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Siddiqa, Nasrin – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2019
As one of the world's fastest-growing economies, Bangladesh aims to become a middle-income country by 2021 and a high-income country by 2041. To attain these goals, the country must face global challenges head on by strengthening existing industries and preparing itself for industries that have yet to emerge. To do this, it must tap the full…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, STEM Education, Rural Schools
Joseph, Darold H. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In this study I investigated the journeys of five American Indian students with disabilities (AISD) pursuing higher education in the Southwest region of the United States. Specifically, the AISD's journeys were examined to identify: (1) student perceptions and social and institutional conditions that served as barriers to pursue higher education;…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Students with Disabilities, American Indian Students, Barriers
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Jamal, Aamir – SAGE Open, 2016
Resistance to girls' education in Pakistan has long been an intractable problem; the lowest enrolment figures are in Pashtun areas. This study focused on Pashtun men's perceptions of girls' education. Pashtun men of diverse backgrounds participated in a two-round Delphi exercise, followed by in-depth qualitative interviews in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Barriers, Access to Education
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Dinc, Emre – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2019
This study examined the thoughts of preservice teachers about technology integration and collected their ideas about possible barriers to technology integration in education. With this aim, the participants were asked two key questions which are (1) "What does 'Technology Integration in Education' mean to you?" and (2) "What might…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Budgets
Brusegaard, Callie M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Many developing countries continue to face problems implementing inclusive education. The implementation of inclusive education is an especially ubiquitous problem in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) with children who are blind and visually impaired. This study analyzed the barriers to full inclusion in the educational system for children…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Grounded Theory, Blindness, Special Education
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Dukes, Charles; Berlingo, Lauren – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2020
Inclusive education for students with severe disabilities has and continues to spark intense debate. To what extent should students with severe disabilities be educated in nonsegregated environments, particularly the general education environment? For some, there is no question, but history indicates many do not agree. Agran and colleagues provide…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, Inclusion, Barriers
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Bualar, Theeraphong – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2018
Higher education for disabled people is an important factor that can improve their living standards in the long run but, in Thailand, little is known about the interplay between inclusive higher education practices and disabled students. This article, therefore, sets forth a qualitative method for investigating barriers that affect the inclusive…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Disabilities, Living Standards, Inclusion
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Chuang, Erica K.; Mensch, Barbara S.; Psaki, Stephanie R.; Haberland, Nicole A.; Kozak, Meredith L. – Campbell Systematic Reviews, 2019
Much has been written about the importance of education for girls, particularly the strong association between educational attainment and reproductive, maternal and child health in developing countries. The objective of this systematic review is to summarize and assess evaluations of policies and interventions to address gender-related barriers…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Intervention, Gender Issues, Barriers
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Alunurm, Reelika; Rõigas, Kärt; Varblane, Urmas – Industry and Higher Education, 2020
The barriers to higher education-industry cooperation (HIC) have been studied extensively. However, it is not yet clear which barriers affect which partner firms, which barriers may prevent cooperation altogether or which drivers help to overcome which specific barriers. To answer these questions, the authors conducted an original survey (a novel…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Colleges, Industry, Barriers
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Daly, Angela; Parker, Sara; Sherpa, Samden; Regmi, Umesh – Education 3-13, 2020
This paper presents reflections from recent research on the opportunities and barriers for education in Nepal in the context of federalisation. Public administration of services including education is subject to major reorganisation as a national priority. By 2019, new structures of local governance will be established, presenting an opportunity…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Barriers
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Tost, Jeremy; Spires, Bob; In, Sokleng – Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education, 2019
Life in Cambodia can be challenging and education is often seen as a key development intervention to address social and economic issues. However, rural Cambodian youth face a variety of barriers to education. The current case study examines these barriers using a questionnaire assessing youth's attitudes toward education (N = 50). Results indicate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Access to Education, Barriers
Hajisoteriou, Christina; Angelides, Panayiotis – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2017
The main goal of this study is to examine the barriers and prospects of intercultural education in Cypriot schools of the southern part of the island with regard to not only learning the language of the reception country, but also the language of origin. Taking this as the point of departure, this study aims to explore the content and goals of…
Descriptors: Barriers, Multicultural Education, Immigrants, Acculturation
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Muršic, Sara – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2020
While there is a growing body of research on affordances and benefits of integrating augmented reality (AR) technology in education, barriers to engagement (often misinterpreted as negative results) can sometimes be overlooked and unpublished. Based on observation and reflections on 6 conducted classroom sessions, together with the interview…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning, Barriers
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Siciliano-Martina, Leila; Martina, Jason P. – International Journal of Science Education, 2020
Threshold concepts can lead to higher discipline comprehension but may also lead to the formation of educational barriers. The acceptance of evolutionary theory, a threshold concept, may be impacted by barriers associated with a student's educational, religious, psychological, and social background. The objectives of this study were to examine the…
Descriptors: Barriers, Science Instruction, Disproportionate Representation, Evolution
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Bischoff, Shannon – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2017
The goal of this paper was to address the question, "Have the austerity measures enacted due to the global economic crisis impacted student enrollments at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez?" as Rodríguez (2011. "Social protest and the future of Higher Education in Puerto Rico." "Academe" 97(4).…
Descriptors: Barriers, English (Second Language), Private Colleges, Costs
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