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Ochaita, E.; Espinosa, M. A.; García-Llorente, I.; Fernández-López, M. – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
This article chronologically reviews different contributions of the non-governmental organizations to the positive parenting initiative currently adopted in Spain. It starts with the theoretical framework adopted by UNICEF and the Oxford University researchers on the contribution of the International Agencies and NGOs to this subject that was…
Descriptors: Nongovernmental Organizations, Parenting Styles, International Organizations, Foreign Countries
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Bruzos, Alberto; Erdocia, Iker; Khan, Kamran – Language Policy, 2018
Spain has followed the lead of other Western countries by establishing new citizenship requirements for immigrants. In 2015, the "Real Decreto" 1004/2015 was passed, making both knowledge of culture and history of Spain and knowledge of Spanish language a requisite for immigrants wishing to become citizens. In order to fulfill this legal…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Immigrants, Spanish, History
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Wagner, Claudia; Sancho-Esper, Franco; Rodriguez-Sanchez, Carla – Journal of Education for Business, 2020
The authors examine the educational and training requirements of entry-level graduates employed in the freight transport, distribution, and logistics sector. Five skill and knowledge categories are considered. By comparing the perceived importance of certain skills for companies and the performance of graduates, education and training gaps are…
Descriptors: Management Development, Cross Cultural Studies, Job Skills, Transportation
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Miquel Lara, Avelina; Sureda Garcia, Bernat; Comas Rubí, Francisca – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
During the Second Republic of Spain (1931-1939) and within the framework of ambitious social reform, the government of the "Generalitat" of Catalonia launched a social and educational assistance system. This new system would be independent, modern, and capable of surpassing the traditional welfare system based on religious charity that…
Descriptors: Social Change, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Welfare Services
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Riordan-Goncalves, Julia – Hispania, 2018
The explosion of interest in the recovery of historical memory in Spain seeks to address many decades of silence and forgetting during the years of the Franco dictatorship and afterwards. Working with trauma theory, Michel Foucault's understanding of silence as discourse, as well as queer theory's exploration of silence as strategy and power, this…
Descriptors: Spanish, History, Memory, Trauma
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Oliver, Esther; Tellado, Itxaso; Yuste, Montserrat; Larena-Fernández, Rosa – Teachers College Record, 2016
Background/Context: Traditional adult education in Spain treated the learner as a mere object that could be shaped by the educator. Although current practices of the democratic adult education movement in Spain reveals a completely opposite standpoint on adult education, there has been little analysis of the several influences converging and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Educational History, Democratic Values
Lucio-Villegas, Emilio – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2012
In this paper, I attempt to present the state of adult education in Spain. Adult education in Spain is not unlike that of other countries in Europe in that it focuses on the policies and practices of lifelong learning rather than on the perspectives of people and communities. However, Spain has two specific characteristics that are distinctive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Adult Education, Lifelong Learning
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Martínez Ruiz, María A.; Hernández-Amorós, María J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to seek insights into the demands and challenges faced by school principals in Spain, especially in their dealings with local education authorities. Design/methodology/approach In all, 100 principals from public infant, primary and secondary schools in Alicante (Spain) participated in the study, which was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Public Schools, School Districts
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Barbana, Samir; Dumay, Xavier; Dupriez, Vincent – European Educational Research Journal, 2020
This article is an introduction to a European Educational Research Journal special issue on accountability policies and instruments in Europe. Two hypotheses grounded in the new institutionalist theory are presented to conceptualise and analyse the variety of national trajectories and forms of accountability in four European education systems…
Descriptors: Accountability, Governance, Educational Policy, Educational Research
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Estévez Grossi, Marta – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2020
The aim of this contribution is to analyze the linguistic practices of a migrant collective, speakers of a minoritized language, from a glottopolitical perspective. This will be illustrated by the description of the communicative practices of the migrant workers from Galicia (Spain) in Hanover (Federal Republic of Germany) in the 1960s and beyond.…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Language Minorities, Language Usage, Migrant Workers
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Martínez Ruiz, María A.; Hernández-Amorós, María J. – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2020
This study seeks to address the main difficulties encountered by principals when carrying out their leadership role. A total of 100 principals from infant, primary, and secondary schools in the province of Alicante (Spain) were interviewed. The results show that the respondents were more affected by external problems and difficulties inherent to…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Vigo-Arrazola, Begoña; Dieste-Gracia, Belén – Ethnography and Education, 2020
This article focuses on the relevance that aesthetic practices play extending parental involvement and influence in school contexts in Spain. One rural, one urban and one peri-urban school have been included in the research. Participant observation and interviews were the main means of data production. In the results all the different schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Context Effect
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Marhuenda-Fluixá, Fernando; Salvà, Francesca; Saurin, Almudena A. Navas; López, Miriam Abiétar – International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2015
Our contribution attempts to review basic vocational education programmes in Spain over the past 25 years. We intend to compare the evolution of these programmes in terms of conception and conditions of delivery in order to find out how different they are as skill-formation and remedial systems, as well as analysing how different political views…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Educational Trends, Educational Change
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Morondo Taramundi, Dolores – Gender and Education, 2016
The aim of this article is to pose some questions concerning "kairos" and feminist activism. In recent years state feminism in Spain has been presented as a "success story" of legislative victories and policy programmes regarding women' equality and equal opportunities. Only two years ago, feminist movements in Spain showed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Feminism, Activism
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Demircioglu, Serife; Çakir, Cemal – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2015
The study explores the opinions and attitudes of International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) English language teachers from Turkey, the USA, the UK, New Zealand and Spain on intercultural language teaching. 16 teachers from Turkey, 15 teachers from the USA, 11 teachers from the UK, 10 teachers from New Zealand and 8 teachers from Spain,…
Descriptors: Intercultural Programs, English Teachers, Advanced Placement Programs, Online Surveys
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