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Stecher, Ludwig – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2018
In most modern countries, much learning in childhood and adolescence takes place outside of regular school hours. That holds for community-based programs -- like afterschool programs -- as well as for private offerings -- like private tutoring. In the international research literature, this field of learning opportunity is called extended…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Community Programs, Tutoring, Equal Education
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Bae, Sang Hoon – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2018
Extended education flourishes all over the world. Within different cultures and sociopolitical backgrounds, it takes different terms, forms, and developments across nations. Without identifying the common concepts of extended education, we may not expect further developments in extended education research. This study examined the terms that are…
Descriptors: Vocabulary, Educational Research, Educational Development, Models
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Klerfelt, Anna; Ljusberg, Anna-Lena – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2018
The aim of this article is to contribute to the discussion concerning the concepts used in the field of extended education by scrutinising different concepts that can contribute to research and guard the specific educational attitude of extended education as viewed from a Swedish perspective. The discussion will be based on a review of concepts…
Descriptors: School Schedules, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Child Development
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Noam, Gil G.; Triggs, Bailey B. – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2018
What is it about afterschool that gives it so much potential to powerfully influence educational best practices around the world? This paper will explore what truly defines "afterschool" beyond the time- and location-based pedagogy of the term and will make the case for the use of "expanded learning" or "expanded…
Descriptors: After School Education, Vocabulary, Classification, Cultural Differences
Schuepbach, Marianne – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2018
In the last 20 years, interest in the field of extended education has been growing worldwide. Countries in the East and the West have been investing in developing systems to support student learning after traditional school hours. In this contribution, we first clarify concepts and terms currently used in Switzerland and then, from an…
Descriptors: Vocabulary, Foreign Countries, After School Programs, Extracurricular Activities
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Schuepbach, Marianne; Huang, Denise – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2018
During the past two decades, there is a global growing interest in the field of extended education. Countries in both the East and the West alike have been investing in developing systems to support student learning after the traditional school hours. This paper examines the similarities and differences in this trend of development in Taiwan and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Comparative Education
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Gravesen, David Thore; Ringskou, Lea – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2017
This article analyzes the work of pedagogues in the Danish Primary School and Leisure-time Center. With a reform in 2014, schooldays are prolonged and hours for leisure-time pedagogy in the afternoons have become fewer. Time pressure and a focus on effectiveness have become crucial, and core pedagogical ideas are seemingly changing. On the basis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Extended School Day, Elementary Schools, Leisure Education
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Mahoney, Joseph L. – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2016
Research shows that adolescent participation in organized out-of-school time (OST) programs (e.g., after-school programs) is linked to positive developmental outcomes. However, whether OST program practitioners use this research to inform their decision making is unclear. Therefore, a science-to-practice gap may exist in OST programs. To assess…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Youth Programs, Community Programs, Administrators
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Kielblock, Stephan; Gaiser, Johanna M. – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2016
According to the literature, practitioners' use of research appears to play an important role in facilitating high-quality applied practice. Previous studies indicate that teachers have a positive attitude towards using research, but that they are rarely successful in implementing it in their actual practice. There appears to be a scarcity of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Extended School Day, Educational Research, Research Utilization
Cartmel, Jennifer; Brannelly, Kylie – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2016
A skilled workforce is critical to the delivery of quality school age care services. A strategy called Core Knowledge and Competency (CKC) Framework was designed to build the skills and knowledge of after school care educators as they provided before and after school programs in Queensland, Australia. The strategy was to help educators meet the…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Skill Development, After School Programs, Child Care
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Frei, Lukas; Schuepbach, Marianne; Nieuwenboom, Wim; von Allmen, Benjamin – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2016
So far, empirical evidence regarding the effects of extended education on externalizing behavior is mixed. To explore possible moderators, multilevel-analyses were conducted in a longitudinal sample of 492 students from 51 all-day schools in Switzerland. No main effects of utilization intensity, interaction quality and externalizing behavior in…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Behavior Problems, School Schedules, Peer Influence
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Vandell, Deborah Lowe; Lao, Jenel – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2016
High quality afterschool programs foster academic and socio-emotional development in middle childhood and adolescence. The success of these programs is dependent on the skills and competencies of program staff. High quality programs require staff who are able to sustain supportive relationships with young people, foster positive relationships…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Recruitment, Labor Turnover, Child Care
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Böhm-Kasper, Oliver; Dizinger, Vanessa; Gausling, Pia – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2016
The present article uses two empirical studies to look at multiprofessional collaboration between teachers and other educational staff at German all-day schools. A quantitative study is used both to develop an instrument for the measurement of multiprofessional collaboration and to analyse the connections between collaborative action and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Extended School Day, Educational Cooperation, Professionalism
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Jutzi, Michelle; Schuepbach, Marianne; Frei, Lukas; Nieuwenboom, Wim; von Allmen, Benjamin – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2016
Using quantitative data from school principals (SPs) and after-school program directors (ASDs) in 37 primary schools and after-school programs (ASPs) in Switzerland, this study examines the Perceived Professional Culture of Collaboration (PPCoC) as an aspect of school culture and professionalism of educational staff. The group comparisons confirm…
Descriptors: Principals, After School Programs, Administrator Attitudes, Interprofessional Relationship
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Underwood, Charles; Mahmood, Mara Welsh; Pranzetti, Dirce M. F.; Toloza de O. Costa, Maria Cec?lia – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2016
This research examines mediational processes in digital activities at Projeto Clicar, a program designed to promote the social inclusion of children living and working on the streets of São Paulo, Brasil. It offers a cognitive ethnography of how the program's particular relational habitus, or pedagogical frame, shapes children's participatory…
Descriptors: Mediation Theory, Inclusion, Social Integration, Homeless People
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