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Wearmouth, Janice – Cogent Education, 2017
In recent years, it has become increasingly obvious that to enable students in schools from an increasingly diverse range of cultural backgrounds to acquire literacy to a standard that will support them to achieve academically, it is important to adopt pedagogy that is responsive to, and respectful of, them as culturally situated. What often has…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Teaching Methods, Literacy Education, Student Diversity
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Govers, Elly – Cogent Education, 2016
Systems of monitoring and control have left many educators and organisations in the field of post-compulsory education struggling to find ways to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse society. Education is complex. Many educators would agree that it is influenced by many, often contradictory, voices and power structures. Based on the findings…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Case Studies, Systems Approach
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Rashidi, Naser; Meihami, Hussein – Cogent Education, 2016
Despite the great body of work examining the cultural content of the international and local ELT textbooks, the cultural content and elements of the ELT textbooks in the inner, outer, and expanding circle countries have seldom been reported. That said, the purpose of this study was twofold: first, it was aimed to investigate the cultural content…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Textbooks, Textbook Content
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Kearney, Sean – Cogent Education, 2014
The problems that teachers face early in their careers are a major factor in growing rates of attrition among neophyte teachers. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, high rates of attrition, coupled with and aging teacher population in many countries in the developed world, may cause a teacher shortage crisis in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teacher Induction, Best Practices, Program Implementation
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Mintrom, Michael – Cogent Education, 2014
Research findings on effective support for learning, the development of expertise, and the psychology of success suggest that the pursuit of excellence is teachable. Within the emerging field of research and practice termed "the scholarship of teaching and learning," considerable effort has been made to document the practices of teachers…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Research, Outcomes of Education, Graduate Students