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Lee, Chee Hye – Education and Society, 2017
The language policies and practices embodied in the Peace Corps/Korea program (1966-1981) are the reflection and the implementation of language ideologies that interplay with the socio-historical, political, and economic contexts of Korea during the 1960s and 1970s. Concerned with a nation's modernization, Korea placed an emphasis on educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Federal Programs
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Baran, Jolanta; Winzer, Margaret – Education and Society, 2017
This paper focuses on the democratization of education in the post-socialist space through an examination of inclusive schooling for students with special needs in Poland. It embeds the inclusive education reform and its attendant policies and practices within the political and social transitions that essentially dated from 1989 and saw Poland…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Inclusion, Special Needs Students, Foreign Countries
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Veugelers, Wiel; de Groot, Isolde; Llomovatte, Silvia; Naidorf, Judith – Education and Society, 2017
Given the fact that countries can differ in their educational policy and practice and that these national contexts are influenced by international developments makes it interesting to do comparative research into policy and practice of different countries. In this article we present the results of a comparative inquiry into citizenship and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Citizenship Education, Cross Cultural Studies
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Shibata, Ria – Education and Society, 2017
Japan's "historical amnesia", represented by conservatives' denial of the Nanjing massacre, sanitization of history textbooks, and Japanese politicians' visits to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine continues to generate tensions between China and Japan. This study aims to understand the degree to which "historical amnesia" is…
Descriptors: War, History, Foreign Countries, History Instruction
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Piotrowska-Piatek, Agnieszka – Education and Society, 2017
In the context of the ongoing changes in the management systems of higher education, the issue of higher education institutions' (HEIs) relationships with external stakeholders are of key importance. This article discusses this problem from the perspective of Polish higher education system. The aim of it is to answer the following questions: (1)…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning
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Shapiro, Svi – Education and Society, 2017
The struggle for meaning is central to human existence. Beyond material needs meaning offers purpose and hope to our lives. The present context of our existence is now shaped by the powerful influence of global capitalism which disrupts the communal bonds of traditional communities leaving an atomized individualism in its place. In the more…
Descriptors: Violence, Neoliberalism, Individualism, Social Systems
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Waite, Duncan; Swisher, Jason R. – Education and Society, 2017
In this essay, the authors discuss the ecologies of teachers and administrators, examining the historical relationships between workers and organizations. Exploring matters of affinity, loyalty, privilege, cowardice, corruption, and oppression, the authors illustrate how leaders have used and continue to use positional advantages to overtly,…
Descriptors: Teachers, Administrators, Work Environment, Organizational Culture
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Saha, Lawrence J. – Education and Society, 2017
Dispositions and motivations toward future adult life are crystalized during adolescence, and one of the key agents in this process is student-teacher relationships in the school. Adolescent students can be very sensitive to the differential treatments of teachers toward them and their fellow students, particularly with respect to fairness and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Educational Environment
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Winzer, Margaret; Mazurek, Kas – Education and Society, 2016
Securing rights to inclusive schooling for children with disabilities in developing nations should rest on a scaffolding of interaction between international commitments such as Education for All (EFA) and the Millennium Development Goals and the disability-centric UN "Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities" (CRPD). To…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Children, Disabilities, Access to Education
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Vissing, Yvonnne; Moore-Vissing, Quixada – Education and Society, 2016
Human Rights Education (HRE) is a mandate in both the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Globally, children may be learning about their rights, and the rights of others, in schools from preschool through college. HRE is not universally or systematically implemented. How much do…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Student Rights, Knowledge Level, College Students
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Paksuniemi, Merja; Niemisalo, Sari – Education and Society, 2016
To demonstrate how changes in both foreign and domestic environments after the Second World War affected primary education and teacher training in Finland, the article presents a historical picture of the post-war reality of the school system, based on a review of sources that include laws, decrees, curricula, textbooks and previous research. The…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, War, World History, Foreign Countries
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Johannessen, B. Gloria Guzman; Thorsos, Nilsa; Dickinson, Gail – Education and Society, 2016
This study addresses public universities' policies and practices in the USA (United States of America) with a focus on public bilingual teacher preparation in Spanish-English programs (initial credential licensure and Masters of Education programs with, or without, endorsements). We questioned: "What do bilingual programs look like in public…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Teacher Education Programs, Program Implementation, Spanish
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Doerr, Neriko Musha – Education and Society, 2016
How do we make of students learning something their teacher did not intend to teach? Researchers suggest it unnecessary extras, learning of implicit rules of the game, or keys to understand power structure. Based on an ethnographic fieldwork of a college alternative break trip to learn about poverty through simulation, this article suggests such…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Ethnography, Poverty, Simulation
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Marzecki, Radoslaw; Stach, Lukasz – Education and Society, 2016
From the perspective of over 20 years into the transformation process in post-communist countries, it seems important to be able to pose questions about the future of democracy, and, in particular, its social foundations. These questions become all the more significant, when we come to realize that it is the attitudes of 'the young of today' that…
Descriptors: Democracy, Democratic Values, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Grannäs, Jan – Education and Society, 2016
Today, school fires, vandalism, graffiti and bullying in school environments are common occurrences in Sweden. As a result, schools are faced with significant tangible and intangible costs for different types of measures, of which surveillance technology is one. This paper presents a study of newspaper articles mapping the occurrence and…
Descriptors: Newspapers, School Security, Foreign Countries, Video Technology
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