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American Journal of Educational Research

ISSN (Print): 2327-6126

ISSN (Online): 2327-6150

Editor-in-Chief: Freddie W. Litton

Website: http://www.sciepub.com/journal/EDUCATION

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Comparative Analysis of National and International Approaches and Acuities of Child Labour Within UK, USA, India and Pakistan

1Faculty of Social Sciences, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan


American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, 4(18), 1271-1280
doi: 10.12691/education-4-18-5
Copyright © 2016 Science and Education Publishing

Cite this paper:
Fozia Fatima. Comparative Analysis of National and International Approaches and Acuities of Child Labour Within UK, USA, India and Pakistan. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(18):1271-1280. doi: 10.12691/education-4-18-5.

Correspondence to: Fozia  Fatima, Faculty of Social Sciences, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan. Email: fatimafozia@yahoo.com

Abstract

The work was an attempt to comparatively analyzed a national and international approaches and acuities of child labour within UK, USA, India and Pakistan because legislative authority or legislation helps to a significant range and fundamental raison prevent is convicted for the child labour problem. It was a qualitative study and through thematic analysis and purposive sampling technique, child labour was elaborated in this study. It was found in this study that the member states of the International Labour Organization signed International Child Labour Treaty on 16th June 1999 in Geneva and the United States Senate also ratified Child Labour Treaty and it came into force on 19th November 2000. In India, The New Deal programs focus on regulation that consists of child labour standards, maximum working hours, fair wages, etc. And in United Kingdom for the protection of children, ensuring them the basic rights in large number of laws and in dangerous labour prohibits the use and exploitation of children, while in Pakistan, after the 18th Amendment it has become the responsibility of Provincial Government that is empowered to make the legislation and executive jurisdiction over the matter of labour.

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An Assessment of Grade 8 Geometry Teaching Guide of the K to 12 Basic Education Program Based on Van Hiele Model of Geometric Thinking and Department of Education’s Standards

1Assistant Instructor 3, Saint Mary’s University, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines

2Dean, School of Graduate Studies, Saint Mary’s University, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines


American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, 4(18), 1281-1284
doi: 10.12691/education-4-18-6
Copyright © 2016 Science and Education Publishing

Cite this paper:
Gerome H. Bautista, Dominga C. Valtoribio. An Assessment of Grade 8 Geometry Teaching Guide of the K to 12 Basic Education Program Based on Van Hiele Model of Geometric Thinking and Department of Education’s Standards. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(18):1281-1284. doi: 10.12691/education-4-18-6.

Correspondence to: Gerome  H. Bautista, Assistant Instructor 3, Saint Mary’s University, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. Email: gegerome67@gmail.com

Abstract

Using the descriptive method of research, this study focused on the assessment of the Grade 8 geometry teaching guide of the K to 12 Basic Education Program based on the van Hiele model of geometric thinking and Department of Education’s standards. The four modules of the teaching guide namely: Reasons Behind Reasoning, Triangle Congruence, Inequalities in Triangles, and Parallelism and Perpendicularity were assessed vis-a-vis the levels of thinking: Level 0 (Visualization/Recognition), Level 1 (Analysis), Level 2 (Ordering), Level 3 (Formal Deduction) and Level 4 (Rigor). The learning competencies, instructional activities and assessment tasks were classified according to the levels. Frequencies and percent values were used to analyze the presence of the levels in the teaching guide. In assessing the consistencies, as well as the presence of some features necessary for geometric instruction, DepEd’s levels of assessment or the Knowledge, Process, Understanding and Products (KPUP) framework was used. It was found out that in terms of the model, the teaching guide bordered on Analysis, Ordering and Formal Deduction. Recognition, and Rigor were given less emphasis in the teaching guide. The guide is commendable for the comprehensive presentation of relevant learning activities and its tendency towards the development of higher order thinking skills. However, there were inconsistencies in the use of the DepEd’s KPUP model. It is recommended that the DepEd may consider the use of the model as a framework to develop the teaching guide’s components. It is also recommended that future researchers consider results of the instruction based on students’ van Hiele levels of thinking.

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An Updated Educational System for Cultivating Talented Students in Hydraulic Engineering: Experiences from Chang'an University, China

1School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Chang’an University, No. 126 Yanta Road, Xi’an 710054, China


American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, 4(19), 1285-1288
doi: 10.12691/education-4-19-1
Copyright © 2016 Science and Education Publishing

Cite this paper:
Peiyue Li, Hui Qian, Jianhua Wu. An Updated Educational System for Cultivating Talented Students in Hydraulic Engineering: Experiences from Chang'an University, China. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(19):1285-1288. doi: 10.12691/education-4-19-1.

Correspondence to: Peiyue  Li, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Chang’an University, No. 126 Yanta Road, Xi’an 710054, China. Email: lipy2@163.com, peiyueli@chd.edu.cn

Abstract

Some new situations in China due to student-expansion policy, lack of experienced teachers and inadequate financial support have urged a reform or an update to the old educational system so that talented students in various disciplines can be cultivated. This study reported an updated educational system for cultivating talented students in Hydraulic Engineering. This system was updated in three main parts: updating education concept, establishing integrated practical training system, and improving teaching approaches. After implementation of the updated system, fruitful achievements have been obtained in the university in the field of Hydraulic Engineering education. Experiences and practical applications proved that the updated system is more efficient and effective to cultivate talented students in Hydraulic Engineering. The system reported in this study may be adopted by other universities in China to cultivate talented students in Hydraulic Engineering and related disciplines.

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