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Mpoki Mwaikokesya – International Review of Education, 2024
Adult education is still regarded as a strategic agent for development and socio-economic transformation in many countries. In Tanzania, a special emphasis on adult education was particularly manifested during Julius Nyerere's presidency (1962-1985), which regarded adult education as a means of increasing popular awareness of political and social…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Presidents
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Urooj Yahya; Rahila Huma Anwar; Sajida Zaki – Issues in Educational Research, 2024
This study focuses on the presence and participation of women in higher education to examine how they function and advance to leadership roles in various academic contexts. With a focus on the conceptualisation of female leadership in literature, challenges facing senior women academics in their advancement to leadership positions, and policy…
Descriptors: Females, Leaders, Higher Education, Literature Reviews
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Dong Nguyen; Ellen Boeren; Srabani Maitra; Sofie Cabus – Professional Development in Education, 2024
This article presents a review of 70 empirical articles focussing on professional learning communities (PLCs) for teachers in the Global South. The review highlights an upward trend in the quantity of the publications on PLCs from 2010 onwards. The evidence suggests that PLCs could be initiated as a result of a mandate, a project of professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Development, Teacher Education, Communities of Practice
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Véliz, Daniela; Bernasconi, Andrés; Celis, Sergio; Mella, Monserratt; Miranda, Constanza – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2023
Universities seeking to establish or expand their research missions in developed countries have at their disposal well-established literature on strategies to foster research capacity in universities. On the contrary, the literature on these processes in the context of developing countries is quite recent and scarce. We offer a descriptive,…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Universities, Capacity Building
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Wooyeong Kim – Learning, Media and Technology, 2024
After World War II, educational television became a significant tool for improving the quality of schooling worldwide. The use of educational television was starting to be considered a modernized way for developing the educational system in many countries including South Korea. Drawing on the archival sources of U.S. Agency for International…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Television, Historical Interpretation, Social Change
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Mai Thi Kim Khanh; Chau Huy Ngoc – International Journal of Educational Management, 2024
Purpose: Cambodian and Laotian students (CLS) are among the largest groups of international students in intra-ASEAN student mobility as well as in Vietnamese higher education institutions (HEIs). However, little has been researched on the factors influencing CLS's decision to choose Vietnam as destination country. The purpose of this study is to…
Descriptors: International Education, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Marbaniang, Strong P. – Child Care in Practice, 2023
Northeast India is located away from mainland India and has a poor connectivity with the mainland India. Many inhabitants of the region have sociocultural beliefs and practices that are different from the mainstream Hindu and Islamic culture. It has the highest under-five child mortality rate in India and diarrhea is the third leading cause of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Child Caregivers, Child Health
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Patricia Ward; Muath Abudalu – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2024
What explains why reductive explanations of social phenomena in the global South persist? This paper addresses this question by considering how researchers' assumptions of their positionality premised upon global North-South explanations of power shape "how" they collect and determine the scope of their data. Building upon standpoint…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Social Science Research, Power Structure, Researchers
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Kesner Remy; Seydou Sané – Learning Organization, 2024
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of humble leadership on project success. In addition, we examine the mediating effect of organisational learning on the relationship between humble leadership and the success of international development projects. Design/methodology/approach: This study adopted a quantitative research…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, International Programs, Economic Development, Developing Nations
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Mohammad Moshtari; Alireza Safarpour – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2024
As it becomes more crucial to push the boundaries of science to develop new technologies and important global initiatives, internationalization can be instrumental in helping underdeveloped countries overcome challenges such as poverty, climate change, and educational inequalities. Higher education institutions have always faced challenges in the…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Barriers, Global Approach, Higher Education
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Obeidat, Rana F.; Al-Delaimy, Wael – Journal of Academic Ethics, 2022
Research on human subjects is ethically justified when its anticipated results would ultimately benefit the society or public and not only the individuals participating in this research. Besides contributing to scientific knowledge, social benefits of scientific research may extend to all aspects of the public's life including health, education,…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Ethics, Nursing Research
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Peyman Abkhezr; Mary McMahon – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2024
The incidence of app-based gig work is expanding rapidly in developed global north countries. Many app-based gig workers are migrants from developing global south countries searching for a better life in their resettlement countries. App-based gig work, however, is insecure, irregular and potentially precarious. Access to decent work is vital for…
Descriptors: Migration, Migrant Workers, Career Development, Computer Oriented Programs
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Choudhary, Heena; Jain, Himanshi – Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2023
The development of financial literacy (FL) is significantly influenced by financial literacy training programs (FLTPs), which aid in creating an ecosystem that is more inclusive and participative. This study reviewed 22 studies on FLTPs for marginalised women in developed and developing countries. It seeks to comprehend (a) the characteristics of…
Descriptors: Financial Literacy, Financial Education, Training, Females
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Bekele, Teklu Abate; Amponsah, Samuel; Karkouti, Ibrahim M. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2023
Due partly to the multimodal and multiscalar nature of technology applications, there lacks theories to explain successful technology integration in teaching and learning in higher education. Such multidisciplinary theories developed primarily within Western contexts as behaviourism, cognitivism, constructivism, connectivism, collaborationism,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Philosophy, Technology Integration, Higher Education
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Sultana, Ronald G. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2023
This paper draws on the fund of regional knowledge about career guidance that comparative research has generated in the "global South". The goal of the paper is to add another voice to the challenge to the universalising language that characterises career guidance theory and practice, and to further highlight the serious attention that…
Descriptors: Postcolonialism, Career Guidance, Epistemology, Social Justice
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