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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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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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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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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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O'Donnell, Patrick; Smith, Kyle; McGuigan, Aileen – Scottish Educational Review, 2018
The global trend towards the expansion of student participation in higher education study has resulted in unprecedented challenges to the sector as it seeks to respond to greater diversity in the student body and increased demand for academic support and flexibility in entry pathways. Unsurprisingly, this trend has been accompanied by a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Adult Education, College Freshmen
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Pirrie, Anne – Scottish Educational Review, 2018
This article offers some insights into the early life and educational experiences of the writer and educationalist Anna (Nan) Shepherd (1893-1981), with a view to exploring her legacy for contemporary educators and academics--and indeed for all those who have a stake in education. Nan Shepherd's example suggests that it is only by contemplating…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Philosophy, Civics, Conservation (Environment)
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Bain, Yvonne; Gray, Donald – Scottish Educational Review, 2018
This paper explores the professional learning needs identified by teacher educators in Higher Education Institutions in Scotland, with a particular focus on their "researcherly dispositions" (Tack & Vanderlinde, 2016), and identifies some of the implications for the professional learning of teacher educators more broadly. The…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Educational Needs, Teacher Educators, Teacher Attitudes
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Redford, Morag – Scottish Educational Review, 2017
This paper follows on from the previous bulletin (Redford, 2016), which covered the education remit of the Parliament's Education and Skills Committee between February and August 2016. The following bulletin covers the Education remit of the Education and Skills Committee from September 2016 to January 2017.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parliamentary Procedures, Committees, Educational Legislation
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Lasselle, Laurence – Scottish Educational Review, 2016
This paper explores some of the unique issues in accessing Higher Education (HE) faced by pupils living in some Scottish rural communities in Argyll & Bute, Highland, Eilean Siar (Western Isles), Orkney Islands and Shetland Islands. Many of these communities are hard to reach and in some of the least deprived areas of Scotland. Despite this,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Higher Education, Access to Education
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Blackburn, Lucy Hunter – Scottish Educational Review, 2016
Comparisons with other parts of the United Kingdom have played an important role in justifying decisions made in relation to student funding in Scotland since devolution. This article considers first what comparative claims have been made for the content of student funding policy in four areas: fees, debt, total living cost support and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Educational Finance, Educational Equity (Finance)
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Minty, Sarah – Scottish Educational Review, 2016
Free tuition in Scotland is frequently linked to principles of equal access and fairness. But just how "fair" do young people think access to higher education is? And what concepts of fairness are their views based on? This article reports the findings of semi-structured interviews with 121 young people aged 15-18 in Scotland. The paper…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Equal Education, Social Justice
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Riddell, Sheila – Scottish Educational Review, 2016
This paper considers the extent to which higher education in Scotland may be seen as a socially just system. The paper begins with a discussion of recent literature on the nature of social justice, drawing on the writing of Fraser (2005), Phillips (2004) and Sen (1992). Phillips' argument that social justice must be understood in terms of equality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Social Justice, Equal Education
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Weedon, Elisabet – Scottish Educational Review, 2016
The proportion of disabled students in higher education across the UK has increased over the last 20 years as a result of equalities legislation and widening access measures promoted by the Scottish Government. For monitoring and reporting purposes, disabled students have often been treated as a homogeneous group. Drawing on an analysis of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Disabilities, Socioeconomic Background
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Riddell, Sheila – Scottish Educational Review, 2016
Despite the Scottish Government's frequent affirmation of its commitment to social justice principles, there has of late been a recognition of the need for firmer action to tackle the social class gap in higher education participation, reflecting wider social inequalities in Scotland. In a recent policy statement, Angela Constance, Cabinet…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Higher Education, Educational Policy
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