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Hirakawa, Yukiko; Taniguchi, Kyoko – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2021
Reducing dropout rates is a major issue in Cambodia. This study examined the effects of school-level and student-level factors on dropout in rural Cambodian primary schools. We collected data of the same students over 3 years by visiting the same school. We used questionnaires for students and parents, checklists of school facilities, checklists…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Elementary School Students, Rural Areas, Foreign Countries
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Kaur, Kiren – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2021
This article explores formative assessment enactment practices of six lower primary teachers within three primary schools in Singapore. Using a case study approach, data from interviews and lesson observations were examined to determine teachers' formative assessment enactment practices and the influences to their enactment attempts. Findings from…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Vaish, Viniti – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2021
This paper applies the theories of linguistic distance and translanguaging to analyse the pedagogy of teaching vocabulary and grammar in English to Malay-English bilinguals who are struggling to read in English. More specifically the paper explores how the teacher tried to create cross-linguistic transfer and how the students display…
Descriptors: Indonesian Languages, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
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Lim, Donna – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2021
Writing is often considered one of the most difficult skills both to engage in and to teach. Many models of teaching writing have been offered over the years. However, the tendency is for one to enact these teaching frames solely within the confines of a single classroom or a grade level at best. In addition to this, terminology for the same…
Descriptors: Childrens Writing, Creative Writing, Writing Instruction, Elementary Schools
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Shareefa, Mariyam – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2021
This paper presents findings of a case-study set in one of the small schools of Maldives which was practising the concept of multigrade teaching. The aim of the study was to investigate teachers' experiences of using Differentiated Instruction (DI) in multigrade classes. It also explored the benefits as well as challenges for using DI in the…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Multigraded Classes, Small Schools, Foreign Countries
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Guo, Siwen; Li, Lingyan; Sun, Yan; Houang, Richard; Schmidt, William H. – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2021
There is an increasing interest of policies and projects to adapt boarding schools as a means to provide quality education for educationally disadvantaged students. However, little evidence is available for the effectiveness of boarding schools. The current study examined the boarding effect on primary and middle school student mathematics…
Descriptors: Boarding Schools, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
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Owen, Susanne; Wong, Debbie – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2021
After decades of conflict with Indonesia, Timor-Leste is gradually rebuilding its education infrastructure and reclaiming its identity as an independent country. In the first decade post-independence the education sector faced many challenges, including a lack of school buildings and resources, the need to replenish and upskill the Timorese…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Capacity Building, Faculty Development, Mentors
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Gao, Qiyang; Chen, Peiyao; Zhou, Zan; Jiang, Jielei – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2020
This study aimed to identify relationships between school climate, proactive personality, achievement motivation, and the trait creativity of primary school students by means of a path model. We examined 603 Chinese primary school students in terms of their perceptions of their school climates and relationships with teachers and peers. The results…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Educational Environment, Elementary School Students, Children
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Wang, Lijuan; Qi, Jing – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2020
This study aims to examine the general and sport-specific attitudes of elementary school students towards including students with disabilities in physical education and identifying student-related variables that determine such attitudes. A total of 872 students ranged from eight to 13 years old (461 boys and 411 girls) from six elementary schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Students with Disabilities, Elementary School Students
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Di Biase, Rhonda – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
For education reform to move beyond policy rhetoric and find a place in teachers' practice, the critical role of teachers must be acknowledged. Moving beyond a focus on the "what" of educational reform to the "how", this study explores the enabling conditions for implementing learner-centred education in the Maldives. Using…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Theory Practice Relationship
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Shin, Kyunghee; Jahng, Kyung Eun; Kim, Dongjin – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
This qualitative research is intended to reveal the stories of South Korean mothers' own experiences of education fever in relation to their children's education. Research questions include the following: (1) What do South Korean mothers experience in relation to their children's education? (2) What constitutes the practices embodying the South…
Descriptors: Mother Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Hung, P. H.; Gao, Y. J.; Lin, R. – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
Since 2015, the Taiwan government has endeavoured to uphold maker education for all-level schools. In addition to "learning by doing" or "learning through play", maker education believed to have varied features that set it apart from preceding pedagogical approaches and have possibility to reform learners' requisite…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workshops, Integrated Activities, Learning Activities
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Alhadabi, Amal; Aldhafri, Said; Alkharusi, Hussain; Al-Harthy, Ibrahim; Alrajhi, Marwa; AlBarashdi, Hafidha – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
The current study investigated the associations between three maternal and paternal parenting styles, moral intelligence, academic self-efficacy and learning motivation in three serial mediation models. Omani adolescents enrolled in 7th to 11th grades (N = 296) responded to an online survey containing demographic items and scales measuring the…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Self Efficacy, Learning Motivation, Adolescents
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Jung, Yong Ju; Cho, Kyungwha; Shin, Won Sug – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
Numerous studies have focused on both intrinsic and extrinsic variables to explain teachers' technology integration into teaching. Summarizing such studies, an encompassing construct suggests that knowledge, confidence, beliefs, and culture affect teachers' technology use. However, few studies empirically verified this theoretical construct.…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Qazi, M. Habib; Shah, Saeeda – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
This paper problematizes the interplay between curriculum textbooks and national identity constructions. Drawing on data from Bangladesh's school-textbooks, and students' and teachers' perspectives, the study identifies factors shaping Bangladesh's national identity in the textbook discourses and discusses students' experiences of these in an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, National Curriculum
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