Citations with the tag: PRIMARY school facilities
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- Formative research on the feasibility of hygiene interventions for influenza control in UK primary schools.
Schmidt, Wolf-Peter; Wloch, Catherine; Biran, Adam; Curtis, Val; Mangtani, Punam // BMC Public Health; 2009, Vol. 9, p390
Background: Interventions to increase hand washing in schools have been advocated as a means to reduce the transmission of pandemic influenza and other infections. However, the feasibility and acceptability of effective school-based hygiene interventions is not clear. Methods: A pilot study in...
- GLOUCESTER BUSINESS PARK ADDS CLASS.
Schmidt, Wolf-Peter; Wloch, Catherine; Biran, Adam; Curtis, Val; Mangtani, Punam // Estates Gazette; 2/9/2008, Issue 805, p68
This article reports on the donation of the Gloucester Business Park, owned by Goodman, to Brockworth Primary School to support the local school's efforts to install new equipment to revitalize its playground. The school has used the funding to purchase a wobble log balance beam, a sloping...
- Barnsley Primary Schools PFI.
Schmidt, Wolf-Peter; Wloch, Catherine; Biran, Adam; Curtis, Val; Mangtani, Punam // Public Private Finance; May2008 Supplement, p23
The article provides information on the primary schools project in Barnsley, England. It states that under the Â£48.2 million, 13 new primary schools have been delivered, which accommodate 4,200 pupils. Moreover, it mentions that a strong relationship has developed between the partners that...
- EXTENDED SCHOOL FOCUS.
Schmidt, Wolf-Peter; Wloch, Catherine; Biran, Adam; Curtis, Val; Mangtani, Punam // Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd; 10/16/2008, p16
The article focuses on the Stokesley Community Primary School in North Yorkshire, England. The school has 463 pupils aged three to eleven. It offers services for out-of-school children, breakfast, after-school clubs plus holiday care and nursery and pre-school on site. The school provides...
- A school in a room.
Schmidt, Wolf-Peter; Wloch, Catherine; Biran, Adam; Curtis, Val; Mangtani, Punam // Leadership in Focus; Summer2013, Issue 32, p6
The article reports on the accommodation of forty-one children in grades one to four in the same classroom at the Government Urdu Lower Primary School in Kolikeri, Karnataka.
Schmidt, Wolf-Peter; Wloch, Catherine; Biran, Adam; Curtis, Val; Mangtani, Punam // Planning (14672073); 5/6/2011, Issue 1908, p26
The article presents key development decisions on various sectors in Great Britain. It mentions the move of a reporter to block the reconstruction of a small hydroelectricity plant in north-east Scotland. It also declines the retention of wire mesh perimeter fencing at a primary school due to...
- Dear prudenceâ€¦.
McHugh, Joseph // Public Finance; 9/10/2004, p22
Focuses on the use of the prudential borrowing system by Glasgow City Council to fund the transformation of primary schools in Scotland. Finance for capital projects; Number of new primary schools for construction; Background information about the prudential borrowing system.
- MPs call for more early learning places.
Russell, Vivienne // Public Finance; 9/10/2004, p10
Reports on the appeal of the Members of Parliament regarding the addition of early learning places in Great Britain . Prevalence of parents facing difficulties in accessing childcare and preschool places; Establishment of a standard ratio on the number of children per school; Demand from parents...
- Intelligent learning.
Russell, Vivienne // AV Magazine; Apr2011, Special section p23
The article offers information on the use of Ground FX system from interactive technology company GestureTek at Portsdown Primary & Early Years School in Portsmouth, England that encourages better communication and more animated response to children with language and speech disorders.
- Free breakfasts in schools: design and conduct of a cluster randomised controlled trial of the Primary School Free Breakfast Initiative in Wales [ISRCTN18336527].
Moore, Laurence; Moore, Graham F.; Tapper, Katy; Lynch, Rebecca; Desousa, Carol; Hale, Janine; Roberts, Chris; Murphy, Simon // BMC Public Health; 2007, Vol. 7, p258
Background: School-based breakfast provision is increasingly being seen as a means of improving educational performance and dietary behaviour amongst children. Furthermore, recognition is growing that breakfast provision offers potential as a means of addressing social inequalities in these...
- News in Brief.
Moore, Laurence; Moore, Graham F.; Tapper, Katy; Lynch, Rebecca; Desousa, Carol; Hale, Janine; Roberts, Chris; Murphy, Simon // Strad; Oct98, Vol. 109 Issue 1302, p1042
Presents several news briefs pertaining to music. Status of the proposal of the Internet Viola Society to create a newsgroup devoted to chamber music; Dismissal of entertainer Madonna as the lead role in a film directed by Wes Craven; Confirmation of Great Britain's Department for Education and...
- On the ball.
Ward, Lucy // Primary Teachers; Jul2009, p22
The article evaluates the services offered by the Burrowmoor Primary School in Cambridgeshire, England.
- Could do better?
Gardner, Charlotte // Gramophone; Feb2010, Vol. 87 Issue 1054, p53
The article discusses music education schemes in Great Britain. As of February 2010, 80 percent of primary schools in the country are signed up to Sing Up!, an initiative launched in 2007 to get every primary school in England singing everyday. In September 2009, the British Government has...
- 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...
- Le ï¿½ Harcï¿½lement Entre Pairs ï¿½ ï¿½ Lï¿½ï¿½cole ï¿½lï¿½mentaire Tchï¿½que: Une Question Dï¿½interprï¿½tation.
Kohout-Diaz, Magdalena // International Review of Education / Internationale Zeitschrift f; May/Jun2008, Vol. 54 Issue 3/4, p393
ï¿½PEER BULLYINGï¿½ IN CZECH PRIMARY SCHOOLS: A QUESTION OF INTERPRETATIONï¿½This article questions adultsï¿½ 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 ï¿½150 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...
- 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...
- Primary School Design (Book Review).
Barlex, David; Rutland, Marion // Education; Sep/Oct72, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p53
Reviews the book 'Primary School Design,' by Malcolm Seaborne.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Ilkï¿½gretimde Demokrasi Egitimine Bir ï¿½rnek: Okul ï¿½grenci Meclisleri (Elazig Ili ï¿½rnegi).
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...
- Moving, at last.
G�mleksiz, Mehmet Nuri; Kan, Ayse �lk�; C�ro, Elif // 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 Â£2.8 billion projects including 13 new secondary schools under Building Schools for the Future (BSF)....
- Schools quango expands its empire.
G�mleksiz, Mehmet Nuri; Kan, Ayse �lk�; C�ro, Elif // 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.
G�mleksiz, Mehmet Nuri; Kan, Ayse �lk�; C�ro, Elif // 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 Â£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 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...
- Classroom interaction as reflection: Learning and teaching mathematics in a community of inquiry.
Elbers, Ed // Educational Studies in Mathematics; 2003, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p77
This article aims to contribute to the theory of mathematics instruction by highlighting and analysing Leen Streefland's work as a teacher in a primary school. Core ideas of Streefland's are discussed as part of a recent wave of educational innovations using the idea of learning communities. I...
- Capacity building for school improvement: a case study of a New Zealand primary school.
Stringer, Patricia // Educational Research for Policy & Practice; 2009, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p153
Capacity building is now mentioned synonymously with school improvement in much of the literature with an absence of debate on the implications of political, social and economic trends. This article explores capacity building in one low decile, multicultural, New Zealand primary school. The...
- Primary fund 'inadequate.'.
Morton, Katy // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd); 7/23/2009, Vol. 109 Issue 4179, p8
The article presents the views of London Councils, a cross-party lobbying organisation, on the funding allocated by the government of Great Britain to increase the number of primary schools in London, England. London Councils believes that the 200 million British pounds allocated to build...
- DEVELOPING NUMERACY IN PRIMARY SCHOOL. ERROR PATTERNS IN ADDITION.
Marchis, Iuliana // Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Psychologia-Paedagogia; 2009, Vol. 1, p143
In this article we study error patterns related with the addition of natural numbers, and also methods of overcoming the identified mistakes. For the research 74 primary school teachers were asked to write down, which kind of error patterns related with addition they have identified in their...
- REFLEXION OF UNCONVENTIONAL MATHEMATICAL ACTIVITIES AT PRIMARY SCHOOL.
Dofkov�, Radka; Nov�kas, Bohumilas // Pedagogy Studies / Pedagogika; 2009, Issue 93, p82
The paper summarizes the experiences ascertained during a project introducing unconventional activities into the real environment of mathematical lessons at primary school. Partial results of a survey focused on the interest in the opinions about, and attitudes towards, mathematics as a school...
- "When I hear the Word Book I am Getting Nervous": What Greek Primary School Pupils Believe about Books.
Kyridis, Argyris; Souliotis, Mimis; Golia, Paraskevi; Kassidou, Stella; Drosos, Evagelos // International Journal of the Book; 2007, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p85
On a daily basis, pupils work with books they are forced to read and, less frequently, with books, which they choose themselves. Nonetheless, it seems to be a commonplace to accept that children read books as a result of the rather hard pressure exerted on them by their parents and school. In...
- The natural answer to school improvement.
McNish, Hugh // School Leadership Today; 2012, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p102
The article offers information on natural play area project at a primary school in Glasgow, Scotland. It mentions that the project was funded by the Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) and Glasgow City Council that worth around 65000 pounds. It includes that the project evolved as way that made a...
- Document Digest.
McNish, Hugh // Education Journal; Nov2005, Issue 90, p27
This article presents information on various government publications related to education in Great Britain. The Department for Education and Skills has published the document "Improving the Higher Education Applications Process." This document represents a number of changes which can enhance the...
- Weekly PQs - Wales.
McNish, Hugh // EPM Weekly Bulletin; 1/24/2005, Issue 202, p75
This article reports on written parliamentary questions on education in the Welsh Assembly. The Minister for Education and Lifelong Earning, Jane Davidson informs that there are well established procedures for dealing with statutory proposals such as Powys County Council's proposal to close...