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Cree, Viviene E.; Christie, Hazel; Tett, Lyn – Scottish Educational Review, 2016
It is widely acknowledged that higher education in the UK is under pressure. As successive government's policies have reinforced the idea that higher education is a market like any other, with students as consumers of packages of education, so the pedagogical relationships upon which education have been centred are stretched to breaking-point. But…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Longitudinal Studies, Teacher Student Relationship
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Smith, Mary; Tett, Lyn – Scottish Educational Review, 2002
A study examined the potential role of Scotland's New Community Schools (NCS) program in dealing with pupils with social, emotional, and behavioral difficulties (SEBD). Interviews with 15 parents of children with SEBD found common experiences of poor coordination of services and nonproductive engagement with professionals. NCS could promote…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Disorders, Coordination
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Tett, Lyn; Caddell, Dorothy; Crowther, Jim; O'Hara, Paul – Scottish Educational Review, 2001
A two-phase study of how schools engage parents in their children's learning involved surveys of headteachers and school board chairpersons at 35 Scottish primary schools and of 47 parents of first-grade children at 4 schools. Teachers were generally committed to involving parents but were not necessarily adept at sharing information with them.…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Organizational Communication, Parent Attitudes
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Tett, Lyn – Scottish Educational Review, 1993
Argues that adult education in Scotland is increasingly subject to a marketplace model that treats people as individual consumers who make rational choices about education on the basis of quality and price. Claims that this model is flawed from the perspectives of learners, educational providers, and professionals and results in policies that…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Educational Attitudes, Educational Opportunities
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Tett, Lyn; Ducklin, Alan – Scottish Educational Review, 1995
Interviewed staff from seven Scottish further education colleges describing themselves as "community colleges" and analyzed college mission statements and development plans. Examined the impact on the access and participation of educationally disadvantaged groups of colleges' deregulation and independent incorporation; subsequent…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Community Colleges, Community Education