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Watts, A. G.; Dent, Gareth – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2008
Three trends in the evolution of the UK Learndirect advice service are identified: the partial migration from telephone to web-based services; the trend within the telephone service from information/advice-oriented interventions to more guidance-oriented interventions; and the move from a mainly learning-oriented service to a more career-oriented…
Descriptors: Guidance Programs, Marketing, Foreign Countries, Telecommunications
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Tarrant, Michael; Lyons, Kevin – Environmental Education Research, 2012
Short-term study abroad is the fastest growing area of international education and there is increasing interest in the role of modified applications of this form (e.g. faculty-led, field/environmental, and/or educational travel) in influencing global citizenship. Using an empirical database of over 650 students registered for a study abroad course…
Descriptors: Travel, International Education, Citizenship, Foreign Countries
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Dyall, L.; Tse, S.; Kingi, A. – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2009
A number of different countries and states have or are in the process of developing formal or informal guidelines to govern gambling advertising and marketing of gambling. There is a growing consensus that gambling advertising should not mislead the public, be fair, provide information on the odds of wining and there should be provisions in place…
Descriptors: Advertising, Public Health, Marketing, Guidelines
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Clayton, John – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
Education has long been regarded as the foundation stone of national growth and international competitiveness. In the last three decades national educational reforms to improve access to higher education qualifications, individual higher education institutions' aggressive national and international marketing initiatives and improved information…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Learning Modules
McGilvary, Linda; Penrose, Pat – 1991
The amount of violence and inappropriate information that children receive through television and other media is a matter of concern. This paper reviews the values of fantasy play and compares those values with the effects of television viewing on New Zealand children. Both obvious and subtle messages that children receive from television are…
Descriptors: Aggression, Cartoons, Critical Viewing, Dramatic Play
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Strachan, Jane – Journal of Educational Administration, 1999
Uses a qualitative, feminist, case-study methodology to research the feminist leadership of three women secondary principals in New Zealand. Being student-focused was central to feminist educational leaders' practice within a neoliberal context demanding increased financial, accountability, and marketing responsibilities. They prevailed by working…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Case Studies, Context Effect, Faculty Workload