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de Azevedo, Mário Luiz Neves – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2014
Over the past two decades regional agreements have become more significant in educational and training. This paper situates and analyses the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), the Bologna Process and the Lisbon Strategy and explores their influence on the integration of higher education systems in Mercosur (the Southern Common Market of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, Higher Education, National Standards
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Alliaud, Andrea; Feeney, Silvina María – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2015
Over the last decades, teachers have often been identified as 'key' players for the improvement of education systems. The successive waves of reform taking place in Latin America since the 1990s have aimed at initial and continuous teacher training. The main changes intended to improve the quality and lengthen the duration of initial teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Educational Change, Educational Quality
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Verger, Antoni; Hermo, Javier Pablo – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2010
The article analyses two processes of higher education regionalisation, MERCOSUR-Educativo in Latin America and the Bologna Process in Europe, from a comparative perspective. The comparative analysis is centered on the content and the governance of both processes and, specifically, on the reasons of their uneven evolution and implementation. We…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Governance
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Parton, Brent T. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2011
Strategies aiming to foster social cohesion seek to enhance predictability and trust among heterogeneous actors. Although undoubtedly nation-states remain the dominant context for examining social cohesion, in Europe and in South America, nation-states have formed regional organizations to support political stability and economic cooperation in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, Social Integration, Maintenance
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Larrechea, Enrique Martinez; Castro, Adriana Chiancone – Policy Futures in Education, 2009
This article attempts to analyze the main tendencies of the higher education systems and policies within the Mercosur, a regional bloc composed by Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. The article discusses some global trends and describes the process of educational integration in the Mercosur as well as the higher education systems of each of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Perrotta, Daniela; Alonso, Mauro – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2020
This article assesses international partnerships by observing research collaboration dynamics of International Relations research groups of MERCOSUR. We contest the models based on "center-periphery" or "North-South" divide as we built our assessment to explain the collaboration dynamics both in an international and regional…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, International Relations, Case Studies, Researchers
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de Oliveira, Ely Francina Tannuri; Guimaraes, Jose Augusto Chaves – Education for Information, 2004
This paper deals with library professionals education in Mercosur--the Common Market of South America--established on 29 March, 1991 to expand the national markets of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, and promote free circulation of goods, services and production agents in that region. The paper presents, through a descriptive study, the…
Descriptors: Library Science, Foreign Countries, Librarians, Library Education
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Burgos, Daniel, Ed.; Branch, John Willian, Ed. – Lecture Notes in Educational Technology, 2021
This book presents how Digital Transformation is a requirement to upgrade Latin American universities to a next level in management, lecturing and learning processes and strategies. The book starts with a thorough introduction of the Latin American context addressing the three main topics in the book: Digital Transformation, Higher Education and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Change, Higher Education
Tavarez DaCosta, Pedro J.; Reyes Arias, Francheska – Online Submission, 2021
This work aims to analyze the Results of the PISA Tests for the year 2018 in the Dominican Republic as subministered every three year by the OECD presided over by Dr. Andreas Schleicher, and that it is long awaited both for the Ministry of Education-MINERD-, and as well as for the non-governmental society and the opposition parties, among others.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Results, Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students
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Muhr, Thomas – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
This article draws from an education governance approach to conduct a pluri-scalar analysis of equity of access to tertiary education in the context of South-South cooperation. An account of distributional justice in access to tertiary education in the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is integrated with a…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Access to Education, International Cooperation, Justice
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Gomes, Alfredo M.; Robertson, Susan L.; Dale, Roger – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2012
This article aims to discuss the relationship between higher education (HE), globalisation and regionalism projects focusing on HE in Latin America and Brazil. It is claimed that HE has predominantly taken the diverse, yet concerted and co-ordinated routes of globalisation and regionalisation and, by doing so, been profoundly transformed. The…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Correlation
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Varsavsky, Cristina; Anaya, Marta – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2009
This article gives an overview of the state of mathematics education in Argentina across all levels, in the regional and world contexts. Statistics are drawn from Mercosur and UNESCO data bases, World Education Indicators and various national time-series government reports. Mathematics results in national testing programmes, Programme for…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Educational Research, Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries
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Chareille, Samantha – Language Problems & Language Planning, 2003
The common market of the South is a new linguistic and cultural area. The resurgence of innermost identities within member states proves that Mercosur identity can neither be universal nor specific. The outcome of this quest for identity will depend on the ability to carefully handle an area of cultural diversity and a place of common allegiance…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Language Planning
McGinn, Noel – 1993
This paper examines the possible impact of MERCOSUR on Paraguay's economic and educational systems. MERCOSUR is a trade agreement among Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay, under which terms all import tariffs among the countries will be eliminated by 1994. The countries will enter into a common economic market. The worst-case scenario…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Economic Impact, Educational Planning, Educational Policy
Landoni, Pablo; Roane, Warren – Online Submission, 2005
This paper considers the history and purposes of accreditation in the United States, examines its basic elements, and notes its tendency to encompass ever-increasing geographic areas. It contrasts those with the experience of Uruguay within MERCOSUR and its history of accreditation. In order to make this comparison across both regions, the focus…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Engineering Education, Academic Standards, Global Approach
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