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Tran, Ly Thi; Wall, Tony – International Review of Education, 2019
Evidence now calls into question the efficacy and appropriateness of pedagogical practices that force international students to adapt to Eurocentric expectations when they enrol in tertiary education outside their home country and cultural environment. In response to calls for alternative perspectives, this article introduces the educational…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Foreign Students, Educational Philosophy, World Views
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Corntassel, Jeff; Hardbarger, Tiffanie – International Review of Education, 2019
Indigenous youth today are in a precarious position. The elders who guided their grandparents and parents often suffered from direct racism and dislocation from cultural practices, land, medicine, language, knowledge and traditional lifeways. Family and community kinship networks that provided emotional, spiritual and physical support have been…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge, Family Relationship, Networks
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Warkineh, Turuwark Zalalam; Rogers, Alan; Danki, Tolera Negassa – International Review of Education, 2018
Teachers/facilitators in adult literacy learning programmes are recognised as being vital to successful learning outcomes. But little is known about them as a group. This small-scale research project comprising ethnographic-style case studies of five adult literacy facilitators (ALFs) in Ethiopia seeks to throw some light on these teachers, their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Literacy, Ethnography, Case Studies
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Fisher-Maltese, Carley; Fisher, Dana R.; Ray, Rashawn – International Review of Education, 2018
This article explores how school gardens provide learning opportunities for school-aged children while concurrently helping cities achieve sustainability. The authors analyse this process in Washington, DC, a particularly innovative metropolis in the United States. This national capital city boasts two of the most progressive examples of…
Descriptors: Gardening, Teaching Methods, Sustainability, Innovation
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Makalela, Leketi – International Review of Education, 2018
While South Africa has been lauded as a multilingual country that accorded official status to 11 languages, the academic notion of multilingualism has always been conceived from a monolingual perspective. Monolingual ideologies, which inadvertently favoured European languages to the detriment of local languages, were passed on to African countries…
Descriptors: African Culture, Multilingualism, Monolingualism, African Languages
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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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Gordon, Sheila C.; Arenstein, Benjamin – International Review of Education, 2017
With societal changes rapidly transforming cultures that had been largely homogenous, today's multi-cultural--and in particular interfaith--families need new educational strategies to help them understand their cultural roots and identify and clarify what aspects of their heritages they wish to nurture and transmit to their children. This paper…
Descriptors: Intergroup Relations, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Differences, Judaism
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Dahm, Rebecca – International Review of Education, 2017
One way to foster active social inclusion is to enable students to develop a positive attitude to "foreignness". Creating a situation where mainstream students are less wary of foreign languages and cultures, and where newcomers feel their linguistic background is being valued, provides favourable conditions for the inclusion of these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Pluralism, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Somers, Thomas – International Review of Education, 2017
This article addresses the inclusion of immigrant minority language students in Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) bilingual education programmes. It reviews results of research on (1) the reasons, beliefs and attitudes underlying immigrant minority language parents' and students' choice for CLIL programmes; (2) these students'…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Bilingual Education Programs
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ter Avest, Ina – International Review of Education, 2017
To prepare Dutch students in education for critical situations in their professional life as a teacher, part of their training is to ask them to reflect upon their own experiences in their life as a child, a pupil and a student -- experiences of crucial moments or with significant others which are still of the utmost importance to them. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Dickson, Martina; Ladefoged, Svend Erik – International Review of Education, 2017
This article focuses on a teaching methodology project which investigated issues of teaching quality at a technical and vocational education and training (TVET) academy in Kurdistan, Northern Iraq. The academy was established in 2012 to provide unemployed youth with TVET, particularly workplace-relevant training. A needs analysis showed that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Technical Education, Vocational Education
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Maudarbux, Mohammad Belall – International Review of Education, 2016
The growing debate on intercultural and interreligious dialogue has one major drawback: how to translate academic and theoretical contributions into practical tools for educators and policy makers. This paper aims to fill this gap by presenting a transferable "needs assessment model" based on five criteria and twenty measurable…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Religious Education, Multilingualism, Cultural Pluralism
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Badger, James; Harker, Richard J. W. – International Review of Education, 2016
Schools may be places of learning, but a great deal of learning occurs outside of school. A growing body of literature investigates how school field trips allow rural students to make real-life connections with their school curriculum. This paper contributes to that area of research by describing how students from five middle schools in the United…
Descriptors: Museums, Exhibits, Middle School Teachers, Rural Areas
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Misiaszek, Greg William – International Review of Education, 2016
Emerging from popular education movements in Latin America, "ecopedagogy" is a critical environmental pedagogy which focuses on understanding the connections between social conflict and environmentally harmful acts carried out by humans. These connections are often politically hidden in education. Ecopedagogy, while being pluralistic, is…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods, Specialists
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Al-Maamari, Saif – International Review of Education, 2016
Oman is a multicultural society in terms of both ethnicity and religion. Communities vary in terms of cultural heritage, language, dress and religious or sectarian affiliation. The majority of people are Arab; other members of society belong to one of three main ethnic groups: the Hyderabadi, the Baluchis or the Zanzibari (Arabs of Omani descent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literature Reviews, Multicultural Education, Teaching Methods
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