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Szelei, Nikolett; Alves, Ines – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
As an attempt to promote educational success in socio-economically disadvantaged contexts, area-based initiatives are often launched in Europe, such as the programme "Territórios Educativos de Intervenção Prioritária" in Portugal. Given the importance of teaching quality to enhance student learning and considerable student diversity in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Opportunities, Cultural Pluralism, Faculty Development
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Seden, Kinley; Svaricek, Roman – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
Evidence shows that teachers' beliefs about the purpose of assessment are relevant with regard to how assessment is planned and implemented in classroom settings. Using a range of data sources, this qualitative interpretive study examined how 10 English as a Foreign Language teachers in Czech lower secondary schools perceived their assessment…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Language Teachers
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Paneru, Dev Raj – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
This qualitative study was carried out in five different elementary schools in the Czech Republic. It aimed to investigate how English as Foreign Language teachers developed teaching competence and practised information communication technology integration in classroom teaching. To this end, this study employed the idea of a Technology Pedagogy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Language Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Symeonidis, Vasileios – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
Within the broader landscape of the European Higher Education Area, teacher education receives increasing significance as an academic field that contributes to the quality of the teaching labour force and consequently impacts student learning. This paper aims to explore the European Teacher Education Area (ETEA) by analysing to what extent and how…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Quality
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Damiani, Valeria – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
The implementation of global citizenship education (GCE) represents a challenge for the school system in Italy in terms of curriculum planning, teaching methods and contents. After a thorough overview of the Italian educational scenario on GCE, this article aims to present a learning unit on GCE related issues implemented in an Italian 8th-grade…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 8, Citizenship Education, Global Approach
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Gregorzewski, Malte; Schratz, Michael; Wiesner, Christian – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
This paper introduces the innovative model FieldTransFormation[superscript 360] and its aim to help educational leaders in assessing their personal mastery. Moreover, it presents empirical findings from its first exploratory application in an Austrian leadership framework. In a first conceptual part, the theoretical underpinnings and the context…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Leaders, Transformational Leadership
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Kovacs, Helena – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
In its essence, transformative learning is a dynamic and ever-emerging process, according to the core literature that deals with it. As such, when examined from the perspective of teacher professional development, transformative learning ceases being solely related to an individual and becomes a composition within which the individual creates and…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Foreign Countries, Teacher Collaboration, Educational Change
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Beaudoin, Kathleen; Mihic, Sanja Skocic; Loncaric. Darko – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
Managing behaviour is a complex component of the teaching process and one that teachers consistently identify as an area of great concern. This study aimed to examine teachers' perceptions regarding their competence for managing the challenging behaviour of young children and to identify the factors that affect these beliefs. A total of 204…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Competencies
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Gracin, Dubravka Glasnovic; Kuzle, Ana – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
The important role that geometry plays in the mathematics curriculum has been extensively documented. However, the reduction of geometry in school mathematics, and the focus on basic computation and procedures, raises the question of the competencies students acquire and the classroom atmosphere in geometry lessons. The goal of this multiple case…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Mathematics, Geometry, Qualitative Research
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Eger, Ludvík; Egerová, Dana; Pisonová, Mária – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
There seems to be a gap in the literature on educational management that focuses on school image and its assessment. This paper addresses this issue by reviewing the state of the art regarding school image and communication with the public. School image can be defined as the overall impression and mosaic synthesised from numerous impressions of…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Semantic Differential, Public Relations, School Administration
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Maj-Tatsis, Bozena; Tatsis, Konstantinos – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
The present paper examines a patterning activity that was organised within a teaching experiment in order to analyse the different uses of variables by secondary school students. The activity presented in the paper can be categorised as a pictorial/geometric linear pattern. We adopted a student-oriented perspective for our analysis, in order to…
Descriptors: Pattern Recognition, Secondary School Students, Geometric Concepts, Visual Aids
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Tirosh, Dina; Tsamir, Pessia; Barkai, Ruthi; Levenson, Esther – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
This paper synthesizes research from three separate studies, analysing how different representations of a mathematical concept may affect young children's engagement with mathematical activities. Children between five and seven years old engaged in counting objects, identifying triangles and completing repeating patterns. The implementation of…
Descriptors: Young Children, Mathematics Activities, Computation, Arithmetic
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Manfreda Kolar, Vida; Hodnik Cadež, Tatjana; Vula, Eda – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
The study of primary teacher students' knowledge of fractions is very important because fractions present a principal and highly complex set of concepts and skills within mathematics. The present study examines primary teacher students' knowledge of fraction representations in Slovenia and Kosovo. According to research, there are five…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Tašner, Veronika; Mihelic, Mojca Žveglic; Ceplak, Metka Mencin – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2017
The purpose of our research is to gain a better insight into what encourages young adults, in particular young women, to enter the teaching profession. The empirical part of the article is based on a pilot study including 132 students, with data collection being based on a survey approach using a questionnaire. The research attempts to address the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Young Adults, Females
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Gaber, Milica Antic – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2017
The aim of the present paper is to map the development of women's and gender studies (WGS) in the academic field in Slovenia. Slovenia is the first of the former Yugoslav state republics in which WGS have succeeded in entering the academic field and becoming part of institutionalised university study. In this paper we will ask the following…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Studies, Gender Issues, Educational Development
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