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Bamber, Philip; Bullivant, Andrea; Clark, Alison; Lundie, David – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
There has been significant discussion and debate about the meaning and implementation of the requirement for schools to promote fundamental British values. While much of the research in this area focuses on surveying teachers' attitudes, this paper set out to understand the processes of professional enactment through which beginning teachers…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Placement, Foreign Countries, Professional Identity
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Freathy, R. J. K. – Oxford Review of Education, 2007
Participants in the public discourse pertaining to religious education and education for citizenship in English schools between 1934 and 1944 included many "Christian educationists". They advocated a conservative and elitist form of education for citizenship as taught through indirect training, Arnoldian public school traditions and…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Religious Education, Role of Education, Political Power
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Henderson, Monika; Argyle, Michael – Oxford Review of Education, 1984
Studies have shown that intimate interpersonal relationships are governed by certain general rules, or shared expectations about what is and what is not appropriate to the relationship. A survey of K-12 teachers in Great Britain revealed that these general rules of conduct are also critical in the teacher-pupil relationship. (RM)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Comparative Education, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Wyatt, John F.; Gay, John D. – Oxford Review of Education, 1984
A review of research and case studies concerning how the size and type of an institution of higher education affect academic achievement and affective development showed that size should not be seen as an independent variable having any direct impact on institutional outcomes. (RM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Affective Behavior, Case Studies, Comparative Education
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Denton, Cliff; Postlethwaite, Keith – Oxford Review of Education, 1984
Although British teachers of English, French, physics, and mathematics were somewhat successful in identifying students with high subject-specific ability, inappropriate influences were at work in coloring their judgment. These influences, however, were not so strong as to lead to gross misjudgment. (RM)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Comparative Education, Educational Research, English Instruction
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Hackney, Ann – Oxford Review of Education, 1983
A study of severely mentally retarded children in Great Britain attending regular schools led to a series of recommendations. These include the need for more information exchange between professionals about the students and teaching techniques, improvements in school organization and teacher quality, and a change in attitudes about retardation.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Comparative Education, Educational Practices, Educational Research
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Hahn, Carole L. – Oxford Review of Education, 1999
Reports on a comparative study of civic education in Great Britain, the United States, Germany, Denmark, The Netherlands, and Australia, discussing educational policies, practices, and classroom climate. Explores adolescents' political attitudes and behaviors cross-nationally, specifically focusing on political interest, political efficacy, and…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Behavior, Citizenship Education, Classroom Environment
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Egerton, Muriel; Halsey, A. H. – Oxford Review of Education, 1993
Contends that there have been three significant points in the history of access to higher education in Great Britain since 1900. Describes these points: (1) a period of considerable expansion of enrollment; (2) little diminution in relative social class inequality; and (3) a significant diminution in gender equality. (CFR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational History
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Gray, John; And Others – Oxford Review of Education, 1990
Uses 11 data sets from 6 local British education authorities to examine the relationship between student performance on fifth-form examinations and school effectiveness. Presents hierarchical linear modeling to account for differences in prior attainment, gender, and social background. Finds few differences in school impact on performance. Urges…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Educational Assessment, Educational Research
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Colton, Matthew; Heath, Anthony – Oxford Review of Education, 1994
Reports on a longitudinal study about the educational progress and behavior of 49 children in long-term foster care and a comparison group of children receiving social work support while remaining with their birth families. Finds that the children in foster care showed lower academic achievement and more behavioral problems. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, Behavior Problems, Child Caregivers
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Stein, Mike – Oxford Review of Education, 1994
Explores the career trajectories of young people (16-19 years) in Great Britain cared for by local social service agencies. Examines four areas: (1) educational attainment, (2) student perceptions, (3) further education, and (4) factors associated with career trajectories. Includes recommendations for public policy and practices. (CFR)
Descriptors: Career Development, Child Caregivers, Educational Attainment, Foreign Countries
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Guthrie, James W.; Pierce, Lawrence C. – Oxford Review of Education, 1990
Analyzes the increasingly global economy, stressing industrialized nations' interdependence, need to remain competitive, and consequent need for human capital development. Outlines educational reform strategies and compares U.S. and British reforms. Concludes British reforms attempt to increase access to education whereas U.S. reforms seek to…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Developed Nations, Economic Development, Economic Factors
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Osborn, Marilyn; Broadfoot, Patricia – Oxford Review of Education, 1992
Discusses a comparative study of elementary school teachers in England and France that preceded the implementation of the National Curriculum in English schools. Reports differences in teaching methods, classroom organization, and teacher student relationships between the two countries. Concludes that greater focus on professional autonomy by…
Descriptors: British National Curriculum, Class Organization, Classroom Environment, Classroom Research
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Butterworth, Ian – Oxford Review of Education, 1982
Examines the kinds of teacher shortages found in British secondary schools. A classification system for the causes of teacher shortages based on a study of 22 comprehensive schools and 10 local educational authorities is presented. (AM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Research, Secondary Education, Teacher Supply and Demand
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Howson, John – Oxford Review of Education, 1982
Discusses the reasons for local and regional variations in British educational funding. A study of the changes in pupil-teacher ratios (PTR) from 1974 to 1981 showed a national trend toward decreased PTR. The impact of future cutbacks in the level of government spending on PTRs is considered. (AM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Research
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