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Liu, Junyan; Bray, Mark – Educational Studies, 2020
Recent decades have brought global expansion of private supplementary tutoring, and China is among countries in which patterns have been especially dramatic. National survey data indicate that 29.8% of primary and lower secondary students had received private supplementary tutoring in 2014, with proportions rising at higher levels of the school…
Descriptors: Educational Demand, Private Education, Tutoring, Supplementary Education
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Cohen, Susie M.; Chang, Mido – Educational Studies, 2020
This study investigated the predictive effects of science self-efficacy, value in learning science, science attitudes, gender, and race on science achievement, among United States middle school students utilising Trends in International Math and Science Study 2011 data. A series of preliminary analyses using several descriptive statistics,…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Self Efficacy, Scientific Attitudes, Middle School Students
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Oplatka, Izhar; Iglan, Dor – Educational Studies, 2020
The work environment is characterised by various situations that stimulate fear and anxiety which are common in many organisations, including schools. Thus, the aim of this study was to investigate the fears felt by elementary and high school teachers and trace its features and sources. Based on interviews with 12 Israeli schoolteachers, we found…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Fear
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Melissa Ng Lee Yen, Abdullah – Educational Studies, 2020
A virtual learning environment (VLE) is a web-based platform that allows students to learn at a personally defined place, time and pace. However, most students are lacking in the self-regulation skills and metacognitive abilities to take advantage of the flexibility and high learners' control available in VLEs. The purpose of the study was to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Self Efficacy, Metacognition
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Park, Yujeong; Gordon, Jason Robert; Smith, Jamie Anne; Moore, Tara Camille; Kim, Byungkeon – Educational Studies, 2020
This study aimed to investigate the association of locus of control (LOC) with reading and mathematics achievement of high school students with disabilities using data from the Special Education Elementary Longitudinal Study (SEELS). Data used in analysis for the current study included achievement and self-concepts measures from students with…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, High School Students, Students with Disabilities, Reading Achievement
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Henning, John E. – Educational Studies, 2020
The purpose of the study was to investigate differences in writers' abilities to perceive global text organisation in self-, peer- and teacher/researcher-authored essays. Eight student participants were identified as proficient, middle or developing, based on the levels of paragraph subordination, the average number of T-Units and the number of…
Descriptors: Grade 11, High School Students, Reading Strategies, Writing Skills
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Bell, Sherry Mee; Park, Yujeong; Martin, Melissa; Smith, Jamie; McCallum, R. Steve; Smyth, Kelly; Mingo, Maya – Educational Studies, 2020
The purpose of this study was to determine if reading achievement of students from high-poverty US schools differs as a function of participation in summer tutoring versus access to books. Data from 100 at-risk youth who participated in tutoring (n = 45) or received self-selected books (n = 55) indicated significant gains for students in both…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, Poverty, Books, Tutoring
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Cascella, Clelia – Educational Studies, 2020
I explored the effect of socio-economic status (SES) on mathematics achievement by gender at grades 5 in 2012 and 10 in 2017. Secondary Italian data (30,868 pupils in primary and 38,091 in secondary school) were analysed via the Rasch model to estimate students' ability in mathematics and then via a three-level regression (students nested into…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Gender Differences, Mathematics Achievement, Grade 5
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Thomas, Valérie; Muls, Jaël; De Backer, Free; Lombaerts, Koen – Educational Studies, 2020
Parents play an important part in adolescents' life and significantly contribute to youngsters' academic success. However, parents' and students' perceptions regarding parental involvement may differ and how these perceptions are related to school achievement and wellbeing have been poorly researched. Therefore, self-report measures assessing…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation
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Chen, Junjun; Teo, Timothy – Educational Studies, 2020
The study investigated teachers' conceptions of high-stakes and low-stakes assessments with a sample of 1,013 school teachers from China. In general, the assessment model indicated that school teachers in this study agreed with the most factors. They demonstrated a broad understanding of the improvement, evaluation, control, irrelevance, and…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, High Stakes Tests, Foreign Countries, Assessment Literacy
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Hendrikx, Wiljan – Educational Studies, 2020
Against a background of public management reform strengthening managerialism, this study examines the professional identity of secondary school teachers in the Netherlands. It uses the Good Work framework of "excellence," "ethics" and "engagement" to explore what teachers think they should do -- self-image -- versus…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Practices, Educational History
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Van Praag, Lore; Boone, Simon; Van Caudenberg, Rut; Nouwen, Ward; Timmerman, Christiane – Educational Studies, 2020
Increasing numbers of youngsters are at risk of early school leaving. In this study, we examine educational decision-making of inner-city youth during their educational trajectories and how this could contribute to the decision to leave school without an educational qualification. Based on interviews with 34 youngsters in a Flemish city (Antwerp,…
Descriptors: Decision Making, At Risk Students, Foreign Countries, Educational Attitudes
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Leite, Carlinda; Fernandes, Preciosa; Figueiredo, Carla – Educational Studies, 2020
Aiming to identify the importance given by teachers to the national curriculum and its contextualisation, this paper presents a study focused on teachers' most-used curricular practices. The analysis of teachers' answers, obtained through a survey questionnaire, revealed a hybridity between curricular practices in line with more traditional…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Glerum, Jaap; Loyens, Sofie M. M.; Rikers, Remy M. J. P. – Educational Studies, 2020
Mindset plays a pivotal role in academic achievement. In particular, a growth mindset is related to academic success. This study explored the role of mindset in Secondary Vocational Education and Training (VET). Participants were 1005 VET students attending eight different vocational programmes on three qualification levels in the rural southwest…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Beliefs, Intelligence
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Valckx, Jasja; Vanderlinde, R.; Devos, G. – Educational Studies, 2020
Professional learning communities (PLCs) are considered ideal contexts for teachers' professional development and school improvement. Therefore, it is necessary to explore the interplay between PLC characteristics (i.e. collective responsibility, reflective dialogue, and deprivatized practice) in secondary school departments, and understand what…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Departments, Secondary School Teachers, Transformational Leadership
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