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Kubow, Patricia K. – Education and Society, 2019
This article engages postcolonial debate on citizenship education's power-knowledge nexus by interrogating the concerns of 37 secondary schoolteachers in a Western Cape Xhosa township, the first created during the apartheid era. Unmasking power-knowledge divides in the localisation of global norms, the data reveal state dismissal of indigenous…
Descriptors: Democracy, Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Postcolonialism
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Dor, Asnat; Mentzer, Hadas – Education and Society, 2019
The current research was designed to broaden our understanding of teacher-parent interaction, focusing on how teachers view interactions regarding difference with parents, and how this view affects teachers and their future handling their communication with parents. Semi-structured in-depth non-directive interviews were conducted with 25…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, Public Schools, Foreign Countries, Conflict
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Reichenberg, Monica; Löfgren, Kent – Education and Society, 2019
The overall aim of this study was to describe the role of self-efficacy for inclusive education as a predictor of Swedish special educators' attitudes towards participation by students with ID in the community outside the school building. Consequently, our research question was the following: To what extent does self-efficacy for inclusive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Inclusion, Special Education Teachers
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Zajda, Joseph – Education and Society, 2019
The article analyses and critiques recent research findings dealing with major forms of discrimination and discriminatory practices, and their impact on learners and their implications for the student's social identity, self-esteem, human rights and social justice. The article focuses on specific research findings dealing with intelligence…
Descriptors: Criticism, Civil Rights, Self Esteem, Self Concept
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Guterman, Hana Gendel; Ponomareva, Elena; Shapira, Yair; Davidovitch, Nitza – Education and Society, 2019
The present study investigates the attitudes of students and faculty towards the integration of high functioning students on the autistic spectrum (known as autism spectrum disorder, or HFA). Some academic institutions are now geared to helping these students and including them in study programs, based on the belief that the success of an academic…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion
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Dor, Asnat – Education and Society, 2018
This qualitative study was designed to explore diverse-family parents' perspectives of their communication with their children's teachers. Semi-structured in-depth non-directive interviews were conducted to gather the participants' descriptions of their experience communicating with the teachers. Findings reveal that teachers tend to avoid…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, Family Characteristics, Family Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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Talbani, Aziz – Education and Society, 2018
The article examines the ideological forces that are influencing educational policies and curriculum debates in Pakistan. In Pakistan, ideology has gripped education and contemporary, global economic and cultural changes taking place are put on the back burners. As the result, the government of Pakistan has failed to address economic woes of…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Social Change, Ideology, Debate
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Li, Yongjian; Dervin, Fred – Education and Society, 2018
This article reflects on the meanings of comparing and contrasting in international and comparative education, using two education utopias as case studies. It is inspired by our visits to schools in rural China and Finland and by our interest in issues of social justice, equality/equity. The article also discusses the meanings of the fashionable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
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Hope, Andrew – Education and Society, 2018
Recently there has been a growth in the surveillance of students' online activities. This has been facilitated not only by the increasing numbers of digital devices, but also through surveillance creep (Marx, 1998). Drawing upon this concept and associated ideas, including data creep, policy creep and concept creep, this paper explores the digital…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Observation, Data Collection, Computer Software
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Smith, Ken; Zajda, Joseph – Education and Society, 2018
The purpose of this article is to provide a critique of the main concepts of qualitative and quantitative methodologies for conducting research. It is written expressly for the novice researcher in an attempt to clarify the major misconceptions and misunderstandings concerning the qualitative-quantitative research polarities. This article will not…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Research Methodology, Research Design
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Zajda, Joseph – Education and Society, 2018
This article discusses research on teaching and learning values education in schools. It offers researchers and teachers an insight as to why values education should be incorporated in classroom teaching. It is suggested that values education, in addition to focusing on moral education, is connected to active citizenship education, social justice…
Descriptors: Values Education, Social Justice, Civil Rights, Teaching Methods
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May-Yazdi, Or; BenDavid-Hadar, Iris – Education and Society, 2018
This research examines Financial Literacy (FL) among the ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) Jewish population in Israel, a group characterized by a high rate of poverty compared to others (Endeweld, Barkali, Gottlieb, & Heller, 2016b). FL has the potential to reduce the rate of poverty of the ultra-Orthodox population in Israel. It analyses the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Income, Religious Factors, Higher Education
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Tulu, Geberew; Corbett, Michael; Kilpatrick, Sue – Education and Society, 2018
This paper reports results of a review of Ethiopian universities' Senate governance documents: Senate legislation of public universities and the Ethiopian Higher Education Proclamation of 2009, in light of the Bologna Process. The result revealed that Ethiopian public universities were categorised as hierarchal (top-down) in terms of Senate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Colleges, Governance, College Governing Councils
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Morris, Julia E.; Imms, Wesley – Education and Society, 2018
While considerable research explores the phenomenon of early-career teacher retention, surprisingly few studies report long-term intervention strategies that attempt to resolve this issue. For context, the paper briefly describes one exception, a seven-year longitudinal project involving over 170 secondary teachers that provides mechanisms to help…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Persistence, Intervention, Factor Analysis
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Whitehouse, John A. – Education and Society, 2018
The capacity to analyse source material critically is foundational to historical thinking (Seixas, 2017). It is indispensable to informed and effective citizens in a democracy, particularly considering struggles to control the representation of the past (VanSledright, 2016). Drawing on key work by Wineburg (1991, 1998, 2001, 2016) and VanSledright…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, History, Primary Sources, Models
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