By Marilyn Osborn, Patricia Broadfoot, Elizabeth McNess, Birte Ravn, Claire Planel, Pat Triggs
This interesting quantity compares the adventure of younger novices in England, France and Denmark on the way to learn the connection among nationwide academic cultures, person biographies and school room practices in growing the context for studying. It explores how secondary colleges in 3 very diverse schooling platforms paintings to strengthen the aptitudes and attitudes conducive to lifelong studying in stipulations of complexity, uncertainty and a number of swap. by means of drawing upon a wealthy data-set together with questionnaires, person and staff interviews and school room commentary, the publication provides a voice to younger beginners within the 3 international locations. via targeted case reports and quotations it examines their matters with education, with lecturers, with motivation and success and explores the very diverse social contexts which impact their engagement with studying. This ebook might be a vital source for researchers, practitioners, scholars and policy-makers and all these devoted to figuring out the connection among tradition and studying and to enhancing secondary schooling.
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A centrally controlled national curriculum remains, along with centrally defined qualifications and control over the recruitment and remuneration of school staff. For teachers there is strong pedagogic ‘framing’ within the classroom and lessons are still modelled on the cours magistraux. However, schools now have significant autonomy in the setting up of individual school aims. Whether in the field of pedagogy or social and pastoral education, schools now have considerable room for manoeuvre and their objectives are stated and pursued through a projet d’établissement.
How far are the much heralded differences between boys’ and girls’ performance a determining factor in the development of learning identity? Chapter 9 makes it clear that such intra-national variations have considerable significance but these appear, perhaps surprisingly, to be less significant overall than the international sources of variation. This book thus paints a picture of three education systems that share a broadly similar European heritage but which are marked, nevertheless, by the very distinctive patterns of organization and practice that have emerged over a century or more in response to prevailing national cultural priorities.
Teachers judge pupils too much by their marks’ Prompt Prompt Prompt What effect does getting a bad mark/doing poor work have on you? What effect does getting a good mark/doing good work have on you? What does ‘good work’ mean? ‘Teachers shouldn’t make you feel like a loser’ ‘I learn best when the teacher makes the lesson interesting and enjoyable’ phase of secondary education or employment. In addition, during all three phases of data collection, evidence such as school reports and any available assessment results were collected for all the target pupils.