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Rajbhandari, Mani Man Singh; Rajbhandari, Smriti – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
The immortality of prejudice after the school management transfer has not been judged. This makes communities to take responsibility for schools further by compelling the government to mandate amendments of Community Managed Schools (CMS) Directives. The purpose was to explore the CMS enduring Ubuntu against immorality of prejudice, through…
Descriptors: Case Studies, School Administration, Rural Areas, Urban Areas
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Lopez-Neyman, Stephanie M.; Warren, Cynthia A. – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2016
Participation in school meals is a preventive measure against childhood hunger. Participation in the School Breakfast Program (SBP) continues to lag behind that of the National School Lunch Program. The purpose of this literature review was to investigate the barriers and advantages to student participation in the SBP. Using the adaptable…
Descriptors: Barriers, Lunch Programs, Costs, Nutrition Instruction
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Rytkönen, Minna Maarit; Kaunisto, Merita Anneli; Pietilä, Anna-Maija K – Health Education Journal, 2017
Background and purpose: Participation is a crucial factor in primary healthcare and social services, enabling clients to maintain their own health and well-being. However, adolescents' participation in service provision may be compromised because they are often not understood or heard as equal clients in encounters with primary services. The aim…
Descriptors: Primary Health Care, Social Services, Access to Health Care, Adolescents
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Frey, Andy; Small, Jason W.; Lee, Jon; Crosby, Shantel D.; Seeley, John R.; Forness, Steven; Walker, Hill M. – Grantee Submission, 2019
This article examines the participation, engagement, alliance, and social validity of home-Base--a parent management intervention developed specifically to address parent engagement of elementary-level students. The intervention infuses motivational interviewing (MI) into its implementation procedures and trains behavioral coaches to use this…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Elementary School Students, Coaching (Performance), Intervention
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Narwana, Kamlesh – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
In post-Jomtien phase, community participation in school education management has appeared as one of the most prominent features in all educational development programmes at global level. In line with this trend, India has also placed a significant focus on local communities in school management through various programmes such as LokJumbish,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Community Involvement, School Community Relationship
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Shahmohammadi, Nayereh – International Education Studies, 2017
This study aimed to evaluate teachers' job performance based on total quality management (TQM) model. This was a descriptive survey study. The target population consisted of all primary school teachers in Karaj (N = 2917). Using Cochran formula and simple random sampling, 340 participants were selected as sample. A total quality management…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Job Performance, Total Quality Management, Elementary School Teachers
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Brinia, Vasiliki; Poullou, Vasiliki; Panagiotopoulou, Angeliki-Rafailia – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the perceptions of pre-school educators for the application of total quality philosophy in kindergartens in the prefecture of Corinthia, Greece. Dimensions, such as the adoption of quality philosophy in the pre-school unit by the superiors, the active participation of teachers in decision-making and human…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Kindergarten
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Wright, Christopher G.; Wendell, Kristen B.; Paugh, Patricia P. – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2018
In the growing field of K-12 engineering education, there is limited research that highlights the experiences of youth from historically marginalized communities within engineering learning environments. This study offers insights into the ways in which two groups of elementary school students constructed approaches for participating in the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, African American Students, Urban Education, Student Participation
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Lekwa, Adam J.; Reddy, Linda A.; Shernoff, Elisa S. – School Psychology Quarterly, 2019
We examined the convergent validity of observer ratings of teachers' use of evidence-based instructional and behavior management practices using the Classroom Strategies Assessment System (CSAS; Reddy & Dudek, 2014) with student academic engagement as measured by the Cooperative Learning Observational Code for Kids (CLOCK; Volpe & DiPerna,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Student Participation, Evidence Based Practice, Behavior Modification
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Silo, Nthalivi – Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
An in-depth case study on children's participation in environmental management activities in a primary school in Botswana was undertaken, drawing on cultural historical activity theory (CHAT) and the action competence model. This research revealed that due to a lack of dialogue between teachers and children, teachers tended to view children's…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Arar, Khalid; Abu-Romi, Amal – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the issue of school-based management (SBM) in elementary schools in the Arab education system in Israel, comparing schools experienced in SBM, schools beginning to use SBM and schools that do not use SBM. Design/methodology/approach: A quantitative research used a structured questionnaire to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Based Management, Elementary Schools, Arabs
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Spassiani, Natasha A.; Meisner, Brad A.; Abou Chacra, Megan S.; Heller, Tamar; Hammel, Joy – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
As people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) age, it is important that I/DD agencies are prepared to support healthy ageing in homes and in communities. This study explored supports and barriers to sustaining community-based health and participation initiatives (CBHPI) for people ageing with I/DD living in group homes managed…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Group Homes
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Smith, Stephanie; Cunningham-Sabo, Leslie; Auld, Garry – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2015
Purpose/Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine middle school students' satisfaction with the school lunch experience, using two validated surveys; the Middle/Junior High School Student Participation Survey and the Middle/Junior High School Student Non-Participation Survey, both developed by the National Food Service Management…
Descriptors: Lunch Programs, Student Surveys, Middle School Students, Statistical Analysis
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Tsikati, Alfred F.; Magagula, Thabo F. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2019
In schools, one form of student participation is through the school prefects. Paucity of information is available on the leadership skills needed by high school prefects in Eswatini. Therefore, this study sought to find out the leadership skills needed by prefects in the Manzini region of Eswatini. The design of the study was descriptive…
Descriptors: Student Participation, High School Students, Correlation, Teacher Attitudes
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Essuman, Ato – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: One of the most debated policy discourses that have engaged the attention of countries as well as the donor community is the varied pathways in improving the delivery of education through decentralisation and community participation. A key policy expectation is that through the active participation of the community, education quality and…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Rural Education, School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education
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