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Loogma, Krista; Ümarik, Meril; Sirk, Meidi; Liivik, Reeli – Journal of Educational Change, 2019
The article deals with the structural conflict between academic and vocational postcompulsory secondary education involving the negative selection to vocational education. The conflict is treated from the historical perspective with the aim of explaining historical factors and social mechanisms that have contributed to the persistence of the…
Descriptors: Social Change, Labor Market, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries
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Devi, Leisangthem Binita – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
Policies and programmes of higher education play an important role to make accomplishment of the higher education objectives. If the policies and schemes of government for higher education has a good strategy to implement them, then only they will accomplish the objectives of higher education which in turn will bring progress and quality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Universities
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Honig, Meredith I.; Donaldson Walsh, Emily – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2019
The field of educational leadership has also come to recognize the central importance of improving the quality of leadership preparation across leaders' careers, including at the doctoral level, for strengthening equitable teaching and learning in schools. What do doctoral programs that strive to realize such equity goals do? With what results? In…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Instructional Leadership, Educational Development, Doctoral Programs
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Poon-McBrayer, Kim Fong – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
This article analysed missionaries' roles in the development of general and special education by examining the relationship between the Great Commission and education and the biblical perspective on disabilities as the foundational links between their work and inclusive education. While missionaries have not been directly involved in the practices…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Christianity, Biblical Literature, Special Education
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Kidson, Paul; Odhiambo, George; Wilson, Rachel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
The presence of International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes in Australia has grown significantly over the past decade. Despite this, little critical research exists on the IB in Australia. This article provides an analysis of the IB currently in Australia, outlining the trends in growth across the various IB programmes over the last decade and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advanced Placement Programs, Educational Trends, Program Implementation
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Moore, Scott O. – History of Education, 2019
This article examines Austria's efforts to reform teacher education during the period of the Dual Monarchy, 1867-1914. It offers insight into the role of teachers in Austrian society and how this role changed over time. It demonstrates that, during this period, teaching became an institutionalised and professionalised occupation. This process of…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Change, Conflict, Educational History
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Komashinskaia, Tatiana Sergeevna; Tsurkan, Grigorii Petrovich – Religious Education, 2019
This article considers the high significance of the Russian Orthodox Church's system of religious education, which is currently being built in the Russian Federation. The great value of this system is due to the fact that Orthodoxy has historically been the most massive and important religion in Russia. Sunday schools are examined as a form of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Christianity, Educational History
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Indelicato, Maria Elena; Pražic, Ivana – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In this article, we develop a genealogy of international education studies' tenets of culture shock and skills deficit. To trace their emergence, we map the discursive shifts which underpinned cultural anthropology's involvement in the administration of US colonial, domestic, and international affairs respectively in the early 1900s and 1950s.…
Descriptors: International Education, Cultural Differences, Race, Whites
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Patterson, Clinton A. – International Journal for Academic Development, 2019
This reflection on practice describes the first fifty days of a professional transition from student affairs into academic development. Campus collaborations, educational experiences, and holistic student learning are identified as professional parallels between these two institutional divisions. Professionals from student affairs can uniquely…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers, Entry Workers, Educational Development
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Bao, Yanhua; Kehm, Barbara M.; Ma, Yonghong – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This contribution is based on an analysis of recent changes in doctoral education that can be observed in Europe and China. It traces the policies having led to these changes and discusses related policy transfer. The contribution is divided into five parts. It begins by sketching recent changes in doctoral education in the framework of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Educational Change, Change Strategies
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Jankiewicz, S. – Russian Education & Society, 2018
The identification and support of talented students is one of the priorities of educational policy in the Russian Federation. There is currently a wide range of regulatory legal acts aimed at organizing work and support for students who have demonstrated outstanding ability. This article considers both direct support for talented students such as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Talent, Educational Policy, Educational Development
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Romanenko, K. R.; Lisyutkin, M. A. – Russian Education & Society, 2018
This article is aimed at identifying distinctive features of the educational policy of university mergers--their main stages, types, and declared goals. We analyzed cases of university mergers and acquisitions (M&A) from the 1990s to the present, which allowed us to identify and describe four Russia-specific waves of educational policy. Based…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Organizational Change, Universities, Educational Development
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Singh, Antra; Singh, Seema – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
Globalization process and growth of knowledge economy with increasing dependency on innovative information technology necessitated an expansion of higher education institution. With the country counting on its demographic dividend, the increase in number of students seeking university degree is putting pressure on the higher education sector to…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Private Colleges, Educational Development, Barriers
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Marginson, Simon – Frontiers of Education in China, 2018
The paper reviews the rapid development of higher education and science in China in the last forty years. It discusses the conditions and strategies of that development, including the ways that it embodies a distinctive Chinese approach to higher education. In particular, the paper reflects on the policies whereby China coordinated with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Higher Education, Science Education
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Lo, William Yat Wai – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
Research on transnational Higher Education governance has provided a thesis explaining how East Asian states have successfully selectively blended elements of globalisation in Higher Education with their pre-existing regulatory regimes. However, this paper argues that the thesis overlooks the significance of local politics in understanding the…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Global Approach, Political Influences
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