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Amalthea (technical summit)

Amalthea is the annual technical summit of Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar. It remains the only technical summit in the country which is completely student-driven. The first summit was organised in 2010 with the belief in spreading kno ...

                                               

Association of the Universities of Asia and the Pacific

The Association of the Universities of Asia and the Pacific is a platform and voices of universities in Asia and the Pacific and around the world. AUAP is a Non-Governmental Organization, holding the highest formal consultative status with UNESCO ...

                                               

Busy Beavers

Busy Beavers is an online children’s educational program. It is aimed at parents and teachers of toddlers who speak English or are learning English as a second language, and parents of children with a learning disability, autism or delayed speech ...

                                               

Education NGOs

The UNESCO stated" education for sustainable development is a broad task that calls for the full involvement of multiple educational organizations and groups in bureaucracies and civil societies. These include Non-Governmental Organizations or NG ...

                                               

Global Association of Economics Education

The world Association of economic education is an international non-profit, non-governmental youth organization that was founded in 2017 that focuses on empowering economic education, financial literacy and entrepreneurship to incubate pre-Univer ...

                                               

The Institute for Research of social awareness and scientific atheism of Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences

The Institute for Research of social awareness and scientific atheism CSAS was established on 1 July 1983 by merging the Department of scientific atheism of CSAS and Psychological Laboratory CSAS, became the center of scientific activities CSAS i ...

                                               

Institute of Scientific Atheism

Institute of Scientific Atheism was a research organization founded in 1964 in Moscow for the coordination of research in atheism conducted research institutes of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, universities and institutions of the Ministry ...

                                               

International Federation of Workers' Education Associations

The International Federation of Workers’ Education Associations is an international organisation of associations, foundations, non-governmental organisations and trade unions involved in adult education for working people. It is based in Cape Tow ...

                                               

International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies

The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education is an International Quality Assurance body that works closely with National Accreditation bodies and academicians to control educational quality in around 140 countries. ...

                                               

International Society of the Learning Sciences

The International Society of the Learning Sciences is a professional society dedicated to the interdisciplinary empirical investigation of learning as it exists in real-world settings and how learning may be facilitated both with and without tech ...

                                               

Jamaica Intensive Reading Clinic

Jamaica Intensive Reading Clinic is a non-governmental organization based in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The organization was founded in 2016 with the goal of promoting and enhancing education among youths in Jamaica

                                               

Modern Muse

The Modern Muse Charity is an online platform designed to encourage the next generation of female business leaders and entrepreneurs. The platform, www.modernmuse.org, is aimed at girls aged 8 and above; it features the professional pathways of w ...

                                               

National Alliance of High-level Local Universities

National Alliance of High-level Local Universities, abbreviated as NAHLU, was formed jointly by Beijing University of Technology, Soochow University, Shanghai University, Zhengzhou University and Nanchang University in 2012. December 2012, the fi ...

                                               

Isha Sesay

Isha Isatu Sesay is an American journalist of Sierra Leonean and British descent. From 2005 to 2018, she worked as an anchor and correspondent for CNN International. Originally based at CNNs world headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and now based i ...

                                               

Philosophy of education

The philosophy of education examines the goals, forms, methods, and meaning of education. The term is used to describe both fundamental philosophical analysis of these themes and the description or analysis of particular pedagogical approaches. C ...

                                               

Adaptive behavior

Adaptive behavior refers to behavior that enables a person to get along in his or her environment with greatest success and least conflict with others. This is a term used in the areas of psychology and special education. Adaptive behavior relate ...

                                               

Adult educator

An adult educator or AE is one who practices the profession of facilitating the learning of adults by applying the principles of androgogy. The broader term of trainer is sometimes used for an adult educator when listing job categories. However, ...

                                               

The Advice to Hartlib

The Advice to Hartlib was a treatise on education, written by Sir William Petty in 1647 as a letter to Samuel Hartlib. and published in 1647/8. It was the first printed work by Petty and covers a total of 31 pages. William Petty was educated in F ...

                                               

Afrocentric education

Afrocentric education is designed to empower peoples of the African diaspora. A central premise behind it is that many Africans have been subjugated by limiting their awareness of themselves and indoctrinating them with ideas that work against th ...

