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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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Keddie, Amanda – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2014
This paper explores issues of equity and group identity at "Hamilton Court," a large comprehensive multi-faith and multi-cultural school located in England. The exploration draws on data gathered from a study that examined the conditions, structures and practices associated with productively addressing issues of justice and cultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Ethnic Diversity, Whites
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Levitt, Mairi; Muir, Fiona – British Journal of Religious Education, 2014
In England and Wales, religious education (RE) in non-faith schools has gradually changed from Christian education to the study of many religions and philosophies. However, the core values of RE have continued to be related to concerns about social cohesion and the building of shared values. The article briefly discusses changes in RE since 1944…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Educational History, Educational Change
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Nehring, James H.; Szczesiul, Stacy – Journal of Educational Change, 2015
This study examined four secondary schools in Northern Ireland serving a significant percentage of low income families: two schools from the "Maintained" (de-facto Catholic) sector, one school from the "Controlled" (de-facto Protestant) sector, and one school from the "Integrated" (mixed faith) sector. The objective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accountability, Secondary Schools, Thinking Skills
Rulison, Sheila R. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to examine teachers' perceptions of curricular change and how teachers in one high school in the southwestern United States viewed the potential effects of the implementation of Common Core State Standards. Surveys, focus group sessions, one-on-one interviews, and various observational techniques were used to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Faculty Development, Teacher Attitudes, Anxiety
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Crick, Ruth Deakin; Jelfs, Helen – International Journal of Children's Spirituality, 2011
In this paper we explore the relationship between spirituality and learning how to learn in a faith-based secondary school. The development of a spiritually grounded pedagogy is a way of explicitly attending to spiritual development in teaching, learning and curriculum. The research described here comprises a personalised enquiry project in which…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries, Religious Factors, Teacher Researchers
Smith, Tami Kopischke; Connolly, Faith; Pryseski, Charlene – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2014
The term "school climate" has been around for more than a hundred years to explore the idea of school environmental or contextual factors that might have an impact on student learning and academic success. During the past three decades there has been growing research to support the importance of a positive school climate in promoting…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, School Culture, Principals, Teacher Role
Sheldon, Steven B.; Davis, Marcia H.; Connolly, Faith – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2014
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation has partnered with Baltimore Education Research Consortium (BERC) to complete a series of reports examining the implementation and impact of the Baltimore Elementary and Middle School Library Project (Library Project). This report on the first year of the project examines the experiences of the…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, Urban Schools