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Kodelja, Zdenko – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2019
The question of whether machine learning is real learning is ambiguous, because the term "real learning" can be understood in two different ways. Firstly, it can be understood as learning that actually exists and is, as such, opposed to something that only appears to be learning, or is misleadingly called learning despite being something…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Educational Philosophy, Man Machine Systems, Computers
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Tolsdorf, Yannik; Markic, Silvija – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
The Participatory Action Research (PAR) model developed by Eilks and Ralle is very well known in science education. Over the years, many teaching and learning materials have been developed and implemented in German secondary schools using this method. The success of the model encouraged us to adapt it to the university level in order to develop…
Descriptors: Action Research, Participatory Research, Chemistry, Teacher Education
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Kuhar, Roman; Zobec, Aleš – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2017
Mass protests across Europe against marriage equality, reproductive rights, gender mainstreaming and sexual education have centralised in the past few years around so-called "gender theory." This theory is explained as a new threat to the "traditional family" and "natural masculinity and femininity," as it allegedly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Theories, Cultural Influences
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Smith, Kari – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
Teacher education plays a central role in education and relates to various stakeholders of education. Currently, teacher education is not perceived as the sole responsibility of higher education institutions, and they are expected to work closely together with other partners. In this paper, the concept of "partnership" is defined and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Teacher Education, Stakeholders
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Lesar, Irena – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2015
The present article focuses particularly on the role and significance of the arts in the process of primary schooling in Tagore's school. He defined education as that which is one with life, and he believed that only education can give us real freedom. It is therefore essential that in the process of education we achieve the all-round development…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Art Education, Role of Education, Individual Development
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Belova, Nadja; Eilks, Ingo – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2014
In our everyday lives we are surrounded by advertising in its various forms. Thus in the school context it is not surprising that the issue of advertising is addressed by different subjects, with the main foci being advertising-specific language, images and illustrations, use of stereotypes, strategies of persuasion, etc. But advertising also…
Descriptors: Science Education, Advertising, Communication Skills, Decision Making Skills
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Holbrook, Jack; Rannikmäe, Miia – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2014
This article sets out to describe the PROFILES project, a European Commission FP7 science and society project, addresses problems and issues in science education by guiding teachers to embrace a range of teaching factors, such as a context-based approach, motivational constructivist learning; student centred inquiry teaching; enhancing cognitive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science and Society, Program Descriptions, Science Education
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Fuszek, Csilla – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2014
After a short historical introduction, the article provides an overview of the current talent support trends in Hungary. It gives an insight into the legislation, guidelines and institutional system associated with the national talent support strategy, and presents the main NGO initiatives present in the early 21st century, in particular the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Talent, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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Berács, József – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2014
University education, research and other services are increasingly becoming private goods as opposed to the traditional public goods concept. This trend is a highly debated process, and its consequences for universities are unquestionable. One of the consequences may be the diffusion of entrepreneurship in the higher education sector. The aim of…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Universities, Educational Change, Educational Trends
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Fischer, Christian; Müller, Kerstin – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2014
While the focus in Germany was initially on disabled children only, the promotion of gifted and talented children has become increasingly important. Different organisations and institutions, ranging from parents' associations to foundations, offer a large variety of measures catering for the special demands of gifted and talented children,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gifted, Talent Development, Administrative Organization
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Sutherland, Margaret; Stack, Niamh – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2014
The present paper provides an overview of the current national legislation, policies, curriculum and practice relating to gifted education within Scotland. It begins by providing an overview of the national context and historical background that, to this day, underpin the egalitarian ethos that permeates Scottish education. We discuss how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Inclusion, Educational Practices
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Burmeister, Mareike; Eilks, Ingo – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2013
This paper describes the development of a course module on sustainability issues and Education for Sustainable Development in German pre-service chemistry teacher education. The module was inspired by empirical research findings about the knowledge base of student teachers. It was created and cyclically refined using Participatory Action Research.…
Descriptors: Learning Modules, Curriculum Development, Sustainable Development, Preservice Teacher Education
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Rauch, Franz; Steiner, Regina – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2013
Competences are intensively discussed in the context of cross-curricular themes, such as Sustainable Development and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), especially in light of the United Nations Decade for ESD (2004-2015). Recent literature on ESD lists a number of competences for ESD in various fields with the exception of teacher…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Competencies, Minimum Competencies
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Lea, Martha – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2012
Even smaller Western countries receive immigrants from remote areas with poorer living conditions. As stated in the U.N. Child Convention, immigrant children should be given equal opportunities in education. Parents are always interested in their children's future, and education may gain from stronger cooperation between school and parents. Some…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, Migrants, Educational Policy, Parent School Relationship
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Brumen, Mihaela; Fojkar, Mateja Dagarin – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2012
The introduction of foreign languages into the first three-year cycle of primary school has spurred the need for qualified teachers, and is one of the main discussion points among experts in foreign language teaching. Most of the contemporary studies report that there is a global gap between the supply of qualified teachers of foreign languages to…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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