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Jacobsen Evenshaug, Aurora; Lie, Elin Rødahl – Global Education Review, 2023
In 2017, a new core curriculum was implemented in Norwegian primary and secondary education, replacing the core curriculum from 1997. While the concept of "danning" is present in both curricula, its meaning and use seem to change. The concept of "danning" has a played a significant role in Norwegian society and educational…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education
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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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Castner, Daniel; Maron-Puntarelli, Cecilia – Global Education Review, 2022
For early childhood educators, few individuals have more historical significance than Friedrich Froebel. Froebelian approaches traveled across the Atlantic and inspired early childhood educators in the United States during the progressive era. Although early childhood professionals in the United States still celebrate the inventor of kindergarten,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Teachers, Educational History, Educational Theories
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Robert, Catherine; Okilwa, Nathern S. A. – Global Education Review, 2022
Research demonstrates harmful effects of disparate discipline practices on outcomes for students of color. The Office of Civil Rights (OCR), under the Obama administration, significantly increased investigations under the mandate of Title VI. In this study, we examine OCR's investigation of Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) to establish the…
Descriptors: Discipline Policy, School Districts, Minority Group Students, African American Students
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Flemig, Sophie; McNair, Lynn – Global Education Review, 2022
In this article, we engage with a question that has occupied the professional, policy, and popular discourse on education and socialization: are a child's development potential and outcomes contingent on innate abilities ("nature") or environment ("nurture") (Plomin, DeFries, & Fulker, 1988; Stiles, 2011; Tabery, 2014;…
Descriptors: Nature Nurture Controversy, Child Development, Environmental Influences, Educational Change
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Sharif, Iman – Global Education Review, 2020
Displacing the largest number of refugees in recent time is one of the devastating impacts of the Syrian war. Turkey hosts over 3.6 million Syrian refugees. Almost half of them are children in the preschool or primary school stage. Because refugee children are five times more likely to miss schooling than nonrefugee children, the provision of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Student Centered Learning, Refugees, Teacher Attitudes
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Alcott, Benjamin; Rose, Pauline; Sabates, Ricardo; Ellison, Christine – Global Education Review, 2020
In recent years, much attention has been given to extremely poor levels of learning outcomes in low-and lower-middle income countries. Citizen-led assessments have played a vital role in highlighting this "learning crisis." Having developed these citizen-led assessments, members of the People's Action for Learning (PAL) Network are now…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, Middle Class, Change Strategies, Educational Change
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Smith, Mariam; Ball, Jessica – Global Education Review, 2020
This article describes an actor-focused approach to creating a theory of change that is context-specific, grounded in an understanding of local historical, cultural, linguistic, and social realities, and inspired by a commitment to social justice in education reform. In 2019, the authors completed a research evaluation of the Government of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Social Theories, Educational Theories, Indigenous Populations
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Savard, Annie; Cyr, Stéphane – Global Education Review, 2018
Supporting the professional development of teachers to enhance mathematics learning is an important consideration of global education initiatives. However, designing and implementing professional development depends on the structures in place in different contexts. For instance, some structures involve different roles played by the different…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Elementary School Teachers, Pilot Projects, Competency Based Education
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Rentzou, Konstanntina; Daglas, Georgios – Global Education Review, 2018
Greece is one of the many countries, which still utilize a split Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) system. In fact, this dichotomy characterizes not only preschool programs, but also higher education institutions which train pre-service ECEC educators. Recently, Greek government's Organization for ECEC organized an open debate for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education
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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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Brown, Elissa F.; Wishney, Leigh R. – Global Education Review, 2017
Divisive rhetoric and heated political discourse surround the identification and education of gifted students and lead to opposing philosophical issues of egalitarianism versus elitism. Researchers have long chronicled the ambivalence in the United States over the concepts of giftedness and intellectual talent (Benbow & Stanley, 1996; see also…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Excellence in Education, Gifted, Political Influences
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Fu, Tian – Global Education Review, 2017
Today it is accepted that the development of gifted and talented children is important to enable a nation to compete successfully. In China, though the estimated number of gifted children reaches 20 million (Chu, 2012), gifted education has seldom received sufficient support. The objections to gifted education always suppress suggestions that…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Gifted, Correlation, Foreign Countries
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Erwin, Elizabeth J. – Global Education Review, 2017
The landscape of early childhood education and care has become unrecognizable in many countries, particularly in the West. There is an increasing pressure to focus on outcomes over process, prescribed curricula, standardized assessments, and unrealistic academic expectations for young learners and the adults who work on their behalf. This shift in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Well Being, Holistic Approach
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Meyer, Lois M. – Global Education Review, 2017
In 2011, Indigenous Initial Education teachers in Oaxaca, Mexico, for the first time participated in an alternative teacher professional development effort (called a "diplomado") to initiate community appropriate bilingual programs for pregnant mothers and infants under 3 years old. Collaborating with parents and village authorities, the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Socialization, Photography, American Indians
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