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Henderson, Joanna; Ambroso, Eric Patrick – Global Education Review, 2018
With an increase in children from refugee backgrounds entering schools around the world, it has grown increasingly important to examine educational policy design and implementation to understand how policies shape teachers' interactions with this student population. This article focuses on Structured English Immersion, the language policy that…
Descriptors: Refugees, Teaching Methods, Educational Policy, Policy
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Duraisingh, Liz Dawes; Sheya, Sarah; Kane, Emi – Global Education Review, 2018
How should educators teach about one of the most complex and pressing issues of our times? This paper presents an empirically-grounded framework to help educators understand the opportunities and challenges of engaging youth around the topic of migration, including migration involving refugees. It stresses the importance of inviting youth to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Public Policy, Immigration, Refugees
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Swai, Calvin Zakaria; Glanfield, Florence – Global Education Review, 2018
This paper explores the perspectives of mathematics teacher leaders (MTLs) on teacher-led professional learning (TLPL). Shaped by notions of symbolic interactionism, the study employed a multisite case study design. Empirical data were collected through in-depth interviews. The study revealed the practice of TLPL influential in facilitating…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Attitudes, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction
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Counsell, Shelly Lynn; Wright, Brian L. – Global Education Review, 2018
A phenomenological case study by Counsell (2007) explored and investigated the phenomenon of what happened as Florida's A+ Plan intersected with the life histories of one beginning African American female third grade teacher and one veteran White female third grade teacher at demographically different school communities in one Florida school…
Descriptors: Accountability, School Districts, Grade 3, Elementary School Students
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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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Jukes, Matthew C. H.; Gabrieli, Prosper; Mgonda, Nkanileka Loti; Nsolezi, Florentina S.; Jeremiah, Grace; Tibenda, Jovina J.; Bub, Kristen L. – Global Education Review, 2018
Education programs in Africa increasingly aim to develop and measure social and emotional competencies. However, assessments are typically adapted from those developed in other continents and are not derived from local perspectives. In the current study, we conducted focus groups and individual interviews with teachers, parents and students in 4…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Social Responsibility, Foreign Countries
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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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Barrenechea, Ignacio – Global Education Review, 2018
The specialized literature in the field of education has not focused in what ways the multilingual classroom setting exacerbates teachers' tension concerning the need to comply with standards, on the one hand, and the aspiration to embrace diversity, on the other hand. That is to say, there is a need to understand how teachers adapt to confront…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Ethnic Groups, Elementary School Teachers, Teaching Experience
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Shallwani, Sadaf; Abubakar, Amina; Nyongesa, Moses K. – Global Education Review, 2018
This exploratory study examined the strengths and weaknesses in the quality of early childhood care and learning at selected community-based childcare centers (CBCCs) in Malawi, and aimed to understand underlying challenges and opportunities that may be addressed to improve quality and ultimately children's outcomes. Classroom environments and…
Descriptors: Child Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Literacy Education
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Tal, Clodie – Global Education Review, 2018
This paper seeks to improve our understanding of the challenges faced by teachers and student-teachers in the process of implementing small group work (SGW) in early childhood education (ECE). In light of the discrepancy between the clear benefits of SGW in education--its solid theoretical foundation--and its sparse and poor implementation, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Implementation, Small Group Instruction, Early Childhood Education
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Faas, Stefan; Wu, Shu-chen; Geiger, Steffen – Global Education Review, 2017
In order to reflect international reform movements in a system- and culture-comparative perspective, the following article investigates the early childhood education systems in Germany and in Hong Kong, with reference to the respective social and educational roots, pedagogical development lines, and basic educational approaches. In addition,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Play, Child Development, Early Childhood Education
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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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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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Kaden, Ute; Patterson, Philip P.; Healy, Joanne; Adams, Barbara L. – Global Education Review, 2016
Limited research is available concerning teacher retention and teacher attrition in Arctic Alaska. This paper reports survey research findings, which identify factors related to teacher retention and attrition in Alaskan Arctic Native communities. Teacher retention rates (2009-2013) vary widely over time showing no significant trends. Results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Surveys, Rural Schools
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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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