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Paterson, Brodie; Taylor, James; Young, Jennifer – Scottish Educational Review, 2021
Concerns regarding levels of stress and increases in the prevalence of mental health issues have focused mainly on the general well-being of the teaching workforce. In contrast, this paper examines the issues around well-being potentially associated with the support of children whose distress may present as behaviour that challenges. In doing so,…
Descriptors: Altruism, Fatigue (Biology), Teacher Burnout, Anxiety
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Kennedy, Aileen; Beck, Anna; Shanks, Rachel – Scottish Educational Review, 2021
Against a backdrop of increasing pressure globally to enhance the quality of teacher preparation, and a corresponding push to 'measure' this performatively, we present a context-specific framework for identifying the quality of initial teacher education (ITE). The framework derives from a project involving all Scottish ITE providers. It adopts a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement
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Smith, Clara; Mercieca, Duncan – Scottish Educational Review, 2021
Impairments of emotional awareness and regulation are recognised features of autism spectrum conditions and are known to impact school experiences and outcomes. However, most research in this field takes place within clinical settings, and there is a scarcity of literature describing how these difficulties are addressed within schools,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emotional Response, Self Control, Autism
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Loumpourdi, Maria – Scottish Educational Review, 2021
Lifelong learning has been the subject of international policy debates and incremental developments over the past century. The purpose of this paper is to critically reflect on the neoliberal discourse of key competences for lifelong learning, which is promoted by the European Union as a self-sufficient policy solution that can cure a wide range…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Competence, Human Capital
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Morantes-Africano, Leonardo – Scottish Educational Review, 2021
The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 places a specific duty on clearly identified actors to prevent terrorism. This paper adopts a poststructuralist approach to deconstruct the Prevent Duty's ideology and discourse. Using Foucauldian terminology, Prevent is conceptualised as a proactive "dispositif" to manage the risk of extremism…
Descriptors: Prevention, Antisocial Behavior, Terrorism, Foreign Countries
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Redford, Morag – Scottish Educational Review, 2021
This paper follows on from the previous bulletin (Redford 2020), which covered the education remit of the Parliament's Education and Skills Committee between February and August 2020. This bulletin covers the Education remit of the Education and Skills Committee from September 2020 to February 2021. [For the previous bulletin (v52 n2 2020), see…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parliamentary Procedures, Committees, Hearings
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McKinney, Stephen J.; Humes, Walter M. – Scottish Educational Review, 2021
This article discusses the ways in which the 1872 Act, often perceived as landmark legislation in the history of Scottish education, has been interpreted by historians. In pursuing this aim, the article examines celebratory and critical narratives about the importance of the Act and highlights some key aspects of the 1872 Act: central and local…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Legislation, Educational History, Educational Change
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Stevenson, John – Scottish Educational Review, 2021
During the 1850's and 60's there was increasing discontent regarding the provision of school education as controlled and managed by the Church of Scotland. This led to a number of Parliamentary Bills being brought forward proposing a new national system. The Church opposed these mainly on the grounds that there was no guarantee that Religious…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Legislation, Church Role, State Church Separation
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Paterson, Lindsay – Scottish Educational Review, 2021
Two large changes link the 1872 and 1918 Education (Scotland) Acts. One is the development of secondary education, which happened gradually between the two dates, with searching debates about the meaning, purpose, and demographic reach of advanced education of this kind. The main purpose of the 1918 Act was to make secondary provision more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
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McDermid, Jane – Scottish Educational Review, 2021
In 1972, this journal published opposing views of the state of education in the period running up to the 1872 Education (Scotland) Act. J.C Myers painted a pessimistic picture of the national system based on the parish school and dominie whereas Donald Withrington presented a positive assessment of the contribution of non-parish schools. Both…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Educational Change, Religious Schools, Institutional Characteristics
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McKinney, Stephen J.; Edwards, Roger – Scottish Educational Review, 2021
The Education (Scotland) Act 1872 offered the different Christian denominational schools the opportunity to transfer their schools and become non-denominational Board schools. This option was rejected by the Catholic and Episcopal churches. There were serious anxieties about issues such as the loss of denominational status and the proposal that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Religious Factors
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Mallon, Ryan – Scottish Educational Review, 2021
The debates surrounding the reform of national education in Britain and Ireland in the mid-nineteenth century were often framed as a binary struggle between the religious establishment, which sought to retain control of the national schools, and dissenters who viewed education reform as an important step towards dismantling the state churches'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational History, Protestants
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Redford, Morag – Scottish Educational Review, 2021
This paper follows on from the previous bulletin (Redford 2021), which covered the education remit of the Parliament's Education and Skills Committee between September 2020 and August 2021. The following bulletin covers the Education remit of the Education and Skills Committee from February to May 2021 and concludes with an introduction to the new…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parliamentary Procedures, Educational Legislation, COVID-19
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Pisaneschi, June – Scottish Educational Review, 2020
Supporting pre-service primary teachers to develop the required specialist knowledge for teaching mathematics is a complex task. The knowledge required for mathematics teaching at primary level is multi-faceted and the efficacy of mathematics teaching is inextricably intertwined with a teacher's own beliefs and attitudes about mathematics and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
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Mackie, Lorele – Scottish Educational Review, 2020
This qualitative research study concerns mentoring primary education student teachers within the context of Scottish Initial Teacher Education. With reference to partnership in ITE, it focuses on understandings about relationships between local authority and school, and between school and university within the mentoring process. Within an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mentors, Preservice Teacher Education, Partnerships in Education
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