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Ng'asike, John Teria – International Review of Education, 2019
Despite setting high hopes on education, very few pastoral nomad children in Kenya transition from primary education to secondary education. This article argues that the national Kenyan compulsory formal curriculum fails to accommodate the needs of pastoralist communities. Literacy rates are particularly low among the Turkana people, pastoralist…
Descriptors: Migrants, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Secondary Education
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Vuzo, Mwajuma – International Review of Education, 2018
Research has been conducted on the detrimental effects of using a foreign language for learning in Tanzania's secondary schools. While most studies recommend the use of a familiar language for instruction, the use of a foreign language in secondary education in Tanzania has been maintained. This has many consequences on the quality of education,…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Secondary Education, Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Wedikkarage, Lakshman – International Review of Education, 2018
This article analyses four narratives told by four teachers teaching science subjects in four different public secondary schools in the district of Gampaha in Sri Lanka. Gampaha is the second most populous district in Sri Lanka, and is known for excellent results in General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) exams which school leavers sit…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Science Instruction, Teaching Experience, Teacher Attitudes
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Leroy, Norah – International Review of Education, 2017
This paper addresses the theme of social inclusion through language learning. The focus is on an ad-hoc tutoring scheme set up between newly arrived British migrant pupils and French monolingual pupils in a small secondary school in the south-west of France. Though the original objective of this tutoring scheme was to improve the English skills of…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, French, Migrants
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Andresen, Bent B. – International Review of Education, 2015
This article presents the main results of a case study on teachers' professional development in terms of competence and identity. The teachers involved in the study are allocated time by their schools to participate in professional "affinity group" meetings. During these meetings, the teachers gather and analyse school-based data about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Identity, Competence, Case Studies
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Koh, Aaron – International Review of Education, 2014
Why do more than three-quarters of Hong Kong's senior secondary students flock to tutorial centres like moths to light? What is the "magic" that is driving the popularity of the tutorial centre enterprise? Indeed, looking at the ongoing boom of tutorial centres in Hong Kong (there are almost 1,000 of them), it is difficult not to ask…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Role, Marketing, Semiotics
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Berberoglu, Giray; Tansel, Aysit – International Review of Education, 2014
This paper investigates the effectiveness of private tutoring in Turkey. The authors introduce their study by providing some background information on the two major national examinations and three different kinds of tutoring. They then describe how they aimed to analyse whether attending private tutoring centres (PTCs) enhances Turkish students'…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Individual Instruction, Foreign Countries, Tutorial Programs
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Marshall, Jeffery H.; Aguilar, Claudia R.; Alas, Mario; Castellanos, Renán Rápalo; Castro, Levi; Enamorado, Ramón; Fonseca, Esther – International Review of Education, 2014
Honduras has made steady progress in expanding post-primary school coverage in recent years, but many rural communities still do not provide a middle (lower secondary) school. As a result, Honduras has implemented a number of middle school alternative programmes designed to meet the needs of at-risk populations throughout the country. This article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Dropout Research, Middle School Students
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Komatsu, Taro – International Review of Education, 2014
This study seeks to understand whether and how decentralised school governance in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) enhances the schools' role of promoting social cohesion. This includes increasing "horizontal" trust among different ethnic groups and "vertical" trust between civilians and public institutes. The study examined…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Integration, Governance, School Administration
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Gumus, Sedat – International Review of Education, 2014
Turkey, like many developing countries, is facing considerable problems in terms of low school attendance rates, late enrolment and early dropout of girls in particular. Numerous studies have already been conducted, both in Turkey and elsewhere, to determine the factors affecting school enrolment of boys and girls. Existing studies in Turkey,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Influence, Attendance, Enrollment
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Fredriksen, Birger; Fossberg, Camilla Helgø – International Review of Education, 2014
Over the next two decades, sub-Saharan Africa will face substantial pressure to expand its secondary education system. This is driven by the current low development of secondary education compared to other world regions, continued rapid population growth, the increase in the enrollment and completion rates at the primary education level, and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Role, Economic Development, Educational Finance
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Akyeampong, Kwame – International Review of Education, 2014
Early notions of life skills in Africa did not take into account the importance of a flexible and portable set of skills that would enable youth to adapt to changes in the world of work and lay the foundations for productive well-being and behaviour. Rather, life skills education in many secondary education curricula in Africa started with an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Daily Living Skills, Secondary Education, Context Effect
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Yusif, Hadrat; Yussof, Ishak; Osman, Zulkifly – International Review of Education, 2013
Public universities in Ghana are highly subsidised by the central government and account for about 80 per cent of university students in the country. Yet issues of fairness in terms of entry into the public university system have so far hardly been addressed. To find out whether participation in public university education is equitable, the…
Descriptors: College Admission, Public Colleges, Equal Education, High School Students
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Lastra-Bravo, Xavier B.; Tolón-Becerra, Alfredo; Salinas-Andújar, José A. – International Review of Education, 2013
According to the European Commission's "Europe 2020" strategy, the early school leaving (ESL) rate in European Union (EU) Member States must be reduced to a maximum of 10 per cent by 2020. This paper proposes a nonlinear distribution method based on dynamic targets for reducing the percentage of early school leavers. The aim of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, Dropout Rate
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Guarino, Cassandra M.; Tanner, Jeffery C. – International Review of Education, 2012
This study examines Qatar's recent and ambitious school reform in the early stages of its implementation against a set of four criteria for successful education systems drawn from guidelines developed by the international community: adequacy, accountability, autonomy and gender equity. We investigate both the initial structure of the reform and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Fairness, Accountability, Educational Change
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