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Cross, Jennifer Riedl; Vaughn, Colin T.; Mammadov, Sakhavat; Cross, Tracy L.; Kim, Mihyeon; O'Reilly, Colm; Spielhagen, Frances R.; Pereira Da Costa, Maria; Hymer, Barry – Roeper Review, 2019
The phenomenon of social coping among students with gifts and talents (SWGT) is not well understood. In interviews with elementary-, middle-, and high-school aged SWGT (N = 90; 50% female) from the United States, United Kingdom, South Korea, Ireland, and France, the universality of awareness of visibility of their exceptional abilities, high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Social Experience
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Byun, Soo-yong; Schofer, Evan; Kim, Kyung-keun – Sociology of Education, 2012
The concept of cultural capital has proved invaluable in understanding educational systems in Western countries, and recent work seeks to extend those insights to the diverse educational systems of other geographic regions. Using data from the 2000 Programme for International Student Assessment, the authors explored cultural capital in South Korea…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Cultural Capital, Cultural Influences
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Leng, Phirom – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
This study examines the mutuality issue in international partnership programs between Cambodian universities and universities in France, the USA, Japan and South Korea. It adopts Galtung's and Held's four aspects of mutuality as its conceptual framework and follows a qualitative case study research design. The study finds that most partnership…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, Case Studies
Graduate Management Admission Council, 2017
The Graduate Management Admission Test® (GMAT®) exam was developed to assess skills most relevant to student success in graduate business programs and to help business schools select qualified applicants. In recent years, the average GMAT exam score of the admitted class of leading graduate business programs has risen, raising questions about the…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Schools, College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study
Lukaš, Mirko; Samardžic, Darko – Online Submission, 2014
The aim of this paper is to provide an objective overview of the impact of teacher salaries on the educational achievements of students. It is often debated about teacher salaries and improvement or jeopardizing their standard, but educational consequences that may ensue as a result of these intentions are rarely addressed. Teacher's role in…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Academic Achievement, Teacher Salaries, Foreign Countries
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Miura, Irene T.; And Others – Journal of Educational Psychology, 1993
Research on cognitive representation of numbers and understanding of place value of U.S. and Japanese first graders was extended to France, Sweden, and Korea (118 subjects; approximately 24 from each of the 5 countries). Basic differences in children's cognitive representations of number are influenced by characteristics of their languages. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Honig, Alice S.; Chung, Moonja – Early Child Development and Care, 1989
Parent interviews with low-income, urban mothers in Korea, India, Sweden, France, and the United States provided a profile of behaviors that mothers used in response to various child behaviors. Although mothers exhibited some behaviors typical of their cultural groups, there were more similarities than differences in responses across cultures.…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries