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Gubbins, Verónica; Otero, Gabriel – Educational Review, 2020
This article examines the impact of educational expectations, perceived self-efficacy, and the information transmitted by the school on parental involvement at home and at school. A survey was administered to a representative sample of 672 parents and guardians of students attending primary schools located in Santiago, Chile. The analyses…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy
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Honingh, Marlies; Ruiter, Merel; van Thiel, Sandra – Educational Review, 2020
School boards have a central position in educational governance. They have to guarantee quality, monitor results and intervene if needed. In this article we report the results of a systematic literature review meant to identify what school boards do to contribute to educational quality. After five steps of literature selection and refinement, our…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Educational Quality, Governance, Test Results
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Smyth, Emer – Educational Review, 2020
Educational expectations and the way in which they shape actual outcomes act as an important vehicle for the intergenerational reproduction of social inequality. This article draws on rich information from the Growing Up in Ireland longitudinal study to explore the factors influencing the educational expectations of 13-year-old young people and…
Descriptors: Expectation, Early Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, Parent Attitudes
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Kirnan, Jean; Shah, Shivani; Lauletti, Cassandra – Educational Review, 2020
Animal Assisted Interventions (AAI) have been shown to positively affect students' academic abilities as well as their overall behaviour and social skills. In typically developing students, dog-assisted reading programmes have improved reading skills and attitudes towards reading in addition to general behaviour. AAI programmes for special…
Descriptors: Special Education, Therapy, Animals, Nontraditional Education
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Thondhlana, Juliet – Educational Review, 2020
Research on the labour market experiences of highly skilled migrants has revealed the crippling employability challenges they face in the UK workplace resulting from the devaluation of their homeland qualifications and experiences. Studies on highly skilled migrants from Zimbabwe have revealed how migrants have to resort to semi-skilled and…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Labor Market, Immigrants, Employment Qualifications
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Robinson, Carol; Phillips, Louise; Quennerstedt, Ann – Educational Review, 2020
The United Nations (UN) asserts that children and young people should have access to human rights education (HRE) and that schools are one of the key means through which HRE should be made available. However, there is currently limited knowledge about the presence and form of HRE in school contexts, and there is no established means through which…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Teacher Responsibility, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Lai, Yuk Ching – Educational Review, 2020
Studies on parental views and experiences of the integrated programme implemented in mainstream early childhood settings for children with disabilities are dominated by the perspectives of mothers and teaching personnel. Additionally, most of these studies are largely from Western countries. This hermeneutic phenomenological study attempts to…
Descriptors: Fathers, Child Care Centers, Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes
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Lu, Binwei – Educational Review, 2020
This paper uses the National Pupil Database to explore how grammar school opportunities vary among pupil groups, and how grammar school opportunities correlate with the Local Authorities (LAs), pupil backgrounds and attainment. The results show that grammar school admission is relatively fair, based on its selection criterion, but there is no…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Student Characteristics, Academic Achievement, Disadvantaged
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Burman, Erica; Miles, Susie – Educational Review, 2020
Globally, the purpose of education is becoming increasingly narrowly defined. In this context, this article proposes that supplementary schooling offers a resource for re-thinking the epistemologies and processes of schooling. Drawing on Derrida's notion of "the supplement", the nature and status of this under-researched and marginal…
Descriptors: Supplementary Education, Foreign Countries, Informal Education, Educational History
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Niu, Lian – Educational Review, 2020
This study reviews the international literature of empirical educational research to examine the application of logistic regression. The aim is to examine common practices of the report and interpretation of logistic regression results, and to discuss the implications for educational research. A review of 130 studies suggests that: (a) the…
Descriptors: Regression (Statistics), Educational Research, Statistical Significance, Predictor Variables
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Wood, Rebecca – Educational Review, 2020
As a result of the association of autism with speech and language difficulties, autistic school children can be subject to interventions ostensibly intended to remedy these problems. However, my study, based in five mainstream primary schools in England, which incorporated the views and experiences of school staff (n = 36), autistic children…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Acoustics, Inclusion
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Thompson, Iyonna; Hong, Jun Sung; Lee, Jeoung Min; Prys, Nicholas Alexander; Morgan, Julie Toth; Udo-Inyang, Ini – Educational Review, 2020
Children and adolescents who are overweight or obese are at a heightened risk of bullying involvement. The aim of the literature review is to review empirical research on weight-based bullying published between 2006 and 2016. Extant research was categorised by the following themes: (1) prevalence of weight-based bullying and peer victimisation;…
Descriptors: Bullying, Body Weight, Obesity, At Risk Persons
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Sanders, Jackie; Liebenberg, Linda; Munford, Robyn – Educational Review, 2020
While there are theoretical arguments that suggest school practices can exacerbate delinquent behaviour by youth, research has not consistently examined this potential of schools to contribute to poorer outcomes for the most at-risk youth in our communities. This paper uses longitudinal data (n = 495) to examine the role being excluded from school…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Delinquency, Youth, Foreign Countries
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Dobson, Graeme J.; Douglas, Graeme – Educational Review, 2020
In England, schools are required to have a named and trained "Special Educational Needs Coordinator" or SENCo. The difficulties of operationalising the role of the SENCo are well documented, as is the inconsistent allocation of status and time for the role. Drawing on the results of data derived from 88 SENCos, we examine the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Educational Needs, Coordinators
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Hayes, Aneta; Cheng, Jie – Educational Review, 2020
The paper proposes a statistical model for a TEF metric that could liberate the "oppressed" (international students) and the "oppressors" (home students) from the influence of public policies which, through constructions of international students as "supplicants" and "beneficiaries" of the prestigious…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Models, Instructional Effectiveness, Global Approach
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