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Šmid, Marjeta – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
The purpose of this article is to examine the factors that affect the inclusion of pupils in programmes for children with special needs from the perspective of the theory of recognition. The concept of recognition, which includes three aspects of social justice (economic, cultural and political), argues that the institutional arrangements that…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Children, Inclusion, Social Values
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Vodicková, Katerina; Kostelecká, Yvona – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
Mastering a second language, in this case Czech, is crucial for pupils whose first language differs from the language of schooling, so that they can engage more successfully in the educational process. In order to adjust language teaching to pupils' needs, it is necessary to identify which language skills or individual competences set out within…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, Slavic Languages, High Stakes Tests, Foreign Countries
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Choi, Hee Jun; Park, Ji-Hye – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
Korea has used three different teacher evaluation systems since the 1960s: teacher performance rating, teacher performance-based pay and teacher evaluation for professional development. A number of studies have focused on an analysis of each evaluation system in terms of its advent, development, advantages and disadvantages, but these studies have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Methods Research
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Rogošic, Silvia; Baranovic, Branislava – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
The influence of social capital on an individual's educational achievements is the subject of numerous scientific papers. Research on social capital is most frequently based on Coleman's (1988) or Bourdieu's (1986) theories of capital, which are related to different paradigms of social theory: whereas Coleman's approach has its roots in structural…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Academic Achievement, Educational Attainment, Social Mobility
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Pesikan, Ana; Ivic, Ivan – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
The concept of equal opportunity for all students is deeply embedded in the Serbian constitution and in education laws. On that level, there is no doubt that everyone is ensured an opportunity to receive quality education. Many measures in education policy have been created specifically to achieve this objective and make the system fair and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Educational Practices, Preschool Education
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Tsagari, Dina – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
Many researchers have highlighted the central role that assessment plays in second language (L2) classrooms and have expressed the need for research into classroom-based language assessment (CBLA), an area that is gradually coming into its own in the field of language testing and assessment (e.g., Hasselgreen, 2008; Leung, 2014; Hill &…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, English Teachers, Second Language Instruction
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Lah, Meta – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
The article introduces learners between two age groups: childhood and adulthood. The aim of the author is to analyse the writing skills of French primary school learners--mostly 14 years old--and to determine which descriptors could be used to assess them. The article begins with a presentation of the learners' characteristics and continues with a…
Descriptors: Children, Adults, French, Competition
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Duh, Matjaž – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
In the contemporary process of teaching fine arts, children's own creative expression and art appreciation are used to encourage learners towards both perception and reception; consequently, the evaluation and internalization of works of art play an equally important role. In a qualitative empirical research study that takes the form of a case…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Preschool Children, Art Appreciation, Teaching Methods
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Turk, Marko; Ledic, Jasminka – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
Discussions about synergy or independence of teaching and research are present in many studies (Bilic, 2009; Brew & Boud, 1995; Enders & Teichler, 1997; Griffiths, 2004; Jakovljevic, 2010; Jenkins, 2000; Ramsden & Moses, 1992). Humboldt's model introduced synergy between teaching and research, thus highlighting the importance of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching (Occupation), Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Research
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Sardoc, Mitja – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
The present paper examines some of the tensions, problems and challenges associated with claims for equality of opportunity (the fairness argument). The introductory part identifies three separate forms of justification for public education, including the argument associated with equality of opportunity. Part II examines in detail two questions…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Cultural Differences, Social Justice, Public Education
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Kerneža, Maja; Košir, Katja – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
The aim of the present study was to examine the effect of the systematic use of comics as a literary-didactic method to reduce gender differences in reading literacy and reading motivation at the primary level of education. It was assumed that the use of comics would have a positive effect on pupils' reading literacy and reading motivation, while…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cartoons, Gender Differences, Elementary School Students
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Šimenc, Marjan; Štraus, Mojca – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
The article analyses the (third) Coleman Report on private and public schools. The report scrutinises the relationship between private and public schools and shows that private school students show better academic achievement. Coleman concluded that these findings provided a strong argument in favour of public financial support for private…
Descriptors: Research Reports, Educational Research, Private Schools, Public Schools
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Tašner, Veronika; Gaber, Slavko – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
In the present paper, we discuss the time before the "age of reports". Besides the Coleman Report in the period of Coleman, the Lady Plowden Report also appeared, while there were important studies in France (Bourdieu & Passeron, 1964; Peyre, 1959) and studies that inaugurated comprehensive education in Nordic countries. We focus on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Reports, Educational Research, Public Education
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Kodelja, Zdenko – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
The report on the findings of extensive empirical research on equality of educational opportunities carried out in the United States on a very large sample of public schools by Coleman and his colleagues has had a major impact on education policy and has given rise to a large amount of research and various interpretations. However, as some…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Outcomes of Education, Research Reports, Educational Research
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Vuk, Sonja; Tacol, Tonka; Vogrinc, Janez – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2015
The immersive method is a new concept of visual education that is better suited to the needs of students in contemporary post-industrial society. The features of the immersive method are: (1) it emerges from interaction with visual culture; (2) it encourages understanding of contemporary art (as an integral part of visual culture); and (3) it…
Descriptors: Creativity, Teaching Methods, Immersion Programs, Problem Solving
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