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Güner, Pinar Burcu – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2023
The main focus of the study was to explore the experiences of inequalities and the expectations of a good life of girls at the age of 14 to 16 years old from a Turkish background living in Germany. Essentially, the research focused on identifying the gaps and analyzing inequality through girls' interpretation of a good life in Germany.…
Descriptors: Well Being, Females, Immigrants, Foreign Countries
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Peli Galiti; Nahlah Mandurah; Lai Wong; John Klatt; Robert Enright – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2023
Most research exploring school-based forgiveness education programs focuses on student outcomes. However, some scholars have begun studying teachers' views of forgiveness. We build on this work by exploring teachers' views of forgiveness education in Greece and Saudi Arabia. A total of 134 teachers (76 Greek and 58 Saudi) completed a survey asking…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Psychological Patterns, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Özer, Zekiye; Yetkin, Ramazan – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2022
The current study was conducted to investigate the relationship between foreign language anxiety (FLA) and attitudes towards English. A total 518 Turkish students studying at private and state high schools participated in the study. Quantitative research design was adopted in the present study. Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety Scale (FLCAS) and…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Anxiety, English (Second Language)
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Akyol, Cüneyt; Kanadli, Sedat – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2022
This synthesis aims to see the effects of Socio-scientific Issues-Based Instruction (SSI) on the academic achievement of students in Turkey and to help shape future studies on this topic. A mixed-research synthesis method was employed in this study. As a result of the data searching process, 12 studies with quantitative data and 6 studies with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science and Society, Science Instruction, Academic Achievement
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Matete, Rose Ephraim – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2022
Women's underrepresentation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) has been documented worldwide. This study investigated the factors underlying women's underrepresentation in STEM in higher education in Tanzania. The study employed a qualitative research approach that was informed by historical design. Data were collected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Disproportionate Representation, STEM Education
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Soeung, Sopha; Chim, Vutheavy – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2022
This limited topical life history study aims to gain insights into COVID-19's impacts on teaching at upper secondary schools through Cambodian teachers' perceptions of online teaching. It presents teachers' current challenges and needs as well as future impacts on their teaching practices. Online semi-structured interviews were conducted to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, School Closing, Online Courses
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Özkan, Umut Birkan – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2021
This study uses PISA 2018 data to analyze, from a multinational perspective, whether interest in environmental issues is a determining factor of science literacy. A relational survey model is used as a quantitative research design to analyze secondary data obtained from the PISA 2018 evaluation data of 98,306 students at the age of 15 in 15…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Student Interests, Environment, Achievement Tests
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Tan, Minda; Bodovski, Katerina – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
China implemented a policy to improve education equity through investing in boarding programs of public schools in rural and less-developed areas. However, this policy has not been informed by empirical research in the Chinese context. By using the nationally representative longitudinal data, this study investigates whether and to what extent…
Descriptors: Boarding Schools, Academic Achievement, Rural Areas, Mathematics Tests
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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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Abdelkhalek, Fatma; Langsten, Ray – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
Following the 1952 revolution, the Egyptian higher education system grew rapidly, with post-secondary institutes complementing the expanding university system. Private post-secondary institutes were permitted from 1970; in the early 1990s financial constraints and pressures for cost recovery prompted legislation allowing private universities. In…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, Track System (Education)
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Khan, Ruhi; Grijalva, Rebecca; Enriquez-Gates, Alejandra – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
Professional development is essential in supporting teachers as change agents to foster international educational reform. Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College acknowledged its role in supporting visiting teachers from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in utilizing action research as an opportunity for professional development.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Role, Change Agents, Educational Change
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Spear, Anne M. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to assess teachers' knowledge and reporting practices in response to sexual gender-based violence in schools. To learn more about the role teachers can play in responding to gender-based violence, this study examines teachers' perceptions of gender-based violence and their actions around reporting incidences of the…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Change Agents, Disclosure, Violence
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Kim, Won Jung – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
Consequential learning is an equity-oriented framework in which students create learning pathways to pursue what matters to themselves and to the communities they care about. In this paper, I seek to identify the moments of consequential learning from a story in which my students and I danced together to express a set of scientific knowledge:…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Learning Processes, Equal Education, Dance
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Fickel, Letitia Hochstrasser; Abbiss, Jane – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
In Aotearoa New Zealand, the continuing disparity in educational outcomes has resulted in a growing call for changes in teacher preparation to better support culturally diverse learners in ways that are responsive to the particular national and cultural context. This paper presents findings from practitioner inquiry into a teacher education…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Professional Identity, Cultural Context, Culturally Relevant Education
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