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Sampaio, Marta; Leite, Carlinda – Educational Research, 2021
Background: In Portugal, educational policies have been implemented to ensure students' entitlement to equality of opportunity in terms of school access and school quality. Hence, questions about how school quality is assessed, and the relationship between school evaluation and equity, are of high importance. Purpose: This small-scale study…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Quality, Educational Policy, Intervention
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Shinohara, Masako; Horoiwa, Akira – Educational Research, 2021
Background: The assessment of cross-curricular skills is gaining attention in many countries. In Japan, the 'Information Literacy Survey for Upper Secondary Students' (the ILSUS) was designed to measure information literacy through Computer-Based Testing (CBT). It was the first large-scale survey based on Item Response Theory (IRT) implemented by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Literacy, Interdisciplinary Approach, Skill Development
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Fletcher, Anna – Educational Research, 2021
Background: On an annual basis, students across Australia in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 are assessed on their literacy and numeracy skills via the National Assessment Program -- Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN), with the student performance data used for purposes including national accountability. Purpose: Against this backdrop of large-scale national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Assessment, National Programs, Scoring Rubrics
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Walland, Emma; Darlington, Ellie – Educational Research, 2021
Background: As a consequence of government-led assessment reforms, teachers are often tasked with implementing changes in assessment practice. What influences teachers' responses to such reform? Our study considers this question in the context of the recent post-16 educational reform to the national qualifications system in England, which resulted…
Descriptors: Teacher Response, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Teacher Attitudes
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Stringher, Cristina; Brito Rivera, Hugo Armando; Patera, Salvatore; Silva Silva, Irene; Castro Zubizarreta, Ana; Davis Leme, Claudia; Torti, Daniela; Huerta, María del Carmen; Scrocca, Francesca – Educational Research, 2021
Background: 'Learning to Learn' (L2L) is considered a key skill for the twenty-first century. It is understood here as a hyper-competence, which mobilises resources of the individual and/or groups in a sense-making effort to improve or update one's own learning. By means of classroom assessment during the teaching-learning cycle, teachers can…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Coombs, Andrew; Ge, Jenny; DeLuca, Christopher – Educational Research, 2021
Background: The presence and function of assessment in Canadian classrooms has changed in the past thirty years. Driving this continuously evolving landscape of classroom assessment is the fundamental belief that classroom assessment can be effectively used to monitor and support student learning and achievement. A central challenge amid this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Assessment Literacy, Student Evaluation
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Heng, Tang T.; Song, Lynn; Tan, Kelvin – Educational Research, 2021
Background: Assessment for learning (AfL) discourses and practices have gained popularity globally, as educational policies and ideas are transferred across borders. An important area of investigation is how AfL may be construed and enacted differently, according to context. Purpose: By examining how teachers in Singapore understand and use AfL --…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Formative Evaluation, Public School Teachers, Behaviorism
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Kuhn, Lisa Katharina; Fletcher, Lydia; Bradshaw, Sally – Educational Research, 2021
Background: The decline of young people's wellbeing in the UK and elsewhere has become an increasing focus for attention. In this context, it is encouraging to note some evidence suggesting that participation in extracurricular activities may have potential to improve wellbeing. However, the considerable conceptual and methodological challenges…
Descriptors: Well Being, Extracurricular Activities, Soft Skills, Measurement
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Nyanjom, Julie; Naylor, Dawn – Educational Research, 2021
Background: The recent growth in online teaching and learning has increased the prevalence of educators using technology as the medium for teaching. Research on physical face-to-face teaching has demonstrated that educators engage in emotional labour as part of their job. However, there is limited understanding of how emotional labour presents…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Teacher Responsibility, Web Based Instruction, Online Courses
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Weise, Crista; Aguayo-González, Mariela; Castelló, Montserrat – Educational Research, 2020
Background: This study focuses on furthering the understanding of doctoral researcher development, through the examination of significant events and application of the trajectories analysis framework. Conducting doctoral studies requires a high level of cognitive, personal and emotional competency. Students experience positive and negative…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Doctoral Students, Researchers, Performance Factors
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Hamed, Soraya; Ezquerra, Ángel; Porlán, Rafael; Rivero, Ana – Educational Research, 2020
Background: An in-depth understanding of pre-service primary teachers' progression towards teaching science through inquiry is critical for improving teacher education programmes and, ultimately, improving the quality of science teaching and learning in the classroom. Purpose: This study set out to describe and analyse the progression of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Pennell, Donna; Campbell, Marilyn; Tangen, Donna – Educational Research, 2020
Background: Cyberbullying is a significant problem for young people and secondary schools are the main institutions expected to address it. School anti-bullying measures have only modestly reduced the problem to date. Purpose: This study aimed to examine the perspectives of members within the school community regarding their actions to reduce…
Descriptors: Prevention, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, School Policy
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Jacobsen, Betina; Nørup, Iben – Educational Research, 2020
Background: The proportion of young people suffering from poor mental health is on the increase, including in Scandinavian countries. This increase seems paradoxical, as Scandinavian countries are among those with the lowest degree of material deprivation, economic inequality, and social exclusion. Purpose: The aim of the study was firstly to…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Expectation, Adolescent Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Bodenheimer, Grayson; Shuster, Stef M. – Educational Research, 2020
Background: In common with other service-oriented occupations, teaching is a profession that requires employees to engage in emotional labour. In order to perform their day-to-day roles effectively, teachers are expected to manage and utilise their emotions in nuanced ways, with a high degree of control. As research suggests a complex relationship…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Emotional Response, Teaching Conditions, Self Control
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Keisu, Britt-Inger; Ahlström, Björn – Educational Research, 2020
Background: The international body of research on student voice concludes that active pupil participation has multiple positive effects on the work environment and learning for pupils. In a large study on gender equality and diversity work in Swedish schools, it became evident that pupils wanted to be active participants. However, pupils…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Student Attitudes, Power Structure, Gender Bias
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