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academic monitoring

The process of observing students' academic progress in one or more subject over a period of time. It is used by teachers to compare the performance of a particular student to that of ...

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Isabella Wallace

A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

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2015
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Social sciences, Education
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186 words

... monitoring The process of observing students’ academic progress in one or more subject over a period of time. It is used by teachers to compare the performance of a particular student to that of his/her classmates and to identify students who are struggling, excelling, or underachieving. Information for examining students’ progress is usually collected in the form of test marks and teacher assessment levels or grades. These are often recorded on tracking sheets , or progress reports , which can then be issued to parents at intervals during the...

academic monitoring

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The process of observing students' academic progress in one or more subject over a period of time. It is used by teachers to compare the performance of a particular student to that of his/her ...
academic board

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A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

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... board A committee of staff and managers in a university or college which meets regularly for the purpose of regulating and monitoring the academic affairs of the institution. Staff members are usually nominated and elected by their peers, although such a board will normally include some co-opted...

academic board

academic board  

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A committee of staff and managers in a university or college which meets regularly for the purpose of regulating and monitoring the academic affairs of the institution. Staff members are usually ...
tutor

tutor  

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In schools, teachers responsible for supporting the work or welfare of a group of pupils may be designated a tutor, as in ‘form tutor’ and ‘year tutor’. In further and higher education a tutor is ...
learner-centred

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An approach to teaching and learning in which the learner, their interests, enthusiasms, and aspirations are taken as the starting point of the education process, and the learner is credited with ...
awarding body

awarding body  

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An organization responsible for the conduct of assessment leading to recognized awards such as the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE), Vocational Advanced Levels, and key skills ...
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A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

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2015
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Social sciences, Education
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...the workload of a student or group of students, and for providing support in matters relating to their studies. Trainee teachers on teaching practice , for example, have a tutor to advise them and to monitor their progress in their placement . A tutor may also be a subject specialist who guides or advises the student in a specific aspect of their academic discipline, such as supporting students through their master’s degree or doctoral studies. Like the term ‘teacher’, ‘tutor’ cannot be defined by one specific role. Broadly, it could be said that...

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A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

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... A means of formal summative assessment , usually involving time-constrained tasks, which assesses the knowledge , skills , or understanding of the candidate. Conduct of candidates and the regulation of start and finish times are usually monitored and enforced by one or more invigilators . The major national examinations in England, Northern Ireland, and Wales are the General Certificate of Secondary Education and the General Certificate of Education ( GCE ) Advanced Level (A level). In Scotland they are the Standard Grades , the Highers...

awarding body

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A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

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2015
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...Alliance . These three awarding bodies are responsible for academic and vocational qualifications for 18–19-year-olds. There remain, however, a large number of smaller awarding bodies, each responsible for qualifications in a specific area, which operate nationally and regionally within the further education sector . The specific operating procedures of awarding bodies vary, but their role will usually include advising on, or specifying, curriculum content; devising, monitoring, and administrating assessments; operating a system of verification to...

learner-centred

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A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

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2015
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Social sciences, Education
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...and allows for learner control over the learning activities employed; and the curriculum takes as its starting point those topics which are of direct interest and relevance to the learners. In a learner-centred approach, learners are encouraged to take some responsibility for monitoring and evaluating their own progress. In its most radical form it implies a democratic community of learning where learners and teachers have equal status, and learners exercise a choice over whether and what they will learn. It is an approach to education which emphasizes ...

humanist

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A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

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2015
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Social sciences, Education
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601 words

...and takes into account the learners’ social, emotional, and personal development. The curriculum takes as its starting point topics which are of central interest to the learners, and allows for learner control over the learning activities employed. Learners are encouraged to monitor and evaluate their own progress. There are clear difficulties in operating such a model on a whole-school basis in the UK, not least because of the demands of the national curriculum . A humanistic approach, however, may be applied to individual lessons, or may constitute the...

Well-Being and the Preparation of Teachers

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Josep Gustems-Carnicer and Caterina Calderon

Oxford Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on Teacher Education

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2020
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Social sciences, Education
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...and opportunities the universities offer, or whether students are more isolated. Minimizing Stress and Promoting Well-Being in Student Teachers Despite the absence of investment and lack of student health monitoring at universities ( Dooris & Doherty, 2010 ), a desire to improve academic performance in teacher training programs is encouraging the academic authorities of education faculties to implement effective tutorial action plans to promote the well-being of their students, through a specific institutional agenda and comprehensive health plans. In order to...

