This article discusses and combines some ideas of the article “Some issues of concern for students who have average and weak grades on chemistry” of Nguyen, Trinh and the article “Preparing teachers for current chemistry education innovation in secondary schools in Vietnam” of Dao. Both articles show in different ways in how far education reforms are needed in Vietnam and in how far awareness and thinking changes are necessary in the current teacher training.
Over the last few decades, demands that schools serve all students better and be accountable for student performance have inspired many education reforms. Meanwhile, the focus has shifted from assisting individual teachers and schools to applying proven reforms more widely-scale-up. The authors of the essays in this
For decades Japan has remained at or near the top of international assessments of student learning; and in the past decade, students in Japan have become more engaged in learning. However, the government aspires to improve learning outcomes even further.
The term reform-oriented teaching describes a collection of instructional practices that are designed to engage students as active participants in their own learning and to enhance the development of complex cognitive skills and processes. This monograph presents the findings of a multiyear National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded
Teacher education has been subject to both scathing criticism and innumerable efforts designed to reform it or to save it from being dismantled. One of the latest and most well funded efforts aimed at teacher education reform is boldly titled Teachers for a New Era (TNE). Eleven colleges and universities of various types
Research objectives: The study is based on the basis of studying the theories research, survey, evaluating situations, building up solution systems of management of in-service primary teacher training programmes based on the professional standards, thereby improving the quality of primary teaching staff and serving the education reform goals.
The last decade has seen significant reform in the South African mathematics curriculum and the mathematics education research community has also grown markedly. Drawing on the proceedings from nearly a decade of the South African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (SAARMSTE) conferences, this book reflects on the theoretical and ideological work that has contributed to the growth of mathematics education research in South Africa.
This book reviews curriculum policy, reform and implementation in South African education. This is an edited compilation of the key presentations and discussions that took place between education policy-makers and researchers at the HSRC-sponsored Round Table in September 2000.
To supplement, complete theory of procedure, reform and particularly reform of administrative procedure implementation in operation of the public universities to meet the demand and requirement of reality. To point out advantages and disadvantages when implementing administrative procedures in the universities then suggest some measures to improve the reform of administrative procedures in operation of the public universities, contribute to improve management quality of the universities and the quality of univerisity education.
Health Professions Education: A Bridge to Quality makes the case that reform of health professions education
is critical to enhancing the quality of health care in the United States. In laying the footings for this bridge,
the committee that produced this report wishes to underscore that any such reform effort must encompass all
health professionals, recognize each professions contribution, and include those outside education who, to
more and lesser degrees, shape what health professionals are taught.
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES EDUCATION AND THE ARTS ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORTATION INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS LAW AND BUSINESS NATIONAL SECURITY POPULATION AND AGING PUBLIC SAFETY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY TERRORISM AND HOMELAND SECURITY
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The leadership of Qatar has a social and political vision that calls for improving the outcomes of the Qatari K-12 education system. With this vision in mind, the leadership asked RAND to examine Qatar
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More local control of education decisionmaking is a core element of today's education governance reform efforts. This research explores the federal, state, and local mechanisms by which public education is supported in California and examines how those resources are used by local school districts.......
Since their publication in 1996, the National
Science Education Standards (NSES) have been
at the center of the science education reform
movement in the United States. Prior to that
time, the National Science Foundation, other
government agencies, and private foundations
had supported the development of a plethora of
curricula and approaches to instruction; these
led to such R&D organizations as the Biological
Sciences Curriculum Study, the Chemical Bond
Approach, and the Physical Science Study
Education should be free and compulsory
as school fees often pose insurmountable
blocks to children receiving an education.
When poor families are forced to make
difficult choices about household expendi-
tures, school is often the first thing
dropped, and daughters are often the
first casualties. National education plans
should work towards ending school fees
and other hidden costs as part of well-
planned educational reform strategies.
School setting: Skills-based health education and life skills can and have been incorporated
in many settings and for a wide range of target groups. In this document, we focus on
school-based programmes. Education reform ensures a place for skills-based health
education in the curriculum and in various extra-curricular efforts. Special programmes for
students and parents, peer education and counselling programmes, and school/community
programmes offer ways for students to apply and practise what they learn.
Health professions schools in Africa have an undeveloped culture of evaluation: although some have
been evaluated by regional institutions such as the Conférence Africaine des Doyens des Facultés de
Médecine d'Expression Française: African Conference of Deans of French-speaking Medical Schools
(CADMEF), most have gone several decades without evaluation; the schools perceive no link between
evaluation and educational reform.
From exploring learning theories, this article analyses and evaluates the orientation presented in Vietnamese MOET (Ministry of Education and Training) guideline documents for the nearest high school curricula and textbooks reforming. From that, the article presents some conclusions about the missing aspects which can affect the way teachers interpret and use the new approach in their teaching practice.