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Egalite, Anna J. – Educational Studies, 2019
In the United States, the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) specifies that students with disabilities should be educated in the "least restrictive environment," yet little is known about how successfully schools have been able to apply appropriate supports, practices and resources so that all students benefit…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Special Needs Students, Student Needs, Educational Needs
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Yang, Yibo; Volet, Simone; Mansfield, Caroline – Educational Studies, 2018
Despite China's recent remarkable performance in high-quality research, the number of students going abroad to pursue doctoral degrees in STEM fields has been rising rapidly. This study investigates the motivations of Chinese international doctoral students (CIDS) in STEM fields for undertaking a PhD abroad, and the external factors influencing…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Study Abroad, Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs
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Ozturk, Nesrin – Educational Studies, 2017
For successful reading experiences in native and/or foreign/second language, individuals need to benefit from not only cognitive strategies but also metacognitive strategies. Although research found reading comprehension and performance increase following metacognitive trainings, such findings may not transfer into mainstream classrooms as easily…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reading Comprehension
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Neuman, Ari; Guterman, Oz – Educational Studies, 2017
This article examines the educational objectives of parents who homeschool (or practice home education) in terms of the widely accepted division of primary educational objectives, namely, socialisation, acculturation, and individualization. Using qualitative methodology and in-depth interviews, 30 homeschooling mothers were interviewed about their…
Descriptors: Socialization, Acculturation, Home Schooling, Educational Objectives
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Liu, Shuiyun; Liu, Fuxing; Yu, Yafeng – Educational Studies, 2017
This paper focuses on the education of migrant children in Beijing. As of the late 1990s, the Chinese Government has developed several policies to address educational issues among migrant children. The present study analyses data from interviews with key education personnel in Beijing to explore the outcomes of the implementation of such migrant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Access to Education, Educational Policy
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Ahmad, Syed Zamberi; Buchanan, Frederick Robert – Educational Studies, 2016
Traditional assumptions favouring native English language countries in transnational higher education (TNHE) overlook experiences of international students in new emerging Asian education hubs. Specifically, there has been limited research relating to international students' choice for studying in Malaysia. Drawing from the "push-pull"…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Education, Foreign Students, College Choice
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Opoku-Amankwa, Kwasi; Brew-Hammond, Aba; Mahama, Anatu Kande – Educational Studies, 2015
This paper assesses the performance of the "National Textbook Development and Distribution Policy for Pre-Tertiary Education" of 2002. It examines the policy in theory and in practice by exploring the extent to which the liberalisation of the textbook trade has helped to improve on textbook procurement, production and distribution,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Information Dissemination, Delivery Systems
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Smith, Emma; Nelson, Jeanette – Educational Studies, 2015
This paper has two aims, first to examine the feasibility of using an omnibus survey to estimate the prevalence and characteristics of families who home educate and secondly to provide an empirical contribution to recent research on home education in the UK. Because there is no statutory requirement for families who home educate to register with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Home Schooling, Surveys, Educational Policy
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Hu, Bo; West, Anne – Educational Studies, 2015
This paper investigates the implementation of education policy for migrant children in urban China. Historically, rural and urban residents in China were separated by the "hukou" system, and rural children were not allowed to attend urban schools. Since the relaxation of the "hukou" system in the early 1980s, large numbers of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migrants, Urban Areas, Urban Schools
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Winton, Sue; Tuters, Stephanie – Educational Studies, 2015
As the prevalence and negative effects of bullying become widely known, people around the world seem desperate to solve the bullying "problem". A sizeable body of research about many aspects of bullying and a plethora of anti-bullying programmes and policies now exist. This critical policy analysis asks: how does Ontario, Canada's…
Descriptors: Bullying, Incidence, Democracy, Neoliberalism
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Coleman, Nadia – Educational Studies, 2015
This article endeavours to increase educators' understanding of the experiences of students who have been expelled from school in order to represent this critical stakeholder group in future policy development and programme implementation. Students' perspectives are presented through thick description in this narrative case study. Findings…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Case Studies, Intervention, Resilience (Psychology)
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Lamote, Carl; Pinxten, Maarten; Van Den Noortgate, Wim; Van Damme, Jan – Educational Studies, 2014
Holding students back when they do not meet a specific attainment level is common practice in a lot of countries. However, this practice is not without controversy and recent studies point at the negative effects of grade retention, especially in the long-term. The majority of these studies focused on grade retention in primary education. In our…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Grade Repetition, Secondary Education, Academic Achievement
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MacAllister, James – Educational Studies, 2014
This paper considers different conceptualisations of school discipline within both UK education policy and wider educational and philosophical literature. Initially, it is noted that notions of "behaviour management" dominate discourses about school discipline. It is suggested that this is unhelpful as behaviour management skills are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Discipline, Educational Policy, Educational Philosophy
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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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Raty, Hannu – Educational Studies, 2013
The study explored Finnish parents' intention in making school choices and the relationship of those intentions to demographic and attitudinal factors. It was found that the great majority of parents had not seriously considered choosing a school other than the neighbouring one. Parents living in urban areas, or those supporting a selective…
Descriptors: Intention, Foreign Countries, School Choice, Parent Attitudes
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