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Bosio, Emiliano; Torres, Carlos Alberto – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
This paper presents a remarkable conversation with Carlos Alberto Torres about Global Citizenship Education (GCE) in relation to research, teaching, and learning in the USA. Torres is a Distinguished Professor of Education, UNESCO UCLA Chair on Global Learning and Global Citizenship Education, UCLA and Founding Director of the Paulo Freire…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational Theories, Global Approach, College Faculty
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Tiainen, Katariina; Leiviskä, Anniina; Brunila, Kristiina – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2019
This paper provides a reinterpretation of Paulo Freire's philosophy of hope and suggests that this interpretation may function as a fruitful ground for democratic education that aims to contest the prevailing neoliberal 'common sense'. The paper defines hope as a democratic virtue required for resisting the discursive practises and affective…
Descriptors: Democracy, Educational Philosophy, Ethics, Neoliberalism
Kubow, Patricia K., Ed.; Blosser, Allison H., Ed. – Symposium Books, 2016
With chapter contributions from seminal scholars in the field of comparative and international education (CIE), this book examines the ways in which comparative education is being taught, or advocated for, in teacher education within higher education institutions worldwide. A particular concern raised by the authors--in locations as diverse as…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Barriers
Torres, Carlos Alberto – Teachers College Press, 2009
Spanning an extraordinary 30-year career, this book collects seminal essays by critical theorist Carlos Alberto Torres. Torres is among the foremost scholars devoted to interpreting the work of Paulo Freire and has done much over the years to raise the visibility of Freire's contribution to educational theory. In addition, he has helped to…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, International Education, Educational Sociology, Cultural Pluralism
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Gouramanis, Chris; MoralesRamirez, Carlos Alberto – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2021
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction develops and implements strategies to reduce disaster risks and can be used as a pedagogical tool to improve knowledge of natural hazards. From an early age, individuals can contribute positively to natural hazard mitigation and this is supported by research conducted in schools in countries like…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Natural Disasters, Risk Management, Undergraduate Students
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Torres, Carlos Alberto; Bosio, Emiliano – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2020
This article-dialogue addresses current criticisms of global citizenship and challenges frequent misinterpretations of Global Citizenship Education (GCE), while discussing what it means to educate for critical global citizenry in an increasingly multicultural world. It starts by considering the phenomena of globalization and the UN Global…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Global Education, Peace, Educational Objectives
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Torres, Carlos Alberto; Tarozzi, Massimiliano – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
Multiculturalism burst in Asia with the winds of globalisation. Fuelled by immigration, cultural hybridity and normative regimes from multilateral and bilateral organisations, multiculturalism is a new challenge for Asian economies, their politics of culture and their higher education institutions. Moreover, although heavily implemented from the…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Social Justice, Multicultural Education, Learning Experience
Arnove, Robert F., Ed.; Torres, Carlos Alberto, Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2007
This book brings together many of the outstanding scholars in the field of comparative and international education to provide new perspectives on the dynamic interplay of global, national, and local forces as they shape the functioning and outcomes of education systems in specific contexts. Various chapters in the book call for a rethinking of the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Social Change, Outcomes of Education
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Tirado Taipe, Carlos Alberto; Wassermann, Johan – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2020
This article sets out to understand what the views of Ruvimbo, a Black female student teacher, are on the role of the university, and how and why these views emerged. The social philosophy of higher education of Ronald Barnett was used as a theoretical framework, and arts-informed methods such as drawings and photovoice, were used for data…
Descriptors: Females, Student Teachers, Student Attitudes, School Role
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Torres, Carlos Alberto – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2015
This article discusses some of the generalized analyses of adult learning education, mostly informed by technocratic thinking, highlighting perceived trends in adult learning education between CONFINTEA V and CONFITEA VI. Those trends could be understood as challenges. Employing a political sociology of adult learning education as a critique of…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Education, Politics of Education, Educational Sociology
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Torres, Carlos Alberto – European Journal of Education, 2015
This article focuses on the role of global universities and globalisations in an age of global interdependence and cosmopolitanism. Competing agendas that result from actions and reactions to multiple globalisations are considered in relation to global citizenship education. These agendas are crucial in understanding dilemmas of the local and the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Global Education, Universities, Citizenship
Torres, Carlos Alberto – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2015
Any study linking terms such as global education, internationalization, and global citizenship facing the dilemmas of local and global tensions, invariably has to address the questions of globalizations and neoliberalism, two concepts and two global movements that define our time and age, the age of interdependence. Neoliberal globalization, as I…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Global Education, Citizenship Education, Competition
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Fernandes, Geraldo W. Rocha; Rodrigues, António M.; Ferreira, Carlos Alberto – Research in Science Education, 2020
This article aims to characterise the research on science teachers' professional development programs that support the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and the main trends concerning the theoretical frameworks (theoretical foundation, literature review or background) that underpin these studies. Through a systematic review…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Science Teachers, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Research
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Rojas-Kramer, Carlos Alberto; Moreno-García, Elena; Venegas-Martínez, Francisco – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2020
The study aimed to measure the level of anxiety towards mathematics in high school students and if they differs by gender and institution. For this, the scale designed by Muñoz-Cantero and Mato-Vázquez (2007) was applied to 536 Mexican students from three different institutions in the public sector. This instrument is divided into five factors:…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Predictor Variables, Foreign Countries, High School Students
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Bandala, Carlos Alberto Jiménez; Andrade, Luis Antonio – Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, 2017
This article aims to identify the level of incidence of social and economic variables on education, considering the existence of a cumulative circular causation, in order to point out public policy recommendations to improve people's well-being and thus increase Indicators of development, especially in educational matters. An econometric analysis…
Descriptors: Poverty, Economic Factors, Public Policy, Well Being
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