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Christie, Beth; Higgins, Pete; King, Betsy; Collacott, Mary; Kirk, Katie; Smith, Heidi – Scottish Educational Review, 2019
Uearning for Sustainability (UfS), as conceived by Education Scotland and the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS), spans all curricular areas and it is positioned as the responsibility of all - teachers, learners and educational leaders (Scottish Government 2016). Yet, such comprehensiveness has the potential to render the term and its…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Educational Policy, Sustainability, Foreign Countries
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Nicol, Robbie; Rae, Ann; Murray, Rosa; Higgins, Peter; Smith, Heidi – Scottish Educational Review, 2019
The concept of "Super-wicked" problems is attracting increasing attention and scrutiny through research and publication in wide-ranging interdisciplinary areas. The concept is being lionised in the literature to draw attention to the urgency that is required to act immediately on problems such as climate change and sustainability.…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, World Problems, Teacher Education, Educational Policy
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Redford, Morag – Scottish Educational Review, 2019
This paper follows on from the previous bulletin (Redford 2018), which covered the education remit of the Parliament's Education and Skills Committee between February to July 2018. This bulletin covers the Education remit of the Education and Skills Committee from August 2018 to January 2019. [For the previous bulletin (v50 n2 2018), see…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Parliamentary Procedures
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Gray, Donald; Colucci-Gray, Laura; Donald, Robert; Kyriacou, Aristea; Wodah, Daniel – Scottish Educational Review, 2019
Profound socio-environmental changes taking place at a planetary scale are threatening food security (Godfray et al., 2011), with food production located at a critical nexus between land-use, reduced availability of fossil fuels and the urgent need to reduce emissions (Harvey & Pilgrim, 2011). While debates on food security and energy…
Descriptors: Gardening, Sustainability, Food, Land Use
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Day, Stephen P.; Scott-McKie, Louise; Killen, Andrew – Scottish Educational Review, 2019
Sustainability is a complex, ill-defined concept that has been the subject of much debate over the last two decades (Wals and Jickling, 2002). The ill-defined nature of sustainability manifests itself within socio-scientific issues where conflicting reality constructions, values, norms, and interests interact. Initial teacher education as part of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Science and Society, Sustainability
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Hunter, Sharon; Cassidy, Claire – Scottish Educational Review, 2019
Educational institutions have an important role in the achievement of the United Nations' sixteenth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) to promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies. In Scotland, all teachers must meet Professional Standards, at the heart of which is a set of goods that include sustainability, democracy, equality, human rights,…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Civil Rights, Democracy, Social Justice
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Smith, Joseph – Scottish Educational Review, 2018
This paper proposes the concept of 'Curricular Epistemic Socialisation' as a process through which the school curriculum shapes the disciplinary epistemologies and identities of high school (11-18) teachers. Drawing on a survey of history teachers in Scotland (n=101), a cohort comparison is made between those trained since the introduction in 2010…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Epistemology, Secondary School Teachers, Excellence in Education
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Giroux, Henry A. – Scottish Educational Review, 2018
Donald Trump's ascendancy in American politics has made visible a plague of deep-seated civic illiteracy, a corrupt political system, and a contempt for reason that has been decades in the making; it also points to the withering of civic attachments, the undoing of civic culture, the decline of public life, and the erosion of any sense of shared…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Higher Education, Authoritarianism, Citizenship
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Shapira, Marina; Priestley, Mark – Scottish Educational Review, 2018
This paper forms the first part of research into the phenomenon of curriculum narrowing within Scotland's Curriculum for Excellence (CfE). It presents findings from a preliminary analysis of publicly available data -- Scottish Qualifications and school leavers' attainment data, aggregated by local authorities. Our findings show that the senior…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Trend Analysis, Educational Attainment, Excellence in Education
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Humes, Walter – Scottish Educational Review, 2018
This paper examines some aspects of the work of Margaret McMillan (1860-1931), who is best known for her advocacy of child welfare and nursery education in the first decades of the twentieth century, but who was also closely involved in early socialist movements and, to a lesser extent, the campaign for women's suffrage. The particular focus is on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Child Welfare, Nursery Schools
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Redford, Morag – Scottish Educational Review, 2018
This paper follows on from the previous bulletin (Redford 2017), which covered the education remit of the Parliament's Education and Skills Committee between February 2017 and June 2017. The following bulletin covers the Education remit of the Education and Skills Committee from August 2017 to January 2018.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parliamentary Procedures, Committees, Educational Legislation
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Dai, Kun; Lingard, Bob; Reyes, Vicente – Scottish Educational Review, 2018
Set against globalization and as an expression of it, transnational higher education (TNHE) has become an important part of the Chinese educational higher education (HE) system. Research has widely investigated macro topics, for example, policy and developmental history of Chinese HE. However, limited studies have explored Chinese students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Student Experience, College Students
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Wall, Kate – Scottish Educational Review, 2018
This paper will question the notion of research, evidence and tools within a practitioner enquiry orientated practice. Basing the discussion within the current education research and policy context in the UK and the wider Global Education Reform Movement, I will ask questions about how a practitioner enquiry frame as located within Scottish…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Policy, Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Change
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Redford, Morag – Scottish Educational Review, 2018
This paper follows on from the previous bulletin (Redford 2018), which covered the education remit of the Parliament's Education and Skills Committee between August 2017 to January 2018. This bulletin covers the Education remit of the Education and Skills Committee from February to July 2018. [For the previous bulletin (v50 n1 2018), see…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Parliamentary Procedures
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Mizzi, Emanuel – Scottish Educational Review, 2018
Differentiated instruction for diverse learners has been generally applied to compulsory education. However, the challenge of learner diversity is faced by other educational institutions. In Malta, most children attend evening classes twice a week in Christian formation at the centres of the Society of Christian Doctrine. The aim of this study was…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Informal Education, Christianity, Student Diversity
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