Emerald Open Research: Volume 1 Issue 3 , Open Access


Table of contents - Special Issue: Quality Education for All

Secondary school teachers' perception of quality management practices in Ethiopia: implications for quality education for all

Aklilu Alemu

Background: Most children in low-income countries complete their elementary education with low competency in essential reading, writing, and arithmetic skills. Besides, about 250…


Experiences and perspectives regarding challenge-based learning in online sustainability education

Julia Kasch, Margien Bootsma, Veronique Schutjens, Frans van Dam, Arjan Kirkels, Frans Prins, Karin Rebel

In this opinion article, the authors share their experiences with and perspectives on course design requirements and barriers when applying challenge-based learning (CBL) in an…

Graduate employability in Ghana: embedding social enterprise skills within the higher education framework

Ernest Christian Winful, Michael Snowden, Jamie P. Halsall, Josiah Nii Adu Quaye, Denis Hyams-Ssekasi, Frank Frimpong Opuni, Emelia Ohene Afriyie, Elikem Chosniel Ocloo, Kofi Opoku-Asante

Levels of unemployment and environmental challenges make social entrepreneurship and social enterprise very important for the sustainability of society. Higher education has…

Accelerating sustainable development goals in the wake of COVID-19: the role of higher education institutions in South Africa

Michael Takudzwa Pasara, David Mhlanga

Background: Educational institutions are strategic tools in disseminating knowledge on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) since education is an effective developmental tool. All…

Integrating sustainability into higher education curricula: Saudi Vision 2030

Marzoq Bataeineh, Omer Aga

Higher education institutions play a crucial role in pursuing a more sustainable future. Research in sustainable development education (SDE) has grown dramatically in the last two…

Exploring the current context for professional learning networks, the conditions for their success, and research needs moving forwards

Chris Brown

The emergence of networks within education has been driven by a number of factors, including: the complex nature of the issues facing education, which are typically too great for…

Challenges in developing university–industry relationship: quantitative evidence from higher education institutions in the UAE

Abhilasha Singh

Background and objective: The lack of human and intellectual resources and capital has affected the survival of different industries and organizations in this globally competitive…

Extending the concept of research impact literacy: levels of literacy, institutional role and ethical considerations

Julie Bayley, David Phipps

Building on the concept of “impact literacy” established in a previous paper from Bayley and Phipps, here we extend the principles of impact literacy in light of further insights…

Impact by design: planning your research impact in 7Cs

Niall Sreenan, Saba Hinrichs-Krapels, Alexandra Pollitt, Sarah Rawlings, Jonathan Grant, Benedict Wilkinson, Ross Pow, Emma Kinloch

Although supporting and assessing the non-academic “impact” of research are not entirely new developments in higher education, academics and research institutions are under…

Demographic factors, attitude and knowledge of persons with special needs towards COVID-19 in Nigeria: implications for counselling and social policy

Kelechi Uchemadu Lazarus, David Adebayo Oluwole

This study investigated demographic factors, attitude and knowledge of persons with special needs towards COVID-19 in Nigeria between 12 May and 25 May 2020. This cross-sectional…

COVID-19: our last teachable moment

Gerard Hastings

COVID-19 is bringing hardship and tragedy. Health workers are having to take appalling risks; loved ones are being lost; lockdown is causing great distress. And, as always in…

A data transformation process for using Benford's Law with bounded data

Daniel McCarville

Benford's Law is an empirical observation about the frequency of digits in a variety of naturally occurring data sets. Auditors and forensic scientists have used Benford's Law to…

Integrating education for sustainable development into a higher education institution: beginning the journey

Richard Howarth, Tabani Ndlovu, Sihle Ndlovu, Petra Molthan-Hill, Helen Puntha

Much of the current literature on integrating sustainability into HEIs is focussed on why HEIs should embrace sustainable development (SD) and what is still missing or hindering…

An examination of cross-cultural experiences on developing culturally responsive teacher candidates

Nakeshia N. Williams, Brian K. Williams, Stephanie Jones-Fosu, Tyrette Carter

As the P-12 student landscape continues to grow in cultural and linguistic diversity, teacher preparation programs have yet to adequately prepare teacher candidates' teaching and…

Open access in low- and middle-income countries: attitudes and experiences of researchers

Andy Nobes, Siân Harris

Open access (OA) is often considered as particularly beneficial to researchers in the global south. However, research into awareness of and attitudes to OA has been largely…

Validating the use of the 24-item long version and the 12-item short version of the Teachers' Sense of Efficacy Scale (TSES) for measuring teachers' self-efficacy in Macao (SAR) for inclusive education

Elisa Monteiro, Chris Forlin

Validation of the Teachers' Sense of Efficacy Scale (TSES) for use with teachers in Macao (SAR) was undertaken to determine its usefulness as a measure of teacher self-efficacy…

Rise in higher education researchers and academic publications

W.M. To, Billy T.W. Yu

Background: How many higher education researchers are there in the world? How many academic articles are published by researchers each year? This paper aims to answer these two…

Teachers as educational change agents: what do we currently know? Findings from a systematic review

Chris Brown, Robert White, Anthony Kelly

Change agents are individuals who can successfully transform aspects of how organisations operate. In education, teachers as change agents are increasingly seen as vital to the…



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