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Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation. – 1983
A select group of 75 educators, government officials, and academic experts from 18 countries exchanged information and insights, explored topics of mutual concern, and reviewed the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development's (OECD) Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) work on strategies for connecting rural education…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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Brownlie, Julie; Anderson, Simon – Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, 2006
Recently, it has been argued that "anti-smacking" campaigns have been so successful that "explicit pro-smackers" are now thin on the ground. Yet the use of physical chastisement remains widespread. One response to this contradiction is to focus less on parents and more on children's rights. In this article, however, the authors…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Childrens Rights, Parent Attitudes, Debate
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Midwinter, Arthur – Scottish Educational Review, 1997
The LACE (Local Authority Current Expenditure) report on comparable local education expenditure in Scotland, England, and Wales, 1993-95, found that Scottish expenditure was 23% higher than in England, largely from the higher incidence of local authority-educated children in Scotland. However, the LACE report excludes several important variables…
Descriptors: Costs, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Roberts, Alasdair – Scottish Educational Review, 1984
Reports that 73% of 66 elementary school (primary) teachers interviewed in the Aberdeen, Scotland, area operated using moderate policies of class control, rather than the permissive policies commonly found in small rural schools or the more traditional restrictive policies. (SB)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Discipline, Educational Environment, Elementary Education
Regional Technology Strategies, Inc., Carrboro, NC. – 2001
This paper describes the aquaculture program developed at Inverness College in Scotland. Inverness is located in the Scottish Highlands and serves an area roughly the size of Belgium, but with a population of only 300,000. The regional infrastructure and human capital resources in the Highlands are relatively weak due to inadequate transportation,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Degrees (Academic), Distance Education, Environmental Education
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Maitles, Henry; Deuchar, Ross – Improving Schools, 2004
This article presents case studies of political literacy among primary pupils. While researching primary pupils' understanding of "enterprise", the researchers added interviews connecting this concept to the Iraq war. A sample of 10 non-representative Scottish primary schools from seven local education authorities has provided the…
Descriptors: Opinions, Discussion Groups, School Districts, Foreign Countries
Scottish Executive Education Dept., Edinburgh. – 2003
A pivotal part of Scotland's Childcare Strategy is the provision of out-of-school care (OSC). The Scottish Executive Education Department commissioned an assessment of the costs and benefits of OSC in Scotland. Despite methodological issues such as lack of longitudinal studies, the review of existing literature evidenced a range of economic…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Children, Community Benefits, Cost Effectiveness
Sadler, Peter G. – 1978
The Institute for the Study of Sparsely Populated Areas is a multidisciplinary research unit which acts to coordinate, further, and initiate studies of the economic and social conditions of sparsely populated areas. Short summaries of the eight studies completed in the session of 1977-78 indicate work in such areas as the study of political life…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Change, Economic Development, Higher Education
Munn, Pamela; And Others – 1989
The study reported in this document canvassed the views of part-time Scottish community education workers, their employers, and their trainers about training needs and how adequately those needs were being met. Of primary concern to the study were the characteristics and roles of part-time staff, the level of satisfaction with existing training,…
Descriptors: Community Education, Educational Assessment, Foreign Countries, Occupational Surveys
Macdonald, R. – 1974
As of May 1975 the structure of Scottish local government will experience a change that will affect rural education, as districts will be reorganized for purposes of encouraging local control. In reference to this new structuring, the following questions must be considered: (1) Since it has been claimed that existing small school authorities lack…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Communication Problems, Community Involvement, Cooperative Planning
Arrowsmith, Judy; And Others – 1992
This report presents two case studies that document the efforts of two Scottish nursery schools to foster good home-school relations. The schools involved were Dunsmore Nursery School, which serves 40 students in the morning and 20 in the afternoon and which employs a headteacher, 4 nursery nurses, and a caretaker; and Blairhall Nursery School, a…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cooperative Planning, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries
Haystead, J.; And Others – 1980
Carried out in Scotland, the project described in this book examined what Scottish parents want from preschool education and why. The first chapter describes the present situation of preschool education and how it serves different kinds of parents. Chapter II discusses the kinds of preschool provision desired by parents living in three different…
Descriptors: Attendance, Day Care, Demography, Disadvantaged
Flint, Colin, Ed.; Austin, Michael, Ed. – 1994
This volume contains 16 essays on Further Education (FE) in the context of its changing status and role in the educational and economic life of Great Britain. The essays are grouped around four main themes: (1) FE and mission; (2) managerial responsibilities; (3) context; and (4) diversity. The essays are: "FE Makes Itself Indispensable"…
Descriptors: College Credits, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Change
Powney, Janet; Furlong, Andy; Cartmel, Fred; Hall, Stuart – 1997
Research was conducted in Scotland to evaluate the effectiveness of youth work with vulnerable young people, primarily between the ages of 13 and 16. Four complementary methods were adopted: (1) a survey of secondary school students; (2) a series of focus group interviews with young people with experience of youth work; (3) interviews with…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Counseling, Focus Groups, Foreign Countries
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Meyer, Barbara – Scottish Educational Review, 1982
Interaction between oral and literate modes of communication in a predominantly oral culture is discussed in the Islamic context of West Africa. Communication is viewed as transmission of knowledge in a formal learning situation (a one way process) and as an informal shared process between literate and nonliterate community members. (BRR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Communication (Thought Transfer), Foreign Countries, Islamic Culture
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