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Anderson, Alida – SAGE Open, 2019
This article presents a critical policy overview of inclusive education and global citizenship education (GCED) and offers two innovative childhood education practices that support inclusion of children with disabilities through dimensions of physical and conceptual access, both noted implementation barriers to inclusive education across the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Inclusion, Teaching Methods
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Gunu, Ibrahim Mohammed – SAGE Open, 2018
In this article, school disciplinary exclusions in high schools in Ghana are highlighted to explore alternatives to school exclusions. The 2017 budget and the preceding budgets of the Republic of Ghana clearly indicate that the bulk of the nation's expenditure is spent on education. Part of the 2017 budget is especially targeted at making the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Discipline, Suspension, Inclusion
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Kazi, Asma Shahid; Aziz, Fakhra; Quraishi, Uzma – SAGE Open, 2018
This study is an attempt to investigate the impact of educational facilities of a school on various aspects of self-efficacy, confidence, and character building of the underprivileged people in Dera Jutta, a village in Southern Punjab. Trust for Rural Uplift and Community Education (TRUCE) was initiated in the year 2000, and under its auspices,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Self Esteem, Student Characteristics
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Mahlo, Dikeledi – SAGE Open, 2017
This qualitative study draws from Bronfenbrenner's ecological theory, which emphasizes interaction between the systems of education. The study argues that if teachers are able to cater for diversity in their classes, the vision of inclusive education will be realized. Inclusive education requires all learners with the diverse needs to be able to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Student Needs, Inclusion, Access to Education
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Tindowen, Darin Jan C.; Bassig, John Michael; Cagurangan, Jay-Ar – SAGE Open, 2017
Education plays a very important role in the development and progress of a certain nation. With the advancement of science and technology, it is indeed that globalization and internalization of education are considered as challenges that every country must uphold. And one of the emphases of today's challenges in education is the promotion of…
Descriptors: Role of Education, International Education, Communication Skills, Interpersonal Competence
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Mondal, Ajit – SAGE Open, 2017
Attempts to make free and compulsory education accessible to Indian children began a little more than a century ago. A strong consciousness for the need of free and compulsory Primary Education in India was highly moved by enactment of the Compulsory Education Act in 1870 in England. Education has been formally recognized as a human right since…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Access to Education, Compulsory Education, Elementary School Students
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Walker, Zachary; McMahon, Don D.; Rosenblatt, Kara; Arner, Tracy – SAGE Open, 2017
The success of Pokémon Go is demonstrating that augmented reality (AR) is reaching the masses quickly and can be a robust tool to enhance student engagement and learning. Leveraging AR for instructional purposes has the potential to become a powerful medium for Universal Design for Learning (UDL) by providing new tools for multiple means of…
Descriptors: Physical Environment, Simulated Environment, Computer Simulation, Learner Engagement
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Abuya, Benta A.; Ngware, Moses – SAGE Open, 2016
The free primary education policy has led to a significant increase in primary school enrollment in the country, from 8.6 million children in 2008 to 9.9 million in 2012. Increased enrollment complicated the work of teachers in the classrooms in the wake of FPE. This article seeks to document the challenges that teachers face in Kenyan classrooms…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance
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Wilson, Charletta; Sour, Aaron J.; Miller, Leslie A.; Saygbay-Hallie, Monigo; Miller, Carleta; Daniels, Ruby A. – SAGE Open, 2016
A thorough review of the literature was conducted to identify the practices experts, members of the military, educational institutions, and advocacy groups believe "military-friendly" institutions of higher education should demonstrate. From the review, we created a list of 73 practices organized into 12 practice areas. A survey of…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Colleges, College Environment, Administrators
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Omeje, Joachim Chinweike; Egwa, Ene Inyamu; Adikwu, Victoria Ogwa – SAGE Open, 2016
The quota system and the catchment areas are federal government policies formulated to bridge the gap between the educationally developed states and the educationally less developed states. Sequel to the enactment of these policies, government established several universities across the country to create equal opportunity for all candidates. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Admission, Quotas, Selective Admission
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Jamal, Aamir – SAGE Open, 2016
Resistance to girls' education in Pakistan has long been an intractable problem; the lowest enrolment figures are in Pashtun areas. This study focused on Pashtun men's perceptions of girls' education. Pashtun men of diverse backgrounds participated in a two-round Delphi exercise, followed by in-depth qualitative interviews in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Barriers, Access to Education
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Rao, Kavita; Meo, Grace – SAGE Open, 2016
The Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework can be used to proactively design lessons that address learner variability. Using UDL guidelines, teachers can integrate flexible options and supports that ensure that standards-based lessons are accessible to a range of learners in their classrooms. This article presents a process that teachers…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Guidelines, Inclusion, Lesson Plans
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O'Reilly, Jacqueline; Eichhorst, Werner; Gábos, András; Hadjivassiliou, Kari; Lain, David; Leschke, Janine; McGuinness, Seamus; Kureková, Lucia Mýtna; Nazio, Tiziana; Ortlieb, Renate; Russell, Helen; Villa, Paola – SAGE Open, 2015
Current levels of youth unemployment need to be understood in the context of increased labor market flexibility, an expansion of higher education, youth migration, and family legacies of long-term unemployment. Compared with previous recessions, European-wide policies and investments have significantly increased with attempts to support national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Unemployment, Youth, Labor Market
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Venkatanarayanan, S. – SAGE Open, 2015
The basic foundation of policy making had undergone profound shifts over the past two decades as the policy makers are inclined to rely heavily on the exercise of power in their pursuit of development and prosperity. Government interventionism was subject to a strong intellectual and political backlash, and a new ideological movement seeking to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Educational Policy, Educational Change
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Abukari, Ziblim; Kuyini, Ahmed Bawa; Kuyini Mohammed, Abdulai – SAGE Open, 2015
Education and health care policies in Ghana since independence have been universalist in approach providing free universal health care and free basic and tertiary education until the early 1980s. Precipitated primarily by a severe drought, stagnant economic growth, mismanagement, and political instability, Ghana undertook major economic reforms…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Public Health, Public Policy