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Chile, Love M.; Black, Xavier M. – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2015
Corporatisation of universities has drawn parallels between contemporary universities and business corporations, and extended analysis of corporate social responsibility to universities. This article reports on a case study of university-community engagement with schools and school communities through youth engagement programmes to enhance…
Descriptors: Case Studies, School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Social Responsibility
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Mac-lean, Claudia; Vargas, Luis Santiago; Uribe, Gonzalo; Aldea, Cristian; Lares, Lorna; Mercado, Oscar – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a panoramic and systematic view of 10 Sustainable Campus Network (SCN) universities' internal entities in charge of the sustainability effort -- such as offices, committees, units, programs, or other, showing how some institutions have gained increasing deployment and momentum. However, their…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Campuses, Networks, Universities
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Aravena, Felipe; Madrid, Romina – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
The purpose of this paper is to identify and describe the types, frequency and intensity of conflicts reported by school principals in Chile. This paper is based on a quantitative study collecting conflicts reported by school principals (n=395) though an online survey. Results indicated parents and families are sources of the most intense and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Role, Leadership Responsibility
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Howard, Adam; Pine, Jamie; Muench, Weston; Peck, Sarah – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
The ways in which elite schools in Chile reproduce power and privilege within the nation's highly inequitable schooling system are largely ignored by researchers and the general public. In this article, the authors address this gap by identifying and exploring the primary class strategies that an elite school employs to secure their elite status.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Selective Admission, Power Structure, Social Stratification
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Espinoza, Oscar; González, Luis; McGinn, Noel; Castillo, Dante – Education and Urban Society, 2020
The provision of "alternative" education is increasingly common in the countries of the world, but highly varied in its forms and coverage. In its commitment to provide education for all to age 18, Chile recently expanded its system of schools for teenage dropouts and has funded research on how best to educate these youth. This article,…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Dropouts
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Gubbins, Verónica; Otero, Gabriel – Educational Review, 2020
This article examines the impact of educational expectations, perceived self-efficacy, and the information transmitted by the school on parental involvement at home and at school. A survey was administered to a representative sample of 672 parents and guardians of students attending primary schools located in Santiago, Chile. The analyses…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy
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Sevilla, María-Paola; Farías, Mauricio – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
One of the most salient characteristics of the recent evolution of Chilean higher education system is its rapid expansion. Conversely, the competencies required for the workforce have been slower to emerge. This paper examines the incidence of qualification and skill mismatches across different populations, across age groups, gender, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adults, Job Skills, Employment Qualifications
Santiago, Paulo; Fiszbein, Ariel; Jaramillo, Sandra García; Radinger, Thomas – OECD Publishing, 2017
This country review report for Chile provides, from an international perspective, an independent analysis of major issues facing the use of school resources in Chile, current policy initiatives, and possible future approaches. The report serves three purposes: i) to provide insights and advice to Chilean education authorities; ii) to help other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Resources, Comparative Analysis, Educational Finance
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Gurr, David – School Leadership & Management, 2019
The paper brings together for the first time a sequence of six studies, from the one university faculty, on middle leaders from Australia, Chile and Singapore. All studies followed a consistent approach using multiple-perspective interviews. Middle leaders were seen to be key personnel in improving teaching and learning, and when they have…
Descriptors: Middle Management, School Administration, Foreign Countries, Expectation
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Aravena, Felipe – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2019
The darker side of leadership is unexplored. To help fill this gap, this study focuses on the subordinate's perspective of destructive leadership behaviors. The purpose of this article is to identify the most frequent destructive leadership behaviors in small elementary schools in Chile through a qualitative approach. According to the data,…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Elementary Schools, Leadership Styles, Communication Skills
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Aravena, Felipe; Quiroga, Marta – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2019
Scholars have produced a substantial body of research to analyze how school leaders can change their schools in challenging circumstances to improve organizational conditions, professional relationships, teaching and learning practices, and student outcomes. The main purpose of this paper is to analyze the complex structure of leadership in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Role, School Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership
Pont, Beatriz; Montt, Guillermo; Albiser, Etienne; Zapata, Juliana; Fraccola, Sylvain – OECD Publishing, 2013
This policy profile on education in Chile is part of the "Education Policy Outlook" series, which presents comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. Building on the OECD's substantial comparative and sectoral knowledge base, the series offers a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Educational Policy, Equal Education
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Acuña Collado, Violeta; Ramos Concha, Gabriel – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2021
Based on case study research, this article analyzes a specific example of youth and adult prison education in Chile from the perspective of the movement for human rights.
Descriptors: Adult Education, Civil Rights, Youth, Adults
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Sandoval, Luis; Ormazábal, María – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2021
In recent decades in Chile, generic skills have been made explicit in the graduation profiles and curricula of all programs of higher education institutions, following global trends that relate to labor market expectations on the employability of graduates. The institutional characteristics, mission, educational model, and institutional seal…
Descriptors: Soft Skills, Skill Development, Employment Potential, Education Work Relationship
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Valiente, Oscar; Sepúlveda, Leandro; Zancajo, Adrián – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2021
Mainstream approaches in comparative education have paid more attention to trends in donors' priorities than to policy processes in recipient countries, overlooking the agency of national governments in the institutional configuration of vocational education and training (VET) in developing contexts. Drawing on constructivist political economy and…
Descriptors: Educational History, Vocational Education, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
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