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Baschung, Lukas – European Journal of Education, 2016
Traditionally, European doctoral education has principally taken place within the binary relationship of professors and their doctoral students according to the "apprenticeship model." However, in the last one to two decades, this model has been questioned. Governments and higher education institutions (HEIs) reform doctoral education by…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Student Recruitment, Case Studies, Graduate Students
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Mamadaliev, Anvar M.; Gordeev, Igor; Miku, Natal'ya V.; Médico, Aude – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
The paper deals with primary education in Switzerland in the middle of the nineteenth century with a particular focus on the primary school organization in various cantons. It also reviews the training process of primary school teachers in Swiss teacher seminars. The materials used include specialist literature on the research topic. The methods…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Education
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Hugentobler, Manuela; Müller, Markus; Morrissey, Franz Andres – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Academic freedom, a deep-rooted right in the Swiss Constitution, is endangered. Private sponsorship agreements, secretly negotiated between university leaders and big companies, become increasingly vital for universities in Switzerland. Swiss authorities are pushing this development: not only are they taking austerity measures, but also rewarding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Financial Support, Academic Freedom, Partnerships in Education
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Murdoch, Jake; Guégnard, Christine; Koomen, Maarten; Imdorf, Christian; Kamanzi, Canisius; Meyer, Thomas – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
In this article we wish to clarify not only if, but also how--through which institutional settings--higher education (HE) is accessed by students from vulnerable immigrant groups in France, Switzerland and Canada. We are interested in the possible educational mobility that immigrant youths can experience arising from country-specific educational…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Immigrants, Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment
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Keck Frei, Andrea; Berweger, Simone; Bieri Buschor, Christine – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
The aim of the current study is to better understand the decision-making of men considering teaching as a career option. By means of a longitudinal study (n = 226), we examined the persistence of male academic high-school students in Switzerland interested in teaching during transition to higher education. For 85 men attending information events…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Males, Occupational Aspiration
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Marini, Giulio; Reale, Emanuela – European Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Today's universities are, accordingly to Clark's entrepreneurial model, sustained by managerialism, whereas collegialism may remain in contrast or work in a different way. More recent literature suggests the clash such as the potential for coexistence between managerialism and collegialism. The study analyses data from a survey of 26 universities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Entrepreneurship, Collegiality
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Grossen, Michèle; Muller Mirza, Nathalie – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
In Switzerland, as elsewhere, issues dealing with cultural diversity raise major challenges in education. At present, little is known about how students make sense of these highly sensitive societal issues and relate them to their everyday experience. Drawing on a sociocultural and dialogical approach to learning, this study aimed at understanding…
Descriptors: Ethnic Diversity, Foreign Countries, Social Problems, Student Experience
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Salomone, Erica; Bulgarelli, Daniela; Thommen, Evelyne; Rossini, Emanuelle; Molina, Paola – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by impairments in social communication and social cognition. Difficulties in emotion understanding, from emotion recognition to emotion regulation are common features that can affect the inclusion process. One outstanding question is the extent to which age and IQ affect…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Interpersonal Competence, Emotional Response
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Morinaj, Julia; Hascher, Tina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2019
School alienation is identified as a severe educational problem that hampers students' academic journey. However, little is known about the concept's interplay with other socio-emotional phenomena such as well-being. This longitudinal study explored the cross-lagged associations among alienation from learning, teachers, and classmates, and…
Descriptors: Social Isolation, Well Being, Secondary School Students, Grade 7
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Zurbriggen, Carmen L. A.; Venetz, Martin; Hinni, Chantal – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2018
The aim of this paper is to investigate the quality of experience of students with and without SEN in everyday life in general and when relating to peers in particular: (1) How do they experience everyday school life vs. leisure time? (2) How much time per week do they spend with peers outside school? and (3) How do they experience those peer…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Grade 8, Grade 9
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Huber, Christian; Gerullis, Anita; Gebhardt, Markus; Schwab, Susanne – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2018
This computer-based study evaluates whether teacher feedback can have an effect on the acceptance of children with and without disabilities in inclusive, special and regular schools. The social acceptance of four children shown in photo vignettes (child with Down Syndrome, child in a wheelchair, child with migrant background and child with no…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Inclusion, Peer Acceptance
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Tsivitanidou, Olia E.; Constantinou, Costas P.; Labudde, Peter; Rönnebeck, Silke; Ropohl, Mathias – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2018
The aim of this study was to investigate how reciprocal peer assessment in modeling-based learning can serve as a learning tool for secondary school learners in a physics course. The participants were 22 upper secondary school students from a gymnasium in Switzerland. They were asked to model additive and subtractive color mixing in groups of two,…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Peer Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Physics
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Brandenberger, Claudia C.; Hagenauer, Gerda; Hascher, Tina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2018
Especially for students in lower achievement levels, there is a significant negative trend in academic self-determined motivation across childhood through adolescence and more so in maths than in any other school subject. To counteract this negative development, a multicomponent intervention study based on the main ideas of self-determination…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Student Motivation, Grade 7, Quasiexperimental Design
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Muller Mirza, Nathalie; Perret-Clermont, Anne-Nelly – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2016
Far from following a linear process from its conception to its implementation, an educational design often involves discrepancies between what its promoters intended and what the participants actually do. In this paper, drawing from a sociocultural perspective to learning, we focus our attention precisely on some of the discrepancies observed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Occupations, Intervention, Sociocultural Patterns