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Moss, Julianne; O'Mara, Joanne; McCandless, Trevor – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2017
Internationally, Intercultural Understanding (ICU) is increasingly prevalent in the field of education. The recent evidence base includes a growing academic literature and examples of specified education policy and curricula. In regards to leveraging ICU, research suggests a multi-level and longitudinal approach is needed to ensure effective and…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Cultural Awareness, School Administration, Educational Change
Minnigan, David W.; Brown, Wendell D. – School Planning & Management, 2002
Discusses the symbolic statement made by schools' entrances and lobbies and explores design issues of these areas. (EV)
Descriptors: Corridors, Design Preferences, Educational Facilities Design
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Idris, Muhammad Zaffwan; Whitfield, T. W. Allan – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2014
Over the last decade, many universities attempted to improve their public image by changing their corporate visual identity (CVI) and/or name. Despite the prevalence of such practices, little research has been conducted into their effectiveness. The research reported here focused upon one facet of the higher education branding debate, that of the…
Descriptors: Universities, Higher Education, Marketing, Advertising
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Silver, Catherine Bodard – American Journal of Sociology, 1973
The prospects for an expansion of professional opportunities for women are not encouraging; it seems unlikely that the weight of French tradition in the matter of women will be rapidly lightened in the decades to come. (Author)
Descriptors: Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Feminism, History, Sex Discrimination
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Dworsky, Amy – Prevention Researcher, 2010
While many young people depend on parental financial and emotional support well past the age of 18, those who are homeless must make the transition to adulthood without that support. This article discusses the needs of homeless youth as they transition to adulthood. It then describes three housing-based independent living programs designed to…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Youth, Individual Needs, Independent Living
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Marchetto, Agostino – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2008
Adaptation of a keynote speech delivered at the annual 2008 Rome Seminar. "Conducted and coordinated by ACCU senior staff and the staff of the Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas in Rome, the seminar offers a unique inside look at the Vatican and an inspiring experience of the Eternal City's spiritual treasures. Included are in-depth conversations…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Catholic Schools, Church Related Colleges, Clergy
Principal Leadership, 2012
This article features Oscar F. Smith Middle School, a challenging school in Chesapeake, Virginia. When Principal Linda Scott exclaims, "Oscar F. Smith Middle School is "hot"!" to visitors, she is not referring to the inside temperature of the bustling school of grades 6-8 located in the historic South Norfolk borough of…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Educational Development, Individual Needs, Mentors
Foisy, Gerson – Education Canada, 1980
The article describes a Quebec study to identify the causes of parental nonparticipation in the schools and includes six recommendations with specific examples for remedying the situation. It stresses the importance of home-school communication, information dissemination, and parental school committees. (SB)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Information Dissemination, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation
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Diamond, A. J. – Canadian Library Journal, 1982
Presents a discussion of library facility design with regard to storage needs, readers' needs, and staff needs, with emphasis on lighting, space, and movement paths (galleries, corridors, foyers, halls, arcades). Illustrative material is provided. (EJS)
Descriptors: Building Design, Design Requirements, Library Facilities, Library Services
American School and University, 1980
Northwest High School in Wichita (Kansas) is arranged pinwheel fashion around a central commons that serves as space for eating, lockers, informal gatherings, and the foyer of a 804-seat theater. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Flexible Facilities, Interior Space, Open Plan Schools, Secondary Education
Barbacci, Diann – College Planning & Management, 2001
Presents guidelines for enhancing the investment value of carpeting in student union buildings, foyers and hallways, administrative offices, cafeterias and food courts, and recreation areas. Color coordination is briefly discussed. (GR)
Descriptors: Carpeting, Corridors, Dining Facilities, Guidelines
Maxted, Peter – 1999
This guide shows how "Foyers" (safe residences for working/learning youth) and other organizations provide routes back into learning for young people. Chapter 1, "Young People and the Current Learning Agenda," provides a summary of encouraging developments from government, ushering in new learning opportunities for young people. Chapter 2,…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Attitudes, Case Studies, Developed Nations
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Beardsmore, Hugo Baetens – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1993
European Community initiatives in language management include educational models involved in promoting mastery of at least three languages. The Luxembourg model outlines a trilingual program for the whole school population; the European School model, a complex multilingual program; and the Foyer Project, plans for immigrant minorities to move into…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Language Planning
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Nelson, Fiona – Across the Disciplines, 2004
It is the authors first day of class in a new tenure-track position. She is a sociologist who had been hired to teach Women's Studies at the University of Calgary, where she completed her master's degree some years before. At 9:00 a.m. she boarded the elevator in the basement of the building. The elevator stops on the main floor and the doors open…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Studies, War, Terrorism
Youssef, Nadia H.; And Others – 1979
Morocco's existing non-formal education programs involving women (Foyers Feminins and Ouvroirs) cater to female adolescents from low-income families and are almost entirely oriented to the teaching of traditional feminine crafts. Efforts are being made by both programs to introduce non-craft training in areas related to the modern economic sector.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adult Education, Adults, Comparative Analysis
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