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Styles, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Iflazoglu, Ayten; Hong, Eunsook – Research Papers in Education, 2012
Turkish students' motivation sources, organisational approaches, physical needs and environmental and interpersonal preferences during the homework process were examined in 1776 students in Grades 5-8 from 10 randomly selected schools in two districts of a major urban city in Turkey. These constructs were examined to determine grade, gender,…
Descriptors: Homework, Socioeconomic Status, Student Motivation, Foreign Countries
Mujawamariya, Donatille; Hamdan, Amani – Canadian Journal of Education, 2013
The growing diversity of Ontario's population is increasing pressure on the education system to ensure that all students receive equal opportunities to excel academically and develop personally. Students are more likely to succeed if their own racial, ethnic, and cultural identity is reflected in the classroom. This observation applies no less to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Diversity, Science Education, STEM Education
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Binterová, Helena; Komínková, Olga – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2013
The main purpose of the work is to present a successful implementation of CLIL method in Mathematics lessons in elementary schools. Nowadays at all types of schools (elementary schools, high schools and universities) all over the world every school subject tends to be taught in a foreign language. In 2003, a document called Action plan for…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Mathematics, Curriculum Implementation
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