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Subasi, Seyda; Hager, Barbara; Proyer, Michelle – Global Education Review, 2023
The term "inclusive education" has become a frequently used keyword for research due to the aim of achieving inclusivity in education and society. The term is used and translated in and across global documents that shape national policy and research as well as international research. The popularity, but also the emergency of, inclusion…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Inclusion, Translation, Language Usage
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Heuser, Brian L.; Wang, Ke; Shahid, Salman – Global Education Review, 2017
We examine recent research across countries and cultures in regard to the issues related to the formation of gifted and talented education perspectives, policies, and practices. Many modern cultures and subcultures have developed formal and informal definitions of what it means to be gifted and talented, and when we compare the perceptions,…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Gifted, Special Education, Educational Policy
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Riebenbauer, Elisabeth; Dreisiebner, Gernot; Stock, Michaela – Global Education Review, 2017
The introduction to teaching is critical for novice teachers. Near the end of their master's program, students of Business Education and Development in Austria spend one semester at an assigned school. They are introduced to teaching, while being assisted by peer students, mentoring teachers, and a companion course. Mentors receive special…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Career Planning, Mentors, Student Teachers
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Gastager, Angela; Bock, Anna; Patry, Jean-Luc; Präauer, Viktoria; Fageth, Barbara – Global Education Review, 2017
Pedagogical tact, the "translator" from theory to practice, is a complex construct. A theory of tact has been developed and is tested through comparison of novice and expert teachers. One may assume that experienced practitioners are tactful if they are committed. Preservice teachers may be assumed to be less tactful than experienced…
Descriptors: Mentors, Internship Programs, Preservice Teachers, Beginning Teachers
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Brandau, Johannes; Studencnik, Peter; Kopp-Sixt, Silvia – Global Education Review, 2017
The lack of evidence-based quantitative studies prevents further progress in mentoring research. In particular, standardized diagnostic instruments facilitating the exploration, evaluation and production of structured feedback for mentors and mentees are urgently needed. The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors and levels that are…
Descriptors: Mentors, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries, Student Teachers
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Malmberg, Isolde – Global Education Review, 2017
Teacher education in Austria is currently undergoing a fundamental reform process. Investigations into teachers' first experience in school indicate that the transition from university life to professional life is not smooth for teachers. In the arts, the adjustment seems to be even more complex (De Vugt, 2013). Artistically well-trained…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Mentors
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Heißenberger, Petra – Global Education Review, 2016
This study examined relationships between the work of innovative school principals and innovative primary schools determined by defining eight areas of school leadership: Instructional Development, Classroom Management, School Organization, Social Interaction, Personnel Development, Cooperation, Infrastructure and School Marketing. A questionnaire…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Primary Education, Principals
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Mittnik, Philipp – Global Education Review, 2016
This article presents arguments in support of teaching about the Holocaust and Nazism in Austria at an early age. To accomplish this, Austrian and German elementary school textbooks were analyzed for the amount of content dealing with the Holocaust and Jews; the results showed that since 1980 the amount of content on the Holocaust increased in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Jews, Death, War
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Mewald, Claudia – Global Education Review, 2015
This article discusses the impact of lexical range on the learners' ability to communicate in English when taught as a foreign language in bilingual schools, and emphasizes the importance of explicit vocabulary instruction. It draws on data from classroom observation, lexis-retrieval tasks, written and spoken performance in bilingual…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Grammar, Vocabulary Development, Psycholinguistics