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Mathou, Cécile – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2018
Drawing on Bernstein's concept of recontextualization, this paper explores how mid-level actors interpret and translate curriculum policies in the context of growing concerns about the performance and accountability of education systems. Little is known about the work of recontextualization agents responsible for the professional development,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Curriculum, Comparative Analysis
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Harris, Anne; de Bruin, Leon R. – Journal of Educational Change, 2018
How creativity in education is applied by teachers to secondary school contexts is dependent on how the term 'creativity' is grounded, politicised, and practised. This paper reports on an international study of secondary schools in Australia, USA, Canada, and Singapore investigating how creativity is understood, negotiated, valued and manifested…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Creativity
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Derman, Mustafa; Gurbuz, Hasan – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
This study aimed to compare the objectives of environmental education topics in various countries. The present study is a qualitative study and content analysis was used to analyze the data. The results revealed that the categories of the objectives regarding the environment topic in the primary education were found to be higher in Turkey compared…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
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McGregor, Sue L. T. – Canadian Journal of Education, 2018
This article reports on the status of consumer education in Canada in 2016 (junior and senior high), relative to the 2015-initiated federal national financial education/literacy strategy. Questions addressed: (1) Is it necessary to have separate financial education curricula when consumer education is available? and (2) Are the existing consumer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Consumer Education, Money Management, Content Analysis