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Purpose-guided education

Purpose-guided education prioritizes intrinsic motivation and helps students to become more engaged in learning experiences through connecting their beliefs and life goals to curricular requirements. Jerry Pattengale first coined the phrase "purp ...

                                               

Queer pedagogy

Queer pedagogy is an academic discipline devoted to exploring the intersection between queer theory and critical pedagogy, which are both grounded in Marxist critical theory. It is also noted for challenging the so-called "compulsory cisheterosex ...

                                               

S.C.A.M.P.E.R

SCAMPER is an acronym that provides a structured way of assisting students to think out of the box and enhance their knowledge. It is thought to protect students creativity as they mature.

                                               

Selective school

A selective school is a school that admits students on the basis of some sort of selection criteria, usually academic. The term may have different connotations in different systems and is the opposite of a comprehensive school, which accepts all ...

                                               

Simply Music

Simply Music is a music education organization licensing teachers at over 700 locations in twelve countries. Australian music educator Neil Moore founded it on the core belief that all humans are naturally musical. Simply Music offers programs fo ...

                                               

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, was founded in 1826, mainly at the instigation of Lord Brougham, with the object of publishing information to people who were unable to obtain formal teaching, or who preferred self-education. A ...

                                               

Some Thoughts Concerning Education

Some Thoughts Concerning Education is a 1693 treatise on the education of gentlemen written by the English philosopher John Locke. For over a century, it was the most important philosophical work on education in England. It was translated into al ...

                                               

Suzuki method

The Suzuki method is an internationally known music curriculum and teaching philosophy dating from the mid-20th century, created by Japanese violinist and pedagogue Shinichi Suzuki. The method aims to create an environment for learning music whic ...

                                               

Teacher's Oath

A Teachers Oath is an oath taken in some countries by teachers. In 1993, the German educator Hartmut von Hentig designed the Socratic Oath, which is supposed to be a set of professional guidelines for educators, teachers and paedagogues. Today th ...

                                               

Teaching philosophy

The teaching philosophy of a candidate for an academic position is a written statement of the candidates general personal views on teaching. Colleges and universities that advertise a position whose duties require teaching often require the appli ...

                                               

Transcendental Meditation in education

Transcendental Meditation in education is the application of the Transcendental Meditation technique in an educational setting or institution. These educational programs and institutions have been founded in the US, United Kingdom, Australia, Ind ...

                                               

Understanding by Design

Understanding by Design, or UbD, is an educational planning approach. UbD is an example of backward design, the practice of looking at the outcomes in order to design curriculum units, performance assessments, and classroom instruction. UbD focus ...

                                               

Waldorf education

Waldorf education, also known as Steiner education, is based on the educational philosophy of Rudolf Steiner, the founder of Anthroposophy. Its pedagogy strives to develop pupils intellectual, artistic, and practical skills in an integrated and h ...

                                               

Wittgenstein's ladder

In philosophy, Wittgensteins ladder is a metaphor set out by Ludwig Wittgenstein about learning. In what may be a deliberate reference to Soren Kierkegaards Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments, the penultimate propositio ...

                                               

Youth engagement

Youth engagement is the sentiment young people feel towards a particular person, activity, place or outcome. It has been a focus of youth development, public policy and social change movements for at least forty years. According to a Cornell Univ ...

                                               

Youth voice

Youth voice refers to the distinct ideas, opinions, attitudes, knowledge, and actions of young people as a collective body. The term youth voice often groups together a diversity of perspectives and experiences, regardless of backgrounds, identit ...

                                               

Zero reject

Zero reject is an educational philosophy which says that no child can be denied an education because they are "uneducable". It is part of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, which is the main special education law that seeks to guara ...

                                               

Academy for Urban School Leadership

AUSL is a Chicago nonprofit school management organization founded in 2001. Today, it manages 31 Chicago Public Schools serving more than 16.000 students. Over 1.045 teachers have graduated from the AUSL Chicago Teacher Residency.

                                               

Academic quarter (year division)

The modern academic quarter calendar can be traced to the historic English law court / legal training pupillage four term system: Easter: April–May Hilary: January–March Trinity: June–July Michaelmas: October–December This quarter system was adop ...

                                               

Affirmative action bake sale

An affirmative action bake sale is a type of campus protest event used by student groups to performatively criticize affirmative action policies by charging students different prices depending on which social or racial group they belong to. It ha ...

