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Šimáne, Michal – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
The topic of this study is the issue of Czech primary minority schools (ISCED 1) in the period of interwar Czechoslovakia. The specific objective is to describe the development of these type of schools as an example of the sustainability process of Czech education and erudition in general in the border areas of the interwar Czechoslovak state; in…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Kerscher, Ulrich – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
Plastic, plastic waste and marine litter indisputably is one of the key environmental issues of the 21st century. The already existing amount of accumulated marine litter, the high quantity of plastic waste escaping from waste management streams every year in combination with the low recycling rates for plastic and the missing awareness of the…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Futures (of Society), Plastics, Sanitation
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Guanio-Uluru, Lykke – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
How can student-teachers learn efficient ways to encourage sustainability thinking in their pupils and fulfil the competence aims on sustainability outlined in national subject curriculums as a response to UNESCO's programme on Education for Sustainable Development, ESD? The core hypothesis of this project was that tailored literature circles,…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Preservice Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Demir, Cuneyt – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
Book reviews are important in offering guidance to prospective readers. What is expected from them is to be not only informative and evaluative but also unbiased and balanced. Therefore, the use of correct discourse is necessary to prevent asymmetrical domination of the reviewer, and to create a healthy setting to sustain credibility of book…
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Criticism, Discourse Analysis, Expressive Language
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Özsoy, Emrah; Uslu, Osman – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of faculty culture perceptions of students on their academic achievement. Within the scope of the study, academic achievement was measured only with the Grade Point Average (GPA). Cultural perceptions were measured through organizational structure, commitment, symbols, power distance, and…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Academic Achievement, Sustainability, Foreign Countries
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Eskici, Menekse – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
The aim of this study was to determine sustainable learning levels of students. The study also attempted to determine sustainable learning levels of students based on gender and grade. The participants of the study consisted of 742 high school students (354 females and 388 males) in various high schools in Babaeski district of Kirklareli, Turkey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, High School Students, Learning Processes
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Sathithada, Kittiya; Niramitchainont, Poschanan – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
E-leadership has not been thoroughly explored, especially in Thai higher educational institutions. This study was conducted in a scenario planning workshop with 20 participants who were administrators, lecturers, staff members, and stakeholders of both Thai public and private higher educational institutions. The aim of this research was to develop…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Shaver, Kelly G.; Wegelin, Jan; Commarmond, Immanuel – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
This research describes the results of a national survey of entrepreneurial mindset conducted with 3,194 randomly selected individuals in a representative national sample. Several other measures of entrepreneurial personal characteristics appear in the literature. These include the Entrepreneurial Attitude Orientation measure (cf. EAO, Robinson,…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Schemata (Cognition), National Surveys, Personality Measures
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Pajari, Kati; Harmoinen, Sari – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
Operating in today's markets is challenging due to information overload and an expanding choice of products. Children also encounter these complex markets at an early age. Providing consumer education in schools is an excellent opportunity to enhance their ability to think critically and increase their awareness. However, it would be a mistake to…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Consumer Education, Elementary School Teachers, Children
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Bisanz, Andrea; Hueber, Susanne; Lindner, Johannes; Jambor, Eva – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
This article provides an overview of challenge-based social entrepreneurship education in primary schools in Austria. The "You[superscript th]Start"-Programme "Empowering Each Child" is introduced as well as its impact on children. Research accompanying the programme shows that small challenges strengthen particularly the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Social Development, Elementary Education
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Akyar, Begum Canaslan; Sapsaglam, Özkan – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
Today's children are born into a digital world and are exposed to various electronic devices and digital contents both in the home environment and other environments since the first years of life. Children, who are a natural recipient of the environment in which they live, are exposed to the effects of the digital world at different levels and…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Parents, Gender Differences, Computer Use
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Pinho, Maria Inês; Fernandes, Dárida; Serrão, Carla; Mascarenhas, Daniela – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
Today's society has valued entrepreneurship in various sectors of personal and professional life, but the school seems to forget this reality. Aware of this fact, the Portuguese Ministry of Education has created a program, from early childhood education to basic and secondary education, to develop the concept of social entrepreneurship in schools.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Faculty Development, Program Effectiveness
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Lindner, Johannes – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
All entrepreneurs of the future are at school today, the nature of their value-oriented education and their willingness to actively participate in business and society in the future is shaped by today's learning. This article focuses on the development, the reasoning, the legal bases, the implementation and the future perspectives of the Austrian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Business Education, Certification
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Khumalo, Shuti Steph – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
Promoting sustainable development is top on the agenda of many national governments. The provision of quality primary education is key in pursuing this agenda and relies heavily of committed teachers. This article explores the potential contribution of transformational leadership practices of primary school principals in promoting teacher…
Descriptors: School Administration, Transformational Leadership, Sustainable Development, Elementary School Teachers
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Geser, Guntram; Hollauf, Eva-Maria; Hornung-Prähauser, Veronika; Schön, Sandra; Vloet, Frank – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
Developing social innovation and entrepreneurship competences and skills of children and young people is on the agenda of European educational policy-makers. The European research and innovation project "DOIT -- Entrepreneurial skills for young social innovators in an open digital world" suggests using makerspaces and tools, within…
Descriptors: Shared Resources and Services, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Sustainability
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