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Barata, Clara – OECD Publishing, 2018
The first years of life lay the foundations for a child's future development and learning. Many countries have increased their financial support for provision of early childhood education and care (ECEC) over the past years. More recently, the focus of debate has been shifting from expanding access to affordable ECEC to enhancing its quality. A…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Literature Reviews, Meta Analysis
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Onk, Veronica Bou; Joseph, Mathew – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
Around the world, these educational institutions focus their efforts on recruiting talented students, particularly from foreign countries. However, while well-established universities in developed countries can produce successful international recruitment campaigns, emerging universities still need assistance in producing a successful…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Foreign Students, Enrollment Management, Outreach Programs
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Martin, Florence; Ahlgrim-Delzell, Lynn; Budhrani, Kiran – American Journal of Distance Education, 2017
Systematic reviews of literature are studies that strategically search for published research on a specific topic in order to synthesize what is known about the topic. This systematic review describes 157 articles on synchronous online learning (SOL) from thirty-four different countries on instructional setting, content areas, participant…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational Research, Synchronous Communication, Electronic Learning
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Thurlings, Marieke; Evers, Arnoud T.; Vermeulen, Marjan – Review of Educational Research, 2015
Innovative behavior can be described as a process in which new ideas are generated, created, developed, applied, promoted, realized, and modified by employees to benefit role performance. Various reasons, such as rapid technological and social changes in society, underline the necessity for innovative behavior of employees and certainly of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Educational Innovation, Teacher Behavior
Arbo, Peter; Benneworth, Paul – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2007
The contribution of higher education institutions to regional development is a theme that has attracted growing attention in recent years. Knowledge institutions are increasingly expected not only to conduct education and research, but also to play an active role in the economic, social and cultural development of their regions. The extent to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Administration, Foreign Countries, Institutional Characteristics
Houseman, Susan N. – 1995
The literature on employment growth in the United States and selected industrialized countries and the wage, benefits, and job security characteristics of new and existing jobs were analyzed to determine how job growth and quality in the United States during the 1980s and 1990s compares to that in other industrialized countries. Among the study's…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Developed Nations, Economic Change, Economic Climate
Nichols Education Consulting Group, Edmonton (Alberta). – 1996
The literature on business involvement in education in Canada, the United States, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Japan, the United Kingdom, and other European countries was reviewed. Special attention was paid to the following topics: workplace trends/changes; skill requirements/deficits; youth employment/unemployment; integration versus…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Apprenticeships, Career Guidance, Comparative Analysis