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pupil–teacher ratio

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

The number of pupils in a class or school divided by the number of teachers. In a maintained primary school the number of teachers employed will be based largely on the number of pupils on...

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pupil–teacher ratio

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

The number of pupils in a class or school divided by the number of teachers. In a maintained primary school the number of teachers employed will be based largely on the number of pupils on...

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pupil–teacher ratio

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 244 words.

The number of pupils in a class or school divided by the number of teachers. In a maintained primary school

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pupil–teacher ratio

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 244 words.

The number of pupils in a class or school divided by the number of teachers. In a *maintained *

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team teaching

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

A strategy which involves two or more teachers working simultaneously with the same group of learners. This might be employed for practical reasons in particularly large classes when the...

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field trip

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

An organized visit for pupils or students under teacher supervision for the purpose of carrying out a field study or some activity relevant to their curriculum. Such trips might take the...

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class

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

1 A collective noun for learners, used to refer to a group of pupils or students taught together. Used in this sense, we find such expressions as ‘top of the class’ and ‘class...

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bulge

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

A sharp rise in the number of pupils or students reaching a particular stage in the education system at any one time. It was coined as a term to describe the demographic phenomenon...

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Elementary and Higher Education

Archana Dholakia and Ravindra Dholakia.

in The Making of Miracles in Indian States

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics. 3781 words.

This chapter reviews the trends in educational spread, qualitative aspects of primary education and problems and prospects of higher education in the state. State policies have resulted in...

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active learning

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

Learning which encourages the pupil or student to engage actively with what is being learned through activities such as group discussion, role play, or experimentation, rather than...

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Caterpillar to Butterfly

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar.

in The Holy Grail

September 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology. 30892 words.

This chapter attempts an objective appraisal of what DPEP accomplished and what it did not, describes the transformation of DPEP into Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), and outlines the common...

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Attainment in secondary school

L Feinstein and J Symons.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics. 0 words.

We estimate an education production function in which attainment depends upon parental inputs, peer group inputs, and schooling inputs. We find that parenting is much more important than...

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Determinants of Grade 12 Pass Rates in the Post-<i>Apartheid</i> South African Schooling System

Haroon Bhorat and Morne Oosthuizen.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2009; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Economic Development. 10336 words.

This paper utilises an educational production function approach on post-apartheid data that include both schooling and community-level information, in order to empirically estimate the key...

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class size

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

Recent research designed to discover whether there is a correlation between the number of learners in a class and levels of attainment has produced conflicting findings. Common sense...

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Price and Real Output Measures for the Education Function of Government Exploratory Estimates for Primary and Secondary Education

Edited by Barbara M. Fraumeni, Marshall Reinsdorf, Brooks B. Robinson and Matthew P. Williams.

in Price Index Concepts and Measurement

February 2010; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 13375 words.

This chapter describes the extension of price measurement to the difficult area of government-provided education services. These education services are provided without explicit charge to...

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Factors associated with psychiatric morbidity in Spanish schoolteachers

Obdulia Moreno-Abril, Juan de Dios Luna-del-Castillo, Carmen Fernández-Molina, Dolores Jurado, Manuel Gurpegui, Pablo Lardelli-Claret and Ramón Gálvez-Vargas.

in Occupational Medicine

May 2007; p ublished online March 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 3921 words.

Background The relationship between psychiatric morbidity and characteristics of the work environment has been well-documented, and one of the professional groups in which...

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Apartheid's Enduring Legacy: Inequalities in Education

Servaas van der Berg.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 8706 words.

This paper provides a broad overview of the economic dimensions of the educational situation in South Africa a decade after the political transition. An important question is whether...

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Religion in the European Public Square and in European Public Life—Crucifixes in the Classroom?

Dominic McGoldrick.

in Human Rights Law Review

September 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 26752 words.

This article has two central objectives. First, to critique the proper place of religion in the public square of modern European secular societies. Secondly, to critique the proper role of...

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The Infant Index: a new outcome measure for pre-school children's services

AS Rigby, C Sanderson, MF Desforges, G Lindsay and DMB Hall.

in Journal of Public Health

June 1999; p ublished online June 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Background The evaluation of community services for pre-school children is hampered by the lack of valid and routinely available outcome measures. This study examines the use...

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