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Social Geography, Space, and Place in Education  

Aspa Baroutsis, Barbara Comber, and Annette Woods

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Sep 2017
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Education
Society is constituted by both historical and spatial elements; however, education research, policy, and practice often subordinates the spatial in preference for the temporal. In what is ... More

Social Inclusion  

John Smyth

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Jul 2017
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Education
Social inclusion is a well-meaning concept with something of a chequered history. Its beginnings were in the attempt by France to find a way of dealing with the social dislocation ... More

Structural Reforms and Equity in Chilean Schools  

Juan Pablo Valenzuela and Carmen Montecinos

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Jul 2017
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Education
After over 30 years of a market model for the provision of educational services in Chile, the expansion of private providers financed through state vouchers, a decrease in public school ... More

Teacher Education for Bi/Multilingual Students  

Maria Estela Brisk and Yalda M. Kaveh

Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Education
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Teachers as Conscientious Objectors  

Doris A. Santoro

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Jul 2017
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Education
Teachers often characterize their interest in and commitment to the profession as moral: a desire to support students, serve their communities, or uphold civic ideals embedded in the ... More

Teacher Unions  

John McCollow

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Sep 2017
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Education
Teacher unions (or alternatively “education unions”) are organizations formed to protect and advance the collective interests of teachers and other education workers. What the collective ... More

Teaching Self-Efficacy  

David Morris

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Education
Teaching self-efficacy refers to the beliefs that teachers hold about their instructional capabilities. According to Bandura’s social cognitive theory, individuals develop a sense of ... More

Theories of Complex Systems and Educational Change at Multiple Scales  

Wolff-Michael Roth

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Aug 2017
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Education

The World Bank and Educational Assistance  

D. Brent Edwards Jr. and Inga Storen

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Jun 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Education
Since the 1950s, the World Bank’s involvement and influence in educational assistance has increased greatly. The World Bank has not only been a key player, but, at times, has been the ... More

Transitions, Justice, and Equity in Education in Finland  

Kristiina Brunila, Elina Ikävalko, Tuuli Kurki, Ameera Masoud, Katariina Mertanen, Anna Mikkola, and Kalle Mäkelä

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Education
The ethos of vulnerability plays a central role in shaping cross-sectoral youth transition policies and their implementations. Despite good intentions, the ethos of vulnerability ... More

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