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Investigating Estonian Teachers’ Expectations for the General Education Curriculum

the field of education. Journal of Education Policy, 15 (5), 525–538. Kennedy, K. J. (2010). School-based curriculum development for new times: A comparative analysis. In E. H. F. Law & N. Nieveen (Eds.), Schools as curriculum agencies. Asian and European perspectives on school-based curriculum development (pp. 3–20). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. Kirk, D., & MacDonald, D. (2001). Teacher voice and ownership of curriculum change. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 33 (5), 551–567. Krull, E., & Trasberg, K. (2007). Changes in Estonian general education from the

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Challenges To The Implementation Of Institutional Reform In The Lithuanian General Education System

dcaf40cc4eca.pdf . 17. Ministry of Education and Science. “Lietuvos švietimas skaičiais 2007. Bendrasis lavinimas” [Lithuanian education figures 2007. General education] (2007) // https://www.smm.lt/uploads/lawacts/docs/667_297449e512dde7ac527339fa933936e6.pdf . 18. Ministry of Education and Science. “Lietuvos švietimas skaičiais 2009. Bendrasis lavinimas” [Lithuanian education figures 2009. General education] (2009) // https://www.smm.lt/uploads/lawacts/docs/667_a0ac006f7932231db111a72ae6ca4735.pdf . 19. Ministry of Education and Science

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3. The Fields of Arts the General Education System the Republic of Moldova

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The general education system identifies two approaches for encompassing arts: through the curricular field and through the extracurricular and extra-scholastic aesthetic education. The fields of arts are assigning a sector, an area of activity, a branch or a compartment. In the general education system, the fields of art have been differently formed. As a school subject, art is being studied through literature, music and fine arts. Some of them are not included in the educational plan (theatre, choreography). The statute of arts (literature, music, fine arts) in the educational system is outlined from two perspectives: art as a school subject and art as an artistic activity. The area of art shall not be reduced to a school subject or a type of arts. The artistic education in the educational system corresponds to the aesthetic education compartment and it happens in the extracurricular and extra-scholastic educational framework. According to the classic, traditional theory, the aesthetic education often is reduced to the level of artistic education. An efficient perspective in capitalizing the fields of art through education may be the extension of the artistic education borders outside the aesthetic values, by extra-aesthetic values – behavioral, moral, spiritual, social etc.

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Pedagogy is Coming Back! Some Hopeful Signs for Sustainable General Education and Worldview Education

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Neo-liberal voices are still very strong in education broadly speaking and have a marginalizing impact on normative pedagogies like religious, worldview, moral and civic education. But there are clear and hopeful signs that pedagogy is coming back. After sketching the current situation and its antecedents, the author addresses the views and ideas here provided by pedagogical spokespersons, teacher-leaders and teachers – most of them working in the domain of religious education or worldview education. How do they perceive the current changes in more normative and pedagogical-laden directions? What precisely has caused these changes? Is the return of pedagogy just a temporal hype or is it a real revitalization? What have been the consequences for them professionally and personally speaking? It is the author’s intention and hope that this article will encourage educators in general and religious and worldview educators in particular with an eye on fostering sustainable pedagogical approaches.

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Problems of Ensuring Assistants’ Support for Students with Functional Disorders in General Education Schools

Special Needs in General Education Institutions). Rēzekne: Rēzeknes Tehnoloģiju akadēmija. (In Latvian) 19. Pasaules veselības organizācija (2003). Starptautiskā funkcionēšanas, nespējas un veselības klasifikācija (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health). Retrieved February 23, 2019, from https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/42407/9241545429_lav.pdf (In Latvian) 20. Umbraško S. (2016, November). Intelekta saistība ar zīmju valodas un lasīšanas prasmi bērniem ar dzirdes traucējumiem (The Relationships among

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Establishment of a School-Based Pathway to Universities of Applied Sciences in Switzerland. Conventions of Higher Education Access in Vocational and General Education

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How did the upper-secondary specialised school (SpS) establish itself as a school-based pathway to the universities of applied sciences in Switzerland? The sociology of conventions serves to analyse how actors justify and assess this type of school. The analysis of interviews and educational policy documents shows that the specialised school has been a recurring target of criticism from advocates of the VET system. It had to make compromises with the world of work to gain recognition as a pathway to the universities of applied sciences.

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Problems of 14–18 Years Old Youth and the Trends of Organisation of Prevention Activities: Lithuanian Case

the preventive programs in the Lithuanian schools of general education in 2015-2016 academic years]. Vilnius: Specialiosios pedagogikos ir psichologijos centras. Available from Internet: https://www.smm.lt/uploads/documents/kiti/PREVENCINI%C5%B2%20PROGRAM%C5%B2.pdf. Bankauskienė, I. (2013). Psichoaktyviųjų medžiagų vartojimo prevencija: samprata ir modeliai [Psychoactive substance abuse prevention: the concept and models] Vilnius: Narkotikų, tabako ir alkoholio kontrolės departamentas. Botvin, G. J., Griffin, K. W. (2007). School

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Preconditions for Sustainable Changes in Didactics Applying Self-Directed Learning in the General Education School

via the Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability. Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability , 17 (2), 5–43. Quality of Activity of General Education Schools. (2015). [Bendrojo ugdymo mokyklų veiklos kokybė]. Retrieved from http://www.nmva.smm.lt/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Metinis-prane%C5%A1imas-maketas-02.04.pdf Delors, J., Al.Mufti, I., Amagi, I., Carneiro, R., Chung, F., et al. (1996). Learning: The Treasure within – Report to UNESCO of the International Commission on Education for the Twenty-first Century . Paris: UNESCO Publishing

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Educational paths in Romania: choosing general or vocational education

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Education is a key factor that can contribute to the economic growth, supporting the social mobility and the living standard improvement. Both from the scientific point of view, as well as from the policy making process point of view, it is essential to know how individuals choose their educational path, in order to understand what is and can be the role of different educational routes in ensuring social mobility and improving standard of living. In this article we explore the factors that explain attitudes and decisions of individuals for vocational vs. general education in Romania. Our analysis is based on data from a national survey among adult Romanian population. Attitudes regarding the choice of vocational vs. general education are analysed by employing decision trees method in order to assess the extent to which vocational education is considered a valuable education path or an educational alternative for those with lower socio-economic background.

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Teaching Methods Influencing the Sustainability of the Teaching Process in Technology Education in General Education Schools

curriculum for basic schools]. (2011). Retrieved December 12, 2012, from https://www.riigiteataja.ee/akt/114012011001?leiaKehtiv Rasinen, A. (2000). Developing technology education: In search of curriculum elements for Finnish general education schools (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from https://jyx.jyu.fi/dspace/bitstream/handle/123456789/13388/9513924017.pdf?sequence=1 Rasinen, A., Virtanen, S., & Miyakawa, H. (2009). Analysis of technology education in the curricula of five EU countries and challenges of technology education – the

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