                                               

Allegory of the Cave

The allegory of the cave, or Platos Cave, was presented by the Greek philosopher Plato in his work Republic to compare "the effect of education and the lack of it on our nature". It is written as a dialogue between Platos brother Glaucon and his ...

                                               

Alternative assessment

Alternative assessment is also known under various other terms, including: authentic assessment holistic assessment integrative assessment In education, "alternative assessment" is in direct contrast to what is known as "traditional testing" "tra ...

                                               

Andragogy

Andragogy refers to methods and principles used in adult education. The word comes from the Greek ἀνδρ-, meaning "man", and ἀγωγός, meaning "leader of". Therefore, andragogy literally means "leading man", whereas "pedagogy" literally means "leadi ...

                                               

Anti-oppressive education

Anti-oppressive education is premised on the notion that many traditional and commonsense ways of engaging in "education" actually contribute to oppression in schools and society. It also relies on the notion that many "common sense" approaches t ...

                                               

Appropriation of knowledge

Appropriation of knowledge is the process of constructing knowledge from social and cultural sources, and integrating it into pre-existing schemas. It is a developmental process that comes about through socially formulated, goal-directed, and too ...

                                               

CDIO Initiative

CDIO is a trademarked initialism for Conceive Design Implement Operate. The CDIO Initiative is an educational framework that stresses engineering fundamentals set in the context of conceiving, designing, implementing and operating real-world syst ...

                                               

Challenge-based learning

Challenge-based learning is a framework for learning while solving real-world Challenges. The framework is collaborative and hands-on, asking all participants to identify Big Ideas, ask good questions, discover and solve Challenges, gain in-depth ...

                                               

John L. Childs

John Lawrence Childs was a 20th-Century American educator, disciple of John Dewey, and author of The Educational Frontier who taught at Teachers College of Columbia University and took part in the progressive New York movement from the 1930s to t ...

                                               

Comprehensive school

A comprehensive school is a school type, principally in the United Kingdom. It is a school for secondary aged children that does not select its intake on the basis of academic achievement or aptitude, in contrast to the selective school system wh ...

                                               

Connectivism

Connectivism is a theoretical framework for understanding learning in a digital age. It emphasises how internet technologies such as web browsers, search engines, wikis, online discussion forums, and social networks contributed to new avenues of ...

                                               

Constructivism in science education

Constructivism has been considered as a dominant paradigm, or research programme, in the field of science education. The term constructivism is widely used in many fields, and not always with quite the same intention. This entry offers an account ...

                                               

Contemplative education

Contemplative education is a philosophy of higher education that integrates introspection and experiential learning into academic study in order to support academic and social engagement, develop self-understanding as well as analytical and criti ...

                                               

Corps Altsachsen Dresden

The Corps Altsachsen is a fraternity in Dresden, Germany. It was founded on October 31, 1861 and is one of 162 German Student Corps in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Latvia and Hungary today. The Corps is a member of the Weinheimer Senio ...

                                               

Corps Berlin

The Corps Berlin is a fraternity in Berlin, Germany, founded on February 9, 2009 with roots dating back to December 2, 1859. It is one of 162 German Student Corps in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Latvia and Hungary today. The Corps is a ...

                                               

Corps Marko-Guestphalia Aachen

The Corps Marko-Guestphalia Aachen is a fraternity in Aachen, Germany, founded on December 2, 1871. It is one of 162 German Student Corps in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Latvia and Hungary today. The Corps is a member of the Weinheimer ...

                                               

Corps Saxo-Thuringia Munchen

The Corps Saxo-Thuringia Munchen is a fraternity in Munich, Germany, founded on March 15, 1882. It is one of 162 German Student Corps in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Latvia and Hungary today. The Corps is a member of the Weinheimer Sen ...

                                               

Critical consciousness

Critical consciousness, conscientization, or conscientização in Portuguese, is a popular education and social concept developed by Brazilian pedagogue and educational theorist Paulo Freire, grounded in post-Marxist critical theory. Critical consc ...

                                               

Critical pedagogy

Critical pedagogy is a philosophy of education and social movement that developed and applied concepts from critical theory and related traditions to the field of education and the study of culture. Advocates of critical pedagogy reject the idea ...

                                               

Currere

The "Method of Currere" is an approach to education based on post-modern philosophy and psychoanalytical technique, first described in a 1975 paper by William Pinar.

