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Maadad, Nina; Yu, Marizon – Education and Society, 2022
This article explores the education experiences of Syrian and Iraqi refugee children, specifically girls, enrolled in high schools in Australia, Lebanon and Sweden. Symbolic interactionism frames the analysis of in-depth interviews, demonstrating the adolescent girls' ability to take perspectives on their home environment, school, community and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Females, High School Students
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Hesterman, Sandra; Girak, Susan – Education and Society, 2022
In Western Australia ("WA"), teachers are required to undertake 100 hours of professional learning (PL) to maintain their registration. REmida WA Creative Reuse Centre offers Reggio-inspired "100 Languages" workshops as part of its PL programme, thus enabling interested teachers to attain the necessary hours. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Motivation, Needs, Teachers
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Faure, Karine Millon; Assude, Teresa; Gobert, Julie; Winder, Claire Guille-Biel – Education and Society, 2022
This article examines a homework assistance scheme implemented in French secondary schools since 2017, and more specifically the characteristics of the staff members who supervise these sessions. The present study highlights considerable diversity both in the practices observed, but also in the types of knowledge and beliefs held by the homework…
Descriptors: Homework, Help Seeking, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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Zadora, Anna – Education and Society, 2022
The teaching of history is connected to sensitive issues, which provoke social divisions and debates and which do not have scientific consensus. Sensitivity is explained by the social missions of history teaching: to catalyse the construction of identity, to build a border between "us" and "the other - the stranger". The…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Foreign Countries, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Teacher Attitudes
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Harb, Lotfi; Davidovitch, Nitza; Lewin, Eyal – Education and Society, 2022
Under-representation of minority groups in the academy reflects inequality and lack of social mobilization. The Druze in Israel are a small minority, but they have a unique place in society because they have been serving in the IDF almost since its formation. The IDF maintains an academic reserve track, where young men and women complete their…
Descriptors: Minority Group Teachers, College Students, Disproportionate Representation, Foreign Countries
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Johnston, Callum – Education and Society, 2021
Mass trauma events affect everyone including children. Resulting symptomatic problems for children can be addressed by clinical professionals yet at some point following these mass trauma events children must return to school but their teachers are seldom prepared to work with them to facilitate a return to learning, though they undoubtedly spend…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Trauma, Children, Victims
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Nelissen, Jo M. C. – Education and Society, 2021
In this article, it is argued that it makes sense to define and distinguish three levels of human intelligence: intelligence as genotypical potential, intelligence as actualised in environmental interaction, and intelligence as measured by tests (IQ). This raises the questions of what is meant by the term "intelligence as potential", and…
Descriptors: Genetics, Intelligence Quotient, Parent Influence, Individual Characteristics
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Yarlykova, Mariya; Xunda, Yu – Education and Society, 2021
This article examines uniform standardized history education in Russia. It focuses primarily on the process of designing unified national history textbooks in 2013-2017, and also examines the educational reform that followed this process, along with the role of Russian society in the formulation of the textbook's content. The new…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Textbooks, Educational Change, Patriotism
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Kennedy, Brianna L.; Melfor, Suzanne N. – Education and Society, 2021
Students from nondominant backgrounds face challenges in educational contexts related to finding support and having a sense of belonging. In this study, we focus primarily on race and ethnicity in shaping experiences of nondominance. Using a theoretical framework based upon critical race theory and sense of belonging, we interviewed ten young…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Minority Group Students
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Wallace, Ruth; Hesterman, Sandra – Education and Society, 2021
Human development theories identify child-initiated play as the primary source of early learning. Accordingly, the role of early childhood educators is to utilise the natural medium of play as a context for learning; an educational approach known as play-based learning. Recently, Western Australia (WA) has experienced an erosion of play-based…
Descriptors: Play, Teaching Methods, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries
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Bryner, Lindsay – Education and Society, 2021
A major teacher shortage exists in the United States. As teachers leave the classroom in droves, administrators are forced to hire unlicensed educators in order to fill vacant positions. Teachers have decided to change professions due to a lack of competitive salaries, fear of personal safety, and a lack of support from education stakeholders.…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Labor Turnover, Teaching Conditions, School Safety
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Klein, Joseph; Badir, Rodayna – Education and Society, 2021
In line with the literature that describes conflicts between commitment to work and to family in patriarchal societies undergoing cultural changes, including the cultural empowerment of women, this study examines whether such a development is evident among teacher-mothers in Arab society in Israel, and if so, how it affects their functioning in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Work Relationship, High School Teachers, Women Faculty
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de Keijzer, Helma; Jacobs, Gaby; van Swet, Jacqueline; Veugelers, Wiel – Education and Society, 2021
This article focuses on the moral values that teachers consider important for their teaching practice. First, we investigated the tensions experienced and questions raised by teacher's experience of the moral matters that arise in their profession. These moral tensions and questions arise in three different areas of interactions with pupil(s): (1)…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Special Education, Beliefs
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Määttä, Kaarina; Köngäs, Mirja – Education and Society, 2021
This article describes and analyses a model of continuous learning pedagogy (CLP). Profound, ongoing societal change reflect our time and place new demands on work skills. The necessity to update skills challenges employers, employees, and ultimately the entire education system. Future pedagogical planning needs to consider: (1) the goals and…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Adult Students, Lifelong Learning, Electronic Learning
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Waite, Duncan; Arambula, Heriberto – Education and Society, 2020
In this post-truth era, public education--and education more generally--appears to be under attack. In the US, the numbers who forsake a public education for either home schooling, or for for-profit or charter schools, are increasing. Public schools are closing with more rapidity, especially in the urban areas of the US. Conservative legislators…
Descriptors: Public Education, Role of Education, Educational Change, Educational Trends
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