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Andrew S. McCarroll; Steve Lambert – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2024
The role of organisational culture in supporting organisational outcomes is well documented in the further education (FE) sector within the UK. The benefits of a strong and unifying culture are recognised as having a positive impact on staff and students. However, a cultural institutional dichotomy has been acknowledged between the business and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, College Faculty, Administrator Attitudes
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Edmund Adam – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2024
This article contributes to the debate on university organisational actorhood by surveying the drivers of university strategic behaviour and choice. Utilising organisational literature and interviews with senior leaders from three Canadian research-intensive universities, the article elucidates the dynamics underlying universities' behaviours…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Universities, Institutional Evaluation, Reputation
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Joshua Stubbs; Dusana Dorjee; Poppy Nash; Lucy Foulkes – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2024
To generate a better understanding of students' experiences of studying A-levels, 136 A-level students in England were asked to provide three words or phrases to describe their experience of sixth form, and their reasons for choosing these terms, via an online survey. Data were analysed using content analysis and reflexive thematic analysis. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Habits, Stress Variables, Coping
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Louise Webber – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2024
This article explores Foundation Year students' experiences of Higher Education learning. The research took place during the COVID-19 pandemic and provided a unique opportunity to formulate factors which contribute to the success of a Foundation Year programme. During the pandemic, the demand to study from home, created uncertainty as to whether…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, College Readiness, Postsecondary Education
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Lucy Grimshaw; Sue Jackson; David Littlefair; Andrew Melling – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2024
Male students are in the minority in nursing, social work and primary education university programmes leading to professional recognition. This article explores the experiences of men studying on these professional programmes in Higher Education (HE) in the United Kingdom. A phenomenographic methodology was used to explore male students'…
Descriptors: Males, Nursing, Elementary Education, Social Work
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Denise Jackson – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2024
There is continued pressure on universities to develop future-oriented graduates given documented skill gaps and global talent shortages. Although work experience supports work-readiness and is prioritised among graduate employers, little is known about the labour market gains from student employment compared to work experience embedded within the…
Descriptors: Student Employment, Employment Potential, Work Experience, Curriculum
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Forrest C. Lane; D. Patrick Saxon – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2024
Nearly half of all students in the United States are placed into at least one developmental course in college. Many of these students fail to complete developmental course sequences and persist to degree completion. First-Year Seminars are one of several high-impact practices associated with increased persistence, retention, and graduation rates…
Descriptors: First Year Seminars, College Mathematics, Academic Achievement, Mathematics Instruction
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Sandra Lyndon; Becky Edwards – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2024
This paper draws on findings from the From Adversity to University project, a unique widening participation initiative developed by one university to support a diverse range of people into Higher Education through engagement with a 12-week bridging module. This small-scale case study presents an in-depth exploration of how learning space shaped…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Student Experience, Homeless People, COVID-19
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Franz Carrillo-Higueras; T. R. Walton – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2024
Homesick disposition, an individual's expectation about becoming homesick in the future, has been identified as an important predictor of homesickness. Homesick disposition can be detected and measured even before the separation from home has taken place, making it particularly relevant to understanding feelings and perceptions of rural school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Adjustment, Psychological Patterns
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Mohamed Redha Bougherira; Mayada Hassan Elasmar; Nasser Saud Alrayes – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2024
Research demonstrates that attempts to improve the quality of education in higher education institutions (HEIs) through external quality assurance (EQA) systems have not always produced the expected results due to the complex nature of education and scepticism regarding the applicability of EQA systems to education. It frequently resulted in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accreditation (Institutions), Quality Assurance, Educational Quality
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Hayman, Rick; Coyles, Andy; Wharton, Karl; Borkoles, Erika; Polman, Remco – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2023
Personal tutoring is renowned for the positive role it can play in supporting student satisfaction, engagement and attainment outcomes in higher education. Surprisingly though, few studies have specifically investigated the demands of this role from the perspective of the personal tutor. Through the theoretical lens of Role Theory, this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tutoring, Tutors, Role
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Erixon, Per-Olof; Hansson, Kristina – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2023
This article deals with the personal epistemologies developed by teachers who undergo academic continuing education on an advanced level at a time when conflicting discourses form the basis of teaching in today's school, i.e. academisation on one hand and measurability and accountability in the name of New Public Management on the other. To give…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Epistemology, Faculty Development
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Al-Mahdy, Yasser F. Hendawy; Al-Harthi, Aisha S. A.; Salah El-Din, Nesren – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2023
Empirical evidence increasingly suggests that supervisors' support significantly impacts employees' commitment to change and possibly diminishes their turnover intention. This study, conducted at a government university in Oman, investigated a mediated-effects model of leadership support and faculty turnover intention. The model proposes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Labor Turnover, College Faculty
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Dziminska, Malgorzata – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2023
Too often, the student voice on their needs and expectations from a higher education experience is underrepresented. In response to that, by applying a Weberian ideal-type methodological procedure, this work synthesises the students' vision of an ideal university (IU). The model was constructed inductively through a qualitative study using focus…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Expectation, Student School Relationship
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Gavín-Chocano, Óscar; García-Martínez, Inmaculada; Pérez-Navío, Eufrasio; Molero, David – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2023
Emotional Intelligence and resilience have become two crucial skills for the development of the individual, and they are also valid indicators of academic success at the university. Based on recent literature, the aim of this study was to determine the causal relationship between emotional intelligence and optimism vs. pessimism, with resilience…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Countries, Emotional Intelligence, Resilience (Psychology)
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