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Ekine, Adefunke; Olaniyan, Adegoke Oladipo – Childhood Education, 2019
Progress toward the Education Sustainable Development Goal 4 and achievement of the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, requires partnerships, collaboration, and cooperative action at international, national, and local levels, which can be achieved and sustained using the innovative Education Diplomacy approach. The authors of this article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Early Childhood Education, Access to Education
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Ibrahim, Mikailu; Lawal, Nurudeen; Sylla, Fatimata Seye – Childhood Education, 2018
Non-governmental development organizations working with local government and community partners are often challenged by conflicting understandings of education practice and learning due to social, cultural, and political factors. Building trust so that education programs are implemented in equal partnership with communities is vital for addressing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Trust (Psychology), Strategic Planning
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Nnazor, Agatha I. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2018
Transnational Education (TNE) has potential for expanding access to higher education in Africa, which has chronic high rates of unmet demand for access. Paradoxically, African higher education institutions (HEIs) have the least participation in TNE. There is a dearth of systematic understanding of the factors that influence the participation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Higher Education, Universities
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Whitehead, Kay – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article focuses on the work of three British Women Education Officers (WEOs) in Nigeria as the colony was preparing for independence. Well-qualified and progressive women teachers, Kathleen Player, Evelyn Clark (née Hyde), and Mary Hargrave (née Robinson), were appointed as WEOs in 1945, 1949, and 1950 respectively. I argue that the three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Progressive Education, Womens Education
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Adeogun, Adebowale Oluranti – SAGE Open, 2018
University music education is a recent phenomenon in Nigeria. The founding of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, with autonomy to grant degrees for courses in nearly all fields of study, enabled it to initiate music degree along the lines of the Euro-American university music education in 1961. This article, relying on historical analysis with…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational Development, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Obire, Omokaro – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2018
Education is an ever evolving system, taking cues from past success to help educate future generations. With so many different views and influences contributing to modern education standards, it can be easy to lose the sight of where education should go and what it should be achieving. Education is thought to benefit more than the individual, it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Role of Education
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Ango, Samuel Peni – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
Nigerian society is bedeviled by corruption and injustice, whose prevalence may be partly explained by the dominant educational systems in the country. Paulo Freire has suggested that unjust systems are sustained by educational systems that condition learners to accept injustice. He also indicts the church for supporting such educational systems.…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Teaching Methods, Power Structure, Biblical Literature
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Ajayi, Maria Natalia – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
The Word of God is 'the true light that enlightens everyone who comes into the world' and is the driving force behind the charism of the Immaculate Heart Sisters (IHM). Charles Heerey wanted the Sisters to be 'the fairest of the children of God'. Their life must be modelled on Jesus Christ, the great teacher and master to humanity. In view of this…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Religious Education, Catholics, Churches
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Agbowuro, Christine; Saidu, Shuaibu; Jimwan, Christiana S. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Creativity is a key driver in the global economy. However, in the majority of national curricula creativity is perceived as secondary in many subjects. Unfortunately this means that students leave school without knowing how to create and innovate, consequently they will be under prepared for challenges that our society and economies are facing. In…
Descriptors: Creativity, Economic Impact, Economic Factors, Academic Achievement
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Adebayo, Florence Aduke; Ayegbusi, Emmanuel Taiwo – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Public-Private Partnership could be defined as the collaboration between two for improved services to bring about change that will influence employment creation and boost the economy of any country. In this paper, it is perceived as a twin sister that could work together for effectiveness and efficiency to promote employment creation. While on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Employment Opportunities, Private Sector
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Chukwu, Leo C.; Chinyelugo, Agada Fidelia; Eze, S. G. N. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The paper explained the concept university and the objectives of university education. Sustainable development and its purpose were then explained. The paper went further to analyze the various sources of financing the universities, including; the governments, endowment, and consultancy amongst others. The role of the universities in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Educational Finance, Sustainable Development
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Oye, Peter Olorunlake; Oyeniyi, David Ajibola; Mahan, David Ezekiel – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2017
The desire of academic institutions to link up to the virtual repository is a global phenomenon. Traditional scholarly publication through established journals characterized by peer review is being challenged by less formal net-based communication that links scholars essentially instantaneously. The contention is that universities need to preserve…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Electronic Libraries, Information Storage
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Bulat, Jennae; Dubeck, Margaret; Green, Paula; Harden, Karon; Henny, Catherine; Mattos, Mónika; Pflepsen, Alison; Robledo, Ana; Sitabkhan, Yasmin – RTI International, 2017
Over the past decade, RTI International has pursued the goal of quality, inclusive, differentiated early grade literacy instruction in nearly 30 early grade reading or early grade literacy programs in low- and middle-income (LMI) countries. Across our diverse portfolio, we have supported Ministries of Education (Ministries) in diverse contexts in…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Inclusion, Equal Education, Reading Instruction
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Odo, J. U.; Okafor, W. C.; Odo, A. L.; Ejikeugwu, L. N.; Ugwuoke, C. N. – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Technical education has been identified as one of the most effective human resource development that needs to be embraced for rapid industrialization and sustainable technological development of any nation. Technical education has been an integral part of national development in many societies because of its impact on productivity and economic…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Sustainable Development, Job Skills, Technological Advancement
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Onyenekwu, Ifeyinwa Uchechi – Journal of International Students, 2017
The experience of international Black African collegians (IBAC) in U.S. higher education has not been adequately investigated, particularly as it relates to understanding the diversity within Black and international student populations. In this manuscript, I offer seven culturally relevant suggestions for student affairs professionals, all of…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Foreign Countries, Blacks, Foreign Students
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