                                               

Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins, is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and author. He is an emeritus fellow of New College, Oxford, and was the University of Oxfords Professor for Public Understanding of Science from 1995 until 2008. Dawkins first ca ...

                                               

The Demands of Liberal Education

The Demands of Liberal Education is a 1999 political philosophy book by Meira Levinson that establishes a liberal political theory of childrens education that fits the mutual needs of the state and its diverse citizenry. She writes that the inten ...

                                               

The Democratic Intellect

                                               

Deweyism

"My Pedagogic Creed" is an article written by John Dewey and published in School Journal in 1897. The article is broken into 5 sections, with each paragraph beginning "I believe." It has been referenced over 4100 times and continues to be referen ...

                                               

Differential Education Achievement

Differential Educational Achievement is a sociological term often given to a concept that disagrees with some of the functionalist views on education. Many functionalists believe that an individuals academic success depends completely upon that p ...

                                               

A Dominie's Log

A.S. Neills A Dominies Log is a diary of his first year as headteacher at Gretna Green Village School, during 1914-15. It is an autobiographical novel. He changed a hard working, academic school controlled by corporal punishment and the fear of t ...

                                               

Education For All

Education For All is a global movement led by UNESCO, aiming to meet the learning needs of all children, youth and adults by 2015. EFA was adopted by The Dakar Framework in April 2000 at the World Education Forum in Senegal, Africa, with the goal ...

                                               

Education outreach

Education outreach is a variation of Cause Marketing and/or Strategic Philanthropy and other focused Public Affairs activities that are specific to education. These programs may include: Volunteer opportunities Community events that occur in loca ...

                                               

Educational essentialism

Educational essentialism is an educational philosophy whose adherents believe that children should learn the traditional basic subjects thoroughly. In this philosophical school of thought, the aim is to instill students with the "essentials" of a ...

                                               

Educational perennialism

Educational perennialism also infrequently referred to as Universal Curriculum is a normative educational philosophy. Perennialists believe that one should teach the things that are of everlasting pertinence to all people everywhere, and that the ...

                                               

Educational Philosophy and Theory

Educational Philosophy and Theory is a peer-reviewed philosophy journal covering educational theory and the philosophy of education. It was established in 1969 by Les Brown, with its first issue being published in May of that year. It went on to ...

                                               

Electracy

Electracy is a theory by Gregory Ulmer that describes the kind of skills and facility necessary to exploit the full communicative potential of new electronic media such as multimedia, hypermedia, social software, and virtual worlds. According to ...

                                               

Evolving capacities

Evolving capacities is the concept in which education, child development and youth development programs led by adults take into account the capacities of the child or youth to exercise rights on their own behalf. It is also directly linked to the ...

                                               

Experience and Education (book)

Experience and Education is a short book written in 1938 by John Dewey, a pre-eminent educational theorist of the 20th century. It provides a concise and powerful analysis of education. In this and his other writings on education, Dewey continual ...

                                               

Framework for Intervention

The Framework for Intervention is a preventive approach to meet concerns about behaviour in schools and nurseries. It concentrates on helping staff to change the school environment, rather than the child. This means that all the factors that migh ...

                                               

Freie Waldorfschule Wetterau

The Freie Waldorfschule Wetterau is a private Waldorf school located in Bad Nauheim, Germany. The Freie Waldorfschule Wetterau is a general-education school starting with class 1, with an officially recognised senior high school until the Abitur ...

                                               

Caleb Gattegno

Caleb Gattegno was one of the most influential and prolific mathematics educators of the twentieth century. He is best known for his innovative approaches to teaching and learning mathematics, foreign languages and reading. He is also the invento ...

                                               

Global education

Global education is a mental development program that seeks to improve global human development based on the understanding of global dynamics, through the various sectors of human development delivery. In formal education, as a mode of human deve ...

                                               

Charles D. Hayes

Charles D. Hayes is an unabashed liberal who professes to being a self-taught philosopher and one of America’s strongest advocates for lifelong learning. He spent his youth in Texas and served as a U.S. Marine and as a police officer before embar ...

                                               

Herbartianism

Herbartianism is an educational philosophy, movement, and method loosely based on the educational and pedagogical thought of German educator Johann Friedrich Herbart, and influential on American school pedagogy of the late 19th century as the fie ...

