NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Policymakers1
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
Program for International…1
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 50 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Nygreen, Kysa – Policy Futures in Education, 2017
This article traces the work of community-based popular educators with an explicit commitment to "Freirean" popular education as they shifted from teaching in a community-based setting to an after-school program focused on standardized test-preparation. Drawing from ethnographic observation and interviews, it examines educators'…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Governance, Social Justice, Popular Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sanya, Brenda N.; Odero, Phantus W. – Policy Futures in Education, 2017
This article examines the changes occurring in learning and literacy in the age of ubiquitous mobile phone use. Focusing on rural Kenyan women's use of mobile phone technologies in civic education programs, mobile banking, and to contact family members, the article explores how these women's use of mobile phones, based on their everyday needs, has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feminism, Handheld Devices, Literacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cowell, Gillian; Biesta, Gert – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
Space represented on geographical maps is ordered and navigable, allowing one to "know" features and layouts of places before visiting, and finding landmarks, pathways and spaces of importance that connect you from one point to another, reducing possibilities for disorientation. Maps "work" because they represent a reality…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Maps, Foreign Countries, Cartography
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Qiu, Xing; Chen, Shaw-Ree; Barrett, Emily S.; Velez, Marissa; Conn, Kelly; Heinert, Sara – Policy Futures in Education, 2014
Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) such as Bisphenol A (BPA) and phthalates are ubiquitous in our environment and a growing body of research indicates that EDCs may adversely affect human development. Fetal development is particularly susceptible to EDC exposure, and prenatal care providers are being asked to educate women about the risks of…
Descriptors: Risk Assessment, Pregnancy, Models, Beliefs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Miethe, Ingrid; Soremski, Regina – Policy Futures in Education, 2014
This article argues that the chances of successful educational upward mobility are more clearly assessed when educational decisions are interpreted not as isolated individual or family decisions, but in relation to their societal and political context. In order to do this, the authors propose a combination of Bourdieu's conception of habitus with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, First Generation College Students, Educational Mobility, Equal Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jao, Limin – Policy Futures in Education, 2013
As our knowledge about education continues to change, educators must refine and redefine their beliefs and teaching practices through professional development. In the peer coaching model of professional development, both participants have a chance to reflect on what they observe and on their own teaching practices. This reciprocal gain is one of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Coaching (Performance), Mathematics Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Trend, David – Policy Futures in Education, 2012
Henry A. Giroux is well known for pushing the definitions of education. From his early forays into what has been termed the "New Sociology of Education" in the early 1980s to his more recent discussions of "public pedagogy", Giroux has methodically challenged existing orthodoxies. This essay will focus on the interdisciplinary broadening of…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Critical Theory, Educational Sociology, Definitions
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kashani, Tony – Policy Futures in Education, 2012
This article explores Henry Giroux's contributions to critical pedagogy. The author demonstrates how Giroux, as a public intellectual, has found his Ethics in the right place. The author further argues that Giroux's Ethics of virtue are present not only in the public person but also in his transformative writing.
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Ethics, Critical Theory, Transformative Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Valeri, Andy – Policy Futures in Education, 2012
This article outlines how providing accessible transparency to information controlled by institutions of power and suppressed from public view is both similar in purpose to, as well as an essential component of, the pedagogical processes promoted by Paulo Freire, which are necessary for the establishment of a truly just and non-oppressive society.…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Information Policy, Freedom of Speech, Censorship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Smith, David Geoffrey – Policy Futures in Education, 2012
This article examines the historic uses of the phenomenon recently defined as "Deep Politics" to shed light on the underlying realities of the contemporary War on Terror. Deep Politics describes the multiple uses of misinformation to marshal public sentiment in directions desired by dominant political and economic forces. Facing the reality of…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Deception, Credibility, Political Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cottey, Alan – Policy Futures in Education, 2012
Bathing is here treated as an exemplar of the widespread profligacy of prosperous people and of the continually expanding expectations for all on this overloaded planet. The author places cleanliness in a wider context, not merely of animals but of all living organisms. With this in mind, it is possible to consider, in a wider than usual manner,…
Descriptors: Hygiene, Health Behavior, Social Change, Social Values
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Katz-Buonincontro, Jen – Policy Futures in Education, 2011
How does improvisational theatre promote aesthetic learning in leaders, emphasizing emotion and somatic, or sensory, knowledge? While improvisational theatre has been used in organizational settings, there is little empirical research describing the aesthetic learning process geared towards preparing educational leaders. Based on a case study of…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Teaching Methods, Theater Arts, Creative Activities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Waterhouse, Monica – Policy Futures in Education, 2011
Undertaking Deleuzean experimentations in educational research requires a transformation of what it is to do research. After describing one such becoming, this article considers the potentialities of Multiple Literacies Theory (MLT), which draws on concepts created by Deleuze and Deleuze and Guattari, for thinking differently about policy and…
Descriptors: Cartography, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Immigrants
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lindner, Evelin G.; Hartling, Linda M.; Spalthoff, Ulrich – Policy Futures in Education, 2011
Human rights are universally based on the concept of human dignity. Various international organizations are developing the theoretical, legal, and political framework for human rights. The underlying concept of human dignity is less disputed, but also receives less attention. This shortcoming is addressed by a worldwide group of scholars and…
Descriptors: Human Dignity, Civil Rights, Social Attitudes, Interpersonal Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
de Oliveira, Alberto; Filho, Gilberto Abrantes – Policy Futures in Education, 2011
The aim of this article is to compare the schooling levels of individuals with the demands of the Brazilian labour market. The results demonstrate the high probability of compatibility between occupation and schooling levels. But high propensities for under-education were identified associated with the skin colour and position in the family. The…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Foreign Countries, Probability, Educational Attainment
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4