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Corlu, M. Sencer – International Review of Education, 2014
There are two mainstream curricula for international school students at the junior high level: the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE). The former was developed in the mid-1990s and is currently being relaunched in a 21st-century approach.…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Junior High School Students, International Schools, Educational Change
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Berberoglu, Giray; Tansel, Aysit – International Review of Education, 2014
This paper investigates the effectiveness of private tutoring in Turkey. The authors introduce their study by providing some background information on the two major national examinations and three different kinds of tutoring. They then describe how they aimed to analyse whether attending private tutoring centres (PTCs) enhances Turkish students'…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Individual Instruction, Foreign Countries, Tutorial Programs
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Shulruf, Boaz – International Review of Education, 2010
Secondary schools tend to sponsor a large number of extra-curricular activities (ECA) yet little is known about their contribution to students' educational outcomes. This meta-analysis aims to determine what it is about ECA participation that supports positive educational outcomes. Furthermore, this study challenges the theoretical assumptions…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement, Effect Size