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Alemu, Sintayehu Kassaye – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Since recently, the Bologna Process has been extending into Africa through the European 'external dimension' and the African lure as a model of higher education reform. The Bologna Process tools and methods are travelling beyond Europe in the form of an 'à-la carte' or as a wholesale model or both. Two contradicting views are in motion about the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Cooperation, International Cooperation, Foreign Policy
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Boison, Benjamin Teye Kojo – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2019
Basic and secondary schools in developing African countries such as Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya are gradually being equipped with computers to facilitate teaching and learning. It has however been observed that some necessary preliminary considerations implied by the Technology Acceptance Model have been undermined by stakeholders. Consequently, many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Adriansen, Hanne Kirstine; Madsen, Lene Møller – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2019
This article studies issues of coloniality in so-called capacity-building projects between universities in Africa and Scandinavia. Even fifty years after independence, the African higher education landscape is a product of the colonial powers and subsequent uneven power relations, as argued by a number of researchers. The uneven geography and…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, Foreign Policy
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Eduan, Wilson; Yuanqun, Jiang – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
International collaboration with the Western countries has over the years been the main component of research and development in Africa's higher education. However, Africa continues to lag behind in research performance. In the last decade, the rise of China brought on board an additional partnership through the Forum on China-Africa Collaboration…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research and Development, International Cooperation, Higher Education
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Potokri, Onoriode Collins; Perumal, Juliet – Education and Urban Society, 2019
This article presents an unusual concrete insight to African higher education transformation. The purpose is to examine the roles of African women mainly Charlotte Maxeke, a South African, in the transformation of higher education and to identify the legacy these transformation offerings translate into for women. It is organized as follows: first,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Females, Educational Change
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Mutsvairo, Bruce; Bebawi, Saba – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2019
From diplomatic spats between Qatar and Saudi Arabia to ubiquitous deceptive "news" updates purportedly sent by the Eritrean government urging all men to marry two wives or risk imprisonment, the future of fact-based reporting appears uncertain as mass media recipients world over become accustomed to consuming "fake news."…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, News Reporting, Deception
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Nabaho, Lazarus; Turyasingura, Wilberforce – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
Quality assurance of African higher education is at the top of the region's development agenda. Prompted by the imperative to enhance the quality of higher education, the Africa Union Commission is implementing the African Quality Rating Mechanism (AQRM). The AQRM is a continental tool that affords higher education institutions an opportunity to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Educational Quality
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Hutchison, Yvette; Ranford, Steve – Research in Drama Education, 2019
This article compares and analyses factors that impact when creating a network on both online and live networking platforms, designed as spaces for artistic and critical engagement both within Africa and beyond. As I draw on the African Womens' Playwright Network as my example, I consider how we can acknowledge the materiality of the processes and…
Descriptors: Females, Comparative Analysis, Networks, Drama
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Spowage, Poppy – Research in Drama Education, 2019
Despite a diverse and vibrant contemporary artistic scene, East Africa sees less international exposure than other regions on the continent; this article argues that a new approach to understanding the complexities and value of performance in the region is fundamental to developing the sector. East African Soul Train is a pop-up residency, which…
Descriptors: Performance, Foreign Countries, Artists, Cooperation
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Ndofirepi, Amasa P.; Musengi, Martin – Africa Education Review, 2019
To what extent are contemporary classrooms communities and what is the place of the learner and the teacher in this set-up? This article offers a critical exploration of the notion of a community of inquiry in the context of Lipman's Philosophy for Children (P4C). We debate the place of the community of inquiry characterised by a lack of…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques, Ethics
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Trudell, Barbara – International Review of Education, 2019
In the education context of sub-Saharan Africa, reading has received substantial attention in recent years. Reading skills and habits have been identified as a marker of success in formal education, particularly with the current international focus on reading achievement as a measure of learning. Meanwhile, adult literacy continues to be seen as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Adult Literacy
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Boyle, Mary-Ellen – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2019
Liberal education as a form of higher education is increasing globally even as it struggles for support and legitimacy in the USA. Its emergence and spread are only partially attributable to the growth in the tertiary sector worldwide: although the sharpest spike has been in Asia, new programs have opened in Western Europe, Russia and the Middle…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Educational Trends, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
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Vanwesenbeeck, Ine; Flink, Ilse; van Reeuwijk, Miranda; Westeneng, Judith – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Recently in "Sex Education" authors have raised concern with regards to Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in resource-poor countries as part of Western European development aid policy. It has been argued that the agency-focused and rights-based nature of 'northern' sexuality education puts too much responsibility on young people's…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Foreign Countries, Sexuality, International Cooperation
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Kurian, Nomisha C. – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2019
This article critically examines how the concept of empathy is mobilized in the rhetoric of development education, and explores different ways of conceptualizing empathy as a pedagogical ideal and an affective experience. Its premise is that the concept of empathy has been insufficiently probed within academia, even though paradigm shifts in…
Descriptors: Empathy, Poverty, Reflection, Foreign Countries
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Pather, Sulochini – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
The move towards Inclusive Education in Africa since Salamanca (1994) has been slow, despite the reduction in enrolment gaps for vulnerable children due to universal primary education in many countries. This article centres on conceptions of Inclusive Education, which have rested primarily on increasing numbers of children with disabilities and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Special Needs Students
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