The Impact of Educational Neoliberalism on Teachers in Singapore

The Impact of Educational Neoliberalism on Teachers in Singapore   Reference library

Jason Loh and Guangwei Hu

Oxford Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on Teacher Education

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2020
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Social sciences, Education
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...that teachers who see achievement as rising academic scores obtained at the end of each academic year will reap huge psychic rewards, while those who see achievement as their students winning medals in sporting- or performing-related competitions will similarly reap huge psychic rewards when their students do so. This also means that for teachers who “feel inwardly unsure about the value of their teaching and assessment strategies” ( Hargreaves, 2000 , p. 218), the performativity culture that celebrates academic and competition achievements above all else...

Teacher Education Reform in the Asia-Pacific Region

Teacher Education Reform in the Asia-Pacific Region   Reference library

Yin Cheong Cheng

Oxford Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on Teacher Education

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2020
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Social sciences, Education
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...of educational research in the Asia-Pacific region (pp. 107–122). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic. Mok, M. M. C. , Gurr, D. , Izawa, E. , Knipprath, H. , Lee, I. , Mel, M. A. , Palmer, T. , Shan, W. , & Zhang, Y. (2003). Quality assurance and school monitoring. In J. P. Keeves & R. Watanabe (Eds.), International handbook of educational research in the Asia-Pacific region (pp. 945–958). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic. Morris, P. , & Williamson, J. (1998). Teacher education in the Asia-Pacific region: A comparative analysis...

Teacher Education and Inclusion in the Asia-Pacific Region

Teacher Education and Inclusion in the Asia-Pacific Region   Reference library

Chris Forlin

Oxford Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on Teacher Education

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2020
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Social sciences, Education
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...review stage requires stakeholders to first review progress toward inclusive education at all levels and to identify any physical, academic, behavioral, or social emotional barriers that may exist within their own context. In some regions, such as the Pacific Islands, 14 countries have worked collaboratively to establish indicators for inclusion as a guide for individual countries to select ones they wish to use to review and monitor progress toward inclusion ( Sharma, Forlin, Marella, & Jitoka, 2016 ; Sharma, Forlin, Sprunt, & Merumeru, 2016 ; Sharma,...

Teacher Education in Russia

Teacher Education in Russia   Reference library

Roza Valeeva and Aydar Kalimullin

Oxford Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on Teacher Education

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2020
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
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7,229 words

...into teaching has been caused by a shortage of teachers in schools in certain regions (very often in poor economic regions) and objectively linked to the needs of the regional labor market. On the other hand, according to the monitoring of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science in 2012 : The results of the monitoring of the activities of state universities and their branches in 2012 by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation showed that 30 out of 42 pedagogical universities (71.43%) and 29 out of 37 branches (78.38%)...

The Role of Mentoring in Teacher Education

The Role of Mentoring in Teacher Education   Reference library

Nicole Hayes and Bruce Pridham

Oxford Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on Teacher Education

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2020
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Social sciences, Education
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... 2015 ; Zey, 1984 ), and helping ( Caruso, 1990 ; Rabe, 2018 ). Successful relational attributes of mentors include academic credibility, motivation, communication skills, supportiveness, and empathy as well as enthusiasm and trustworthiness ( Terrion & Leonard, 2007 ). Ward, Thomas, and Disch ( 2014 ) make the point that it is the ability and willingness of the mentor to be adaptive to the mentee’s psychological and academic needs that guides the relationship. Mentoring in Tertiary Education. Mentoring is often formalized in tertiary education, where...

Teacher Training for the Transformation of Schools and Communities

Teacher Training for the Transformation of Schools and Communities   Reference library

Etta Hollins, Jamine Pozú Franco, and Liliana Muñoz Guevara

Oxford Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on Teacher Education

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Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
5,130 words

...relationship among academic knowledge, context, and practice in real classrooms, schools, and communities. Candidates examine the relationship between specific academic knowledge from their focused inquiry and teaching practices in selected schools for particular students. Candidates examine the relationships among all participants in the school process. Directed observation supports candidates in developing the habits of mind that lead to purposeful and productive teaching practice. Candidates learn to attend to the application of academic knowledge to...

Performance-Based Assessment in Preparing Teachers

Performance-Based Assessment in Preparing Teachers   Reference library

Drew Polly

Oxford Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on Teacher Education

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2020
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
6,262 words

...). The other modification made was to address more explicitly candidates’ work to support students’ use of academic language. Academic language is the language used to explore, apply, communicate about, and make use of knowledge and skills in a specific content area ( SCALE, 2016 ). Candidates now spend time brainstorming and giving each other feedback about the types of supports and pedagogies they are using to support students’ use of academic language. At first, faculty were concerned that this work would be too much of a stretch and not directly...

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