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Kirchgasler, Kathryn L. – Curriculum Inquiry, 2018
This article examines how notions of health and citizenship have become entangled in US science education reforms targeting particular populations. Current science education policy assumes that marginalized groups have been historically ignored, and that new research is required to "make diversity visible" in order to adapt instruction…
Descriptors: Science Education, Educational Change, Citizenship, Science Instruction
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Hill, Christopher; Thabet, Rawy Abdelrahman – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: International branch campuses (IBCs) are complex entities and while much has been written about their expansion and development, the literature is largely from an external perspective. There have been few longitudinal studies examining the development of an IBC over time. The purpose of this paper is to review the development of one IBC…
Descriptors: Campuses, International Schools, College Administration, Educational Development
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He, Lan; Liu, Ersi – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the influence of cultural differences on the design and management of two franchise programs and one joint degree program run by a Chinese university in partnership with a British university and a French university. The cross-cultural challenges and the differences in the strategies taken by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, College Administration, Governance
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Carey, Philip – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2018
There is a strong focus on the importance of student engagement in higher education, with increasing attention on how students can participate in their university's decision-making processes. Yet, although the concept appears to be almost universally accepted, it is rarely problematised. This has led some commentators to conclude that student…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Learner Engagement, Foreign Countries, College Choice
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Lac, Van T.; Mansfield, Katherine Cumings – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2018
The purpose of this article is to illustrate the value of educational leaders intentionally including students in shaping the policies and practices that affect young people's schooling experiences. First, we share the literature on student voice and introduce Principal Orientations for Critical Youth Educational Leadership as a conceptual model,…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Participative Decision Making, Educational Practices, Educational Policy
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Tapilatu, Jeaneke; Sailah, Illah; Hermawan, Aji – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2018
Government with Decision No. 12 of 2012 on higher education states that every university will be authorized to operate and issue a diploma after accreditation. Accreditation is the acknowledgment of the public or external parties to the college concerned and is also a form of assessment of the quality and feasibility of institutions conducted by…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Accreditation (Institutions), Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research
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Castillo, Felipe Aravena; Hallinger, Philip – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The purpose of this systematic review was to further our understanding of educational leadership and management (EDLM) knowledge production in Latin America. We conducted a "topographical review" of 48 articles from Latin America published in eight "core" EDLM journals published between 1991 and 2017. Data analysis focused on…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational Administration, Leadership, Governance
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Dang, Que Anh – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2018
This paper examines the sources of authority behind the Bologna and ASEM secretariats' technocratic appearance and administrative routines, and argues that they are transnational policy actors in their own right. By drawing on principal-agent theory and the concept of "authority," it offers an alternative framework for understanding the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Moral Values, Expertise, Comparative Analysis
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Ha, Sha – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Purpose of the present research is an investigation of the most recent personnel reforms of higher education institutions in China and in Italy. A one-to-one comparison between the two realities would have been unrealistic, given the enormous differences between the two Countries in size and historical development. We focused our analysis on some…
Descriptors: Educational Change, State Universities, Comparative Education, Standards
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Charungkaittikul, Suwithida – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2018
This article is a study of the guidelines for lifelong education management to mobilize learning communities in the social-cultural context of Thailand is intended to 1) analyze and synthesize the management of lifelong learning to mobilize learning community in the social-cultural context of Thailand; and 2) propose guidelines for lifelong…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Guidelines, Social Environment, Cultural Context
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Safavi, Mehdi; Håkanson, Lars – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
The deep structure of university knowledge governance system is uncharted. In an exploratory case study of a university merger with an art college, this study inductively examines how knowledge governance structures in universities affect (and are affected by) the creation and passing on of knowledge. The authors found the university governance…
Descriptors: Governance, Case Studies, Universities, Organizational Change
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Kurki, Tuuli; Masoud, Ameera; Niemi, Anna-Maija; Brunila, Kristiina – European Educational Research Journal, 2018
Today, education is massively affected by marketisation and the drastic demands of the global economy. Integration training for immigrants has fallen prey to that; immigrants are employed to serve market needs, which has been attributed to the creation of "integration as business." In the article, the authors examine how integration…
Descriptors: Marketing, Refugees, Social Integration, Ethnography
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Hopkins, Neil – Education 3-13, 2018
This paper will investigate Dewey's "Democracy and Education" in relation to the curriculum. There are two overarching themes to the paper: the concept of the democratic curriculum and the academic/vocational divide. Dewey is seen as a pivotal thinker in relation to collaborative learning and the child as a vital voice in any learning…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Democracy, Curriculum
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Salto, Dante J. – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
A large number of countries worldwide have established quality assurance mechanisms in Higher Education, ranging from the long-engrained system (United States) to more recent developments in Europe, Latin America and other regions. This study explores the way Higher Education institutions, as examples of autonomous organisations, respond to a new…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Resistance to Change, Compliance (Legal), Accreditation (Institutions)
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Temple, Paul – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
Keller's book was one of the first works to suggest strategic approaches to the management of higher education institutions. His case study method proved popular with readers. However, the limitations of his approach to strategy grew more apparent over time, although many of his insights remain valid today.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, College Administration, Educational Change
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