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Parker-Jenkins, Marie; Glenn, Meli; Janmaat, Jan Germen – UCL IOE Press, 2014
In what ways do Jewish and Muslim faith schools in Britain play a role in promoting and contributing to community cohesion? What 21st-century skills around intercultural understanding do they foster? This book examines the nuances of faith in school settings and draws on a case study of Jewish and Muslim faith schools. The authors show how these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parochial Schools, Jews, Judaism
Haydon, Graham, Ed. – Institute of Education - London, 2009
This book attempts to get to the heart of debates about religious upbringing and autonomy and the place of faith schools within a liberal society. Contributions are drawn from scholars with research interests in philosophy of education and a range of faith traditions, working in the UK and internationally. They pose key questions such as: (1) What…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religion, Religious Education, Parochial Schools
Council of Chief State School Officers, 2017
Every student deserves an education that prepares him or her for lifelong learning, success in the world of work, and participation in representative government. Unfortunately, far too many students are not receiving the high-quality educational experiences needed to help them reach these goals. Meaningful progress toward equity in education does…
Descriptors: Equal Education, State Agencies, State Boards of Education, Administrators
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Bista, Krishna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Today, millions of students cross geographic, cultural, and educational borders for their higher education. Trends of international student mobility are significant to universities, educators, business leaders, and governments to increase revenue and campus diversity in the global marketplace. As such, it is vital to examine recent trends in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
Hall, Gene E., Ed.; Quin, Linda F., Ed.; Gollnick, Donna M., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
This enlightening handbook offers current, international perspectives on the conditions in communities, contemporary practices in schooling, relevant research on teaching and learning, and implications for the future of education. It contains diverse conceptual frameworks for analyzing existing issues in education, including but not limited to…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices, Context Effect
Wat, Albert; Gayl, Chrisanne – Pre-K Now, 2009
Support for publicly funded pre-kindergarten has increased tremendously in recent years as parents, educators and policy makers have come to recognize the many benefits of high-quality early education. As of 2008, 38 states and the District of Columbia invest in pre-k programs, and many school districts are doing so on their own with local and…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Partnerships in Education, Public Schools, Federal Programs
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Ferrari, Joseph R.; Cowman, Shaun E.; Milner, Lauren A.; Gutierrez, Robert E.; Drake, Peter A. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2009
Academic staff (n = 305) and administrative staff (n = 595) at a large urban, Catholic, and religious order teaching university completed on-line school sense of community, social desirability, and mission-identity plus mission-driven activity measures. Partial correlates (controlling for social desirability) indicated that for both faculty and…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Institutional Mission, Catholics, Urban Universities
Rodriguez, Amber Gallup; Burt, Miriam; Peyton, Joy Kreeft; Ueland, Michelle – Center for Adult English Language Acquisition, 2009
Programs for adults learning English vary widely in size and scope. Some are large, multilevel programs, such as the Arlington Education and Employment Program (REEP) in Virginia, which has more than 45 staff members, over 100 volunteers, and an array of student services for the 7,500 learners served annually at the program's 7 locations. Others…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Zukowski, Angela Ann; Ristau, Karen, Ed.; Haney, Regina, Ed. – 1997
The As We Teach and Learn program consists of an instrument to assess the Catholic dimension of a school and is designed to be used with study modules in a faculty-meeting format. Module topics include: "Faith Community"; "Faith Development"; "Religion Curriculum Articulation: Faith as the Root of all Instruction";…
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools, Catholics, Christianity
Cuyjet, Michael J., Ed.; Howard-Hamilton, Mary F., Ed.; Cooper, Diane L., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
As the diversity of the students on campus increases, the importance for everyone in authority to understand students' distinct cultures and how they perceive institutions, and equally, to understand their own privilege, and often unconscious cultural assumptions, has never been greater. This book presents a comprehensive set of resources to guide…
Descriptors: Social Justice, College Students, Race, Discussion
Wincek, Jean; O'Malley, Colleen; Ristau, Karen, Ed.; Haney, Regina, Ed. – 1997
The As We Teach and Learn program consists of an instrument to assess the Catholic dimension of a school and is designed to be used with study modules in a faculty- meeting format. Module topics include: "Faith Community"; "Faith Development"; "Religion Curriculum Articulation: Faith as the Root of all Instruction";…
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools, Catholics, Christianity
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2005
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This April 15, 2005 issue of "Chronicle for Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "M.A. Students as Pledges" (Hengen, Nicholas); (2) "It's All An Illusion" (Schweber, Simone); (3)…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Achievement, Newspapers, Electronic Publishing
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Shipps, Kenneth W. – New Directions for Higher Education, 1992
Although much of what happens in church-related colleges is similar to that in other colleges, faculty in the former group can avoid secularizing trends and make denominational faith central to their tasks through faculty development, curriculum design, teaching content, and academic policies. (MSE)
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, College Faculty, College Instruction, Course Content
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Thomas, D. Terry – New Directions for Higher Education, 1992
Student development professionals at church-related colleges must be innovative in structuring programs, assuring that they reflect institutional purposes and are at the same time responsive to changes in campus culture, student mix, and economic realities. Integration of faith, instruction, and student life will have to take new forms. (MSE)
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, College Environment, College Role, Educational Change
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Noftzger, Richard L., Jr. – New Directions for Higher Education, 1992
Church-related colleges must find qualitatively different solutions to higher education's problems by resolving their own theological problems, cooperating within and across denominations, establishing distinctive graduate programs to develop leadership, exhibiting and promoting justice, seeking standards of accountability, applying resources…
Descriptors: Accountability, Change Strategies, Church Related Colleges, College Planning
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