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Díaz-Vicario, Anna; Armengol Asparó, Carme; Castro Ceacero, Diego – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
Post-compulsory education constitutes a stage of heightened vulnerability for certain young people who face conditions of inequality. Young people with disabilities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds, immigrants, Romani, and women are the primary vulnerable groups in Spain. In addition, other circumstances may present a challenge…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Persistence, Barriers, At Risk Persons
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Hobley, Janet – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
Using the concepts of practice architecture, organisational and occupational professionalism, this research looks at the rites of passage from being a fully trained teacher to being a middle manager in the further education sector. It argues that teacher training at an academic level is a basis for being an excellent teacher but that what is more…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Teaching Experience, Middle Management, Career Change
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Pinto, Daniela; Lopes, Amélia; Mouraz, Ana – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
This article aims to map the research trends on the processes of students' transition to higher education in the European context. For this, a review of literature was carried out, aiming to understand how the processes of transition to higher education in Europe are being studied. The qualitative analysis of these references allowed us to…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Higher Education, Student Adjustment, Context Effect
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Brown, Kim; Connelly, Sean; Lovelock, Brent; Mainvil, Louise; Mather, Damien; Roberts, Helen; Skeaff, Sheila; Shephard, Kerry – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
We explored how academic departments, university teachers and students in one research-led university in New Zealand identified and addressed challenges in achieving three particular graduate attributes. These attributes (global perspective, environmental literacy and those aspect of ethics that involve personal social responsibility) are…
Descriptors: Values Education, Caring, Sharing Behavior, Departments
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Kentzer, Nichola; Bracey, Paul; Devecchi, Cristina – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
Where a high proportion of teachers who practice in primary and secondary schools are trained in a pre-service university setting, further education (FE) colleges train the majority of their teaching staff on an in-service, part-time basis. This paper discusses the experiences of eleven new teachers, based in two FE colleges, during their first…
Descriptors: Social Theories, Q Methodology, Inservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries
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Pejuan, Arcadi; Antonijuan, Josefina – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
In first-year engineering students, a common teacher-centred, passive learning and deficient secondary educational backgrounds are often observed. However, there is a problematic difference whether the individual background is vocational education and training (VAT) or baccalaureate. This implies an educational need to level up these backgrounds,…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Student Centered Learning, Educational Background, Academic Education
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Bassett, Andrew M.; Brosnan, Caragh; Southgate, Erica; Lempp, Heidi – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
This study explored the perspectives of medical students from first-in-family (FiF) university backgrounds. Semi-structured interviews focused on steps into, and experiences of medical education, and effects of student identity on social networks. Twenty FiF medical students from one English medical school took part in qualitative interviews. Data…
Descriptors: Medical Students, First Generation College Students, Foreign Countries, Paying for College
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Schmidt, Teressa – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
The quality of vocational education and training (VET) and, in particular, the quality of VET teaching, is a prominent topic of discussion in Australia's post-compulsory education sector. VET teachers are described as 'dual professionals', and expected to maintain current vocational competencies (industry currency) as well as pedagogical skills…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Educational Quality
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Avila, Tais Brias; Rose, Jo – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
This paper explores the perceptions of professionals working with young people who are NEET (Not in Employment, Education or Training) about their role in young people's trajectories. The issue of professionally and educationally inactive young people is a growing concern in Western economies and has been at the forefront of government agendas for…
Descriptors: Out of School Youth, Unemployment, Employment Potential, Qualifications
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Sharpe, Rhona; Wu, Qi; Pavlakou, Metaxia – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
This study assesses the use of various technologies, from institutional virtual learning environments to Web 2.0 tools, amongst learners studying at six general Further Education colleges in the UK. The study surveyed 218 students from a range of disciplines and qualifications. Cluster analysis revealed distinct patterns of engagement with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Farsani, Mohammad Amini; Babaii, Esmat – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
This nationwide study examines the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) faculty members' engagement in and with research in a major site of EFL context by surveying a representative sample of 140 faculty members. Further, the correlation between the respondents' levels of engagement in and with research and their demographic features concerning…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, College Faculty
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Bain, Yvonne; Brosnan, Kevin; McGuigan, Aileen – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
This study offers reflections on the TQFE in Scotland as an example of the transformative professional learning model as identified by various authors. The focus of this study is the professional learning of lecturers in Scotland's colleges. Informed by wider considerations of teacher education more broadly, it will be of particular interest to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, Faculty Development, Teacher Education
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Abukari, Abdulai; Ahmed, Bawa Kuyini – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
There is growing demand for access to higher education (HE) in developing countries in the midst of limited resources. Open and distance education (ODL) has become a pivotal component of HE; many developing countries have developed their own models of ODL that are consistent with their national contexts. Research has shown that many developing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Work Experience Programs, Open Education
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Best, M.; Ade-Ojo, G. O.; McKelvey, C. – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
This study explores how Further Education (FE) lecturers are perceived in secondary school settings and their professional prospects in the context of the UK parity status Act of 2012. Designed as a mixed method research, it sought the views of FE-trained teachers on their experience of working in secondary schools, the perceptions of recruitment…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Mentors, Professional Identity, Teacher Attitudes
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Leach, Tony – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
This paper aims to contribute to the contested body of work about the factors influencing student motivation, expectations, engagement and satisfaction in higher education (HE). Policy surrounding the deployment and use of the National Student Survey (NSS) and the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) constructs social relationships between teachers…
Descriptors: Expectation, Student Satisfaction, Higher Education, Learner Engagement
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