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School trajectories of adolescents in conflict with the law: Systematic and integrative review
Francisca Vieira Lima, Sonia Maria Chaves Haracemiv
The present study presents a systematic and integrative review and aims to investigate the contributions of research related to the school trajectories of adolescent students/ graduates in/of socio-educational measures in an open environment. The search for scientific productions was carried out based on specific criteria with the platforms: Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (BDTD /...

Going left or right? A study of the policy rationale of the Chilean center-left coalition Concertación in Education
Alejandra Falabella
What does it mean to deliver left-wing policies in education nowadays? During most of the 20th century, political parties of the center-left traditionally fought for a welfare state and a comprehensive public education. However, in an era of advanced capitalism, these same parties have tended to advocate and even deepen neoliberal and new public management reforms. In Chile, the center-left...

Incidence of personal and contextual factors on the use of technological resources by students in Latin America
Sara Cebrián-Cifuentes, Gonzalo Almerich, Jesús Suárez-Rodríguez, Francesc Pedró
The use of information and communication technologies (ICT) by students reflects the appropriateness of the ICT integration process. However, the typology of ICT use by students has not been established empirically based on their use at home and at the school. Thus, the purpose of the article is to determine the structure of ICT use by students, together with the influence of personal and...

Analysis of quota policies in state public universities in the state of Paraná/Brazil, according to the Policy Cycle
Andreliza Cristina de Souza, José Carlos Rothen
The study aims to analyze the quota policies for black students from public school of five state public universities of the state of Parana, in Brazil, concerning its similarities and differences, potentials and limits, strategies and procedures used for implantation and implementation of set-aside policies. Institutional documents as well as semi-structured interviews with institutional...

Critical policy scholarship in education: An overview
Tebeje Molla
This paper presents an overview of critical policy scholarship (CPS) in education. Historically, policy research has been dominated by what is commonly referred to as the policy science tradition, which is positivist in its philosophical stance and instrumentalist in its purpose—it focuses on producing knowledge relevant for policy decisions. However, with the rise of interpretive social...

The impact of the Asignación Universal por Hijo Program on educational outcomes and student tasks in Argentina
Monserrat Serio, Martina Herrera
This paper explores the effect of the principal conditional cash transfer program known as Asignación Universal por Hijo (AUH) of Argentina on educational outcomes such as attendance, performance in reading and mathematics, and grade repetition. Also, we analyze the impact on non-school tasks that students performed which can replace the time dedicated to studying and permanence in the school....

Teacher performance in civic and ethical formation: Empirical study and educational policy recommendations for junior high school in Mexico
Francisco Urrutia
The purpose of this article is to expose the process and results of a research on a study on teacher practices in order to understand the opportunities and ways to improve their performance in the class on civics and ethics. The author carried out teacher performance analysis and assessment on the basis of a methodology for the qualitative analysis of classroom situations and a model of...

Synthetic indexes to measure university student social responsibility
Carmen De la Calle Maldonado de Guevara, José Manuel García-Ramos, Teresa De Dios Alija, Consuelo Valbuena Martínez
Social responsibility is based on the capacity to decide one’s own actions consciously, deliberately, freely and in relation with others. Each generation must take responsibility for their actions and the impact these have on sustainable development. To analyse and measure this aspect is of signal importance in advancing the Institutional Policy in Higher Education as proposed by UNESCO. The...

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