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Ökmen, Burcu; Kiliç, Abdurrahman – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2021
The aim of this study is to reveal the development of professional knowledge and competencies among pre-service English teachers through the practice of lesson study. This study was carried out to improve pre-service teachers' teaching skills and to show the effect of the practice of lesson study. The action research method was used in this…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teaching Skills, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Inyega, Justus O.; Arshad-Ayaz, Adeela; Naseem, M. Ayaz; Mahaya, Evans W.; Elsayed, Dalia – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2021
This article presents a critical review of the education system and curriculum reforms in basic education in Kenya from independence in 1963 to date. It presents a philosophical and pragmatic basis for content review and the curriculum reform process. Data collection involved a critical review of relevant literature; including several curriculum…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Social Change
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Zhang, Yunbo; Chang, Ray Hsienho; Xia, Dengyou – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2021
This research aims to systematically compare the educational concepts between the U.S. and China, to answer a research question: what courses, based on the experience of developing fire services in both countries, should be included in firefighting higher education programs to increase knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs)? The authors utilized…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Higher Education, Program Development, Emergency Programs
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Stewart, William H. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2021
Since the mid 1980s to today, the Republic of Korea has experienced significant immigration. The influx of various forms of migrants has started changing the makeup of an otherwise ethnically homogenous society. Despite such demographics changes, commensurate adjustments to government policies or institutional services have not necessarily…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Internet
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Ramberg, Joacim; Watkins, Amanda – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
The European Agency Statistics on Inclusive Education (EASIE) work focuses upon the collection and analysis of longitudinal, comparative national data related to inclusive education systems and learners with officially recognised special educational needs (SEN) among its 31 member countries. In this article, the EASIE work is discussed in relation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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Welply, Oakleigh – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
Globalisation and migration have brought new challenges to education in the past decades, raising questions about how schools can promote inclusion within contexts of increased diversity (Vertovec, 2017). The concept of inclusive education itself remains contested, with different meanings across national contexts. This makes a comparative focus on…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Cultural Differences, Religion, Self Concept
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Bittencourt, Tiago – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
In 2006, the Ecuadorian Ministry of Education signed an agreement which sought to gradually introduce the International Baccalaureate's Diploma Programme into as many of the country's 1400 publicly funded secondary schools as possible. The initiative was part of a concerted effort aimed at addressing pervasive forms of inequality, argued to be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Advanced Placement Programs, Public Schools
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Choi, Jeong Hoon; McCart, Amy B.; Sailor, Wayne – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
Inclusive educational practices are rooted in a body of research indicating that when students in need of support through special education are meaningfully included in schools, academic and social outcomes improve for all students. To realize this promise of better outcomes, traditional schools with separate classrooms and even schools designated…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Educational Change, Technical Assistance, Equal Education
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Weissman, Amanda Ketner – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
Despite the existence of national policies that allow students with disabilities to be taught in the general education setting in Honduras, there is a gap between policy and practice as students with disabilities experience worse learning outcomes than their peers. Previous work has shown that this is due in part to a lack of knowledge among…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Case Studies, Educational Policy, Students with Disabilities
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Benson, Sarah K. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
Research on the internationalization of inclusive policies for students with special needs is still developing alongside the shifting implementation of practice. This analysis seeks to understand the process of adopting inclusive policies in Jordan and the subsequent implementation through a modified comparative case study framework. Current…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Students with Disabilities, Inclusion
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Randall, Jennifer; O'Donnell, Francis; Botha, Sandra M. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
Within the context of post-conflict DRC, we examined the impact of the Accelerated Learning Program for out-of-school girls' on student learning outcomes and traditional school enrollment. We found that the vast majority of girls advanced through the levels as expected (80%) and, on average, improved their numeracy and literacy skills. The impact…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Females, Out of School Youth, Academic Achievement
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Murry, Kevin G.; Holmes, Melissa; Kavimandan, Shabina – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
Although many educators espouse tenets of culturally responsive teaching praxis (CRTP) they struggle to effectively apply it in classrooms. Some teachers are unsure how to address the multifaceted assets and needs of students from various races, ethnicities, and home countries. Other teachers operate from a deficit perspective that emphasizes…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Readiness, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes
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Kuo, Nai-Cheng – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
Daisaku Ikeda's humanism (1928-) has made profound global impacts on education and human lives. However, there is little research on analyzing his philosophical dialogues with global scholars. To explore what roles educators play and what value educators can create based on Ikeda's philosophical dialogues on education with scholars across…
Descriptors: Humanism, Educational Philosophy, Teacher Role, Dialogs (Language)
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Sindhvad, Swetal; Richardson, Jayson W.; Ivanov, Alexandr; Lingat, John Eric M. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to provide insight into contextual factors predicting the extent of principals' sense of self-efficacy, or capacity, for instructional leadership, school management, and parent engagement in public schools in the city of Bishkek following Kyrgyzstan's decentralization reforms post-independence. Findings indicate three…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Leadership Effectiveness, Principals, Parent Attitudes
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da Silva, Rui; Oliveira, Joana – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
This article focuses on the experience of a bilateral educational aid project concerning a continuing professional development (CPD) programme for teachers with specific reference to Guinea-Bissau. The authors were keen to understand how teachers and school principals perceived the impact of this CPD programme on the quality of teaching and…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Educational Quality, Language Skills, Teacher Attitudes
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