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Giroux, Henry A. – Scottish Educational Review, 2018
Donald Trump's ascendancy in American politics has made visible a plague of deep-seated civic illiteracy, a corrupt political system, and a contempt for reason that has been decades in the making; it also points to the withering of civic attachments, the undoing of civic culture, the decline of public life, and the erosion of any sense of shared…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Higher Education, Authoritarianism, Citizenship
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Humes, Walter – Scottish Educational Review, 2018
This paper examines some aspects of the work of Margaret McMillan (1860-1931), who is best known for her advocacy of child welfare and nursery education in the first decades of the twentieth century, but who was also closely involved in early socialist movements and, to a lesser extent, the campaign for women's suffrage. The particular focus is on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Child Welfare, Nursery Schools
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Redford, Morag – Scottish Educational Review, 2018
This paper follows on from the previous bulletin (Redford 2017), which covered the education remit of the Parliament's Education and Skills Committee between February 2017 and June 2017. The following bulletin covers the Education remit of the Education and Skills Committee from August 2017 to January 2018.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parliamentary Procedures, Committees, Educational Legislation
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Redford, Morag – Scottish Educational Review, 2017
This paper follows on from the previous bulletin (Redford, 2016), which covered the education remit of the Parliament's Education and Skills Committee between February and August 2016. The following bulletin covers the Education remit of the Education and Skills Committee from September 2016 to January 2017.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parliamentary Procedures, Committees, Educational Legislation
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Arnott, Margaret A. – Scottish Educational Review, 2017
Education policy is a key devolved policy arena in which there are considerable tensions between and within institutions, within and across Scotland and the UK, and in relations with Europe. It may be assumed such tensions could increase during the process of Brexit and the implementation of the 2016 Scotland Act (Arnott 2016; Arnott and Ozga…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Policy Formation, Governance
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Redford, Morag – Scottish Educational Review, 2017
This paper follows on from the previous bulletin (Redford 2017), which covered the education remit of the Parliament's Education and Skills Committee between September 2016 and January 2017. The following bulletin covers the Education remit of the Education and Skills Committee from January to August 2017.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parliamentary Procedures, Committees, Educational Legislation
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Riddell, Sheila – Scottish Educational Review, 2016
Despite the Scottish Government's frequent affirmation of its commitment to social justice principles, there has of late been a recognition of the need for firmer action to tackle the social class gap in higher education participation, reflecting wider social inequalities in Scotland. In a recent policy statement, Angela Constance, Cabinet…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Higher Education, Educational Policy
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Redford, Morag – Scottish Educational Review, 2016
This paper follows on from the previous bulletin (Redford 2015), which covered the education remit of the Parliament's Education and Culture Committee between February 2015 to August 2015. This bulletin covers the remit of the Education and Culture Committee from September 2015 to February 2016.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parliamentary Procedures, Committees, Educational Legislation
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Redford, Morag – Scottish Educational Review, 2016
This paper follows on from the previous bulletin (Redford 2015), which covered the education remit of the Parliament's Education and Culture Committee between February 2015 to August 2015. This bulletin covers the remit of the Education and Culture Committee from September 2015 to February 2016. [This is a republished article. To view the original…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parliamentary Procedures, Committees, Educational Legislation
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Florian, Lani – Scottish Educational Review, 2015
The 2014 SERA Lecture provides an overview of the concept of inclusive pedagogy, a distinctive approach to classroom teaching offering an alternative pedagogical approach that has the potential to reduce educational inequality by enhancing learning opportunities for everyone. Inclusive pedagogy focuses on improving the quality of mainstream…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Teaching Methods, Equal Education, Mainstreaming
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McKendrick, John H. – Scottish Educational Review, 2015
This research note argues that emerging research on poverty and education in Scotland needs to adopt a longer-term focus. Drawing on the work of Glasgow Caledonian University's "Caledonian Club," it reflects on evidence that one-third of parents who consider that their primary and nursery school children will not attend university when…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poverty, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education
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Pilz, Matthias – Scottish Educational Review, 2002
The German vocational education system, possibly the opposite of a pure modular system, must change to match the needs of a rapidly changing and specializing labor market. Four types of Scottish modular programs (National Certificate Modules, Scottish Vocational Qualifications, General Scottish Vocational Qualifications, and the new "Higher…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Design, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Donn, Gari – Scottish Educational Review, 2002
Two visions of the role of education are apparent within the Scottish Parliament--education for economic growth and education for informed citizenship and social justice. Responses to the national debate on education indicate that people favor the latter and do not want more and more initiatives. The challenge is to strive for improvement within…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education
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Besley, A. C. – Scottish Educational Review, 2002
In Scotland, school counseling and guidance are provided by teachers who are not trained counselors. Two recent reports provide the policy rationale for introducing full-time guidance counselors trained from the ranks of experienced teachers, similar to a New Zealand model. Professional counselors would be part of an interdisciplinary team…
Descriptors: Confidentiality, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Donn, Gari – Scottish Educational Review, 2002
The Scottish Executive called for a national debate on the future of education to be held in the Scottish Parliament, March- July 2002. Major concerns of various Parliamentary committees included improved and equitable education, particularly for children with disabilities; accountability; and the development of a qualifications framework for…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accountability, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship
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