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Scartezini, Raquel Antunes; Monereo, Carles – Research Papers in Education, 2018
This study investigated whether changes can occur on indicators of teachers' professional identity (TPI) when teachers and students share representations about what happens in class during an academic term. TPI is a process of constant negotiation between the different I-positions of teachers at the personal, social and cultural levels. The main…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Professional Identity, Questionnaires, Teacher Attitudes
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Cahill, Kevin – Research Papers in Education, 2018
This paper draws on a three-year critical ethnography which interrogated intersections of social class, school and identity in an urban Irish community. The focus here is on the psycho-spatial disidentifications, inscriptions and class fractioning enacted throughout the school and community of Portown by a cohort of succeeding students from this…
Descriptors: Social Class, Self Concept, Working Class, Social Mobility
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Liou, Pey-Yan; Ho, Hsin-Ning Jessie – Research Papers in Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine students' perceptions of instructional practices in the classroom, and to further investigate the relationships among instructional practices, motivational beliefs and science achievement. Hierarchical linear modelling was utilised to examine the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study 2007…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Science Achievement, Self Concept, Correlation
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Pires Pereira, Íris Susana; González Riaño, Xosé Antón – Research Papers in Education, 2018
This article arises out of an initiative to implement a curriculum designed to enhance the literacy learning of elementary school children in Portugal. Researchers explored students' perspectives about the experienced curriculum through the enactment of group interviews. Thematic analysis of the conversations revealed positive opinions and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Literacy Education, Curriculum
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Pearce, Sioned; Power, Sally; Taylor, Chris – Research Papers in Education, 2018
This paper seeks to contribute to the growing research base about the extent and significance of "shadow education" through drawing on data from a national survey of over 1000 key stage 2, 3 and 4 pupils in Wales and over 200 of their parents. Wales provides an important lens to look at shadow education because of the political…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Outcomes of Education, Equal Education, Tutoring
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Forsberg, Camilla; Wood, Laura; Smith, Jennifer; Varjas, Kris; Meyers, Joel; Jungert, Tomas; Thornberg, Robert – Research Papers in Education, 2018
The aim of the present study was to focus on how students articulate and discuss what factors influence students' decisions to defend or not defend victims when witnessing bullying. In this unique qualitative cross-collaborative study, where two research teams collected interviews from two cultural contexts, eighty-nine students with an age-range…
Descriptors: Bullying, Qualitative Research, Victims, Student Attitudes
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Moulton, Vanessa; Flouri, Eirini; Joshi, Heather; Sullivan, Alice – Research Papers in Education, 2018
Often young children already have some ideas about what they want to do in the future. Using data from a large UK cohort study, we investigated the individual determinants of seven-year-old children's aspirations, controlling for parental socio-economic background and parental involvement in learning. At age 7, not all children's aspirations were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables, Young Children, Occupational Aspiration
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Keller, Tamás – Research Papers in Education, 2018
This paper investigates the transitions to secondary and to tertiary education. As a new contribution to prior scholarship, it focuses on the role of self-perceived ability (self-assessment), which might impel pupils to make costly efforts in education now, in order to have an uncertain payoff later on. The paper builds on the assumption that…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Adjustment, Parent Background
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Lehrl, Simone; Smidt, Wilfried – Research Papers in Education, 2018
The study investigates direct and indirect preschool quality effects on emergent literacy skills (children's letter knowledge, oral skills, and interests and skills in print and communication) using quality indicators at process (ECERS-R, ECERS-E), structure (e.g. class size) and belief (e.g. support creativity) level. The study included a sample…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Educational Quality
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Barros, Sílvia; Cadima, Joana; Pinto, Ana Isabel; Bryant, Donna M.; Pessanha, Manuela; Peixoto, Carla; Coelho, Vera – Research Papers in Education, 2018
Recent research has shown that caregiver education and training can be important in determining levels of quality in early childhood, but has mainly considered the education and training of the lead teacher. In infant child care, however, classrooms have more than one caregiver with varying levels of education and in Portugal it is less common to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Qualifications, Interaction, Caregiver Child Relationship
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Niklas, Frank; Tayler, Collette; Cohrssen, Caroline – Research Papers in Education, 2018
Early language ability is a strong predictor of later language and reading outcomes. Whilst young children with home languages that differ from the dominant language spoken in their country of residence may lag behind their peers in literacy and academic achievement, effective supports for young dual-language users may be overlooked in mainstream…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Early Childhood Education, Bilingualism, Longitudinal Studies
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Salminen, Jenni; Pakarinen, Eija; Poikkeus, Anna-Maija; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina – Research Papers in Education, 2018
The present study extends research on classroom quality profiles by examining the differences between profiles with respect to children's development in pre-academic skills and motivation across the kindergarten year. Teacher-child interactions were observed in 49 Finnish kindergarten classrooms using the CLASS Pre-K instrument. Based on prior…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Skill Development, Academic Ability
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Huber, Johannes; Traxl, Bernd – Research Papers in Education, 2018
Greater public and scholarly awareness of the educational influence of males (men and fathers) on child development has generated a parallel need for empirical research into the gender-related structure and dynamics of relationships between girls/boys and female/male educators in early childhood education institutions. The Austrian W-INN pilot…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Gender Differences, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries
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Tsigilis, Nikolaos; Gregoriadis, Athanasios; Grammatikopoulos, Vasilis – Research Papers in Education, 2018
The Student-Teacher Relationship Scale (STRS) is one of the most extensively used instruments that evaluate the quality of teacher-child relationships. The STRS has a strong theoretical background based on attachment theory and research on parent-child and teacher-child relationships. The purpose of this study was to examine the dimensional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rating Scales, Teacher Student Relationship, Measures (Individuals)
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Resa, Elisabeth; Groeneveld, Imke; Turani, Daniel; Anders, Yvonne – Research Papers in Education, 2018
Research has shown that in Germany, language skills differ greatly already at the preschool age. There is, therefore, a strong need for high-quality language education in institutional early childhood education and care. The fact that Early childhood education and care quality has been shown to be rather low calls for implementing evidence-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Native Language Instruction
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