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High-Stakes Assessment in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Studies  

Robert J. Sternberg

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Mar 2019
High-stakes assessment is playing an increasingly important role in higher education at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels. Such assessments are sometimes used for group ... More

Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Inclusive Education  

Phil Foreman

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May 2020
Inclusive education is a widely accepted pedagogical and policy principle, but its genesis has been long and, at times, difficult. For example, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human ... More

History and Social Studies Curriculum  

Wayne Ross

Social studies education has had a turbulent history as one of the core subjects in the school curriculum. The fundamental content of the social studies curriculum – the study of human ... More

History of Special Education in South Africa and the Challenges of Inclusive Education  

Sigamoney Manicka Naicker

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Feb 2019
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Education and Society
Altering a dual system of education (special and ordinary) in South Africa to an inclusive system requires substantial change in terms of thinking and practice. After almost 20 years of ... More

Home Schooling and Home Education  

Kalwant Bhopal and Martin Myers

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

Homeschooling in the United States  

Kyle Greenwalt

The number of homeschooling families in the United States has been growing at a steady rate since the early 1990s. Attempts to make sense of homeschooling—including research—are inherently ... More

The Impact of Black Women Educational Leaders on Student Achievement  

Terri N. Watson and Patrice A. McClellan

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Jun 2020
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Education and Society
What is the relationship between educational leadership, student achievement, and what we know about Black women? For one, while educational leadership is closely associated with student ... More

Implications of Queer Theory for Qualitative Research  

Boni Wozolek

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Apr 2019
Queer theory is a tool that can be used to reconsider sociopolitical, historical, and cultural norms and values. Similarly, in qualitative research, queer theory tends to analyze the ... More

Inclusion and Pacific Island Countries  

Ann Cheryl Armstrong and Derrick Armstrong

The Pacific island countries occupy over 1000 islands in the world’s largest ocean. Their histories and traditions have created bonds between nations that run deep in the cultures of the ... More

Inclusive and Special Education in Asia  

Maya Kalyanpur

Any analysis of inclusive and special education in Asia, past and present, must account for the immense variation in what constitutes Asia and recognize that finding patterns in the ... More

Inclusive and Special Education in Australia  

Michael Arthur-Kelly and Phil Foreman

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May 2020
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Educational Systems, Education and Society
Australian public education systems have developed policies since the 1980s and 1990s which have placed a major focus on inclusive educational practices. Despite this progress, Australia ... More

Inclusive and Special Education in Canada and the United States  

Laura Sokal and Jennifer Katz

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Aug 2020
The development of inclusive educational practices and their current practices differ significantly between the North American nations of Canada and the United States. Although these ... More

Inclusive and Special Education in the Middle East  

Hala Elhoweris and Efthymia Efthymiou

In the culturally diverse Middle Eastern Arabian world, there are incompatible ideas about and definitions of “inclusion” and “inclusive education,” which result in these terms being ... More

Inclusive and Special Education Policies in South America  

Andrés Payà

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Aug 2020
In the last decade, inclusive education policies have been one of the priorities within the pedagogical and social agendas of different South American countries. However, the great ... More

Inclusive Education and the Progressive Inclusionists  

Christopher Boyle and Joanna Anderson

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Aug 2020
Since 1994 the Salamanca Statement has been pivotal in encouraging nations to move toward inclusive education. Much progress has been made, yet the question must be asked if inclusive ... More

Indigenous Australian Studies, Indigenist Standpoint Pedagogy, and Student Resistance  

Jay Phillips

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Jul 2019
“Redressing Aboriginal disadvantage” through Indigenous education policy and studies has been on the policy agenda in Australian institutions for several decades. With notable exceptions, ... More

Indigenous Education and Decolonization  

Yvonne Poitras Pratt, Dustin W. Louie, Aubrey Jean Hanson, and Jacqueline Ottmann

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Jan 2018
The need to decolonize and Indigenize education stems from shared experiences of colonialism across the globe. In a world divided by ongoing conflict, and fueled by issues of power and ... More

Indigenous School Education in Brazil  

Roseli R. Mello, Marcondy M. de Souza, and Thaís J. Palomino

Self-determination of the original peoples of any nation, preservation of their territories, preservation of traditions, and negotiation of customs facing national cultures are central ... More

Indigenous Teacher Education in Canada and Aotearoa New Zealand  

Celia Haig-Brown and Te Kawehau Hoskins

Indigenous teacher education has proven to be a powerful influence in the resurgence of Indigenous cultures and languages globally. In Canada and Aotearoa New Zealand, while there are ... More

Interdisciplinary Professional Partnerships  

Poi Kee Low

With the growing diversity of professions working in schools, interdisciplinary partnership and collaboration are growing quickly the world over. Apart from traditional teaching and ... More

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