Essays about: "Private Schools"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 essays containing the words Private Schools.

  1. 1. Implications of paper textbook multimodality for eight-year old students’ language learning: A case-study content analysis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Sarah Hage-Obeid; [2017-03-07]
    Keywords : Images; multimodality; social semiotics; learning; textbooks;

    Abstract : Purpose. The purpose of this study is to examine how SABIS® as a publishing house and anowner of its own school curriculum system materially represents its educational beliefs basedon the curricular demands of the Common Core State Standards within the school textbooksit produces for one of its private schools in the United States.Theory. READ MORE

  2. 2. Forced Sustainability - a stated preferences study investigating expected compliance with an externally imposed diet restriction

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Beata Berg Malmberg; Joel Karlberg; [2016-08-11]
    Keywords : Diet change; School lunches; Consumer behaviour; GHG emissions; Sustainability; Foreced choice; Compliance;

    Abstract : The municipality of Gothenburg aims to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions stemming from meals served within the public sector, partially by substituting meat with plant-based alternatives within the schooling system (Göteborgs Stad, 2014). The emission target is set at a 40 percent reduction, and if this is to be met solely through change of diet, three out of five school lunches would have to be vegetarian. READ MORE

  3. 3. Does profit-oriented ownership in the Swedish school sector affect its quality negatively - a quantitative panel study

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Emelie Jonsson; Owe Xie; [2016]
    Keywords : Privatization; Profit-driven welfare; School; Education quality; Spillover;

    Abstract : A heavily discussed topic in Sweden the last year has been whether profits within the welfare sector should be allowed. In this paper we investigate how privately owned schools affect the Swedish school quality, focusing on profit-driven actors' impact. The effect is isolated in a two-stage analysis using fixed effect regressions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adoption of Place-based Learning in a Rural Primary Government School in India

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Deepti Bhat; [2016]
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    Abstract : There is a growing body of research internationally on place-based learning (PBL) and its contribution to the development of connectedness to the local place, enhancement of ecological awareness and its overall impact on learning. This research conducted in two government primary schools in two different villages situated in the state of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu provides insights into the possibilities for the adoption of PBL in rural schools in India. READ MORE

  5. 5. Should municipalities in Sweden own or rent their public school premises?

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Chanel Braddon; Elin Westergren; [2016]
    Keywords : Public schools; owning; renting; social economic value; Kommunal skola; hyra; äga; samhällsekonomi; investeringsbedömning;

    Abstract : According to the conducted survey the majority of municipalities in Sweden own their municipalschool premises, and only a few municipalities hire that type of premises. The reason whymunicipalities own their schools varies. READ MORE