                                               

Heresy, Yes–Conspiracy, No

Heresy, Yes–Conspiracy, No was a 283-page anti-communist book by New York University philosophy professor Sidney Hook, which John Day Company, published in May 1953, about conflicts between support for Communism and for academic freedom in Americ ...

                                               

Holistic education

Holistic education, a relatively new movement, began taking form as an identifiable area of study and practice in the mid-1980s in North America. It is a philosophy of education based on the premise that each person finds identity, meaning, and p ...

                                               

Percy Hughes

Percy Hughes was a philosopher and teacher, and a leading figure in the Philosophy, Education, and Psychology department at Lehigh University.

                                               

Humanitas

The Latin word humanitas corresponded to the Greek concepts of philanthropia loving what makes us human and paideia education which were amalgamated with a series of qualities that made up the traditional unwritten Roman code of conduct mos maior ...

                                               

Humboldt's Ideal

                                               

Robert Maynard Hutchins

Robert Maynard Hutchins, was an American educational philosopher. He was president and chancellor of the University of Chicago, and earlier dean of Yale Law School. He was the husband of novelist Maude Hutchins. Although his father and grandfathe ...

                                               

Incheon declaration

The Incheon declaration is a declaration on education adopted at the World Education Forum in Incheon, South Korea on 15 May 2015. It is the logical continuation of the Education For All movement and the Millennium Development Goals on Education, ...

                                               

Individual Education

Individual education is a school system rooted in the individual psychology of Alfred Adler. Designed by Raymond Corsini, the individual education program includes a number of basic principles. The program consists of three components academic, c ...

                                               

Inquiry-based learning

Inquiry-based learning is a form of active learning that starts by posing questions, problems or scenarios. It contrasts with traditional education, which generally relies on the teacher presenting facts and his or her knowledge about the subject ...

                                               

Institutional dichotomy

Institutional dichotomy, according to John Wolfenden, in his essay The Gap - The Bridge, states that the dichotomization of intellectual disciplines by educational institutions, specifically collegiate institutions, is to blame for the communicat ...

                                               

Interprofessional education

Interprofessional education refers to occasions when students from two or more professions in health and social care learn together during all or part of their professional training with the object of cultivating collaborative practice for provid ...

                                               

Journal of Philosophy of Education

The Journal of Philosophy of Education is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain. The journal was established in 1967. The journal publishes articl ...

                                               

Just-in-time teaching

Just-in-time teaching is a pedagogical strategy that uses feedback between classroom activities and work that students do at home, in preparation for the classroom meeting. The goals are to increase learning during classroom time, to enhance stud ...

                                               

Khan Lab School

Khan Lab School is an independent school in Mountain View, California, associated with Khan Academy. It is a laboratory school founded by educator Sal Khan.

                                               

Kodaly method

The Kodaly method, also referred to as the Kodaly concept, is an approach to music education developed in Hungary during the mid-twentieth century by Zoltan Kodaly. His philosophy of education served as inspiration for the method, which was then ...

                                               

Walter Omar Kohan

Walter Omar Kohan is a Professor of Philosophy of Education at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is also a researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development and the Carlos Chagas Filho Research Suppo ...

                                               

Learning alliance

A learning alliance is a diverse network of individuals committed to improving knowledge on a specific research topic. Learning alliances are often made up of small networks of public, private and/or civil society actors seeking to further social ...

                                               

Learning community

A learning community is a group of people who share common academic goals and attitudes, who meet semi-regularly to collaborate on classwork. Such communities have become the template for a cohort-based, interdisciplinary approach to higher educa ...

                                               

Lie-to-children

A lie-to-children is a simplified explanation of technical or complex subjects as a teaching method for children and laypeople. The technique has been incorporated by academics within the fields of biology, evolution, bioinformatics and the socia ...

                                               

Lifewide education

Lifewide education is an educational concept that recognizes that learning occurs in multiple contexts within a learners life: school, home, work, etc. It is the means by which an educational institution encourages, supports and recognizes studen ...

                                               

Loop (education)

Looping, in education, refers to the practice of a teacher remaining with the same group of students for more than one school year. For example, a teacher who teaches a third grade class and then goes on to teach the same students, the following ...

