The Role of Teacher Professional Development in Financial Literacy Education: A Systematic Literature Review

Publication date: Available online 4 December 2018Source: Educational Research ReviewAuthor(s): Boukje Compen, Kristof De Witte, Wouter SchelfhoutAbstractThis paper examines the elements essential to effective teacher professional development (TPD) in financial literacy education by means of a systematic literature review. We provide a theoretical underpinning for the literature review by proposing a revised presentation of an existing general TPD model. Our results provide insight into the student learning goals in financial literacy education, the desirable teaching behaviour, the required teacher quality and the contextual factors that play a role. However, our findings also suggest a lack of studies that systematically investigate whether and how TPD initiatives enhance the effect of financial education on students’ financial literacy. Furthermore, existing literature fails to provide insight in how the six key features of TPD should be implemented to optimize its effectiveness.
Source: Educational Research Review - Category: Child Development Source Type: research

Related Links:

In conclusion, BLU-5937 was selected as a drug candidate for the treatment of chronic cough due to its high potency and selectivity for P2X3 homotrimeric receptors, strong anti-tussive effects, excellent tolerability and predicted pharmacokinetic properties in humans.
Source: Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionThe SOS presents nearly as good as the SOFA score, to predict mortality among sepsis patients admitted to the ICU. The early warning score is another, alternative tool to use for risk stratification and sepsis screening for ICU sepsis patients.
Source: Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusions: Echogenicity of a pleural effusion has a low specificity for identifying an underlying exudate, and the echogenic qualities of the fluid should not influence clinical decision-making.Respiration
Source: Respiration - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Source: MRC Funding Opportunities - Category: Research Source Type: funding
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology researchers reveal atomic structures of the abnormal tau filaments associated with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a head injury-associated neurodegenerative disease, differ in structure from those seen in Alzheimer’s disease.
Source: Medical Research Council General News - Category: Research Source Type: news
ConclusionsThese findings indicate that the neural effects of AUD vary according to severity. Our results emphasize the utility of resting state fMRI as a neuroimaging biomarker for quantitative clinical evaluation of AUD.
Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 March 2019Source: NeuroImage: ClinicalAuthor(s): Jason A. Martin, Nadine Zimmermann, Lukas Scheef, Jakob Jankowski, Sebastian Paus, Hans H. Schild, Thomas Klockgether, Henning BoeckerAbstractMany studies have used functional magnetic resonance imaging to unravel the neuronal underpinnings of motor system abnormalities in Parkinson's disease, indicating functional inhibition at the level of basal ganglia-thalamo-cortical motor networks. The study aim was to extend the characterization of functional motor changes in Parkinson's Disease by dissociating between two phases of action (i.e. m...
Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
ConclusionsA clinically relevant model of PTA of venous stenosis in mice was created. PTA-treated vessels had increased lumen vessel area and WSS. The alterations in tissue markers of vascular remodeling, tissue hypoxia, proliferation, and cell death may be implications for future design of drug and device development.
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
ConclusionWEB shape modification was observed in more than half of cases but with no influence regarding adequate occlusion rate. This quantitative approach of WSM highlights that this phenomenon appears to be early and progressive over time. This supports the hypothesis that WSM could be more probably related to aneurysm healing rather than external compression.
Source: Journal of Neuroradiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
AI limitations, no-show cures, and more in this month's radiology comics.  
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Automation Radiology Comics Source Type: news
More News: Child Development | Education | Learning | Professional Development | Students | Study | Teachers | Teaching | Universities & Medical Training