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OECD Publishing, 2018
"Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. It provides data on the structure, finances and performance of education systems in the 35 OECD and a number of partner countries. With more than 100 charts and tables, Education at a Glance 2018 imparts key…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Outcomes of Education
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Cochrane, Thomas; Narayan, Vickel – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2018
In this article, we present the development of a framework for supporting and facilitating collaborative networks of reflective practice using mobile social media. Developed throughout a two-year collaborative mobile learning project #NPF14LMD, the framework has subsequently been used to support two wider international networks of mobile learning…
Descriptors: Networks, Reflection, Social Media, Telecommunications
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Lawrence, Belinda – Distance Education, 2018
Innovation is a key goal of many tertiary education and distance learning providers. This research explores how teachers and educational designers across three New Zealand tertiary institutions worked to innovatively achieve teaching goals. A longitudinal design using the Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) framework explored the influence…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Postsecondary Education, Instructional Innovation
OECD Publishing, 2018
Adult migrants in all OECD countries are a diverse group, with different profiles and levels of education. Even if they hold tertiary degrees, they are more likely to have poorer labour market outcomes, including lower earnings. Participation in the labour market is more difficult for foreign-born adults who arrived at a later age and acquired…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Employment, Immigrants, Income
Hipkins, Rosemary; Whatman, Jenny; Felgate, Rachel – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2018
This is the third report in the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) Project Plus series of analyses. It presents the findings from an exploratory investigation of the impacts of the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI). The investigation sought evidence of the extent to which TLRI is meeting its three core aims: (1)…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Projects, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship
Chzhen, Yekaterina; Rees, Gwyther; Gromada, Anna; Cuesta, Jose; Bruckauf, Zlata – UNICEF, 2018
In the world's richest countries, some children do worse at school than others because of circumstances beyond their control, such as where they were born, the language they speak or their parents' occupations. These children enter the education system at a disadvantage and can drop further behind if educational policies and practices reinforce,…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Social Bias, Socioeconomic Influences, Foreign Countries
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Lai, Kwok-Wing; Smith, Lee A. – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
In 2013, we undertook research in a New Zealand University to gain insights into students' understandings of informal learning, its connection to formal learning and how they engaged in informal learning using digital and mobile technologies. A total of 765 students (postgraduate, undergraduate and first-year students) completed a questionnaire.…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Foreign Countries, Informal Education, Case Studies
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Tuapawa, Kimberley – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2017
This research made a phenomenological interpretation of key stakeholders' experiences with educational online technologies (EOT), to determine their present EOT needs and challenges and provide a basis from which to propose methods for effective EOT support. It analysed the EOT experiences of 10 students and 10 teachers from New Zealand and…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Shephard, Kerry – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2017
A general inductive analysis was applied to 98 submissions made to a recent review of New Zealand's tertiary education system, primarily to enable those interested to engage with multiple viewpoints about this highly complex educational system. The analysis yielded three substantial themes that reoccur throughout the submissions and that may…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Competition, Trust (Psychology)
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Tuapawa, Kimberley – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2017
Although key stakeholders in blended tertiary environments (BTEs) fulfil an extraordinary role in higher education, significant gaps in knowledge about their identities may be impeding the provision of stakeholder support, limiting their ability to promote effective learning and teaching. As online growth intensifies, it is critical that tertiary…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Postsecondary Education, Stakeholders, Qualitative Research
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Maged, Shireen; Rosales-Anderson, Norma; Manuel, Warren – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2017
This study explored teaching and learning relationships that positively impacted on student learning and engagement, with a particular focus on the nature and impact of wairuatanga (spirituality) on the teaching and learning process. Located within a Wananga (a Maori indigenous tertiary education organization) context, researchers used a…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Religious Factors, Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Populations
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Drew, Leoni; Forbes, Dianne – Teachers and Curriculum, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate the ways polytechnic students use personal mobile devices to support their learning. This study used purposive sampling and mixed methods to generate data about student ownership and use of mobile digital devices within a single institution. Findings reveal patterns of device ownership, insights into how…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Ownership, Telecommunications
Latchem, Colin, Ed. – Commonwealth of Learning, 2017
The Education for All initiative concluded in 2015, but in many countries, and particularly in the developing countries, secondary education is still the preserve of the privileged few. This means that millions of adults and young people are denied the opportunity to complete their basic education, which in turns sees them trapped in a pattern of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning, Vocational Education
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Mah, Adeline Shi Hui; Yeo, Marie – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2016
Averil Coxhead is widely known for developing the Academic Word List, a list of 570 word families associated with great frequency in academic texts. This list has been particularly useful to teachers of English as a Second Language as well as independent learners in tertiary education. She has also developed a Science-based word list (Coxhead and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, Word Lists, Word Frequency
OECD Publishing, 2016
One in ten students at the master's or equivalent level is an international student within the OECD, and one in four at the doctoral or equivalent level. International doctoral students tend to choose countries investing substantial resources on research and development (R&D) in tertiary educational institutions. This offers these countries a…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Masters Programs, Foreign Students, Educational Indicators
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