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Yeliz Bolat – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2023
The Turkish population has a structure that encompasses different origins, races, and religious beliefs. This structure has expanded to a broader spectrum with immigrants and refugees coming to the country for various reasons. This diversity that constitutes society is also observed in early childhood education, which is the first level of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Curriculum, Curriculum Evaluation, Inclusion
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Vakkas Yalçin – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2023
The fact that people move to another country to protect their families brings with many difficulties. The purpose of this research is to analyze the child-rearing traditions and difficulties of Syrian families under temporary protection with a preschool child and to reveal their experiences. The population of this research consists of the…
Descriptors: Refugees, Child Rearing, Cultural Differences, Preschool Children
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Sereyrath Em; Somphors Khan; Nel Nun – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2023
Because of the scattered pieces of documents both in Khmer and English about the education systems in Cambodia from the prehistoric period to the present, we have tried to collect all the related documents to review and then combined them into one piece. The combined piece from this review makes it a lot easier for all the researchers and readers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Asian History, Politics of Education
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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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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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Daly, Kimberley – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
This article discusses an online graduate education course at George Mason University in the United States. The course, part of a certificate program for International Baccalaureate (IB) educators, focuses on infusing human rights instruction in PK-12 classrooms and provides teachers with additional methods and strategies to teach various…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Advanced Placement Programs, Teaching Methods, Teacher Certification
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Bohannon, Larry; Clapsaddle, Shannon; McCollum, Dixie – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
Depression, anxiety disorders, and students who have experienced trauma have increased across the globe in the past decade. Teachers and students are not immune. Our schools and communities have increased violence and unrest that has resulted in a growing concern among educational leaders. Although most of the educational focus regarding stress…
Descriptors: Trauma, College Students, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Depression (Psychology)
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Gutiérrez Luís, Beatriz; Baloes Gutiérrez, Gisela; Arellanes Cano, Mayem; Meyer, Lois M. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
Since 2013, Oaxacan Indigenous educators have experienced "seismic aftershocks" from three tumultuous developments: the massive 8.2 earthquake in September 2017 along Oaxaca´s Pacific coast, immediately followed by other earthquakes and continuing tremors; homogenizing federal education reforms imposed since 2013, including the projected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, American Indian Languages, American Indians, Teacher Attitudes
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Brown, Kara D.; Faster, Mariko – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
This article considers the circuitous route of knowledge exchange from South (New Zealand)-to North (Finland)-to regional South (Estonia) by examining the development of Võro language nests ("keelepesä") in Estonia. Language nests reflect the global nature of educational knowledge exchange as well as the importance of networks of…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Foreign Countries, Networks, Language Research
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Sanderson, Kay; Preedy, Pat – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2016
This paper explores the meaning of childhood within the realms of play and attachment. Are parental attitudes and expectations, with the use of technology and prescriptive toys, limiting development in children today? Children's play in homes in the United Arab Emirates is examined to explore how children in this region play and whether the…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Schemata (Cognition), Play, Attachment Behavior
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Lee, Chih-Yih; Sparks, Paul – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2015
Technology has greatly impacted educational systems around the world, even in the most geographically isolated places. This study utilizes an ethnographic approach to examine the patterns of learning in a kindergarten in Mana, Fiji. Data comprised of interviews, observations and examination of related artifacts. The results provide baseline data…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Kindergarten, Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations