Citations with the tag: PRIMARY school facilities

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  • SCHOOLS BRIEFING.
     // Glass Age; Sep2005, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p34 

    Reports that Senior Aluminium Systems has supplied its ground floor treatment and high-performance window system for the external envelope of Bridlewood Primary School in Swindon, England. Senior Aluminium's use of the fabrication processes of Dorma UK.

  • Snares and silver bullets: disentangling the construct of formative assessment.
    Rea-Dickins, P.; Gardner, S. // Language Testing; Apr2000, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p215 

    This article explores the nature of formative assessment in a primary (elementary) language learning context. The research is situated in nine inner-city schools where an Early Years Intervention Project is being implemented to address problems of low levels of achievement in English, with...

  • Dr Edward de Bono's six thinking hats and numeracy.
    Paterson, Anne // Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom; Aug2006, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p11 

    The article analyzes how the Six Thinking Hats approach, developed by Edward de Bono, can be used to demonstrate metacognition and metacomputation in the primary classroom. While the approach can be organized into different sequences of any number and in any order, certain sequences work better...

  • A GROUP INTELLIGENCE SCALE FOR PRIMARY GRADES.
    Lowell, Frances // Journal of Applied Psychology; Sep19, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p215 

    The article presents a study on group intelligence scale for primary grades. The study included all the schools in one of the representative counties in Minnesota, for the purpose of finding all cases of subnormality. Simplicity is a significant criterion in the selection of group tests...

  • Learning & exploring the concept of Citizenship.
    Dudgeon, Pam // Ethos; 2009, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p14 

    The article discusses the teaching and learning strategy in civics and citizenship education in primary schools. It provides the series of questions given to students at the Abbotsford Primary School to assess their understanding of citizenships as reference for future teaching and learning...

  • Extra Treasury cash for primary schools whips up BSF speculation.
    Dudgeon, Pam // Public Private Finance; Apr2005, Issue 92, p4 

    The article informs that British Chancellor Gordon Brown this month revealed a pound 9.4bn cash injection for primary schools, in a move which could see a significant expansion of the Building Schools for the Future programme. The capital strategy previously announced for 2005-06 to 2007-08...

  • Equion all set for Swindon schools batch.
    Dudgeon, Pam // Public Private Finance; Apr2005, Issue 92, p5 

    The article informs that Equion Corp. has reached financial close on the pound 71m grouped schools private finance initiative deal for North Swindon. The project, which comprises two secondary schools, three primary schools and two special schools for pupils with severe learning difficulties,...

  • Building confidence in Building Schools.
    Dudgeon, Pam // Public Private Finance; Apr2005, Issue 92, p16 

    The article presents information on the decision to rebuild or refurbish 8,900 primary schools across England over the next 15 years. This must be good news for the public private partnership industry, but the decision may not be as well received by some local authorities. In fact, the market is...

  • Working together for the student.
    Dyer, Samuel Coad // Phi Delta Kappan; Sep98, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p69 

    Presents the author's experiences as a member of the board of trustees of a primary school in Hamilton, New Zealand. Value of the perspective for schools in the United States; Background of the school; New Zealand's national curriculum and political climate; School environment designed for...

  • The Role of Parent Governors in School Governance in Zimbabwe: Perceptions of School Heads, Teachers and Parent Governors.
    Chikoko, Vitallis // International Review of Education / Internationale Zeitschrift f; Mar2008, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p243 

    This paper reports on a study of the role of parent governors in five neighbouring rural primary schools in Zimbabwe. The study proposed that despite the presence of a legal decentralised school governance structure in which parents form the majority, they did not have the capacity to function...

  • Le � Harc�lement Entre Pairs � � L��cole �l�mentaire Tch�que: Une Question D�interpr�tation.
    Kohout-Diaz, Magdalena // International Review of Education / Internationale Zeitschrift f; May/Jun2008, Vol. 54 Issue 3/4, p393 

    �PEER BULLYING� IN CZECH PRIMARY SCHOOLS: A QUESTION OF INTERPRETATION�This article questions adults� reports of an alleged increase in peer bullying at Czech primary schools. A survey on the school climate revealed that the pupils see it as a generally positive one and...

  • OPEN SCHOOLS ON THE BRITISH MODEL.
    Rogers, Vincent R. // Educational Leadership; Feb1972, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p401 

    The article presents the primary schools in Great Britain and discusses their characteristics, which are so much unlike the traditional and formal institutional settings. Informal schools are characterized with mobility of children, acceptance of individuality, children's works are evaluated...

  • Literacy hour working, report suggests.
    Rogers, Vincent R. // Education (14637073); 2/20/2004, Issue 132, p3 

    Reveals that the literacy hour in primary schools has improved pupils' results in GSCE English according to a report by the Centre for Economic Performance, an independent research centre based at the London School of Economics in England. Age of school boys who have improved their performance...

  • Government money to rejuvenate ageing primary schools.
    Rogers, Vincent R. // Education (14637073); 11/24/2006, Issue 248, p3 

    The article reports on the decision of the government of Great Britain to allocate �150 million to rebuild old primary schools in several local authorities in England. The budget allocation is part of the Primary Capital Programme in 2008-2009 which is designed to rebuild 18,000 primary and...

  • Review identifies deficiencies in early years and primary.
    Rogers, Vincent R. // Education (14637073); 12/14/2007, Issue 293, p3 

    This article offers an overview of reports from the Primary Review that have stressed the need for pretend play in the early years and structured talk and peer collaboration in the primary years in Great Britain. Two of the four reports claimed that neither of these are as well developed in...

  • British public must change attitude to maths, claims report.
    Rogers, Vincent R. // Education (14637073); 3/21/2008, Issue 305, p3 

    The article focuses on the interim report of Sir Peter Williams, which claimed that the British attitude towards math is not acceptable and must be changed. Williams recommended that every primary school should have a maths specialist, and that teachers should be required to have more than one...

  • Marketing Strategies for Schools.
    McNally, Jacqueline // Management Services; Aug99, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p24 

    This article reports on marketing strategies for schools. The author remarks that it is important to examine factors that brought about the apotheosis of marketing before any fundamental discussion about marketing in schools. This involves examining how political legislation has impacted upon...

  • BUSINESS ALERT.
    McNally, Jacqueline // Contract Journal; 6/22/2005, Vol. 428 Issue 6530, p27 

    Presents a directory of several projects in the construction industry in Great Britain as of June 22, 2005. Detail planning for flats in Bedford, England; Invitation of bids for earthworks on a part greenfield and brownfield site in East Kilbride, Scotland; Acceptance of bids for a primary...

  • Primary School in China Built By Courage USA Set to Open.
    McNally, Jacqueline // Souvenirs, Gifts, & Novelties; Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p26 

    Reports that the Chaoan Shenglian Primary School in China, which was built by Courage USA, was set to open at the last week of September 2004. Significance of the school on Courage USA.

  • Better Schools in the New Syria.
    Potter, Willis N. // Education; Feb1956, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p367 

    This article discusses the status of education in Syria. Although Syrian education has been generally organized since the founding of the republic the effects of the French system are still apparent in the structure of the present schools. The primary school curriculum in Syria includes...

  • Developing the Teaching of Food Technology in Primary Schools in England through Curriculum Development and Initial Teacher Education.
    Barlex, David; Rutland, Marion // International Journal of Technology & Design Education; May2003, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p171 

    This paper investigates developments in the teaching of food technology introduced as an element of design & technology in the 1990 National Curriculum for Technology in the English primary curriculum for children aged five to eleven years. It reviews briefly the situation for food teaching...

  • The Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST): Sex Differences.
    Williams, Joanna G.; Allison, Carrie; Scott, Fiona J.; Bolton, Patrick F.; Baron-Cohen, Simon; Matthews, Fiona E.; Brayne, Carol // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders; Oct2008, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p1731 

    The Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST) (formally known as the Childhood Asperger Screening Test) identifies autism spectrum conditions by measuring social and communication skills. The present study explored the sex distribution of scores. The CAST was distributed to 11,635 children aged...

  • Primary School Design (Book Review).
    Williams, Joanna G.; Allison, Carrie; Scott, Fiona J.; Bolton, Patrick F.; Baron-Cohen, Simon; Matthews, Fiona E.; Brayne, Carol // Education; Sep/Oct72, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p53 

    Reviews the book 'Primary School Design,' by Malcolm Seaborne.

  • NEW RULES FOR SCHOOLS.
    Harmer, Janet // Caterer & Hotelkeeper; 5/8/2008, Vol. 198 Issue 4526, p37 

    The article informs that meal providers in primary schools of Great Britain, are finalizing their plans for meeting the government's new nutritional standards which are due to become statutory in primary schools. It is reported that a decline in take-up of primary school meals had been arrested...

  • Next Up for Developing Nations: Secondary Schooling.
    Keller, Bess // Education Week; 7/27/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 43, p8 

    The article presents information that parents and other supporters of Nkumari Primary School in Nkubu, Kenya have started to build several new classrooms near the existing school. Just as parents constructed that hill-top building for grades 1-8 years ago, a new generation now wants a secondary...

  • CONTINUITY IN THE MUSIC CURRICULUM IN UPPER PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN VIHIGA DISTRICT, WESTERN PROVINCE KENYA.
    Mutuku, James M.; Odwar, Hellen A. // Problems in Music Pedagogy; Dec2010, Vol. 7, p67 

    The music curriculum reveals that a student begins to learn the basics of music theory at primary school level. These include definition of music, musical elements, identification of clefs and the construction of major and minor scales. A student who has gone through this level is expected to...

  • Primary facilities are councils' duty.
    Mutuku, James M.; Odwar, Hellen A. // Children & Young People Now; 6/11/2008, p10 

    The article reports on the contention of Philip Parker, deputy director of capital strategy at the Department for Children, Schools, and Families (DCSF), regarding the responsibility of local authorities in improving primary school facilities in Great Britain. Parker stated that primary schools...

  • Head cleared of asbestos charge.
    Mutuku, James M.; Odwar, Hellen A. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal; Feb2007, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p4 

    This article discusses a former headmaster who has been acquitted over the charge of allowing the school to be exposed to asbestos. The head master, Phillip Robinson of Silverhill Primary School in Great Britain, was accused of exposing teachers and students to asbestos during a window...

  • Primary School Places in London.
    Coryton, Demitri; Grimmett, Helen; Hargreaves, Arabella; Marshall, Michael; Waterman, Chris // Children's Services Parliamentary Monitor; Mar2009, Issue 29, p172 

    The article focuses on a debate over the lack of primary school places in Great Britain. Parliament member Edward Davey argued that primary education in London, England faces a crisis resulting from the increase in the number of young children needing primary school places. With these...

  • A group of Navajo students on an annual cultural-exchange visit to a private Jewish day school in Los Angeles were barred from visiting the campus.
    Coryton, Demitri; Grimmett, Helen; Hargreaves, Arabella; Marshall, Michael; Waterman, Chris // Education Week; 6/9/1993, Vol. 12 Issue 37, p3 

    The article reports on the prohibition a group of 3rd graders from Chinle Primary School to do an annual cultural-exchange visit of to Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School, a private Jewish day school in Los Angeles, California. The reason is because administrators feared the children might be...

  • Parent Involvement in Inclusive Primary Schools in New Zealand: Implications for Improving Practice and for Teacher Education.
    Coryton, Demitri; Grimmett, Helen; Hargreaves, Arabella; Marshall, Michael; Waterman, Chris // International Journal of Whole Schooling; 2010, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p27 

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  • Teacher Preparation: Implications for the teaching of Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) Curriculum in Botswana Primary Schools.
    Ogwu, N. Edna; Ogwu, J. Francis // Southeastern Teacher Education Journal; Summer2009, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p19 

    Achievement of educational goal and effective implementation of practical oriented curriculum depends on teacher preparation at the foundational level. The aim of this paper is to determine the extent to which primary school teachers teach and are prepared towards the teaching of CAPA...

  • Benefits of BDP's 'beehive' school stack up.
    Ogwu, N. Edna; Ogwu, J. Francis // Building Design; 2/8/2008 Education Supplement, Issue 14, p5 

    The article reports on the innovation and design of the vertical primary school in London, England. The innovative vertical primary school set in six storey of residential tower in the east area of the city. Tony McGuirk, Building Design Partnership (BDP) chairman explains that the vertical...

  • IN BRIEF.
    Ogwu, N. Edna; Ogwu, J. Francis // Building Design; 2/8/2008 Education Supplement, Issue 14, p6 

    The article offers news briefs related to architecture in Great Britain. The Hackney Learning Trust and London Borough commissioned Meadowcroft Griffin Architects to design the Lauriston Primary School. The "Learning Technologies and Schools of the Future," by Rachel Jones looks at how learning...

  • Problems and Practices in Promoting Global Education in Hong Kong Primary Schools: A Case Study.
    Sum-Cho Po; Joe Tin-Yau Lo; Merryfield, Merry // Pacific-Asian Education Journal; 2007, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p43 

    In response to the challenges of globalization, global learning is given special emphasis in the current curriculum reform in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. A new learning strand, Global Understanding and the Information Era, is included in the General Studies curriculum, a core...

  • STEPPING OUT.
    Sum-Cho Po; Joe Tin-Yau Lo; Merryfield, Merry // Community Care; 1/8/2009, Issue 1752, p8 

    The article reports that the older service users from Jewish Care's Stepney community centre in east London, England have joined pupils at the local Osmani primary school to perform a play about life in their area last month. The play titled "Stepping Out in Stepney," was organized by...

