Teacher autonomy and centralised control: The case of textbooks

  title={Teacher autonomy and centralised control: The case of textbooks},
  author={Muhannad K. Mustafa and Cedric Cullingford},
  journal={International Journal of Educational Development},

Jordan’s primary curriculum and its propensity for student-centred teaching and learning

Abstract This article examines the Jordanian lower-primary national curriculum and its propensity for student-centred teaching and learning. It draws upon Basil Bernstein’s sociological theory of

From learner-centred to learning-centred: Becoming a ‘hybrid’ practitioner

  • N. Bremner
  • Education
    International Journal of Educational Research
  • 2019

The Implementation of Student-Centred Instructional Strategies in Schools in North Cyprus

Keywords The aim of this study is to examine the extent to which studentcentred instructional strategies are implemented in schools in North Cyprus. Explanatory mixed-method design, where both

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Abstract This paper addresses the espoused and enacted practices of high school teachers with regard to student-centred learning (SCL). Explanatory mixed-method design, where quantitative strand is

The evolution of Mexican EFL teachers’ beliefs about student-centred learning in relation to their teaching practices

This study analysed the educational life histories of five EFL teachers at a Mexican university. The aims of the study were: 1) to explore how these teachers’ beliefs about student-centred learning


The results of the study revealed an interrelated web of factors that inhibit the implementation of SCL in classroom practices, including teachers’ opinions, and one striking finding is that the teachers do not believe that they have sufficient training to fully implement SFL in their classrooms.

The Influence of Mentoring on Teacher Effectiveness in Teaching in Government -Aided Secondary Schools in the Acholi Sub-Region

The study investigates the extent to which mentoring services improve on teachers’ instructional processes in government aided secondary schools. Teacher effectiveness requires concerted effort and

The Promotion of Learner Autonomy in Thailand Tertiary Education: Lecturers' Perspectives and Practices

A framework for ways to promote learner autonomy in Thailand is developed, which includes activities that lead to dialogic teaching, shift of responsibility, and power symmetry between lecturers and students.

The development and validation of a scale measuring teacher autonomous behaviour

In the current study a multi-dimensional scale that measures teacher autonomous behaviour is presented. The scale is applicable across the following educational sectors: primary education, secondary



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Liset of Plates. List of Figures. List of Tables. Acknowledgements. Note. Introduction. Part I: Settings: 1. The Comparative Context. Part II: Systems, Policies and Histories: 2. Primary Education in

Changes in Patterns of Teacher Interaction in Primary Classrooms: 1976‐96

For the past two decades there has been persistent controversy regarding the effectiveness of the different teaching methods used in the English primary classroom. One of the earliest studies of the

Availability and use of educational media in secondary schools in Ondo State

The results showed that these secondary schools in Ondo State, Nigeria were generally very poorly equipped with educational media and that the level of use was very low.

The National Curriculum and its Effects

Introduction - can a curriculum be national? Cedric Cullingford conceptual issues in a centralized curriculum, Paul Oliver the crumbling shrine - the National Curriculum and the proposals to amend

A Survey of Teachers’ Utilization of Media in Elementary Schools in Jordan

Abstract This study investigates the status of instructional media equipment and material utilzation by teachers in elementary schools in the governate of Karak. The study concludes that teachers do

Adult Learning Adult Teaching

This book is designed to provide specific and practical suggestions for teachers and tutors of adult students. It is divided into two major parts. Part 1, which is devoted to adult learning, includes

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Part 1 The principles of learning: developing a favourable learning attitude in your students identifying characteristics of different types of learning how people learn applying principles of