NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
No Child Left Behind Act 20011
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 121 to 135 of 237 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ng, Pak Tee – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2012
School leadership is an important factor in educational reform and school transformation. This article aims to examine the challenges of school leadership in Singapore through the lens of the Fourth Way. In particular, this article makes reference to three messages in the Fourth Way and examines the paradoxes and challenges faced by school leaders…
Descriptors: Democracy, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Egodawatte, Gunawardena; McDougall, Douglas; Stoilescu, Dorian – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
The current emphasis of many mathematics education reform documents is on the need to change the environment of mathematics classrooms from the transmission of knowledge by the teacher to the transaction of knowledge between the teacher and the students which promotes mathematical investigation and exploration. In this article, we discuss the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Teacher Collaboration, Cooperation, Educational Change
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lim, Kenneth Y. T.; Hung, David; Huang, Junsong – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
This article seeks to draw from contemporary understandings of translation science to highlight and elaborate upon possible norms and procedures which the authors have found to be critical in the successful extension and scaling of design-based research interventions in education into wider practitioner-based adoption and adaptation. The impetus…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Translation, Scaling, Educational Innovation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tan, Kelvin – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
This article examines the meanings and impact of "Assessment for Learning" initiatives in schools against the back drop of assessment reform in Singapore since 1997. It is argued that "Assessment for Learning" is understood in different ways, and these different meanings do not always benefit students' learning. The different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Assessment, Standards, Holistic Approach
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Qi, Jie – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
This study explores the different ways in which the notion of multiculturalism in Japan has been influenced by various social and historical trajectories. Since the Japanese government started to promote "internationalization" in the 1980's, slogans such as "international exchange," "cultural exchange," and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Influences, Immigrants
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ng, Shun Wing – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
Internationalization becomes increasingly important in higher education in a globalized world. Exporting higher education services by recruiting overseas students is an integral facet of internationalization of higher education. It not only helps develop the place as an education hub but also facilitate internationalized environment of higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Education, Foreign Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lau, Chui Shan – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
This study focuses on the transformation of pro-Beijing labour education in the socio-political context of Hong Kong. It explores the reasons that Hong Kong pro-Beijing educators initiated Workers' Night Schools for adults; the organisation of schools in many locales and the transformation of labour education that workers received in these…
Descriptors: Activism, Labor Education, Social Change, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Evans, Carol; Waring, Michael – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
The relationship between cognitive style and trainee teacher conceptions of differentiation was studied to develop appropriate scaffolding of their learning. 149 trainee teachers enrolled on 1 year postgraduate initial teacher education (ITE) programmes at two UK universities completed the Cognitive Style Index (Allinson and Hayes, "Journal…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Cognitive Style, Prior Learning, Content Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zoda, Pamela; Slate, John R.; Combs, Julie P. – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
In this study, the researchers examined 5 years of Texas statewide data concerning elementary school size and Hispanic student performance on three state-mandated assessments in reading, mathematics, and writing. For each year of data analyzed here, student data from more than 1,200 elementary schools. After collapsing elementary schools into…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Academic Achievement, School Size, Public Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cheng, Eric C. K. – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
This article aims to examine the predictive relationships of self-evaluation capacity and staff competency on the effect of strategic planning in aided secondary schools in Hong Kong. A quantitative questionnaire survey was compiled to collect data from principals of the participating schools. Confirmatory factor analysis and reliability tests…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Secondary Schools, Student Attitudes, Quality Control
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jones, Alister; Cowie, Bronwen – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
This paper will highlight the successful evaluation approaches deployed for long-term exploration of the impact of a national policy initiative as well as some of the results and outcomes. An interactive feedback process informed decision-making at the national and local level thereby enhancing both the initiative and its implementation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Evaluators, Focus Groups
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wongsurawat, Winai – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
Taking advantage of newly available data on a standardized national examination for secondary school students in Thailand, this study attempts to explain the variation in the average performance of students using school and local characteristics. Special emphasis is placed on trying to understand the asymmetric success factors of public and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Private Schools, Academic Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bringula, Rex P.; Basa, Roselle S. – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
This study determined the student profile and enrollment of the three Universities in the University Belt. It also found out the respondents' level of consideration concerning the institutional image indicators that served as basis for attracting prospective entrants. Descriptive statistics revealed the following: most of the respondents belonged…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Characteristics, College Students, Student Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Khiat, Henry; Chia, Hui Teng; Tan-Yeoh, Ah Choo; Kok-Mak, Chew Pheng – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
The goal of this research was to understand the various aspects of the action research initiative in the Department of Mathematics and Science, Singapore Polytechnic. A total of 55 lecturers took part in this study and data were collected through semi-structured questionnaires, informal conversations with the lecturers, observations of their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grounded Theory, Action Research, Ownership
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Chan, Jacqueline Kin-Sang – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2010
A new approach to curriculum and implementation in a new era normally requires schools and teachers to take more responsibility for student learning. This might present a challenge at any time, particularly when teachers have been used to more directives and less professional approaches to curriculum implementation. In order to meet such a…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Teaching Methods, Accountability
Pages: 1  |  ...  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  12  |  13  |  ...  |  16