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Edward, Geraldina; Ndijuye, Laurent Gabriel; Shukia, Richard – Global Education Review, 2022
This study explored the role of parental involvements in children's acquisition of Kiswahili pre-reading skills in Tanzania. Specifically, it compared rural public high performing schools and low performing schools. Stratified random sampling and purposive sampling were used to obtain 350 participants. Data were collected through…
Descriptors: Prereading Experience, Reading Skills, Parent Participation, African Languages
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Solorio, Michelle – Global Education Review, 2020
Through the Ministry of Education program "Programme des Écoles Integrées" (PEI) in Côte d'Ivoire, 26 rural public primary schools may use one of 10 local languages as the language of instruction in Grades 1-3 prior to switching to a French-only system. The purpose of a PEI school is to support basic academic skills development and…
Descriptors: Refugees, Immigrants, Rural Schools, Urban Schools
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Layman, Eric. W. – Global Education Review, 2018
Will my children's creativity be hindered if I place them within the rigidity of an East Asian school? Conversely, could my children's math and science skills benefit from the high expectations of an East Asian curriculum and teacher? The purpose of this study is two-fold. Firstly, it aims to demonstrate that comparison between Eastern and Western…
Descriptors: Educational Background, High Stakes Tests, Standardized Tests, Achievement Tests
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Petrová, Zuzana; Zápotocná, Olga – Global Education Review, 2018
This paper describes the development of preschool literacy education in Slovakia, beginning with the communist era, when the country was isolated from broader international academic discourse and early literacy research, then the period after the fall of the totalitarian regime up to the present day. It describes how the traditional approach to…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Cognitive Development
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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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Ringsmose, Charlotte – Global Education Review, 2017
The international comparison and competitive focus on (academic) performance, together with the growing awareness that early years impact children's learning and development in education as well as over a lifetime, has resulted in heightened political interest in the learning of the youngest children. Politicians take action to achieve what they…
Descriptors: Global Education, Educational Change, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries
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Gawlik, Marytza A. – Global Education Review, 2016
More than 20 years into the implementation of public charter schools, the U.S. experience can inform policymakers and others about how to achieve the best possible results through charter school policies. This paper describes the history and current state of the charter school movement, presents a conceptual model of the charter school system, and…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Outcomes of Education
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Bosetti, Lynn; Butterfield, Phil – Global Education Review, 2016
In this paper we examine the public charter school movement in the Province of Alberta, Canada over the past 20 years to determine how charter school policy and regulations have limited and controlled the impact of charter schools on public education. Specifically we focus on the extent to which charter schools in Alberta fulfilled the aims and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Charter Schools, Politics of Education, Educational Change
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Schultz, Susan M. – Global Education Review, 2016
The United States and the World Health Organization have worked to decrease lead exposure in children, but despite these efforts lead poisoning continues to exist in industrialized and developing countries. Prevention is the only way to preclude the health, academic and behavioral problems that occur due to the effects of lead. Public awareness…
Descriptors: Poisoning, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Prevention
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James-Ward, Cheryl; Abuyen, Joy – Global Education Review, 2015
At the onset of the 21st century, the United States ushered in a new era of school accountability and reform with the No Child Left Behind Act [NCLB] (United States Department of Education, 2010). Until and unless it is repealed or replaced, this law continues in effect today, with many states now applying to renew their NCLB waivers (Klein,…
Descriptors: Leadership Responsibility, Data, Accountability, Educational Legislation
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McEachron, Gail; Bhatti, Ghazala – Global Education Review, 2015
Global research has shown the persistence of inequality with regard to accessing curriculum with a view to obtaining suitable work and making useful contributions to society. The intersection of race, gender, language and low socio-economic levels creates situations which often marginalize ethnic minorities in school settings (Freire, 1968; Nieto…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Immigrants
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Arshad, Mohd Nahar Mohd – Global Education Review, 2014
The purpose of this study is to investigate the level of technical efficiency of secondary education in 16 selected Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) countries (including West Bank and Gaza). Educational efficiency has become an important issue given many countries' pressing levels of public deficit and debt. Since the educational sector…
Descriptors: Efficiency, Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Secondary School Students
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Compton-Lilly, Catherine – Global Education Review, 2014
Many children living in low-income communities do not face struggles in school. Many learn quickly and easily. But for some students, living in a high poverty communities and attending underfunded schools has consequences that can make learning difficult. In this paper, Compton-Lilly draws on the words of a parent living in a low-income community…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Family Financial Resources, Educational Experience, Criticism
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Purcell-Gates, Victoria – Global Education Review, 2014
This analysis examines the nexus of marginalization and education, particularly the literacy potential and achievement of young children from socially and politically marginalized communities. Drawing on data from a study of literacy practice among Nicaraguan immigrants in Costa Rica and the schooling of the Nicaraguan children in Costa Rican…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Immigrants, Literacy, Foreign Countries
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Drajea, Alice J.; O'Sullivan, Carmel – Global Education Review, 2014
This article investigates the effect of parents' literacy levels and family income in Uganda on the quality and nature of parents' involvement in their children's primary education. A mixed-methods study with an ethnographic element was employed to explore the views and opinions of 21 participants through a qualitative approach. Methods for data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Literacy, Family Income, Parent Participation
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