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Wilson, Byron; Quinn, Stephen J.; Abbott, Tammy; Cairney, Sheree – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2018
Indigenous language endangerment is critical in Australia, with only 120 of 250 known languages remaining, and only 13 considered strong. A related issue is the gap in formal education outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people compared with other Australians, with the gap wider in remote regions. Little empirical research exists in…
Descriptors: Literacy, Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Bilingual Education
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Deryakulu, Deniz; Atal-Köysüren, Deniz – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2018
This study examines Turkish pre-service Information and Communication Technologies teachers' educational philosophies and occupational anxieties. A total of 800 pre-service teachers participated in the study. Results showed that the predominant educational philosophies among the participants were the existentialism, progressivism,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Educational Philosophy, Anxiety
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Adamba, Clement – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2018
The paper used district level students' pass rate in a nationally conducted basic education certification examination to assess the effect of school electrification on learning outcomes. The results show that school electrification in addition to the traditional school-level inputs, such as class size, pupil-teacher ratio, ratio of core textbook…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Energy, Developing Nations, Outcomes of Education
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Tshabangu, Icarbord – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2018
The developing world has continually faced tremendous challenges in providing social security and safety nets for its vast populations culminating in wider educational inequalities and extreme poverty. It is not uncommon in Sub-Saharan Africa to find rapacious wealth in the hands of a few co-existing with mass poverty. As a consequence, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poverty, Equal Education, Children
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Dhirathiti, Nopraenue S.; Pichitpatja, Pojjana – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2018
The study examined the process of policy implementation of lifelong learning for the elderly in Thailand, covering four main regions within the country. The study empirically compared inputs, processes, outputs, and outcomes of policy implementation in the north, south, northeast, and central regions of Thailand and captured the rigor of policy…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Older Adults, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Wong, Janice W. Y.; O'Donnell, Melissa; Bayliss, Donna; Fletcher, Janet; Glauert, Rebecca – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
Policies aiming to improve educational outcomes are typically based on academic testing data. However, such data only reflect the performance of students who completed the tests. It is possible that students who were absent have shared characteristics. The proportion of students absent out of all eligible school students and whether they have…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Attendance, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries
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Tan, Kelvin Heng Kiat – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
The recent focus on AfL has shifted from defining its scope and extent to understanding its implementation, and research has revealed AfL implementation to be complex and contested. AfL implementation is especially challenging in national contexts that emphasise high stakes examination performance and grades. One such example is the nation state…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Questioning Techniques, Program Implementation
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Somprach, Kanokorn; Tang, Keow Ngang; Popoonsak, Pongtorn – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
This study aimed to explore the role of essential leadership styles of school principals in encouraging teachers' participation in professional learning communities (PLCs) in basic education schools in northeastern Thailand. It aimed to identify the nine leadership styles practiced by school principals and teachers' participation in PLCs, and to…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Interprofessional Relationship, Communities of Practice, Leadership Styles
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Hungi, Njora; Ngware, Moses; Mahuro, Gerald; Muhia, Nelson – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
The paper uses multilevel analysis procedures to examine individual- and group-level learning barriers that have the greatest impact on pupil achievement in Uganda. The data for this study were collected in 2014 among 2711 Grade 6 pupils attending 82 schools in two rural districts of Iganga and Mayuge in Uganda. Data used in this paper are part of…
Descriptors: Barriers, Grade 6, Rural Schools, Foreign Countries
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Cheng, Eric C. K.; Wu, S. W.; Hu, Jim – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
Teachers and school administrators in Hong Kong have had to cope with more work and performance pressure as they strive to implement educational reforms aimed at deepening students' life-long learning skills. Management systems, which save time and transfer ideas, experiences, and knowledge more efficiently could help schools meet reform goals and…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Case Studies, Story Telling, Taxonomy
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Cuconato, Morena – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
Starting from the assumption that school to work transitions constitute not only the end goal but also an integral part of educational trajectories, this article reconstructs the narratives of the decision-making processes of young people at the end of lower secondary education, namely the ways in which decision-making is referred to, the temporal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Decision Making, Secondary School Students
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Karmel, Tom – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
High unemployment among the young is a concern in many OECD countries. A key issue for policy makers is whether the education system has a role to play in assisting the transition from education to work or whether economic issues dominate. This paper uses OECD country-level data to see whether the structure of countries' education systems,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Outcomes of Education, Data Analysis
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Markussen, Eifred – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
In this article we examine the relationship between educational level and position in the labour market at age 25 for those who have completed upper secondary education or lower as their highest educational level. Whilst completion of upper secondary education is widely regarded as being important, we find that early and lasting work experience…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Young Adults, Educational Attainment
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Lee, John Chi-Kin – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
Demand has risen for the introduction of career education in senior secondary schooling to enhance students' transition from study to work. Against such a background, this paper aims to discuss the curriculum reforms and supporting structures in schools and to explore the challenges of life skills planning for secondary school students in China…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Career Planning, Daily Living Skills
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Pavlova, Margarita – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
School to work transition is an important aspect of lifelong learning that has increased in significance as the knowledge-based economy takes off in developed countries. Rapid structural economic changes, the importance of innovation, and a shorter lifecycle of products require education systems to adjust to the needs of economies and individuals.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, High School Students, Academic Aspiration
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