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Jonsson, Kristina – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2020
This article aims to investigate social learning in the Swedish school-age educare (SAEC) from a number of principals' perspectives. An abductive approach has been adopted to analyse the data from individual interviews with seven principals in school-age educare. The results are understood through an interactionist perspective, with…
Descriptors: Principals, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Democratic Values
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Carlman, Peter; Hjalmarsson, Maria; Vikström, Carina – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2020
This study investigated how gender and sports capital are expressed in sports leaders' talk about sports for young people with a refugee background. Empirical data were derived from four focus group interviews representing 21 sports club leaders in Sweden. The leaders defined boys and girls as distinct groups but also as groups within which there…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Athletics, Refugees
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Miller, Ishmael A. – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2020
The aim of this study was to explore the application of culturally responsive school leadership (CRSL) in an out of school time organization (OST). This was accomplished by analyzing how the actions of leaders both enabled and constrained CRSL. Research was conducted with Inspire Mentoring an OST organization that provides mentoring services to…
Descriptors: Cultural Relevance, Leadership Styles, Mentors, High School Students
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Lager, Karin – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2020
This project aimed to investigate through empirical analysis the possibilities and impossibilities for everyday life in the institutional spaces of school-age educare. The data consists of twelve weeks of fieldwork in twelve settings and group interviews with staff teams in each setting. Through empirical analysis of the variation in institutional…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Teacher Competencies, Teamwork, Educational Environment
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Allen, Patricia J.; Brown, Zoe; Noam, Gil G. – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2020
An innovative system-building initiative known as the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice (SLECoP) is transforming U.S. STEM education through cross-sector partnerships between schools, afterschool and summer programs, libraries, museums, and businesses, among others. Although logic models exist to describe how SLEs can make positive…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Learning Processes, Ecology, Communities of Practice
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Glaés-Coutts, Lena – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2020
One of the most valued types of professional learning for teachers are forums that allow them to share their practices with other teachers. This is paper examines how university-based learning networks support the professional development needs of teachers in School-Age educare. University-supported network provide a more informal approach to…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Collaboration, Foreign Countries, Elementary Education
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Chiapparini, Emanuela; Scholian, Andrea; Schuler, Patricia; Kappler, Christa – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2019
All-day schools are becoming more widespread in Switzerland. They enable pupils to participate in lunchtime and extracurricular activities organized and supervised mostly by social workers. Qualitative data were collected for a project on newly implemented area-wide all-day schools in Zurich, Switzerland's largest city. The research was funded by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Leisure Time, Extracurricular Activities
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Bae, Sang Hoon; Park, Hyowon; Kwak, Eun Ju; Cho, Eunwon; Jung, Hyeonseok – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2019
Science education as a part of STEM education is becoming important not only for the future success of the individual but also for the economic development of the nation. This study explores the global pattern of extended education and its impact on learning outcomes in the area of science. First, the study found substantial national differences…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Science Education, After School Programs, Access to Education
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Lundbäck, Birgitta; Fälth, Linda – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2019
In Sweden and the other Scandinavian countries children are offered a curricular based combination of care and teaching before and after compulsory school hours. These leisure time centers, so-called "fritidshem," are offered to children aged between 6 and 12 whose parents' study or work, as well as to children that require special…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leisure Time, Children, Disabilities
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Suter, Larry E. – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2019
The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) by the OECD measures student study time during formal school periods and during periods of out-of-school-time (OST). The purpose of these items is to account for differences in country to country achievement levels. However, analyses of the impact of additional study time on student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Jutzi, Michelle; Woodland, Rebecca H. – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2019
There has been a surge in the demand for the establishment of high-quality after-school programs (ASP) predicated on professional collaboration between in-school and after-school educators (OECD, 2014). In this validation study, we outline the psychometric properties of the Collaboration Quality Index (CQI) comprised of four predominant scales,…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Program Effectiveness, Psychometrics, Foreign Countries
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von Allmen, Benjamin; Schüpbach, Marianne; Frei, Lukas; Nieuwenboom, Wim – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2019
This paper investigates the effect of primary school students' utilization of extended education offerings and of the quality of extended education on reading achievement in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. All-day schools are being set up. Among other reasons, as a means to level the increasing scholastic demands in the primary schools.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Elementary School Students, Educational Quality
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Kosaretsky, Sergey; Ivanov, Ivan – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2019
The article considers the structure of the inequality of access to extra-curricular education in Russia and factors influencing it. Among the main barriers are the territorial context, urban and rural education, the families' socioeconomic status and cultural capital. It is also showed that the factors of the inequality are also produced with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Extracurricular Activities, Equal Education, Access to Education
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Bae, Sang Hoon; Cho, Eunwon; Byun, Bo-Kyung – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2019
This study identified subgroups of elementary students based on similar patterns of participation in four different types of extended education in Korea. The study also investigated relationships between student patterns of extended education participation and their various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, including residential…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Equal Education
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Entrich, Steve R.; Lauterbach, Wolfgang – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2019
In Germany we observe a strong increase in the enrolment in shadow education ('Nachhilfe') over the last two decades. To explain this development we draw on social reproduction theories identifying two strategies: (1) families seek competitive advantages for their children to maintain or achieve an advantageous education level (status attainment…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tutoring, Private Education, Enrollment
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