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Toren, Nurit Kaplan; Schlesinger, Ronit; Musher-Eizenman, Dara – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2020
This study focused on Arabs and Jewish pre-service teachers' perception of body image. Body image is a major component of our well-being. Western culture attributes specific characteristics to women based on their body shapes, which significantly influences their functioning. The aim of this study was to examine cultural differences in attitudes…
Descriptors: Arabs, Jews, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Asbury, Kathryn; Klassen, Robert; Bowyer-Crane, Claudine; Kyriacou, Chris; Nash, Poppy – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
A growth mindset has been found beneficial to students, particularly when they encounter academic setbacks (Dweck, 2000). Evidence suggests that teachers' own mindsets may influence those of their students. We assessed mindset among student teachers from different places of origin (UK and East Asia) in a UK university (N = 255). Although both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
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Kit, Phey Ling; Garces-Bacsal, Rhoda Myra; Burgetova, Kristina – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
Psychology is a young discipline in Singapore. Hence, perceptions of the roles and responsibilities of an educational psychologist (EP) are still constantly being negotiated and redefined. This qualitative study examined how role negotiations and redefinitions could be actively facilitated through an experiential and intensive two-day Basic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Psychology, School Psychologists, Counselor Role