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Lau, Grace; Ho, Kwok Keung – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
This article is an academic commentary on the concept of sociology of education. The authors have ventured through the lens of Hannah Arendt's "The Human Condition" and discuss its impact might have had if the corresponding mode of education and pedagogy be carried out in reality according to what Arendt had inspired her readers. A cross…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Sociology, Play, Psychological Patterns
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Grigoropoulos, Jenny E.; Gialamas, Stefanos – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
In the evolving global stage, educators are continuously challenged to keep up with the changing expectations and unknown future needs of their students. Educators must engage in professional development and growth through numerous practices, including the pursuit of graduate studies in higher education institutions. Their curiosity, love,…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Holistic Approach
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Adkins, Michael Jessee – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
Afghanistan's public education system has been victimized by the brutal oppression of the Taliban Regime. Schools were destroyed, teachers were executed, and women were prevented from receiving an education. However, the situation has improved in recent years. Public school enrollment rates and educational access for females have substantially…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Progressive Education, Public Education, Womens Education
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Lau, Grace; Ho, Kwok Keung – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
This paper will present multiple themes that are intermingled with one another, aiming to bring an overview of sociology of education and its application in the Hong Kong situation. One of the themes concerns how sociology of education has intertwined with the socio-political aspect of Hong Kong before and after year 1997 resulting in different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Sociology, Early Childhood Education, Curriculum
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Liu, Ong Puay; Tee, Ong Puay – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2014
21st century students are living on the highway of rapid information technology, residing in homes equipped with modern gadgets that allow them to stay connected through virtual media. The fact that students' mind-sets are changing means that there is a need for corresponding changes in pedagogy. The Buddha is known as "Teacher of gods and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Buddhism, Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries
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Burton, Fred – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
After 36 years of working as a progressive educator in American schools, the author notes the near absence of joy, passion, and imagination that today's students experience. He asks, "Where's wonder?" In this essay, the author makes a case for the role of wonder in learning as he reflects on his work with schools and museum educators at…
Descriptors: Museums, Reggio Emilia Approach, Progressive Education, Teaching Methods
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Engel, Liba H. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
This article explores the history and pedagogy of Janusz Korczak within the context of his contemporary early Twentieth-Century European Innovative Educators which include Maria Montessori, Homer Lane, A.S. Neill, and Anton Semyonovitch Makarenko. The pedagogies of the aforementioned are compared and contrasted within the literature.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Montessori Method, Educational History, Teaching Methods
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Jorrin Abellan, Ivan M.; Villagra Sobrino, Sara L.; Garcia Sastre, Sara – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
During the Spanish Second Republican government (April 1931-July 1939), there was an institutional initiative in the country called "Misiones Pedagogicas", deeply based in the early Deweyan conception of Progressive Education. The aim of this project was bringing access to culture, entertainment and some sort of progress to rural areas…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Progressive Education, Rural Areas
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Ryan, Thomas G.; Goodram, Brian – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
The impact of exclusionary discipline on students is clear and negative as we report herein. The impacts of exclusionary discipline have been negatively linked to the academic and social development of disciplined students. We argue that this discipline form has been disproportionately used among certain groups, particularly those students of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Discipline, Expulsion, Suspension
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Isaac, John – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2012
The Arab Spring exposed the hidden secrets of Egyptian society to the global community. In spite of the insatiable media attention paid to the Mubarak regime and the toll it took on the entire country, Egypt's education system received little attention. For decades, Egypt's public schools have forced students to attend segregated classes, based on…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Religious Education
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Usman, Lantana M. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2012
In Canadian public primary schools, newcomer West African refugees like other ethnic immigrant students are a visible minority group, often referred as Linguistic and Culturally Different (LCD) students. In the province of British Columbia, newcomer immigrant students are subjected to a battery of tests, as soon as they enroll in the primary…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Ethnography, Communication Disorders, Foreign Countries
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Ghosh, Shreya – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2012
Identity in south Asia was anchored by, on the one end, community, and on the other, an appreciation of sub-continental (geographical and cultural) space. People, historically, drew their identity as part of communities, which in turn existed in continuity to each-other in the seamless regional expanse of south Asia. Imagination as nationals--a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizen Participation, Citizenship, Identification
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Chow, Joseph – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2012
This paper proposes a project that aims to construct a general framework of civic competency that will help understand civic competence as a blended measure of civic knowledge, skills, attitudes, values, beliefs, behavioural intentions and behaviours. By distinguishing between civic potential, civic behaviour and civic outcomes, with empirical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civics, Citizenship, Competence
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Arslan, Hasan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2009
The purpose of this study is to examine the perceptions of elementary school teachers about the sensitiveness of principals, teachers, and curriculum on multicultural education. Education provides the transmission and the advancement of its culture while it is developing and enhancing the common values, the integrity and the progress of…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Social Values, Elementary School Teachers, Educational Policy
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Hussein, Jeylan Wolyie – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2007
The paper emerged out of my own and my colleagues' growing discontent with the traditional, ill-organized and unproductive way of evaluating the one-month-teaching practice of student teachers of English Language Teaching (ELT) at Haramaya University. It advances the argument that student teacher evaluation systems should be restructured to…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Student Teachers, Mentors, Student Teacher Evaluation
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