                                               

Casagrande case

In 1974, the European Court of Justice ruled that the prohibitions against discrimination covered by the European Communities treaties extended to persons in the education system. The Casagrande case held that under Regulation 1612/68, Art. 12 mu ...

                                               

Compulsory education

Compulsory education refers to a period of education that is required of all people and is imposed by the government. Depending on the country, this education may take place at a registered school or at home. "Compulsory education differs from co ...

                                               

List of education ministries

An education ministry is a national or subnational government agency politically responsible for education. Various other names are commonly used to identify such agencies, such as Ministry of Education, Department of Education, Ministry of Publi ...

                                               

Education policy in Brazil

Education policy in Brazil has been given importance by the federal and local governments since 1995. At that time, the government of President Fernando Henrique Cardoso and the Brazilian Ministry of Education began to pursue three areas of natio ...

                                               

Education sector responses to LGBT violence

Education sector responses to LGBT violence addresses the ways in which education systems work to create safe learning environments for LGBT students. Overall, education sector responses tend to focus on homophobia and violence linked to sexual o ...

                                               

Gender mainstreaming in teacher education policy

Gender mainstreaming in teacher education policy refers to efforts to examine and change processes of policy formulation and implementation across all areas and at all levels from a gender perspective so as to address and correct existing and eme ...

                                               

Ghetto benches

Ghetto benches was a form of official segregation in the seating of university students, introduced in 1935 at the Lwow Polytechnic. Rectors at other higher education institutions in the Second Polish Republic had adopted this form of segregation ...

                                               

Higher education policy

Higher education policy refers to education policy for higher education institutions such as universities, specifically how they are organised, funded, and operated in a society. According to Ansell there are "three different institutional forms ...

                                               

Journal of Education Policy

The Journal of Education Policy is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering education policy. It was established in 1986 and is published by Taylor & Francis. The editors-in-chief are founding editor Ivor Goodson and Stephen Ball. Acco ...

                                               

Language attrition

Language attrition is the process of losing a native, or first, language. This process is generally caused by both isolation from speakers of the first language and the acquisition and use of a second language, which interferes with the correct p ...

                                               

Language death

In linguistics, language death occurs when a language loses its last native speaker. By extension, language extinction is when the language is no longer known, including by second-language speakers. Other similar terms include linguicide, the dea ...

                                               

Mainstreaming (education)

Mainstreaming, in the context of education, is the practice of placing students with special education services in a general education classroom during specific time periods based on their skills. To clarify, this means students who are a part of ...

                                               

Medium of instruction

A medium of instruction is a language used in teaching. It may or may not be the official language of the country or territory. If the first language of students is different from the official language, it may be used as the medium of instruction ...

                                               

Minority-serving institution

In the higher education system of the United States, minority-serving institutions make up a category of educational establishments based on enrollment criteria. Such schools are eligible for federal funding under Title III of the Higher Educatio ...

                                               

Arnold L. Mitchem

Arnold L. Mitchem is an American educator and executive who was the president and founder of the non-profit Council for Opportunity in Education in Washington, DC. He currently serves as President Emeritus for the organization. Mitchem is an advo ...

                                               

National Education Goals Panel

The National Education Goals Panel was an organization formed in 1990 after a meeting of President George H.W. Bush and states governors in Charlottesville in 1989. The organization was established to report on the nations progress toward the six ...

                                               

No nit policy

No nit policy is a public health policy implemented by some education authorities to prevent the transmission of head lice infestation. The "no nit" policy requires the sending home and barring of all children who have nits on their hair from con ...

                                               

Nonsectarian

A 1956 amendment to the constitution of the State of Virginia allowed for tuition grants to be paid by the state to nonsectarian private schools. Blaine amendments to thirty-eight state constitutions forbid direct government aid to educational in ...

                                               

Policy of standardisation

The policy of standardization was a policy implemented by the Sri Lankan government in 1971 to rectify disparities created in university enrollment in Sri Lanka under Colonial rule. In 1972, the government added a district quota as a parameter wi ...

                                               

Right to education

The right to education has been recognized as a human right in a number of international conventions, including the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights which recognizes a right to free, compulsory primary education for ...

