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Darmanin, Mary – Education Inquiry, 2013
This article critically examines how Malta, the smallest EU state, has developed specific 'small' or 'minimalist tolerance' discourses and practices in the education of ethnic minorities and immigrants. As a previous colony of Britain, now a 'new' host country with, relative to its size, the largest influx of undocumented immigrants, Malta faces…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Catholics, Foreign Countries
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Shain, Farzana – Education Inquiry, 2013
This paper reviews the recent history of English education in connection with British state attempts to 'manage diversity'. It offers a new analysis on points of coherence and tension between the role of education and state policies in relation to race and ethnicity. Drawing on the Prevent strategy as an example, the paper highlights the role that…
Descriptors: Educational History, Race, Educational Policy, Cultural Pluralism
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Hajisoteriou, Christina; Angelides, Panayiotis – Education Inquiry, 2013
The main goal of this study is to examine the politics of the development of intercultural education policy in Cyprus. More specifically, it examines the content of intercultural policies developed by the state and particularly the Ministry of Education and Culture. In addition, the study focuses on the challenges that may impede the development…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education
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Schnell, Philipp; Keskiner, Elif; Crul, Maurice – Education Inquiry, 2013
By drawing on comparative analyses of successful second-generation Turks from disadvantaged family backgrounds in France and the Netherlands, this article examines pathways and mechanisms that lead to educational success against the backdrop of structural and familial disadvantages. We foreground the experiences and practices of successful…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Educational Opportunities, Immigrants
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Rougier, Nathalie – Education Inquiry, 2013
This paper explores the subtexts of the controversy generated by the hijab in Irish schools and, more specifically, what these reveal about the Irish education system's level of acceptance of (religious) diversity, as assessed on a spectrum of "non-toleration," "toleration" and "respect-recognition." Using a critical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Diversity, Muslims, Clothing
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Svensson, Gudrun – Education Inquiry, 2013
The increasing diversity of Swedish society is affecting the Swedish school. Applying the perspective of critical literacy (Janks 2010), this study examines how teachers' attitudes in a multilingual classroom affect the ability of pupils to develop semantic and critically reflective competence. The study shows that the class teachers hardly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocabulary Development, Multilingualism, Bilingual Students
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Schmidt, Catarina – Education Inquiry, 2013
This article focuses on the question of access and design in literacy education. Drawing on an ethnographical study, two children's experiences of texts1 and socialisation in relation to literacy are mirrored through the Four Resources Model (Luke & Freebody, 1999). What does access and design mean in relation to this model and how is it…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Access to Information, Textbooks, Middle School Students
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Junemann, Carolina; Ball, Stephen J. – Education Inquiry, 2013
This paper addresses some recent changes in the landscape of state education in England. In particular, it focuses on the way in which Academies, state-funded independent schools introduced by New Labour and now being drastically extended and taken further by the Coalition government, are contributing to the ongoing and increasing blurring of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Education, Charter Schools, Educational Policy
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Grimaldi, Emiliano; Serpieri, Roberto – Education Inquiry, 2013
Philanthropies and private foundations are increasingly acting as key nodes of the policy assemblages through which neoliberal and neomanagerialist policies are entering the field of education in Italy. In a country where public school 'ineffectiveness' and 'resistance to innovation' are taken for granted nowadays, policy…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Neoliberalism, School Effectiveness, Entrepreneurship
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Hedlin, Maria – Education Inquiry, 2013
A historical perspective may provide important insights for understanding contemporary discussions and the expectations attached to women and men in today's teaching. The role of gendered meanings in relation to teachers' work is explored in this article by focusing on discussions on school discipline during the period 1960-1970. Teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Periodicals, Content Analysis, Teachers
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Tengberg, Michael; Olin-Scheller, Christina – Education Inquiry, 2013
This article investigates the potential for developing advanced reading and interpretative skills in Swedish secondary school. Over six weeks, four separate study groups in seventh grade participated in an intervention study. The purpose was to gather more knowledge about how different teaching strategies affect students' development of advanced…
Descriptors: Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Interpretive Skills, Comparative Analysis
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Lundgren, Berit – Education Inquiry, 2013
The aim of this study is to describe and analyse the writing discourse in one classroom and how students learn through studying a topic, i.e. the teaching and learning of written argument. The study takes its stance from a sociocultural perspective and is influenced by discourse analyses, new literacy studies and critical literacy (Fairclough…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition), Critical Literacy
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Turmo, Are; Elstad, Eyvind; Christophersen, Knut-Andreas – Education Inquiry, 2013
Time capacity is defined here as the individual teacher's perceived time for professional development (e.g., the capacity to develop and renew oneself as a teacher). The pressure of paperwork on the individual teacher should not be so demanding that it goes beyond the teacher's time for professional development. The purpose of this paper is to…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Faculty Development, Accountability, Case Studies
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Håkansson Lindqvist, Marcia J. P. – Education Inquiry, 2013
The uptake and use of digital technologies in the classroom is studied in Unos Umeå, a joint One-to-One (1:1) project between Umeå University and the Municipality of Umeå in Sweden. This paper presents the results of a survey completed by upper secondary students (N=923), focus group interviews (N=7) and classroom observations (N=22). Students see…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes
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Rønsen, Anne Kristin – Education Inquiry, 2013
It is commonly known and accepted that feedback has a significant effect on learning and that it is a wise investment in the education system to develop good strategies for assessment involving informative feedback. However, despite the effort put into professional development programmes for teachers and despite teachers working with the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Feedback (Response)
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