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Baader, Meike Sophia; Böhringer, Daniela; Korff, Svea; Roman, Navina – European Educational Research Journal, 2017
This paper discusses results of a research project on equal opportunities between women and men in the postdoctoral phase in German universities. It illustrates how the funding system is organized and whether this contributes to more equal opportunities for men and women, especially concerning the work-life interference. Although the system loses…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Gender Differences, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study
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Vaccaro, Annemarie – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2017
A qualitative case study with 18 Women of Color at a predominantly White women's college yielded counter-narratives about racial microaggressions that challenged dominant ideologies of colorblindness, meritocracy, and equal opportunity in education. Their experiences with racial microaggressions also contrast with majoritarian narratives (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Social Bias, Whites, Minority Group Students
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Victor, Callie M.; Thacker, Leroy R.; Gary, Kelli W.; Pawluk, Dianne T. V.; Copolillo, Al – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2017
To guarantee equal opportunities and treatment in employment for individuals with disabilities, Congress enacted Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1992. This law states, "No covered entity shall discriminate against a qualified individual on the basis of disability in regard to job application procedures, the hiring,…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Disabilities, Educational Legislation
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Cardenas-Rodríguez, Rocio; Terrón-Caro, Teresa; Vázquez Delgado, Blanca Delia; Cueva-Luna, Teresa Elizabeth – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2015
Education is an indispensable element for the development of society. In Latin America, the point of origin of most of the undocumented immigrants to the United States, equal opportunity in access to education and educational achievement is still pending. The study presented here focuses on the analysis of the expectations of female migrants via…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Females, Interviews, Equal Education
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Cubero, Mercedes; Santamaría, Andrés; Rebollo, Mª Ángeles; Cubero, Rosario; García, Rafael; Vega, Luisa – Gender and Education, 2015
This article is focused on the analysis of the narratives produced by a group of teachers, experts in coeducation, while they were discussing their everyday activities. They are responsible for the implementation of a Plan for Gender Equality in public secondary schools in Andalusia (Spain). This study is based on contributions about doing gender…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Coeducation, Personal Narratives, Secondary School Teachers
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Ozer, Y. Yesim; Komsuoglu, Aysegul; Atesok, Z. Ozde – European Education, 2017
The unexpected and vast Syrian refugee crisis with an ever-growing number of young Syrians appears to be one of the greatest challenges for the Turkish education system. While low enrollment rates are alarming, the dual system that emerged in the urban settings creates a main challenge to a comprehensive and supportive education system and…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Foreign Countries, Refugees, Enrollment Rate
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Degener, Rebekah May – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2018
The author draws on the ideas of counter-storytelling and critical race methodology to examine the ways that urban, racially minoritized middle school girls create hope in sports and physical activity contexts. Although the passage of Title IX has brought more equal opportunities for many women and girls in sports, racially minoritized female…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Females, Story Telling, Critical Theory
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Cheng, Hercy N. H.; Wu, Winston M. C.; Liao, Calvin C. Y.; Chan, Tak-Wai – Computers & Education, 2009
Competition, despite its potential drawbacks, is an easily adopted and frequently used motivator in classrooms. Individual abilities, in the years of schooling, are inevitably different, and performance in competition is heavily ability dependent, resulting that more-able students always win while less-able students always lose. Students easily…
Descriptors: Competition, Student Motivation, Ability Grouping, Barriers
Li, Dan; Benton, Stephen L. – IDEA Center, Inc., 2017
Despite the nearly equal gender ratio of faculty members in the United States (National Center for Education Statistics, 2016), women are still underrepresented in certain STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields (Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering, 2015). Also, women tend to hold lower academic…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Females, Women Faculty, Gender Differences
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Bayar, M. Furkan; Kurt, Murat; Hasiloglu, M. Akif – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The FATIH project is a project put in place by a protocol signed between the Ministry of National Education and the Ministry of Transport in order to obtain the highest level of efficiency and equal opportunities in education and training activities. Today, remote education applications have become compulsory in order to reach the rapidly changing…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Video Technology, Multimedia Materials, Content Analysis
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Geppert, Corinna; Bauer-Hofmann, Sonja; Hopmann, Stefan Thomas – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2012
The main focus of the present paper is to answer two different questions: From the perspective of Austrian education policy, which core areas of schooling are linked to the demand for equal opportunity? Can these reform efforts sustain the current state of research, and what are the consequences for schooling? The paper draws on an analysis by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Equal Education
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Paananen, Maiju; Lipponen, Lasse – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
In this paper, we consider pedagogical quality particularly as equal opportunities for participating in decision-making in preschool. Relying on Ferraris' [2013. "Documentality: Why it is necessary to leave traces." New York: Fordham University Press] theory of Documentality, we demonstrate how pedagogical documentation can contribute to…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Equal Education, Educational Quality, Preschool Education
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Elofsson, Jessica; Englund Bohm, Anna; Jeppsson, Catarina; Samuelsson, Joakim – Education 3-13, 2018
In order to give all children equal opportunities in school, methods to prevent early differences are needed. The overall aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of two structured teaching methods: Math in Action, characterised by physical activity and music, and common numerical activities. Children (28 girls, 25 boys) were…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Preschool Education, Physical Activities, Music Activities
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Ben-Porath, Sigal – Theory and Research in Education, 2013
The expectation that schools resuscitate civic virtues and create a vibrant civic and public sphere competes with a more powerful contemporary demand on schools, namely, that they generate equal opportunity and mobility, especially for poor and minority youth. This equal opportunity is framed solely in the context of grades on standardized tests.…
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Civics, Equal Education, Academic Achievement
Benjamin, Roger – Council for Aid to Education, 2016
There is much to discuss, and debate, about the sources and effects of inequality on economic growth and social mobility, and the relationship between education and economic growth. However, an undergraduate degree from a highly selective and elite college gives students a strong advantage in gaining employment in jobs that promise greater…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Postsecondary Education, Access to Education, Disproportionate Representation
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