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Biosafety education relevant to genetically engineered crops for academic and non-academic stakeholders in East Africa.

Subjects: *BIOSAFETY; *EDUCATION; *BIOTECHNOLOGYEAST Africa; KENYA

  • Source: Electronic Journal of Biotechnology. 1/15/2009, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p1-13. 13p. 4 Charts.

  • Abstract: Development and deployment of genetically engineered crops requires effective environmental and food safety assessment capacity. In-country expertise is needed to make locally appropriate decisions. In ... Copyright of Electronic Journal of Biotechnology is the property of Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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Into the Big Wide World: Sustainable Experiential Education for the 21st Century.

Subjects: *EDUCATION; *LEARNING; *DECISION making

  • Source: Journal of Experiential Education. 2009, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p44-60. 17p.

  • Abstract: This paper considers the complexity of learning and decision-making in modern society and argues that experiential education should embrace this complexity. ... Copyright of Journal of Experiential Education is the property of Sage Publications Inc. and its content may not be copied ...

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Teacher learning and policy intention: selected findings from an evaluation of a large-scale programme of professional development in the Republic of Ireland.

Subjects: *CAREER development; *CONTINUING education; *TEACHERSIRELAND

  • Source: European Journal of Teacher Education. Oct2009, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p455-471. 17p. 6 Charts.

  • Abstract: The study reported on in this paper is set in the context of a national programme of professional development for primary teachers in the Republic ... Copyright of European Journal of Teacher Education is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or ...

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The Colonial Image Reversed: Language Preferences and Policy Outcomes in African Education.

Subjects: *EDUCATION; *EDUCATION policy; *LANGUAGE policyWEST AfricaORGANISATION internationale de la francophonie

  • Source: International Studies Quarterly. Jun2009, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p389-420. 32p. 6 Graphs.

  • Abstract: Once viewing African languages as competitors to French, policymakers in France now welcome these languages openly in African schools. This is a dramatic policy reversal, ... Copyright of International Studies Quarterly is the property of Oxford University Press / USA and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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Embodied learning: responding to AIDS in Lesotho's education sector.

Subjects: *MIND & body; *COGNITIVE learning; *CHILDREN

  • Source: Children's Geographies. Feb2009, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p21-36. 16p.

  • Abstract: In contrast to pre-colonial practices, education in Lesotho's formal school system has historically assumed a Cartesian separation of mind and body, ... Copyright of Children's Geographies is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to ...

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Still the best job in the world?: trusting teachers; valuing education.

Subjects: *TEACHERS; *EDUCATION; *SCHOOL childrenNATIONAL Union of Teachers

  • Source: Education Review. Autumn2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p75-82. 8p.

  • Abstract: The views of a random, but wide ranging group of NUT members on the theme of this edition of Education Review ... Copyright of Education Review is the property of Education Publishing Worldwide Ltd and its content may ...

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Deliberate practice among South African small business owners: Relationships with education, cognitive ability, knowledge, and success.

Subjects: *SMALL business; *COGNITIVE ability; *BUSINESS successSOUTH Africa

  • Source: Journal of Occupational & Organizational Psychology. Mar2009, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p21-44. 24p. 2 Diagrams, 2 Charts.

  • Abstract: The study examines antecedents and outcomes of deliberate practice activities in South African small businesses. Deliberate practice consists of individualized self-regulated and effortful activities aimed ... Copyright of Journal of Occupational & Organizational Psychology is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites ...

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Contextualising Craft: Pedagogical Models for Craft Education.

Subjects: *HANDICRAFT education; *TEACHING models; *CURRICULUM changeFINLAND

  • Source: International Journal of Art & Design Education. Oct2009, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p249-260. 12p. 9 Color Photographs.

  • Abstract: Craft education in Finland is, in many aspects, in a state of change. This concerns the independent position of craft as ... Copyright of International Journal of Art & Design Education is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied ...

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For-profit versus not-for-profit charter schools: an examination of Michigan student test scores.

Subjects: *CHARTER schools; *STUDENTS; *EDUCATIONMICHIGAN; UNITED States

  • Source: Education Economics. Jun2009, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p147-166. 20p. 6 Charts.

  • Abstract: The role of for-profit educational organizations in the predominantly public and not-for-profit K-12 US schooling system is being fiercely debated across our nation. Little empirical ... Copyright of Education Economics is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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Être et parler: Being and speaking French in Abdellatif Kechiche's L'Esquive (2004) and Laurent Cantet's Entre les murs (2008).

Subjects: *ESSAYS; *NATIONALISM & education; *MOTION picturesFRANCEL'ESQUIVE (Film); ENTRE les murs (Film)...

  • Source: Studies in French Cinema. 2009, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p259-272. 14p. 2 Black and White Photographs.

  • Abstract: French film-makers have long recognized the primordial importance to the nation's ‘imagined community’ of the centralized public school system, which, ... Copyright of Studies in French Cinema is the property of Taylor & Francis Ltd and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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