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Alnaim, Mariam – World Journal of Education, 2018
The Zero Tolerance policy was intended to eliminate learners who are a danger to a learning institution (Henson, 2012). The development of this policy was to assist schools with better policing approaches of students conducts by employing tough disciplinary action and subsequently provide a safer learning environment. While the Zero Tolerance…
Descriptors: Zero Tolerance Policy, School Policy, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems
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Al Hazmi, Adnan Nasser; Ahmad, Aznan Che – World Journal of Education, 2018
The issue concerned with enhancing support to the intellectually disabled students for enabling them to access the general education has gained significant importance in the recent years all over the world. The intellectually disabled students suffer from neurodevelopmental disorders that acts as a barrier to the normal functioning of the brain…
Descriptors: Access to Education, General Education, Intellectual Disability, Special Needs Students
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Sharmahd, Nima; Peeters, Jan; Bushati, Mirlinda – European Journal of Education, 2018
Researchers and international organisations recognise that the quality of ECEC services is related to a professional and competent workforce. The latter should be part of a "competent system" that is capable of linking staff's initial good education to the possibility of constantly reflecting on ideas and practices. Continuous…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Reflection, Group Activities, Teamwork
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Illeris, Knud – European Journal of Education, 2018
This article is an account of the history of learning theory as the author has come to know and interpret it by dealing with this subject for almost half a century during which he has also himself gradually developed the broad understanding of human learning which is presented in his well known books on "How We Learn" and a lot of other…
Descriptors: History, Learning Theories, Learning Processes, Books
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Leggo, Carl – Canadian Journal of Education, 2018
As a poet, researcher, and teacher in the academy, I have pursued my vocation with an abiding commitment to both creative and critical discourse. I inquire into my autobiographical experiences as a poet, researcher, and teacher in the institutional contexts of a Faculty of Education by creating a performance of poetry that seeks to honour…
Descriptors: Poetry, Teaching Experience, Autobiographies, Creativity
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Rojewski, Jay W.; Hill, Roger B. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2017
Increasingly, career-technical and workforce education professionals are challenged with determining the best ways to prepare people for work, when many of the jobs those people will perform do not exist yet. Twenty-first-century work is evolving rapidly, with some jobs going away, other types of work appearing, and many people working in jobs…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Curriculum Development, Models, Labor Force Development
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Stringfield, Sam; Stone, James R., III. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2017
The labor market in the United States is evolving in unexpected ways following the 2007 recession. Career and technical education (CTE) has historically linked young people to the workplace. In this article we examine the U.S. labor market and provide multiple perspectives on its growth and direction and implications for future directions for CTE.…
Descriptors: Career Education, Technology Education, Labor Market, Job Skills
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Carvalho, Luís Miguel; Costa, Estela; Gonçalves, Catarina – European Journal of Education, 2017
This article describes and discusses what happens when knowledge for policy generated within PISA is received by its target audience: what have the Portuguese policy actors been doing with PISA data and analysis when they consider, express and justify their choices? Drawing on previous and current studies, using interview materials and formal and…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Intervention, Foreign Countries
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Subero, David; Vujasinovic, Ellen; Esteban-Guitart, Moises – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2017
Learning happens through participation in formal community events and informal community activities. However, learning activities that take place in and out of school are often not mutually recognised. "Funds of knowledge" projects foster new ways of exchanging learning experiences in and out of school. "Funds of identity" can…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Learning Experience, Educational Resources, Educational Strategies
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Campbell, Carol – Canadian Journal of Education, 2017
This article discusses the current international emphasis on educational improvement and, particularly, approaches to developing teachers' professional learning. I begin by arguing for the importance of Canadian narratives and evidence within global debates. I turn then to an example of a recently conducted study of the state of educators'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Faculty Development, Evidence Based Practice
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van Merriënboer, Jeroen J. G.; McKenney, Susan; Cullinan, Dominic; Heuer, Jos – European Journal of Education, 2017
The quality of education suffers when pedagogies are not aligned with physical learning spaces. For example, the architecture of the triple-decker Victorian schools across England fits the information transmission model that was dominant in the industrial age, but makes it more difficult to implement student-centred pedagogies that better fit a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Physical Environment, Educational Quality, School Buildings
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Koutamanis, Alexander; Heuer, Jos; Könings, Karen D. – European Journal of Education, 2017
User participation is a key element in decision processes concerning the accommodation of dynamic organisations such as schools. This article addresses the discrepancy between the perspectives of the architects and engineers, as the makers of school buildings, and school management, teachers and students, as the users of the buildings, and…
Descriptors: School Buildings, Foreign Countries, Visual Perception, Educational Facilities Design
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St-Amand, Jerome; Girard, Stéphanie; Hiroux, Marie-Hélène; Smith, Jonathan – McGill Journal of Education, 2017
This article outlines a strategy that we, as high school teachers, used in the academic year 2012-2013 to improve a student's school engagement. Extracurricular activities such as sports have proven useful (among other strategies) to counter school disengagement, specifically in enhancing positive social relations among the teachers and students…
Descriptors: Athletics, Extracurricular Activities, Learner Engagement, Student School Relationship
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Ivie, Stanley D. – McGill Journal of Education, 2017
Metaphor is a critical tool for thought. Lying at the heart of every systematic body of knowledge are three root metaphors--mechanism, organism, and mind. Historically, schools of philosophy--realism, naturalism, and idealism--have grown up around these metaphors. The root metaphors and their corresponding philosophies provide the paradigms…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Educational Philosophy, Models, Educational History
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Lewkowich, David – McGill Journal of Education, 2017
In this paper, I discuss the process of developing a piece of writing for publication. Written for an intended audience of graduate students in the field of education, I discuss writing for publication as an arrangement for significance, the question of finding a discursive and intellectual home, the selection of an appropriate journal in which to…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Graduate Students, Writing Skills, Writing Strategies
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