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Boyle, Mary-Ellen – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2019
Liberal education as a form of higher education is increasing globally even as it struggles for support and legitimacy in the USA. Its emergence and spread are only partially attributable to the growth in the tertiary sector worldwide: although the sharpest spike has been in Asia, new programs have opened in Western Europe, Russia and the Middle…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Educational Trends, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
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Kissau, Scott; Davin, Kristin; Wang, Chuang; Haudeck, Helga; Rodgers, Marion; Du, Lixia – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2019
In response to the critical shortage of foreign language teachers internationally, school districts around the world are employing a variety of recruitment strategies, including conducting international searches. While these strategies may help to fill foreign language teacher vacancies, they lack a strong research base, as little is known about…
Descriptors: Teacher Recruitment, Language Teachers, Career Choice, Second Language Learning
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Hancock, Dawson R.; Müller, Ulrich; Stricker, Tobias; Wang, Chuang; Lee, Sherry; Hachen, Jeremy – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2019
The school principal impacts student achievement at a level second only to that of the classroom teacher. The USA and Germany are experiencing challenges in recruiting and retaining individuals for the principalship and the shortage is expected to intensify. Previous research has shown that increasing paperwork and responsibilities serve as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Stress Variables, Stress Management, Principals