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Ramberg, Joacim; Låftman, Sara Brolin; Almquist, Ylva B; Modin, Bitte – Improving Schools, 2019
The effective schools literature has shown that school-contextual aspects matter for students' academic and social outcomes. A potential link here may be the quality of the relationships between teachers and students, but few studies have investigated whether features of school effectiveness are in fact associated with students' perceptions of…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Caring, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship
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Munongi, Lucia; Pillay, Jace – Improving Schools, 2018
This study aimed to explore Grade 9 learners' perceptions on the extent to which rights and responsibilities are taught in the school curriculum. The sample consisted of 577 learners from 13 public, independent and independent-subsidised schools, randomly sampled from four Johannesburg education districts. Data were collected through a…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, School Districts, Curriculum Development, Statistical Analysis
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Burrus, Jeremy; Jackson, Teresa; Holtzman, Steven; Roberts, Richard D. – Improving Schools, 2017
This article reports the results of a quasi-experimental study conducted to examine the efficacy of a new time management intervention designed for high school students. Participants were 149 students from a highly selective private high school in the northeastern United States who were in the ninth grade. Half of the students participated in a…
Descriptors: High School Students, Time Management, Quasiexperimental Design, Program Effectiveness
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Ryom, Knud; Andersen, Mie Maar; Stelter, Reinhard – Improving Schools, 2017
The purpose of this study was to implement group coaching in a school setting and examine the participants' experiences. Participants were all males (age 12-16 years), primarily with a Middle Eastern family background and from a socioeconomically deprived area. A 2-year intervention with regular coaching counselling during school hours was…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Adolescents, Males, Intervention
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Torres, Ana Cristina; Mouraz, Ana – Improving Schools, 2015
The study followed students in their 10th year of schooling that entered a new secondary education school in order to examine their perceptions of their previous schools' work and of its relationship with the difficulties they experience when in the transition. The analysis of 155 completed questionnaires of previous students of nine basic…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Student Attitudes, Secondary Education, Questionnaires
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Corner, Claire – Improving Schools, 2012
This article is an account of a creative learning project conducted in the author's school in which she worked with a storyteller to engage a class of 14-15-year-old students in exploring other worlds, inspired by the "His Dark Materials" novels by Philip Pullman. The project was conceived as teacher-led action research in which the author…
Descriptors: Evidence, Action Research, Creative Activities, Educational Change