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Bamber, Philip; Bullivant, Andrea; Clark, Alison; Lundie, David – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
There has been significant discussion and debate about the meaning and implementation of the requirement for schools to promote fundamental British values. While much of the research in this area focuses on surveying teachers' attitudes, this paper set out to understand the processes of professional enactment through which beginning teachers…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Placement, Foreign Countries, Professional Identity
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Panjwani, Farid – Oxford Review of Education, 2017
It is widely accepted in academia and state policies that recent years have seen an increasing stress on publicly enacted Muslim identity in Britain and in many other parts of the world. Less recognised is the fact that many among those who call themselves Muslims do not share religion as a predominant identity-attribute for themselves. Such…
Descriptors: Muslims, Islamic Culture, Identification, Religion
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Halpin, David – Oxford Review of Education, 2006
Romanticism's valuing of love and the life of the imagination, combined with its belief in human potential taken heroically to and beyond its limits, provides a way of addressing differently and fruitfully certain issues to do with pedagogy in schools, making in particular better sense of what it means to be an effective teacher and a productive…
Descriptors: Romanticism, Intimacy, Imagination, English Literature
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Kogan, Maurice – Oxford Review of Education, 2006
Anthony Crosland was the most formative of education ministers in the 1960s whose contribution promoted intellectual activity within the policy discourse. He retains an iconic status for that reason. He provided the intellectual foundations of "revisionism" which emancipated the Labour Party from belief in nationalisation as the way to…
Descriptors: Biographies, Politics of Education, Educational Policy, Public Education
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Johnson, David – Oxford Review of Education, 2006
The article compares the educational policy trajectories of four societies in the South-west Indian Ocean: Madagascar, Mauritius, Ile de la Reunion and South Africa. The main purpose is to trace the political pathways and differing educational policy trajectories of former colonies of Britain and France. Five metaphors are invoked in this paper to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Joseph, Sir Keith – Oxford Review of Education, 1984
School standards and the educational objectives of Great Britain's schools for students up to age 16 are the major focus of this speech. Changes needed in the curriculum and in the 16+ examination system to achieve higher academic standards are examined. How to keep high-quality teachers is also discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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Radice, Giles; And Others – Oxford Review of Education, 1984
Four comments are made on the speech given by the British Secretary of State for Education and Science in which he urged that changes be made in the curriculum and in the 16+ examination system in order to achieve higher school standards. (RM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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Henderson, Monika; Argyle, Michael – Oxford Review of Education, 1984
Studies have shown that intimate interpersonal relationships are governed by certain general rules, or shared expectations about what is and what is not appropriate to the relationship. A survey of K-12 teachers in Great Britain revealed that these general rules of conduct are also critical in the teacher-pupil relationship. (RM)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Comparative Education, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Wyatt, John F.; Gay, John D. – Oxford Review of Education, 1984
A review of research and case studies concerning how the size and type of an institution of higher education affect academic achievement and affective development showed that size should not be seen as an independent variable having any direct impact on institutional outcomes. (RM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Affective Behavior, Case Studies, Comparative Education
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Watts, Mike; Bentley, Di – Oxford Review of Education, 1984
Science education in Great Britain needs to develop more human and humane themes; e.g., students should study aspects of science that are essential to their self-understanding, and they should evaluate their own personal understanding of key scientific concepts and theories. Researchers should study the learning process variables of science…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
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Dennison, W. F. – Oxford Review of Education, 1983
As secondary school enrollment declines in Great Britain in the 1980s, local education authorities will face problems in deciding which schools and/or programs to cut. School districts must recognize that, whether they like it or not, parents will have an increasing impact on decision making. (IS)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Board of Education Role, Comparative Education, Declining Enrollment
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Kang, Hee-Chun – Oxford Review of Education, 1983
The history of access to secondary education and movements toward sexual equality in education in Great Britain between World Wars I and II are covered. The major questions raised in this period were: "Who is capable of, or eligible for, secondary education?" and "What secondary education system is most desirable?" (IS)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission (School), Comparative Education, Educational Change
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Fisher, George – Oxford Review of Education, 1983
Jamaican dialect among Blacks in Britain seems to help unify working-class Black youth, thus making it a political, as well as a cultural resource, in the development of Black identity. However, this language form also contributes to differences between some first- and second-generation Afro-Caribbean Blacks in Britain. (IS)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Black Dialects, Black Education, Black Employment
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Rowlinson, P. J. – Oxford Review of Education, 1983
Student interest in improving the quality of science teaching at Oxford University led to an active role for the Oxford University Junior Scientific Club during the late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries. Students presented papers and organized lectures, demonstrations, and exhibitions to disseminate scientific knowledge. (IS)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Improvement, Foreign Countries
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Marks, John; Cox, Caroline – Oxford Review of Education, 1984
Great Britain's changeover to comprehensive schools has been called one of its most significant developments in secondary education. A description and comparison of four studies which evaluated secondary students' academic performance under this comprehensive system shows that there is an overriding need for more and better information concerning…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Needs
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