                                               

Everett Dean Martin

Everett Dean Martin was an American minister, writer, journalist, instructor, lecturer, social psychologist, social philosopher, and an advocate of adult education. He was an instructor and lecturer at The New School for Social Research in New Yo ...

                                               

Philosophy of mathematics education

The Philosophy of mathematics education is an interdisciplinary area of study and research based on the intersection of the fields of mathematics education and the philosophy of mathematics, the latter being understood in an inclusive sense to in ...

                                               

Maturation and environmentalism

Maturation is a guiding notion in educational theory that argues children will develop their cognitive skills innately, with little influence from their environment. Environmentalism, closely related to behaviorism, is the opposite view, that chi ...

                                               

Maturationism

Maturationism is an early childhood educational philosophy that sees the child as a growing organism and believes that the role of education is to passively support this growth rather than actively fill the child with information. This theory sug ...

                                               

Model-centered instruction

Model-centered instruction is a general theory of instructional design developed by Andrew S. Gibbons. This theory can be used to design individual and group instruction for all kinds of learning in any type of learning environment. In addition, ...

                                               

A. S. Neill

Alexander Sutherland Neill was a Scottish educator and author known for his school, Summerhill, and its philosophy of freedom from adult coercion and its community self-governance. Raised in Scotland, Neill taught at several schools before attend ...

                                               

Neo-Adlerian

Neo-Adlerian psychologists are those working in the tradition of, or influenced by Alfred Adler, an early associate of, and dissident from the ideas of, Sigmund Freud.

                                               

Neohumanism

Neohumanism is a holistic philosophical theory proposed by the Indian spiritual teacher Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar to promote individual and collective progress. In this philosophy universalism plays a central role. It claims to elevate humanism to le ...

                                               

Of Education

The tractate Of Education was published in 1644, first appearing anonymously as a single eight-page quarto sheet. Presented as a letter written in response to a request from the Puritan educational reformer Samuel Hartlib, it represents John Milt ...

                                               

Open learning

Open learning is an innovative movement in education that emerged in the 1970s and evolved into fields of practice and study. The term refers generally to activities that either enhance learning opportunities within formal education systems or br ...

                                               

Oralism

Oralism is the education of deaf students through oral language by using lip reading, speech, and mimicking the mouth shapes and breathing patterns of speech. Oralism came into popular use in the United States around the late 1860s. In 1867, the ...

                                               

Oswego Movement

The Oswego Movement was a movement in American education during the late 19th century. It was based on the methods of Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi and introduced by Edward Austin Sheldon at Oswego Primary Teachers Training School. The movement intr ...

                                               

Paideia Proposal

The Paideia Proposal is a K–12 educational reform plan proposed by Mortimer Adler. Adler was a prolific author, and references to the Paideia plan for educational reform can be found in a number of his books listed in the references below.

                                               

Parent-controlled school

A parent-controlled school is a type of private school in which significant power is vested in the parents of students, usually through an association. Many parent-controlled schools are Christian schools, but do not usually have a denominational ...

                                               

Peer learning

One of the most visible approaches to peer learning comes out of cognitive psychology, and is applied within a "mainstream" educational framework: "Peer learning is an educational practice in which students interact with other students to attain ...

                                               

Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain

The Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain was established in 1964 to promote the development and teaching of the rigorous philosophical study of educational questions. Professor Louis Arnaud Reid was the first President. The current ch ...

                                               

Philosophy of logic

Following the developments in formal logic with symbolic logic in the late nineteenth century and mathematical logic in the twentieth, topics traditionally treated by logic not being part of formal logic have tended to be termed either philosophy ...

                                               

Professional learning community

A professional learning community is a method to foster collaborative learning among colleagues within a particular work environment or field. It is often used in schools as a way to organize teachers into working groups of practice-based profess ...

                                               

Progressivism

Progressivism is a political philosophy in support of social reform. It is based on the idea of progress in which advancements in science, technology, economic development and social organization are vital to the improvement of the human condition.

                                               

Project method

The project method is a medium of instruction which was introduced during the 18th century into the schools of architecture and engineering in Europe when graduating students had to apply the skills and knowledge they had learned in the course of ...

                                               

Public sphere pedagogy

Public sphere pedagogy represents an approach to educational engagement that connects classroom activities with real world civic engagement. The focus of PSP programs is to connect class assignments, content, and readings with contemporary public ...

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