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Stamatovic, Jelena; Cicvaric, Jelena Žunic – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2019
School is the most suitable place for students to learn about child rights and where these rights are to be respected. In the research we have conducted, the objective was to examine the knowledge of primary school students about the rights of the child and to obtain insight into how these rights are respected. Using an interview scaling…
Descriptors: Student Rights, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Knowledge Level
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Vidovic, Vlasta Vizek; Domovic, Vlatka – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2019
The main aim of this research is to longitudinally examine the shift in teaching students' professional beliefs about the teacher-pupil role during the course of their studies. The starting assumption has been that teachers' professional development is largely dependent upon their beliefs about various aspects of their professional role. The…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Professional Identity, Teacher Education, Student Development
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Pešková, Karolína; Spurná, Michaela; Knecht, Petr – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2019
Similarly to other Visegrád Group countries, the most recent curriculum reform in the Czech Republic brought substantial changes in the curriculum documents for schools. The purpose of this study is to investigate Czech primary and lower secondary teachers' current attitudes towards curriculum reform. The results of a survey (n = 701) indicate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Tomljenovic, Zlata; Novakovic, Svetlana – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2019
In visual arts education, specific competences pertain to having knowledge from the theory and praxis of visual arts and the teaching methodology of visual arts. The goal of this research was to examine the opinions of 231 students of graduate teacher studies and 143 in-service primary school teachers about the importance of specific competences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Teacher Competencies, Visual Arts
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Zahed-Babelan, Adel; Koulaei, Ghodratollah; Moeinikia, Mahdi; Sharif, Ali Rezaei – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2019
In the article, the relations between the principal's instructional leadership, school culture, psychological empowerment, job characteristics, and teachers' work engagement was examined on a sample of 310 elementary school teachers. The results showed no direct effects of the principal's instructional leadership on work engagement; however, they…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, School Culture, Teacher Empowerment, Principals
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Haagen-Schutzenhofer, Claudia; Joham, Birgit – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
It is commonly agreed that experiments play a central role in teaching and learning physics. Recently, Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL) has been introduced into science teaching in many countries, thus giving another boost for experiments. From a didactical point of view, experiments can serve a number of different goals in teaching and learning…
Descriptors: Physics, Inquiry, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes
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Potocnik, Robert; Devetak, Iztok – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
The primary purpose of this paper is to identify the level of interest and knowledge about fine art materials (in selected works of art) that can influence pre-service primary school, chemistry, and fine art teachers' implementation of this content into their teaching. This knowledge can help them be aware of how a specific fine art material can…
Descriptors: Differences, Preservice Teachers, Chemistry, Science Teachers
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Birsa, Eda – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
Due to the rapid development and advancement within various fields, the scope of knowledge is expanding at a staggering pace. In modern education, experts and teachers makes efforts to eliminate fragmentation of the school curriculum and to modernize the manner of teaching thus optimizing the learning process. In planning art lessons, teachers…
Descriptors: Art Education, Foreign Countries, Holistic Approach, Teaching Methods
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Paneru, Dev Raj – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
This qualitative study was carried out in five different elementary schools in the Czech Republic. It aimed to investigate how English as Foreign Language teachers developed teaching competence and practised information communication technology integration in classroom teaching. To this end, this study employed the idea of a Technology Pedagogy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Language Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Manfreda Kolar, Vida; Hodnik Cadež, Tatjana; Vula, Eda – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
The study of primary teacher students' knowledge of fractions is very important because fractions present a principal and highly complex set of concepts and skills within mathematics. The present study examines primary teacher students' knowledge of fraction representations in Slovenia and Kosovo. According to research, there are five…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Mihelic, Mojca Žveglic – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2017
The starting points of primary school pupils in a foreign country differ significantly from those of native pupils. In Slovenia, the knowledge of pupils who are foreign citizens (foreign pupils) may be assessed with different accommodations for no more than two years. The presented research conducted on a representative sample of 697 Slovenian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Questionnaires, Teacher Attitudes
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Vitulic, Helena Smrtnik; Lesar, Irena – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2017
In a longitudinal study, we determine the beliefs of primary education students regarding the factors of academic achievement, good teachers, and the developmental characteristics of children, and we present which experiences mostly shape these beliefs. The same group of students (N = 59) completed the same questionnaire at the beginning of their…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Longitudinal Studies, Academic Achievement, Questionnaires
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Eija, Yli-Panula; Eila, Jeronen; Pongsakdi, Nonmanut – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2017
Individuals' perceptions of their knowledge can have an important role in shaping their cognition and influencing their behaviour. However, there has been a scarcity of studies in biology on how perceived knowledge relates to actual knowledge. The focus of this article is on quantitative results analysing and interpreting student teachers'…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Instruction, Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Papak, Petra Pejic; Vujicic, Lidija; Ivkovic, Željka – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2017
The contemporary education process frequently emphasises the importance of teaching and learning by focusing teaching activities towards research and collaborative work, the encouragement of critical thinking, the creative and productive application of knowledge, an active approach to the teaching content, and solving specific problems in project…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Student Projects
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Vrhovec, Alenka Rot – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2015
In the Slovenian language syllabus, teachers are recommended to provide a greater share of group work during class. During types of learning such as cooperative learning in smaller groups or pairs, students actively develop communicative competence. The present article presents a survey that attempted to determine whether teachers from the first…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods, Teacher Surveys
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