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Beliefs about education in prisons: Teachers' perceptions
Evangelina da Silva Sousa, Larissa Cavalcante Albuquerque, Ana Paula Moreno Pinho, Raimundo Eduardo Silveira Fontenele
The objective of this research was to analyze the beliefs normative, behavioral, and perceived control related to teaching in the prison environment, from the perspective of the Theory of Planned Behavior (Ajzen, 1991). It is exploratory, descriptive research, with a qualitative approach. Eight semi-structured interviews were carried out, with teaching agents working in the education of youth...

Examining the intersectionality among teacher race/ethnicity, school context, and risk for occupational stress
Paul G. Fitchett, Jendayi Dillard, Christopher J. McCarthy, Richard G. Lambert, Kristen Mosley
Combining secondary data from the National Center for Education Statistics National Teacher Principal Survey (NTPS) and Common Core of Data (CCD), this exploratory study examined the distribution of teacher race/ethnicity across the race/ethnicity of the schools in which they work and the extent that teacher and school race/ethnicity was associated with occupational stress. Findings indicate...

Design action plan for employability of university students
Olga González-Morales, Lidia E. Santana Vega
Competency-based learning allows students to acquire knowledge, learn procedures and develop attitudes necessary for their employability. The aim of this article is to reflect on the current role of the University and its relations with its environment (government, business and society) and present an action plan to promote the employability of university students as an essential instrument of...

Separating families, recuperating the “nation-as-family”: Migrant youth and the cultural politics of shame
Ethan Chang, Jill Koyama, Julie Kasper
This study investigates the intersections of policy, affect, and the lives of migrant youth. We approach the Trump Administration’s contingent reversal of a “zero tolerance” family separation policy as an illustrative case for understanding how affect mediates policy-making processes. Combining Critical Policy Analysis (CPA) and affect studies, we analyze 184 print media texts between the...

Educational scholarship policies for higher education, internationalization, and evaluation of Brazilian graduate programs: A study with panel regression
Luísa Karam de Mattos, Leonardo Flach, Pedro Antônio de Mello
This study aims to analyze the impact of higher education scholarship policies on the internationalization and evaluation of Brazilian postgraduate studies, in the area of Applied Social Sciences, in order to verify if investments by public policies on internationalization of education (e.g., grants) imply an improvement in the concept of quality of Brazilian postgraduate programs. The...

Strategies of federated Apaes to impact the education and assistance of exceptionals in Brazil: A historical analysis between the years 1960 and 1970
Giovani Ferreira Bezerra
This text discusses strategies mobilized by Apaean leaders in their work in the field of exceptionality , with a view to obtaining public attention, political power and financial resources from the Brazilian federal government before the creation of the National Center for Special Education (Cenesp), in 1973. Historical and documentary research is used, compiling the data through legislation...

Reframing citizenship education: The shifting portrayal of citizenship in curriculum policy in the province of Ontario, 1999-2018
Jesse K. Butler, Peter Milley
State-mandated curriculum policy documents have an important political function. Governments use them to make ideological statements about the role of schools and how the next generation of citizens are to be shaped. Beginning from this premise, we use a frame analysis methodology to examine how citizenship in the Province of Ontario, Canada is framed in four consecutive versions of the...

The schooling by shamanism plan: Reflections among the Guarani-Mbyá of Rio de Janeiro
Danielle Bastos Lopes
This paper is the result of anthropological research conducted among the Mbyá - Guarani, from the Southeast of Brazil and Northern Argentina. Based on the ethnographic method, the paper analyzes indigenous schooling through the shamanism plan and the different conceptions of body, knowledge, and notions of indigenous persons. This study discusses the conflicts between school and alterities,...

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