  • Ilk�gretimde Demokrasi Egitimine Bir �rnek: Okul �grenci Meclisleri (Elazig Ili �rnegi).
    G�mleksiz, Mehmet Nuri; Kan, Ayse �lk�; C�ro, Elif // Ondokuzmayis University Journal of Education; 2010, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p123 

    The aim of this descriptive study is to determine the opinions of primary school teachers and members of student councils about the efficiency level of the student councils in primary schools. For the purpose of the study, a 20-item Likert-type scale was developed by the researchers. Cronbach...

  • GB Building wins Northumberland deal.
    Warner, Brian // Contract Journal; 9/17/2008, Vol. 444 Issue 6691, p12 

    The article reports on the new contract snatched by the GB Building Solutions which is part of the Northumberland County Council framework agreement in England. The former Gleeson Building has won �15.2 million worth of primary schools work. The schools are Malvins Close and Newsham and New...

  • Bringing energy management to small premises.
    Warner, Brian // Management Services; Apr86, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p25 

    Potterton Energy Controls, an energy management company, has recently announced a new Xyntax, which will make energy management systems a realistic proposition for buildings with fuel bills too low to be considered. The new Xyntax Micro has been developed for small premises including banks,...

  • Moving, at last.
    Warner, Brian // Public Private Finance; 2008 Yearbook Supplement, p9 

    The article reports on educational development achieved by the government for all secondary and primary schools in England. It states that 20 local authorities have reached financial close on �2.8 billion projects including 13 new secondary schools under Building Schools for the Future...

  • Schools quango expands its empire.
    Warner, Brian // Public Private Finance; Sep2008, Issue 126, p7 

    The article reports on the possibility that the Partnerships for Schools (PfS), an agency in charge of Building Schools for the Future, will take over the management of primary school buildings in Great Britain. It is expected that the PfS will make a formal announcement to run the primary...

  • Birthing pains.
    Warner, Brian // Public Private Finance; Sep2008, Issue 126, p32 

    The article focuses on the Primary Capital Programme (PCP) in Great Britain. It relates that the programme has 23 local authorities that beginning to work on pathfinder schemes. Furthermore, the �7 billion programme covers half of the 18,000 primary schools in England for reconstruction or...

  • A process-based assessment framework for technology education: a case study.
    Niekerk, Elsab�; Ankiewicz, Piet; Swardt, Estelle // International Journal of Technology & Design Education; May2010, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p191 

    Over the past few years, educators in South Africa have been subjected to many changes in the educational sphere. Not only was a new approach to education, namely outcomes-based education (OBE) implemented, but the curriculum was also changed and now consists of eight learning areas, some of...

  • Developing a Whole School Approach to Including Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders in a Mainstream Primary School.
    Scott, Ian // Reach; Jan2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p113 

    The process of including children with special educational needs in mainstream classrooms is an ongoing issue for practising teachers. In this article the author explores an approach which engages all of the stakeholders in the process of inclusion while attempting to address the individual...

  • The Case for an Ungraded Primary School Program.
    Connell, Donna Reid // Education Digest; Jan1988, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p40 

    The article discusses a case for an ungraded primary school program. The majority of the United States' schools have provided some relief for struggling first-graders by moving part of the double-whammy curriculum down to kindergarten. For five-year-olds, it is of far greater importance to share...

  • Autism at heart of school plans.
    Donovan, Tristan // Children & Young People Now; 1/9/2008, p35 

    The article focuses on Oaklands Community Primary School, a center designed for autistic children in Yeovil, England. According to the author, the �6.5m given to the Somerset County Council by the Primary Capital Program of the government will be used to fund the construction of the school....

  • News.
    Donovan, Tristan // Primary Teachers; Jan2009, p4 

    The article offers news briefs related to the developments in education in Great Britain. Several primary schools in the country are being acknowledged due to their approach to school dinners. The �300 million programme designed to help bridge the digital divide will provide free computers...

  • Should academies run struggling primary schools?
    Donovan, Tristan // Children & Young People Now; 9/3/2008, p16 

    The article presents views from head teachers concerning the issue on whether academies should run struggling primary schools in Great Britain. David Daniels of Petchey Academy in London, England says that the concept of all-through schools under one management is a good idea. Alison Johnston of...

  • Insider.
    Donovan, Tristan // Primary Teachers; May2009, p6 

    The article features the Cyril Jackson Primary School in Limehouse in London, England. It notes that the school has special wooden story circle or filled railway arches. Its pupils participate with the design of the circle by working with artists at storytime. It points out that each of its...

  • The didactical use of models in realistic mathematics education: An example from a longitudinal trajectory on percentage.
    Heuvel-Panhuizen, Marja Van Den // Educational Studies in Mathematics; 2003, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p9 

    The purpose of this article is to describe how, within the Dutch approach to mathematics education, called Realistic Mathematics Education (RME), models are used to elicit students' growth in understanding of mathematics. First some background information is given about the characteristics of...

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