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Islam, Samira Ibrahim – World Journal of Education, 2019
Middle East Region is home to more than 400 million people, representing 5% of world population, and boasts a workforce of 103 million scattered across 22 countries (Lord, 2016). Sixty five percent of the populations are young aged 25 or under, which puts growing stress on educational, health and social systems. Over the last decade, most Middle…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Womens Education, Females, Geographic Regions
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Da'as, Rima'a; Qadach, Mowafaq – World Journal of Education, 2018
This paper builds upon the theoretical framework developed by Zahra and George (2002) to empirically explore, first, the moderator effect of principals' inspirational vision content as a social mechanism that reduces the gap between potential absorptive capacity (PACAP; the ability to acquire and assimilate external knowledge) and realized…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attendance
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Asad, Khaled; Tibi, Moanis; Raiyn, Jamal – World Journal of Education, 2016
New generations are using and playing with mobile and computer applications extensively. These applications are the outcomes of programming work that involves skills, such as computational and algorithmic thinking. Learning programming is not easy for students children. In recent years, academic institutions like the Massachusetts Institute of…
Descriptors: Programming, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Visual Aids
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Bishara, Saied; Kaplan, Shani – World Journal of Education, 2016
The goal of the research was to examine executive functioning and figurative language comprehension among students with learning disabilities as compared to students without learning disabilities. As part of the research, we examined 20 students with learning disabilities and 21 students with no learning disabilities, both groups of students…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Learning Disabilities, Figurative Language, Grade 7
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Shuibat, Mohammad; Abu Samra, Mahmoud; Shuibat, Nida – World Journal of Education, 2015
This paper presents a historical background of the Palestinian education. It outlines a theoretical basis for the development of Human Rights Regimes. The paper tackles the views of some philosophers like Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau and Kant who laid down the foundations for the development of Human Rights Regimes. The paper illustrates that Human…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Civil Rights, Universities, Foreign Countries
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Shaked, Haim – World Journal of Education, 2014
This study explores the official policy of the state of Israel in regard to principal preparation programs, a topic which has hardly been investigated so far and has gone through significant change in recent years. Public documents from Israel were explored. Document analysis was a three-stage process--condensing, coding and categorizing. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Education, Documentation
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Fragman, Alon – World Journal of Education, 2014
This study compared spelling development of consonants (guttural: /?/, uvular-velar: /q/ and /g/, emphatic: /??/, /??/, and /ð?, and dental: /?/) in the written form of Arabic among native Bedouin Arabic speakers from north and southern Israel (N = 666), versus native Arabic pupils from the triangle (N = 153), learning in second, fourth, and sixth…
Descriptors: Spelling, Migrants, Elementary School Students, Word Recognition
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Davidovitch, Nitza; Lobovam Elena; Pryamikova, Elena; Semenova, Tatiana; Pechenkina, Tatiana; Yachmeneva, Maria – World Journal of Education, 2013
This paper reviews the recent turn toward a capitalist approach to higher education with specific reference to the social, demographic, and legislative changes, including growing academic capitalism, which led to a transformation in Israel's higher education system. In an empirical comparative case study of students from Israel and Russia, this…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis, Student Attitudes
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Lavian, Rivka Hillel – World Journal of Education, 2013
In the last few years we have noticed that a large number of students opt to study special education in preference to other fields in the colleges of education. The sources and implications of this phenomenon must be investigated particularly considering the proportion of pupils with special needs in the educational system. Many studies have…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Special Education, Student Educational Objectives, Student Motivation
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Yariv, Eliezer – World Journal of Education, 2011
Why do teachers become poor performers? In semi-structured interviews, forty elementary school principals in Israel described the personal story of one poor-performing staff member. Half of the problematic teachers were veteran teachers who faced a marked internal and external shift in mid-career. The seeds of their problems were probably planted…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Job Performance, Elementary School Teachers, Foreign Countries