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Dinama, Baamphatlha – Perspectives in Education, 2010
I explore the ways in which RE teachers understand and implement a multi-faith Religious Education curriculum in Botswana junior secondary schools. The multi-faith RE curriculum came about as a result of an educational policy change in 1994. The study is based on case studies and draws its data from classroom observations, interviews and documents…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Policy
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Vance, Angela; Pendergast, Donna; Garvis, Susanne – Pastoral Care in Education, 2015
This study set out to explore how high school teachers perceive their resilience as they teach a scripted social and emotional learning program to students with the goal of promoting the resilience skills of the students in their pastoral care classes. In this emerging field of research on teacher resilience, there is a paucity of research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resilience (Psychology), Inquiry, Secondary School Teachers
Mertens, Mark E. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This descriptive historical case study, presented as a sort of means of coming to terms with the past, details a 1980 to 1982 declining-enrollment decision-making process which led to the closure of one of three high schools in the suburban, midwestern Robbinsdale Area Schools. Following the district's expansion from a first-ring suburbia with…
Descriptors: Population Trends, Suburbs, Suburban Schools, Social Class
Kramer, Benjamin G. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The number of U.S. homeschooled students has steadily risen from the 1980's to the present, and many eventually choose to attend community colleges (Cogan, 2010; Mason, 2004; Ray, 2004a; Sorey & Duggan, 2008a). Homeschoolers who make community colleges their first structured educational setting outside the home do so for various reasons: (a)…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Community Colleges, College Preparation, College Attendance