                                               

Russian School Defense Staff

Russian School Defense Staff or Headquarters for the Protection of Russian Schools - movement in Latvia for protection of public secondary education in Russian. Leaders: Vladimir Buzayev, Gennady Kotov, Yury Petropavlovsky, Miroslav Mitrofanov, M ...

                                               

Stan Salett

Stan Salett is a civil rights organizer, national education policy advisor and creator of the Upward Bound Program and helped to initiate Head Start. In the early 1960s Salett was an organizer for the Congress of Racial Equality and helped organi ...

                                               

School district drug policies

Over the decades of the War on Drugs in the United States, primary and secondary school drug and alcohol policies have become increasingly strict, in punishment and in the kinds of behavior regulated. Some school districts include off-campus and ...

                                               

School transitions

School transitions are the conversions students go through as they change schools throughout their lives. These transitions play a major role in the development of young peoples decisions and serve as a milestone which can direct them in a number ...

                                               

Section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is the section of the Constitution of Canada that guarantees minority language educational rights to French-speaking communities outside Quebec, and, to a lesser extent, English-speaking m ...

                                               

Select Entry Accelerated Learning

A Select Entry Accelerated Learning program is a form of streaming used in government secondary schools in Victoria, Australia to provide a focused educational environment for academically gifted children. The program allows students to undertake ...

                                               

STEAM fields

STEAM fields are defined science, and technology, interpreted through engineering, and the arts, and based in mathematics. Variations of definitions for the "A" exist, but no other definition formally defines the arts with research or links the d ...

                                               

Universal preschool

Universal preschool is an international movement to use public funding to ensure high quality preschool is available to all families. Schools rate their education systems on academic performance of their students and compare them to schools natio ...

                                               

University charter

In most Canadian provinces university charters are in the form of Acts e.g. York University Act. "The Royal Military College of Canada Degrees Act" of 1959 enables the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario to offer degrees in Arts ...

                                               

Maris Vinovskis

Maris A. Vinovskis is an American academic and historian at the University of Michigan and a leading authority on U.S. social and family history. He is the A. M. and H. P. Bentley Professor of History and a Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. F ...

                                               

Kevin G. Welner

Kevin G. Welner is professor of education at the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education, where he chairs the Educational Foundations Policy and Practice program area. He co-founded and is Director of the National Education Policy Cent ...

                                               

Yos exam

The YOS Examination is an entrance examination designed for foreign students wishing to study in higher education institutions in Turkey. This examination was set and administered by the Student Selection and Placement Centre OSYM until 2010, whe ...

                                               

Educational program

An educational program is a program written by the institution or ministry of education which determines the learning progress of each subject in all the stages of formal education. Besides the primary educational program, some schools use a diff ...

                                               

1GOAL Education for All

1GOAL Education for All campaign is run by the Education Week Foundation. Working with football and the footballing community, 1GOAL raises public awareness and involvement in achieving education for all the 67 million children out of school worl ...

                                               

8-4-4 Curriculum in Kenya

In 1985, former Kenya President Daniel arap Moi introduced the 8-4-4 System educational program, which adopted eight years of primary education, four years of secondary education and four years of university education. With the introduction of th ...

                                               

Advanced Management Program

An Advanced Management Program is an intensive non-degree executive education program often offered by elite business schools and aimed at senior managers and government officials. It is offered by business schools in several parts of the world, ...

                                               

Blyth Education

Blyth Education is a private company based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that runs a chain of private secondary schools and academic credit programs in Canada and abroad. Primarily located throughout Ontario, Blyth Academy also has schools in the ...

                                               

Bystander intervention

Bystander intervention is a type of training used in post-secondary education institutions to prevent sexual assault or rape, binge drinking and harassment and unwanted comments of a racist, homophobic, or transphobic nature. A bystander is a per ...

                                               

Capstone course

A capstone course, also known as capstone unit or a senior thesis or senior seminar serves as the culminating and usually integrative experience of an educational program. A capstone course, module, project, subject, or unit in the higher educati ...

                                               

Citizenship education (immigrants)

Citizenship education for new citizens is education intended to prepare noncitizens to become legally and socially accepted as citizens, and is carried out by a variety of governmental and non-governmental organizations.

                                               

Citizenship education (subject)

In 2001, Citizenship was introduced as a statutory subject in the English National Curriculum, following the recommendation of the Crick Report in 1998. It is taught as part of the school curriculum to all pupils aged 11–16 years old in maintaine ...

