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Parish, Karen – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
This article presents findings from a larger multiple methods study that explores the levels of adherence and experiences students have of the International Baccalaureate Organization human rights ideals in different school contexts. A three-component model of human rights competence, incorporating identification with all humanity, ethno-cultural…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Civil Rights, Student Attitudes, Competence
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Blikstad-Balas, Marte; Davies, Chris – Oxford Review of Education, 2017
The provision for every pupil in schools of one-to-one digital devices such as tablets and laptops is claimed to offer a range of benefits, both practical and educational. Opinions are still divided as to whether the benefits for teaching and learning in fact outweigh the cost, disruption to established teaching practice, and distraction for…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Handheld Devices, Laptop Computers, Technology Uses in Education
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Arduin, Sarah – Oxford Review of Education, 2015
Since the Dakar Framework for Action, governments around the world, especially in Western societies, have reaffirmed their commitment to a quality education for all in an inclusive environment. The purpose of this paper is to understand the barriers that prevent an education system from guaranteeing an inclusive education for all and for children…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Inclusion, Equal Education, Barriers
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Osler, Audrey; Lybaek, Lena – Oxford Review of Education, 2014
Across Europe there are growing concerns about Islamophobia and far-right and anti-democratic movements. Until Anders Behring Breivik's July 2011 attacks in which 77 died, Norway's vulnerability was not perceived as great as that of other jurisdictions. Breivik declared his abhorrence of multiculturalism but also drew the world's attention to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Islam, Minority Groups, Nationalism
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Mastekaasa, Arne – Oxford Review of Education, 2011
This paper examines whether graduates of high academic quality (as measured by their university or university college Grade Point Average or GPA) are recruited to and remain in school jobs. Extensive data from Norwegian administrative registers are used. The analyses show that graduates from specialised and concurrent general teacher programmes go…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, College Graduates, Foreign Countries, Economic Factors
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Polesel, John; Keating, Jack – Oxford Review of Education, 2011
Located differentially (and to its detriment) within a status hierarchy of knowledge, vocational education has been called upon to satisfy an increasing range of political and social needs, including meeting the needs of industry and government and catering for increasing pupil diversity. Faced with stubbornly immobile rates of school completion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Graduation Rate, Educational Policy
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Luyten, Hans – Oxford Review of Education, 2006
This article provides an illustration of how multilevel modelling, which is the standard method for assessing the "school effect" in school effectiveness research, can be combined with the regression-discontinuity approach. While multilevel modelling yields only estimates of relative school effects (differences between schools), the…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Mathematics Achievement, Science Achievement, Regression (Statistics)