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Bubb, Sara; Earley, Peter; Totterdell, Michael – Oxford Review of Education, 2005
This paper considers the professional responsibility of schools in England to provide effective induction practices in the context of a central government mandated policy. It looks at individual schools as "habitats" for induction and the role of school leaders and LEAs as facilitators or inhibitors. Notions of professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accountability, Beginning Teacher Induction, Educational Policy
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Floden, Robert E.; Buchmann, Margret – Oxford Review of Education, 1993
Asserts that many aspects of teaching are imbued with uncertainty. Suggests that teacher educators should introduce their students to the myriad uncertainties they will face in their work and encourage them to view them as an essential driving force in teaching. (CFR)
Descriptors: Course Content, Education Courses, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ryba, Raymond – Oxford Review of Education, 1995
Maintains that efforts aimed at the development of a European dimension to the general education curriculum offered in individual nations' schooling have increased in recent years. Asserts that the immediate goal is to provide young people with opportunities beyond their national borders. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Cultural Differences, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Pluralism
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Nordenbo, Sven Erik – Oxford Review of Education, 1995
Discusses ways to promote a European curriculum against two political tendencies: (1) attacks on "Eurocentrism"; and (2) the ongoing educational cooperation among European nations. Provides three as guidelines for future development: (1) critical attitude; (2) curricular pluralism; and (3) free discussion and human rights. (CFR)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Curriculum Development, Democratic Values, Educational Change
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Cummings, William K. – Oxford Review of Education, 1995
Challenges the prevailing Western approach to education by asserting that several Asian nations have and are developing a distinctive approach to human resource development. Describes characteristics of this approach and contrasts it to the Western model. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Developing Nations, Educational Change, Educational Philosophy
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Aitkin, Don – Oxford Review of Education, 1991
Examines the preeminence of research in higher education. Reviews the modern university's history. Suggests that as most academics desire recognition, funding bodies are besieged by people seeking money for research. Argues that university staff members should be expected to contribute to, and should be evaluated for, teaching, research,…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, Faculty College Relationship, Faculty Publishing
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McCarthy, Cameron – Oxford Review of Education, 1991
Examines three U.S. versions of multicultural education: (1) cultural understanding (teaching to promote appreciation of ethnic differences); (2) cultural competence (bilingual education); and (3) cultural emancipation (inclusion of minority culture in the curriculum). Argues that differences among the approaches have implications for race…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Studies
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Gungwu, Wang – Oxford Review of Education, 1992
Discusses the history of Asian universities, their position today, and what the transitions represent for the future. Describes the major debate in the past as concerning the preservation of traditional cultural values while becoming modern institutions. Argues that Asian universities need to recognize the great relevance of traditions to social…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Cultural Context, Cultural Interrelationships, Educational Change
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Carr, David – Oxford Review of Education, 1992
Discusses the proper balance between theory and practice in the professional preparation of teachers. Contents that the argument between educational theory and school-based practice is based mistakenly on the premise that practical training is opposed to theory. Concludes that teacher education must be based on the moral and evaluative…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Field Experience Programs
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Halsey, A. H. – Oxford Review of Education, 1993
Compares access to higher education in Great Britain with other nations in Europe, in North America, and Australia. Concludes that Britain is behind Germany and Sweden but continues to make progress. Includes a table comparing college graduation rates in 20 nations. (CFR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Discrimination
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Egerton, Muriel; Halsey, A. H. – Oxford Review of Education, 1993
Contends that there have been three significant points in the history of access to higher education in Great Britain since 1900. Describes these points: (1) a period of considerable expansion of enrollment; (2) little diminution in relative social class inequality; and (3) a significant diminution in gender equality. (CFR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational History
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Silcock, Peter – Oxford Review of Education, 1995
Analyzes interviews with primary school practitioners about the implementation of the English/Welsh National Curriculum. Finds long-term trends are influenced by a conflict between shortage of time and demands of good practices. Discusses changes from child-focused to standard curriculum, from local to standard assessment, and similar issues. (CFR)
Descriptors: Child Development, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Environment
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Leat, David J. K. – Oxford Review of Education, 1993
Asserts that the debate about competency-based teacher education is in its early stages and is hampered by lack of conceptual clarity. Discusses the importance of considering competence within a framework that includes higher order thinking. Describes competence as a state where behavior, cognition, and feeling are balanced. (CFR)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Competency Based Teacher Education
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Huckman, Lynda; Hill, Tim – Oxford Review of Education, 1994
Examines the use of rational planning techniques in five English elementary schools. Discusses the decision-making processes used to determine the employment and remuneration of teachers. Finds that the decree of control over decision making was related closely to the extent to which decisions would contribute to solutions of other school…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Educational Policy
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Jackson, Sonia – Oxford Review of Education, 1994
Asserts that, among the many disadvantages suffered by children cared for by public agencies, low educational achievement has the most serious consequences for their future life chances. Reports that research findings on young people previously in care confirm that education is crucially important for the quality of their adult life. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Child Caregivers, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Secondary Education
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