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Lewin-Poole, Sonia; And Others – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 1977
Difficulties involved in staffing bilingual education programs in Australia are discussed. Bilingual teachers are defined as speakers of English and a community language that is the mother tongue of a sizeable non-English speaking group. Viewpoints are based on an attempt to implement a small-scale teacher training program at La Trobe University.…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, College Role, Educational Policy
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Schwab, Richard L.; And Others – Educational Research Quarterly, 1986
A model of sources and consequences of educator burnout was tested. Sources were found to include a combination of individual's unmet expections, job conditions, role conflict, lack of freedom, and absence of social support systems. The consequences included intention to leave teaching, absenteeism, lessened effort, and lower quality of personal…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Expectation, Individual Characteristics
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Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France). Documentation Center for Education in Europe. – 1974
This newsletter contains articles in French and English on events relating to educational policy in various European countries. Part 1 contains an essay on the essential aims of education and a suggestion for incorporating work and study in university education. Part 2 includes the following news items: Austria's school education act; Belgium's…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy
Quinn, Helen – Technical Writing Teacher, 1986
Describes one teacher's experience in an internship as a technical writer and editor and how it sharpened her awareness of what she must teach to emulate the workplace in the classroom and truly prepare technical writing students for communication in business and industry. (HTH)
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Higher Education, Internship Programs, Professional Development
Keeves, J. P.; And Others – 1978
This review summarizes the main findings of an Australian study designed to (1) identify specific tasks and competencies associated with literacy and numeracy, (2) to prepare appropriate literacy and numeracy performance tests, (3) to estimate the percent failing to attain basic literacy and numeracy skills, and (4) to specify relationships…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups
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Hawley, Willis D. – Theory into Practice, 1990
Questions activities of the Holmes Group, noting that, if the activities do not result in the exemplification of excellence in teaching and teacher education, the group's claim to leadership is questionable. The criticism claims that the group discourages more fundamental and promising changes in teacher education than it advocates. (SM)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
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Lance, Keith Curry; Loertscher, David V.; Woolls, Blanche; Oberg, Dianne; Haycock, Ken; Dotten, Rose; Koechlin, Carol; Zwaan, Sandi; Krashen, Stephen; Coupal, Linda; Sykes, Judith; Kitchenham, Andrew; Arnold, Judy; Lorinc, John; Gunn, Holly; Hamilton, Donald; Caldwell, John – School Libraries in Canada, 2002
Includes 14 articles that explore school library programs based on quantifiable data and serious investigation. Topics include libraries and student success; accountability; political issues; principals' attitudes; gender; and motivation. (LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Gender Issues, Political Issues
Cook, Jimmie – Teaching Pre K-8, 1994
Maintains that classroom teachers, often underpaid and overworked, can avoid job dissatisfaction by constantly evaluating their worth to the students they teach. Many teachers may find graduate school, a sabbatical, or a career move into administration or higher education an alternative to teacher burnout. (MDM)
Descriptors: Career Development, Elementary Education, Graduate Study, Higher Education
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Sallee, Margaret W. – Journal of Higher Education, 2013
This article investigates the role that gender norms and expectations about parenting play in establishing the family-friendly versus the father-friendly university. Using interviews with 51 male faculty at three research universities, the article considers how faculty and administrators' actions perpetuate cultures that promote or hinder…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Family Work Relationship, Sex Role, Fathers
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Beaudin, Barbara Q. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 1993
Through maximum likelihood logistic regression analysis, assesses characteristics distinguishing teachers who return to the classroom after career interruptions from those who do not. Among 3,060 teachers, those most likely to return have fewer opportunities for better-paying employment, with more experience and master's degrees, and interrupted…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Career Change, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gwele, N. S. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 1998
A study of working conditions of black and white faculty (n=138) at all English-language, historically-white universities in South Africa found no differences by race or gender in ratings of the importance of routine employee and faculty fringe benefits. However, interviews revealed subtle distinctions. Attitudes toward various workload activities…
Descriptors: Blacks, College Faculty, Comparative Analysis, Compensation (Remuneration)
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