                                               

Creative Talent Hunt

Creative Talent Hunt is an initiative by the Government of Bangladesh to find great talents from all over the country. The competition first launched in 2013, and in four years saw four hunts. The competition is held in 3 categories and 4 subject ...

                                               

Early Childhood Longitudinal Study

The Early Childhood Longitudinal Study program provides data about the development of children in the United States. It is carried out by the Institute of Education Sciences. It provides data on childrens status at birth and at various points the ...

                                               

European Democratic Education Conference

The European Democratic Education Conference is an annual conference of the European Democratic Education Community, a European network of people involved in democratic education. The first conference was held in Leipzig, Germany, from 25 July – ...

                                               

Explorable explanation

An explorable explanation is a form of informative media where an interactive computer simulation of a given concept is presented, along with some form of guidance that suggests ways that the audience can learn from the simulation. Explorable exp ...

                                               

Garden-based learning

Garden-based learning encompasses programs, activities and projects in which the garden is the foundation for integrated learning, in and across disciplines, through active, engaging, real-world experiences that have personal meaning for children ...

                                               

GrapeSEED

GrapeSEED is a research-based oral language acquisition and critical listening program for children that allows students to obtain the English language naturally. This natural approach, developed by Stephen Krashen, a linguist and researcher in t ...

                                               

Green Dot Bystander Intervention

Green Dot Bystander Intervention is a bystander education approach that aims to prevent violence with the help of bystanders. It is built on the premise that violence can be measurably and systematically reduced within a community. Bystander inte ...

                                               

Integrative learning

Integrative learning is a learning theory describing a movement toward integrated lessons helping students make connections across curricula. This higher education concept is distinct from the elementary and high school "integrated curriculum" mo ...

                                               

International Democratic Education Conference

The International Democratic Education Conference is an annual academic and youth conference hosted by a variety of schools and organizations in cities around the world.

                                               

Labels for Education

Labels for Education is a marketing program begun in 1973 by the Campbell Soup Company in the United States, and later also in Canada. The program allowing schools to earn books, musical instruments, computers, and other school supplies in exchan ...

                                               

Life skills-based education

Life skills-based education is a form of education that focuses on cultivating personal life skills such as self-reflection, critical thinking, problem solving and interpersonal skills. In 1986, the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion recognized ...

                                               

Living Values

"Living Values" is an international educational approach that engages all age groups from children through to the elderly. It knows no boundaries, is not gender specific, embraces all faiths and cultures. It is just about the Values of our common ...

                                               

Lobster College

The Lobster College is a four-day-long educational program held in Prospect Harbor, Maine. The college has been held every year since 2001. It was founded by Dr. Robert Bayer via the Lobster Institute, and a local innkeeper, to help educate touri ...

                                               

Marte Meo

Marte Meo is a method of educational counselling. It was developed in the late 1970s and early 1980s by the Dutch educational counsellor Maria Aarts. She recognised the difficulties in explaining scientific observations of a childs problems to pa ...

                                               

Mission Discovery

Mission Discovery is an international education program run for teenagers in many countries around the world. The programme started in 2012 in Kings College London, England, and has since expanded to Australia, the US and India. Mission discovery ...

                                               

Model Crime Investigations

KMCI Started in 2008, Model Crime Investigations is a student-associated international conference. Model Crime Investigations is held annually in South Korea so it is usually known as KMCI. MCI is an extracurricular activity where students gather ...

                                               

Model G20

A Model G20, also known as a Model G20 Summit, is an educational simulation for high school and college students. Students role play as government ministers from one of the G20 countries or their guests and negotiate solutions to defined problems ...

                                               

Model United Nations

Model United Nations, also known as Model UN or MUN, is an educational simulation and/or academic activity in which students can learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. MUN involves and teaches participants speakin ...

                                               

Model United Nations in the United States

Model United Nations is a popular extracurricular activity for middle school, high school, and college students in the United States. The U.S. was where Model UN originated and was popularized, and is also where many of the worlds most respected ...

                                               

New Visions: Law & Government

New Visions: Law & Government is an academic career-exploration program for high school seniors from the state of New York. The program is located at the New York State Education Department Building in Albany, New York. Offered through the Capita ...

