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Hong, Moon Suk – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2021
This ethnographic research examines the sociocultural and educational experiences of migrant youth living in liminality in urban Yangon. Their liminality exemplifies the interplay between poverty, social-choice of dropping out of school and the militant culture of schooling. The research argues that narratives provide comprehensive understandings…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Migrant Workers, Migration Patterns, Urban Youth
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Prandini, Manuela; Baconguis, Rowena D. T. – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
Faced with impoverishment after the financial crisis of 2008, Filipino women migrants in Italy struggle to sustain their financial commitments to their families in the Philippines. Research shows that financial literacy and entrepreneurship (FLE) education can improve financial management and decision-making processes. Spanning a period of…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Entrepreneurship, Money Management, Multiple Literacies
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Zhong, Baizhang; Zhu, Fenghui; Xia, Liying – SAGE Open, 2021
The digital divide is an important issue that has been addressed in the world for several decades. However, little attention has been paid to the special population that emerged in cities of developing countries: rural migrant workers. Previous studies have shown that family background is a potential determinant of digital inequality among…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Youth, Migrant Children, Migrant Workers
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Hatch, Beth – Childhood Education, 2021
While the COVID-19 vaccines bring hope about the end of pandemic-related closures, leaders worldwide recognize that a fundamental shift has occurred in the way we work, live, and learn. Though we will always need brick-and-mortar schools, our "new normal" must include hybrid and virtual education options for students who do not have…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Ahmad, Rizwan; Hillman, Sara – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
This study examines the communication strategies employed by Qatar's government in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The study contributes to a growing body of work on the sociolinguistics of crisis communication. We focus on the use of South and Southeast Asian languages, spoken largely by blue-collar migrant workers, which are often seen as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Usage, Interpersonal Communication, Information Dissemination
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Lee, Wing On; Qi, Ji – Journal of Educational Change, 2021
The first two decades of twenty-first century witnessed growing academic enthusiasm over rural migrant families and their children in China. Unlike those who moved to the cities alone in the early stage of migration, nowadays more and more migrants tend to bring their families and children on the move. Recent research unveils the tendency of these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migrant Workers, Migrant Children, Identification (Psychology)
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Ma, Xinxin; Iwasaki, Ichiro – Education Economics, 2021
In this study, we conducted a meta-analysis of 2,191 empirical results reported in 213 existing studies to estimate the Mincer-type return to schooling in China. The results revealed that the return to schooling showed a positive impact, and the effect size was medium in terms of the partial correlation coefficient. We also found that workers in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Geographic Location, Gender Differences
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Estévez Grossi, Marta – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2020
The aim of this contribution is to analyze the linguistic practices of a migrant collective, speakers of a minoritized language, from a glottopolitical perspective. This will be illustrated by the description of the communicative practices of the migrant workers from Galicia (Spain) in Hanover (Federal Republic of Germany) in the 1960s and beyond.…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Language Minorities, Language Usage, Migrant Workers
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de los Reyes, Elizer Jay Y. – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
This paper explores how left behind children (LBCs) of emigrant women experience and make use of familial and educational investment on 'getting ahead' in thinking about their futures. On the one hand, these efforts of Filipino families figure in the imaginary of transnational migration as the ticket to better life. On the other hand, it surfaces…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Aspiration, Rural Population
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Jiang, Lei; Liao, Mingyue; Ying, Ronghua – Best Evidence in Chinese Education, 2020
Objective: To explore the relationship between loneliness, self-efficacy, and satisfaction with life of Left-behind middle school students in China. Methods: A cluster random sampling method was used to study students from Left-behind middle schools in Binhai County of Jiangsu Province. The loneliness scale, general self-efficacy scale, and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Psychological Patterns, Self Efficacy, Life Satisfaction
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Smith, Julia – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2020
As early childhood education programs in the United States increasingly serve a growing number of children from linguistically and culturally diverse families, understanding teacher practices to better serve these families continues to be an important focus for the profession. In programs that serve migrant farmworker families, little is known…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Early Childhood Education, Migrant Education, Agricultural Occupations
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Kaland, Ole Johannes – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
This article focuses on Chinese state conceptualisations of the educated person, seen to be necessary for the continued national progress. Government campaigns provide clear narratives about the quality citizens that will ensure this will happen. Such narratives paradoxically also target rural people, migrant workers and their offspring for…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Foreign Countries, Economic Development, Rural Areas
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Rivera-Singletary, Georgina; Cranston-Gingras, Ann – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2020
Children of migrant farmworkers change schools frequently and must navigate through a maze of confusing and often inconsistent academic policies. Migrant students are often identified as English learners and some have disabilities, which results in additional academic and federal policies that families must contend with as they seek to support…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Migrant Workers, Migrant Children, Parent Attitudes
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Smith, Julia; Cuesta, Guadalupe – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
A labor force of migrant farmworkers, mostly of Latino origin, largely support the agriculture industry in the US. While migrant labor is essential in the modern food system, food insecurity remains high among migrant farmworkers. Presented are the results from a survey on food insecurity, access, and farm to preschool involving 32 farmworker…
Descriptors: Migrant Workers, Hunger, Food, Young Children
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Xue, Eryong; Li, Jian – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2020
This study explores the macro education policy design on the vocational education system for the new generation of migrant workers in China. The content system of vocational education, the certification system of vocational education, the supporting system of vocational education, and the governance system of vocational education are…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Vocational Education, Migrant Workers
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