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Pettinger, Paul – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2015
This article looks at the extent of parental cheating to get their child of primary-school age into a local faith school.
Descriptors: Selective Admission, Elementary Schools, Religious Education, Cheating
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Wodon, Quentin – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2019
Serving the poor is a prime component of the mission of Catholic and many other faith-based schools. Do the schools succeed in doing so? This paper and a companion paper focusing on learning aim to answer this question. In this paper, the focus is on schooling or enrolment in school. The paper considers first global and regional data on the number…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Poverty, Preschool Education
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Pettinger, Paul – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2014
This article reviews recent research looking at the socio-economic profile of pupils at faith schools and the contribution religiously selective admission arrangements make. It finds that selection by faith leads to greater social segregation and is open to manipulation. It urges that such selection should end, making the state-funded school…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Selective Admission, Social Influences, Socioeconomic Status
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Hemming, Peter J.; Roberts, Christopher – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
Researchers have begun to explore the role that faith schools play in contemporary educational markets but the emphasis to date has been on urban rather than rural contexts. This article approaches the issue of marketisation through a qualitative case-study comparison of two Anglican primary schools in contrasting rural localities in England and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Factors, Parochial Schools, Christianity
Stevens, Carla R. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Accessing and assessing the controlling beliefs of teachers about the role of faith in curriculum decisions is an essential first step in efforts to address the gap between the faith integration mission of Christian schools and actual practices (Boerema, 2011). Without intervention, teachers' beliefs about teaching--shaped by early classroom…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Religion, Curriculum Development
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Dallavis, Christian – Education and Urban Society, 2013
This article explores the intersection of culturally responsive pedagogy and faith-based schooling. The author presents a portion of a larger ethnographic research project conducted at a Catholic elementary school that serves a predominantly Latino population in urban Chicago. This work contributes to theories of culturally responsive education by…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Religious Education, Catholics, Elementary School Teachers
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Martin, Mary E. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2018
The 2011 Cardus Report found that Christian schools are developing students' faith but are not developing students' academic opportunities at any greater rate than are their public school counterparts. Drawing upon data collected from 18 principals and 280 teachers across six Christian school systems, this mixed-methods study identifies the…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Principals, Christianity, Teacher Attitudes
Mohler, Susan Kaye – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the impressions of second grade children in evangelical Protestant Christian schools, how they perceived God, what they understood about their faith instruction, and what contributed to or detracted from their faith development. A secondary area of inquiry was with parents about their awareness…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Semi Structured Interviews, Online Surveys, Phenomenology
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Kohn, Eli – Religious Education, 2019
This article aims to describe the development of a curriculum framework for prayer in UK centrist orthodox Jewish primary schools. This process began in 2011 and continues in an ongoing way. This is the first time that there has been a communal effort across Jewish schools that focuses on this area of the curriculum. The impetus for such a…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Judaism, Day Schools, Curriculum Development
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Faas, Daniel; Smith, Aimee; Darmody, Merike – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This article explores the ethos of multi-denominational primary schools in the context of increasing cultural and religious diversity in the Republic of Ireland. In particular, it investigates how the official ethos is played out in day-to-day school interactions. The mixed-methods study draws on data collected from 11 community national schools…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Elementary Schools, Foreign Countries, Community Schools
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Freathy, Rob; Doney, Jonathan; Freathy, Giles; Walshe, Karen; Teece, Geoff – British Journal of Educational Studies, 2017
This article reconceptualises school teachers and pupils respectively as "pedagogical bricoleurs" and "bricolage researchers" who utilise a multiplicity of theories, concepts, methodologies and pedagogies in teaching and/or researching. This reconceptualisation is based on a coalescence of generic curricular and pedagogical…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Religious Education, Religious Cultural Groups, Elementary School Students
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Sai, Youcef – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2018
Islam is the fastest growing faith in the Republic of Ireland, with the number of adherents reported in 2012 at 50,000. However, despite this number there are only three Muslim primary schools. Empirical research on Muslim schools in Ireland is currently very limited. This article aims to provide insight and understanding into the role of ethos as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Islam, Muslims, Religious Education
Jackson, Monica B. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The United States has a tradition of faith-based K-12 education that can be traced back to the 1600s. This sector of education has played a vital role in America's urban communities. Faith-based schools have a strong record of serving disadvantaged families. They provide moral grounding, community ethic, safe and structured environment, academic…
Descriptors: Declining Enrollment, Elementary Schools, Religious Education, Disadvantaged
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Mangion, Carmen M. – History of Education, 2012
Much of the debates in late nineteenth-century Britain regarding the education of deaf children revolved around communication. For many Victorians, sign language was unacceptable; many proponents of oralism attempted to "normalise" the hearing impaired by replacing deaf methods of communication with spoken language and lipreading. While…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Catholics, Special Schools
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Hagan, Daryl C.; Houchens, Gary – Journal of Catholic Education, 2016
While research on faculty meetings is limited, existing literature suggests that meetings could be an arena where schools can address their most pressing challenges (Brandenburg, 2008; Michel, 2011; Riehl, 1998). Building on Macey and Schneider's (2008) Model of Employee Engagement and McGrath's Model of Group Effectiveness (1964), this case study…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Staff Meetings, Catholics, Self Concept
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