                                               

Olivaint Conference of Belgium

The Royal Olivaint Conference of Belgium NPO is a Belgian independent, multilingual leadership organisation and debating union for students founded in 1954. It is the only student organisation in Belgium operating in both official languages. The ...

                                               

Business-education partnerships

A business–education partnership is an agreement of collaboration between schools and businesses, unions, governments or community organizations. These partnerships are established by agreement between two or more parties to establish goals, and ...

                                               

Real Estate Elevated

Real Estate Elevated is an educational program that provides real estate investment training and aims to help students find and flip houses in the United States. Following the premiere of the HGTV’s Flip or Flop ’ in 2013, the show’s hosts, Tarek ...

                                               

Rules-of-Renovation

Rules-of-Renovation is an educational program that provides training in the real estate world, specifically home renovation. This program is designed by HGTV star, Hilary Farr from Love It or List It. Farr has many years of experience in real est ...

                                               

Sloan Fellows

The Sloan Fellows program is the worlds first mid-career and senior career masters degree in general management and leadership. It was initially supported by a grant from Alfred P. Sloan, the late CEO of General Motors, to his alma mater, MIT. Th ...

                                               

Spatial citizenship

Spatial citizenship describes the ability of individuals and groups to interact and participate in societal spatial decision making through the reflexive production and use of geo-media. Spatial citizens are lay users who are able to use geo-medi ...

                                               

Special education

Special education is the practice of educating students in a way that addresses their individual differences and needs. Ideally, this process involves the individually planned and systematically monitored arrangement of teaching procedures, adapt ...

                                               

Student Police Cadet Project

The Student Police Cadet Project is a school-based initiative by Kerala Police, implemented jointly by the Departments of Home and Education, and supported by Departments of Transport, Forest, Excise and Local Self-Government. The project trains ...

                                               

The Philadelphia Center

The Philadelphia Center is a 16-week off-campus undergraduate program in Philadelphia that is based on a model of experiential education. TPC was founded in 1967 under the auspices of the Great Lakes Colleges Association G.L.C.A. Since then, over ...

                                               

Values education

Value education is the process by which people give moral values to each other.According to Powney, J., Cullen, M-A., Schlapp, U., Johnstone, M. & Munn, P. Understanding value education in the primary school. York: Reports Express. p. vii It can ...

                                               

WEMUN Expo

WE Model United Nations Expo was established in 2007 and was one of the first high-school Model United Nations conferences in China. It has become international with delegates from around 30 different countries and with over 1500 delegates, and h ...

                                               

Woodcraft (youth movement)

Woodcraft is a recreational/educational program devised by Ernest Thompson Seton in 1902, for young people based on camping, outdoor skills and woodcrafts. Thompson Setons Woodcraft ideas were incorporated into the early Scout movement, but also ...

                                               

YGLP

YGLP is an international leadership program for university and high school students. It is founded and developed by Human Science Lab, London, with support from several foundations and transnational organisations. It uses outcomes from some of it ...

                                               

23 Things

23 Things, originally called Learning 2.0, is an education and learning project created by Helene Blowers in August 2006. Blowers, who was then employed as the technology director for the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, created the project as a wa ...

                                               

Project 211

Project 211 is a project of National Key Universities and colleges initiated in 1995 by the Ministry of Education of the Peoples Republic of China, with the intent of raising the research standards of high-level universities and cultivating strat ...

                                               

Project 985

Project 985 is a project that was first announced by CPC General secretary and Chinese President Jiang Zemin at the 100th anniversary of Peking University on May 4, 1998, to promote the development and reputation of the Chinese higher education s ...

                                               

Afri Twin

Afri Twin is an international school linking initiative that facilitates mutually beneficial partnerships between students and teachers at schools in the United Kingdom and South Africa. It was founded in 2001 by Jayne Martin, a South African the ...

                                               

Alpheios Project

The Alpheios Project is an open source initiative originally focused on developing software to facilitate reading Latin and ancient Greek. Dictionaries, grammars and inflection tables were combined in a set of web-based tools to provide comprehen ...

                                               

America's Children's Museum on Wheels: StoryBus

Americas Childrens Museum on Wheels: StoryBus is a childrens literacy museum on wheels that visits schools and community events in the Chicago area. Housed inside a 37-foot Winnebago, the bus promotes reading to students at the kindergarten and p ...

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