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Tieszen, Pamela K. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This phenomenological qualitative research study investigated Mennonite women with experience leading Mennonite high schools across the United States and Canada during their first year serving in the role of principal. This study gives voice to 12 Mennonite women leaders who felt God's "call" to lead. Women leaders encountered bias due…
Descriptors: Females, Women Administrators, Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Education
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Moore, Kelsey; Talwar, Victoria; Bosacki, Sandra – International Journal of Children's Spirituality, 2012
Few researchers have explored children's understandings of spirituality. Thus, Canadian children from different religious, spiritual and cultural backgrounds were asked open-ended questions concerning their spiritual thoughts, beliefs and experiences. Parents of participants completed a demographic questionnaire and reported children's religious…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Religious Factors, Spiritual Development
Cowin, Bob – Online Submission, 2010
Traces the development of continuing education and contract training in publicly funded postsecondary institutions in British Columbia, Canada. The first section describes the changing orientation over time, while the second half considers themes across all categories of institution. The appendix describes each institution individually. This…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Continuing Education, Contract Training, Foreign Countries
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Hiebert, Al – Christian Higher Education, 2010
The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) has recently been challenging a growing roster of member universities of the Christian Higher Education Canada, Inc. (CHEC) that their institutional confessional statements of faith violate the CAUT policy on academic freedom, which CAUT regards as essential to what it means to be a university…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Universities, Foreign Countries, Public Colleges
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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
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Hiebert, Al – Christian Higher Education, 2011
In July 2007 Ipsos Reid delivered to Christian Higher Education Canada (CHEC) a report entitled "Christian Post-Secondary Education in Canada, Phase 3: Defining the Market". This article is a selective summary of the full 353-page report. It tabulates and analyzes findings from 1,000 phone interviews and 6,689 online surveys from six…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Interviews
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Rymarz, Richard – Religious Education, 2011
A key concept in contemporary Catholic educational discourse makes a distinction between religious education and catechesis. This distinction is based on the assumptions of faith commitment on the part of catechesis and the focus on cognitive outcomes on the part of religious education. Many official documents on Canadian Catholic school…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Foreign Countries, Religious Education
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Graham, John R.; Bradshaw, Cathryn; Trew, Jennifer L. – Social Work, 2010
Social service agencies and practitioners are continually challenged to provide services that are effective for, and reflective of, cultural and religious diversity. Qualitative interviews were conducted with 50 social work practitioners in four Canadian cities to gain insight into methods of practice that are culturally sensitive for work with…
Descriptors: Muslims, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Values
Reichert, Michael; Hawley, Richard – Phi Delta Kappan, 2010
Despite a continuing stream of concern on the part of researchers, demographers, and cultural pundits about a crisis in boys' social development and schooling, surprisingly little attention has been paid to what is perhaps the richest pool of data: current, observable teaching practices that clearly work with boys. In schools of all types in all…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Social Development, Males, Teaching Methods
Freiler, Christa – Education Canada, 2012
The Canadian Education Association (CEA) has just completed a research project that looked at young people's confidence in their learning environments and their future. We know that students' future trust in institutions is significantly shaped by their school experiences, in particular by whether there is an open climate for classroom discussion…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Student Participation, Foreign Countries, Discussion
Christensen, Shelly – Exceptional Parent, 2009
The great Jewish sage, Hillel, who lived in the first century BCE wrote: "If I am not for myself, who is for me? If I am for myself, what am I? If not now, when?" Parents of children with disabilities and Jewish educators have translated these words of wisdom into practice for they offer important guidelines toward educating children in…
Descriptors: Jews, Disabilities, Parents, Religious Factors
Cowin, Bob – Online Submission, 2009
Traces the development of faith-based postsecondary institutions in British Columbia, Canada, that offer programs of a duration that is equivalent to at least one semester of full-time study. The programs they offer are not restricted to religion, but all institutions bring an explicitly religious perspective to their curriculum. Institutions are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Theological Education, Postsecondary Education, Church Related Colleges
Anderson, Stephen E.; Macri, Joelle Rodway – Canadian Journal of Education, 2009
Our analysis explores the agenda for student learning communicated in interviews with school district officials from four Ontario districts. Using research methods drawn from collective action framing theory, we identified six core frames and one broader frame in the discourse on student learning: (a) measureable academic achievement, (b)…
Descriptors: Policy Analysis, Foreign Countries, Accountability, Educational Policy
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Donlevy, J. Kent – Religious Education, 2007
This article deals with the impact on Catholic teachers resulting from the inclusion of non-Catholic students in Catholic schools. Deriving findings from focus groups of Catholic teachers drawn from four urban Western Canadian Catholic high schools, this article proffers that although inclusion heightens Catholic teachers' uncertainty regarding…
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools, High Schools, Focus Groups
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Duru-Bellat, Marie; Tenret, Elise – Comparative Education Review, 2012
This article reports on perceptions of meritocracy and support for education-based meritocracy in 26 countries. Using the International Social Survey Program Social Inequality III (1999) survey, we investigate the impact of education on perceptions and support, at both the individual and the country level. At the individual level, education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Systems, Attitudes, Differences
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