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Cruz, Gonçalo; Payan-Carreira, Rita; Dominguez, Caroline; Silva, Helena; Morais, Felicidade – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
Even though Critical Thinking (CT) is an important goal for higher education institutions and labour market professionals, studies dealing with employers' perceptions on CT meaning and envisioning in the workplace are scarce. Intended to tackle this gap, the current study provides an overview of the need for and practical application of CT in the…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Personality Traits, College Graduates
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Zukowski, Isaiah; Parker, Zachary; Shetterly, Daisy; Valle, Kimberly – International Review of Education, 2021
High school equivalency (HSE) is a recognised alternative to a high school diploma in the United States. It offers an opportunity to a range of disadvantaged adult learners such as school dropouts, refugees etc. to attain an educational certificate enabling them to move on in their life. This article presents an autoethnographic case study of a…
Descriptors: High School Equivalency Programs, COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing
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Gorur, Radhika; Dey, Joyeeta – Critical Studies in Education, 2021
Mapping India's vast, complex, and unruly education system through the systematic generation of accurate and current data, and encouraging accountability by persuading a diverse array of actors to engage with such data, is an ambitious, if not heroic, project. Yet this is what India's Education Information Management System (EMIS), the Unified…
Descriptors: Usability, Data Analysis, Accountability, Information Management
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Castrillo, Maria Dolores; Sedano, Beatriz – CALICO Journal, 2021
The expansion of MOOCs (massive open online courses) is very much associated with instructors interested in the craft of teaching, innovating, and experimenting with different methods to improve and expand students' learning experience. The Erasmus+ project MOONLITE has worked to create cross-institutional scenarios and new educational pathways…
Descriptors: Social Integration, Online Courses, Refugees, Migrants
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Orphan, Cecilia M.; Laderman, Sophia; Gildersleeve, Ryan Evely – Review of Higher Education, 2021
This multiple-site case study of 24 intermediary organizations (IOs) engaged in postsecondary public policy examined how they identify policy issues and move issues, problems, and solutions onto the higher education policy agenda. Specifically, this study used agenda-setting theory to examine how IOs construct higher education policy issues,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Agenda Setting, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
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Freedman, Eric – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2021
Despite major ecological challenges and a pluralistic, partly free press system, news organizations in the Republic of Georgia generally provide little environmental coverage to their audiences. Interviews with journalists, media experts, and eco-NGO leaders identified four major reasons for the sparsity of coverage: shortcomings of journalists…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, News Reporting, Environment, Barriers
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Ngozwana, Nomazulu – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2021
The purpose of this paper is to describe how and where Lesotho citizens have learned about democracy, their civic life and citizenship. The paper draws from a larger PhD study that was conducted in 2013 that focused on how Basotho people understand the concepts of citizenship and democracy with implications for civic education in Lesotho. This…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizenship Education, Adult Education, Informal Education
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Yemini, Miri – European Journal of Education, 2021
Many policy makers and scholars consider higher education to be a key driver for states' implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); however, the impact of higher education in national SDGs adoption likely differs, based on features and characteristics of particular states. Hence, this study has two aims: (a) to analyse the public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Role of Education, Higher Education
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Imran, Muhammad; Akhtar, Samina; Chen, Yuee; Ahmad, Shabbir – SAGE Open, 2021
This article aims at investigating the relevance of a gender perspective in societies where women are mainly responsible for the household and childcare. For this purpose, the activities of two environmental and women's empowerment--related nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) from Pakistan, Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Females, Feminism
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Rollan, Kamila; Somerton, Michelle – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2021
It is a common discourse in Kazakhstan that policy-making is state-driven with weak engagement of civil society. The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan announced a transition to an inclusive education model by 2020. The present study sought to challenge the traditional perspectives on the policy-making process and to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Inclusion
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Wanjiru, Jenestar – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
The concepts of 'leadership' and 'inclusion' continue to attract much attention in educational discourses; however, not many studies have explored their connection in schools serving conflict-affected communities where displacement and fragmentation of families risks the access, participation and achievement of many young people in education. This…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Inclusion, Conflict, Access to Education
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Holst, John D. – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2021
This article presents the results of a descriptive case study of the Union School of the Chilean nongovernmental organization (NGO) Alejandro Lipschutz Institute of Science (ICAL-Spanish acronym). The study contributes to the field of adult education by providing a contemporary example of what Gramscian pedagogy can look like. Theoretically, this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Adult Education, Working Class
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Gavrilakis, Costas; Daskolia, Maria; Blintziou, Eirini – Environmental Education Research, 2021
Current sustainability challenges call for strengthening educational efforts and research beyond formal school practice, in the context of Environmental Adult Education (EAE). The study reported here focuses on exploring the profile and practice of Greek environmental adult educators. Based on semi-structured interviews conducted with 11 EAE…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Environmental Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators
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Vathi, Zana; Richards, Elizabeth – Child Care in Practice, 2021
Research on the intersection between migration management and child protection is limited and, yet, contradictions between these two domains and ambivalence in the area of child migrants' rights across the developed world have already been highlighted. Based on fieldwork with policymakers and service providers in Albania, a middle-to-high income…
Descriptors: Migration, Refugees, Children, Child Safety
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Seyidov, Ilgar – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2021
According to the statistics of UN, more than 6.5 million people have been internally displaced since the Syrian crisis in 2011. There are also more than 13.1 million people in need in Syria. Approximately 5.6 million people have become refugees in various countries, mostly in Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan. Among the countries welcoming displaced…
Descriptors: Social Integration, Refugees, Foreign Countries, Nongovernmental Organizations
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