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May, Helen – Global Education Review, 2022
Miss Isabel Little was a Scottish infant teacher who immigrated to New Zealand in 1912. She was described as a "Froebel trained Scot from Edinburgh" and known around Wellington education circles for her "modern methods". In contrast to known Froebelian pioneers, Miss Little's historical footprint is light but the few glimpses…
Descriptors: Educational History, Early Childhood Education, Strategic Planning, Foreign Countries
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McNair, Lynn J.; Blaisdell, Caralyn; Davis, John M.; Addison, Luke J. – Global Education Review, 2022
This paper reports on findings from a small pilot study undertaken with early years practitioners in Scotland. The Scottish Government is currently implementing its key election promise of almost doubling the entitlement to publicly funded early learning and childcare (ELC) for all three and four-year old and eligible two-year old children. A key…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Child Care
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Akinrinmade, Bodunrin; Ammani, Muhammad; Zuilkowski, Stephanie – Global Education Review, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic that began in early 2020 has had consequences for children's education globally, as schools closed and parents found themselves playing the role of teacher, alongside their economic and other community roles. This study aims to explore the experiences of parents in northern Nigeria as they attempted to support their primary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Literacy Education
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Schroeder, Leila – Global Education Review, 2020
Even a quick glance at international data reveals something troubling: There is an increasing economic and educational gap between Africa and the rest of the world. If we look just a bit deeper, we find that economic and educational stagnation may simply be the inevitable outcomes of broad educational failure for millions of rural African…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Economic Development, Rural Areas, Academic Failure
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Whitty, Pam; Lysack, Monica; Lirette, Patricia; Lehrer, Joanne; Hewes, Jane – Global Education Review, 2020
We are five early childhood researchers, from across Canada, thrown together amongst a series of alarming discourses, where developmental, economic, and neuroscientific rationales for ECEC drown out alternative theoretical perspectives, as well as personal experience, values, subjective knowledges, and the fierce passion we feel for our work. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Curriculum
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Lopez, Sheila; McWhirter, Anna Cecilia; Rosencrans, Margaret; Giuliani, Nicole R.; McIntyre, Laura Lee – Global Education Review, 2019
Children with developmental delays (DD) pose unique caregiving challenges, given their developmental problems and risks for behavior problems (Baker, McIntyre, Blacher, Crnic, Edelbrock, & Low, 2003). Most of the studies involving caregivers of children with DD have highlighted the role of mothers, with very few studies focusing specifically…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Child Relationship, Developmental Delays, At Risk Persons
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Shivraj, Pooja; Geller, Leanne Ketterlin; Basaraba, Deni; Geller, Josh; Hatfield, Cassandra; Näslund-Hadley, Emma – Global Education Review, 2018
Research indicates that parental involvement in children's education is positively related to academic achievement in mathematics; however, there are few studies on the role of parental involvement in the context of developing countries. The purpose of this paper is to document the iterative development using design-based research (DBR) of a…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Material Development, Culturally Relevant Education, Parent Child Relationship
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Navarro-Cruz, Giselle Emilia; Luschei, Thomas F. – Global Education Review, 2018
In recent years, the United States has made substantial progress in the quality and availability of early childhood education (ECE), especially in the areas of special education and ECE programs for low-income families. Nonetheless, there is room for improvement in terms of access and quality. To improve access and quality in ECE, the United…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Best Practices, Literature Reviews, Educational Quality
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Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, Olga; Happ, Roland; Nell-Müller, Sarah; Deribo, Tobias; Reinhardt, Franziska; Toepper, Miriam – Global Education Review, 2018
Accessing higher education without having to overcome bureaucratic hurdles is a serious concern for refugees. Although empirical studies on the integration and success of refugees in higher education are scarce, the challenges related to this issue are becoming apparent. The Success and Opportunities for Refugees in Higher Education (SUCCESS)…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Online Courses, Educational Technology
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Ndijuye, Laurent Gabriel; Rao, Nirmala – Global Education Review, 2018
Over the past five decades Tanzania has hosted over two million refugees, about 200,000 of whom have been naturalized as Tanzania citizens. Children from this group face numerous challenges within the mainstream educational system. This paper considered education policy in Tanzania, with a specific focus on access to quality pre-primary education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Citizenship, Barriers
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Wright, Brian L.; Ford, Donna Y.; Young, Jemimah L. – Global Education Review, 2017
Lack of access to gifted education is prevalent, yet preventable for Black and Hispanic students. Years of data from the Office for Civil Rights and national reports reveal that deficit thinking, prejudice, and discrimination must be at work, thus compromising the educational experiences of gifted students of color. In this article, the authors…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Disproportionate Representation, Excellence in Education, Equal Education
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Azano, Amy Price; Callahan, Carolyn M.; Brodersen, Annalissa V.; Caughey, Melanie – Global Education Review, 2017
There are both achievement and opportunity gaps for low-income students when compared to their economically advantaged peers; and, for rural students, these gaps may be even more pronounced. In this manuscript we draw from our ongoing work in a five-year federally-funded, Jacob K. Javits grant focusing on promoting gifted education in rural…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Rural Schools, Talent Identification, Place Based Education
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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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de la Garza, Katy – Global Education Review, 2016
This study analyzed challenges faced by teachers in rural and Indigenous schools, and the impact of pedagogical mentorship in contributing towards more culturally and linguistically relevant education. Using a case from Guatemala, this article explored pedagogical mentorship as an in-service teacher training resource for multi-lingual and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education, Mentors, Teacher Attitudes
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Limaye, Sandhya – Global Education Review, 2016
The Central and State governments in India have formulated programs and policies over the years for children with disabilities in order to help them to enter mainstream society. However, despite these policies, children with disabilities are amongst the most disadvantaged in terms of access to schooling and completion of elementary education, as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Disabilities, Educational Policy
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