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Stoten, David William – Educational Studies, 2013
During 2009-2012, one Sixth Form College (SFC) introduced Building Learning Power (BLP) as a new philosophy and framework for learning and teaching. This short paper sets out to explain why and how BLP was introduced, and discusses how effective this process has been.
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Wong, Jocelyn L. N. – Educational Studies, 2006
Many researchers have identified a process they call "deskilling", which they use to describe the daily experience of teachers who have been gradually losing control of their own labour within "low-trust" workplaces. Conversely, other scholars have found that under similar conditions, some teachers have their own ways of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Administrative Organization, Teacher Attitudes
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Lam, Yvonne Y. K. – Educational Studies, 2006
This paper adopts a qualitative approach to study the perceptions of six secondary teachers from two schools with a similar background and history of school-based management (SBM). The study aims to explore the views of the teachers in the following areas: changes in school administration and the structure of the school under SBM; changes in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Administration, Principals, Educational Change
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Cheung, C. K. – Educational Studies, 2005
In this age of new media, children are exposed to media messages at an early age. What can we do when the mass media exert such a great influence on children? One proposal has been for the introduction of a new school subject: media education. Though media education has not been part of the official curriculum in Hong Kong, some schools, both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Change, Educational Change, Journalism Education
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Boyd-Barrett, Oliver – Educational Studies, 1990
Analyzes government's role in promoting computer use in the United Kingdom educational system from 1980 to 1990. Evaluates the Microelectronics Education Programme (MEP) in initiating policy. Concludes MEP's contribution was ultimately positive. Considers problems of top-down innovation, teacher attitudes and training, and hardware and software…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Software