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Thomas, David Vittle – Educational Studies, 2015
This study explores the perspectives of education practitioners towards the process of reintegrating pupils (many of whom display social, emotional and behavioural difficulties), from a pupil referral unit (PRU) to mainstream educational provision in a rural bilingual Welsh authority, and examines the barriers and facilitators they identified as…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Barriers, Welsh, Referral
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Lyle, Sue – Educational Studies, 2014
Most countries are signatories to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). In 1999, the Government of Wales was devolved from the UK, and in 2011 the "Children and Young Persons Rights Measure" put the UNCRC as the basis of all its work. Any programme introduced in schools should therefore promote the UNCRC. To…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Rights, Teacher Attitudes, Student Participation
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Carroll, H. C. M. – Educational Studies, 2013
Two complementary studies of poor and better attenders are presented. To measure emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) different teacher-completed rating scales were employed, and to determine social difficulties, the studies used sociometry and some items from the scales. One study had a longitudinal design. It revealed that, after…
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems, Elementary School Students
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Ainsworth, Hannah; Gilchrist, Mollie; Grant, Celia; Hewitt, Catherine; Ford, Sue; Petrie, Moira; Torgerson, Carole J.; Torgerson, David J. – Educational Studies, 2012
In response to concern over the numeracy skills deficit displayed by student nurses, an online computer programme, "Authentic World[R]", which aims to simulate a real-life clinical environment and improve the medication dosage calculation skills of users, was developed (Founded in 2004 Authentic World Ltd is a spin out company of…
Descriptors: Nursing Students, Control Groups, Intervention, Nurses
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Lyle, Sue; Thomas-Williams, Junnine – Educational Studies, 2012
The Philosophy for Children in Schools Project is an ongoing research project to explore the impact of philosophy for children (P4C) on classroom practice. This paper reports on the responses of head teachers, teachers and local educational authority (LA) officers in South Wales, UK, to the initial training programme in Philosophy for Children…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Philosophy, Educational Change, Educational Practices
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Reid, Ken; Tanner, Howard – Educational Studies, 2012
After a sustained period of relative calm, initial teacher education and training (ITET) in Wales has seen much change in recent times since devolution and all the indications are that this change agenda is likely to escalate in both the short and long term. In order to understand what has been happening in the ITET field in Wales, our paper sets…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Change Strategies, Educational Change
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Reid, Ken – Educational Studies, 2011
This paper presents the evidence collected for the National Behaviour and Attendance Review (NBAR) in Wales on the professional development needs of staff on behaviour management and school attendance. These data were collected in two stages between 2006 and 2008. At Stage 1, data were collected from four pre-selected professional focus groups who…
Descriptors: Government School Relationship, Government Publications, Focus Groups, Attendance
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Reid, Ken – Educational Studies, 2011
In 2009, the Welsh Assembly Government published its Report on the review of behaviour and attendance in schools in Wales. The National Behaviour and Attendance Review (NBAR) in Wales was chaired by the author of this paper. Both the Review and the Welsh Assembly Government's response contained recommendations related to the training and…
Descriptors: Attendance, Foreign Countries, Professional Development, Student Behavior
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Reid, Ken; Challoner, Caroline; Lancett, Ann; Jones, Glenda; Rhysiart, Gwion Ap; Challoner, Sally – Educational Studies, 2010
This paper provides new empirical evidence on primary pupils' views on school attendance in Wales at Key Stage 2. The research was conducted as part of the specific evidence commissioned by the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) for the National Behaviour and Attendance Review (NBAR) in Wales which was chaired by the lead author. The findings…
Descriptors: Teaching Styles, Focus Groups, Attendance, Foreign Countries
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Reid, Ken – Educational Studies, 2010
The National Behaviour and Attendance Review (NBAR) Report for Wales was produced in 2008. Subsequently, its recommendations were accepted by the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) which established an Implementation Group to prepare its response in detail. A year later in April 2009 this Group presented its findings and recommendations to WAG in the…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Pilot Projects, School Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
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Rhodes, Christopher – Educational Studies, 2006
This paper explores the perceptions of school learning mentors with respect to their professional development and emerging professional identity. Although tentative, the emergence of two distinct professional identities is reported in this study: first, an instrumental technical identity characterized by compliance; and second, a creative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership, Mentors, Administration
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Jones, Sonia; Tanner, Howard – Educational Studies, 2002
States that eight mathematics teachers from four secondary schools in south Wales formed a teacher inquiry group to research the impact of introducing whole-class interactive teaching strategies into their own practice. Examines the teaching approaches that were developed. Analyzes the variation in interpretations and teaching styles used by the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Carrington, Bruce – Educational Studies, 2002
Presents the findings of a survey done in England and Wales on gender differences in graduate students' image of primary teaching as a career. Focuses on the perceptions of men planning to work with younger children and older children respectively. Includes references. (CMK)
Descriptors: British Infant Schools, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
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Chaplain, Roland P. – Educational Studies, 2000
Reports the view and perceptions of approximately 1,000 Welsh and English students in their final two years of compulsory schooling focusing on self-efficacy, goal orientation and motivation, stress, and interpersonal skills. Finds that most students were positive about their school, their futures, and their perceived control of their life. (CMK)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Goal Orientation, Interpersonal Competence
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Foot, Hugh C.; Shute, Rosalyn H.; Morgan, Michelle J. – Educational Studies, 1997
Argues that successful tutoring depends, in part, on child tutors' ability to recognize and interpret accurately signs of misunderstanding by their tutees. Investigates age and gender differences in perceiving cues to misunderstanding. Finds that older children and females more accurately interpret signs of confusion and that females can better…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Children, Comprehension, Cues
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