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Tudball, Libby – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2015
Three books are the subject of this review essay: (1) Avril Keating's (2014) publication, "Education for Citizenship in Europe: European Policies, National Adaptations and Young People's Attitudes"; (2) "The Political Classroom: Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education", Diana Hess and Paula McAvoy (2015); and (3) "We…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational Research, Comparative Education, Futures (of Society)
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Peters, Susan; Oliver, Laura Ann – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2009
While great progress has been made by the international community to promote inclusive education for all children, regardless of race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, gender or disability, many countries still continue to marginalize and exclude students in educational systems across the globe. High-stakes assessments in market-driven economies…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Foreign Countries, High Stakes Tests, Educational Policy
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Skolnik, Michael L. – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 1991
The status of higher education as a field of study in Canada is examined and compared with the United States. The factor seen as most limiting the field's development is not low demand or limited employment opportunities, but reluctance to allocate resources because of low prestige and support outside academe. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Demand, Employment Opportunities, Foreign Countries
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Noah, Harold J. – Comparative Education Review, 1984
Comparative education can deepen understanding of our own education and society, be of assistance to policymakers and administrators, and form a most valuable part of teacher education. Like all applied fields, however, it is open to potential abuse by those who would use its results to support--or oppose--specific change programs. (BRR)
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Decision Making
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Beresford-Hill, Paul – Oxford Review of Education, 1993
Reviews the impact of reports written as a result of British educational policymakers' trips to the United States during the late 1980s. Examines crucial areas that caught the attention of the policymakers. (CFR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Alternative Teacher Certification, Comparative Education, Educational Philosophy
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Hudson, Hugh D.; Hoffman, Alan J. – Educational Studies, 1993
Reports on a study of 135 Russian and 279 U.S. teachers on the importance of 11 broad educational goals. Finds that U.S. teachers were most committed to basic skills development and critical thinking. Finds that Russian teachers were most supportive of interpersonal understanding, human relations, and ethical well-being. (CFR)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Values, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Cognitive Development
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Elliott, Judith L.; And Others – B.C. Journal of Special Education, 1996
This paper examines educational assessment systems in Canada and the United States, especially participation or nonparticipation of students with disabilities in provincial, state, or national assessments. Canada's lack of a national assessment system and U.S. lack of guidelines regarding participants and allowable accommodations for its national…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Comparative Education, Disabilities, Educational Assessment
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Rottenberg, Claire J. – B.C. Journal of Special Education, 1992
A comparative review of the literature on integration of handicapped children into ordinary schools across Western nations is presented. Implications for national policymaking and program implementation are discussed, based on programs in the United States, England, Italy, France, Switzerland, and Sweden. Case studies of integrated children with…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Education, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Wood, Robert; Power, Colin – Comparative Education, 1984
An analysis of national programs for monitoring student achievement in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States finds that "national assessment" promotes a view of "standards" which is narrow, limiting, and definitely not conducive to the emergence of flexible and imaginative educational policies designed to cope…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Definitions