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Education level overview

...Overview The secondary education level of the resource is defined according to UNESCO ISCED 2011 classification. According to this classification, secondary education ISCED 2 refers to lower secondary education; this is the first stage...

Introduction: Attitudes to language learning

Brendan Bartram

Brendan Bartram is Senior Lecturer at the School of Education, University of Wolverhampton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Attitudes to Modern Foreign Language Learning : Insights from Comparative Education

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...By way of introduction, this chapter opens with an examination of English attitudes to modern foreign language learning. The rather bleak picture that emerges is compared with that in two other English-speaking countries, namely Australia...

Life in the classroom: a pupil perspective

Children as Decision Makers in Education : Sharing Experiences Across Cultures

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter is based on a study conducted by myself, the teacher-researcher, together with six pupil co-researchers aged 15–16 years in a 13–18 English high school, using participatory techniques...

On the while of things

David W. Jardine

Dr. David W. Jardine is a Full Professor of Education at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is the author and co-author of seven other books in education, over 80 articles in refereed scholarly journals, and dozens of book chapters. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pedagogy Left in Peace : Cultivating Free Spaces in Teaching and Learning

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...It's like making a path through the forest. At first it's rough going, with a lot of obstructions, but returning to it again and again, we clear the way. After a while the ground becomes firm and smooth from being walked on repeatedly...

Moving Towards a More Independent and Collaborative (Online) School Culture

Education in North America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Education Around the World chapter

...Education and the social web The present literature and discourse around the web makes continuous mention of the second generation of the web – what is now referred to as Web 2.0 or the social web. The 2.0 r/evolution is a social movement....

Transitions in Secondary Education (Turkey)

Sinan Erten

Sinan Erten is a professor at Hacettepe University, Turkey. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Article

...Nature of transitions The Turkish national education system is formed of four consecutive stages: preschool, elementary and middle school, high school, and university. The Ministry of National Education’s (MoNE) primary goal requires...

The Concept of Attitudes

Brendan Bartram

Brendan Bartram is Senior Lecturer at the School of Education, University of Wolverhampton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Attitudes to Modern Foreign Language Learning : Insights from Comparative Education

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...The notion of attitudes in language learning rests on a long research tradition, which is matched by an equally broad range of contexts. Different studies have focused on the role of attitudes in first language, second language, (modern...

Service-Learning Experience for the Development of Inclusion: A Case Study from Spain

Service-Learning and Educating in Challenging Contexts : International Perspectives

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...The translation of this chapter has been funded by the grant awarded to the Research Group on Intercultural Education, University of Barcelona, received by the Association for Research in Science Education under ‘Calls for research groups...

Classics and Twenty-First-Century Skills

Arlene Holmes-Henderson

Arlene Holmes-Henderson is the postdoctoral researcher for the Classics in Communities project in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford. Arlene has a wealth of professional experience from the classroom, having taught Classics in both Scotland and England for more than a decade. She has conducted comparative educational research in the USA, Australia and New Zealand and now provides expert advice to a number of international governments and qualification organisations in the field of language education policy. In addition to researching Classics education, she provides teacher training in schools around the world Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Forward with Classics : Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...This chapter explores the relationship between Classics and twenty-first-century skills. The first section focuses on the cultivation of skills through the study of Classics in schools. Literacy, communication skills and critical thinking...

A Curriculum for the Twenty-First Century?

Reinventing the Curriculum : New Trends in Curriculum Policy and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Introduction The ambition of this book has been to provide an overview and critical analysis of new trends in curriculum policy and practice. We have taken the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) as a ‘case’, and in the first...