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Hiemstra, John – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2017
The Canadian province of Alberta runs a unique school system that offers ten options for school plurality and choice, nine of which provide some form of faith-based schooling. This article argues that Alberta has created a pragmatic version of a "pluriform school system." This system breaks with the assumption, shared by many Christian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Choice, Religion Studies, State Church Separation
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Thomas, Victor F.; Ssendikaddiwa, Joseph M.; Mroz, Martin; Lockyer, Karen; Kosarzova, Karin; Hanna, Carolyn – Journal of International Students, 2018
Leading institutional pedagogies and practices tend to approach increasing international student populations from a deficit-based model, which focuses on the adaptation, acculturation, and assimilation of international students to the dominant host culture. We believe a better approach to improve international and domestic students' interaction is…
Descriptors: Interaction, Peer Relationship, Foreign Students, Models
Brennan, Terri-Lynn Kay – Canadian Journal of Education, 2011
Ontario Roman Catholic communities have established and maintained their own schools for over 200 years. Yet, their struggle for survival has not come without many challenges, setbacks, and criticisms. With the achievement of open-access at the secondary level and equal funding across the system, many question the legitimacy and worthiness of…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Bista, Krishna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Today, millions of students cross geographic, cultural, and educational borders for their higher education. Trends of international student mobility are significant to universities, educators, business leaders, and governments to increase revenue and campus diversity in the global marketplace. As such, it is vital to examine recent trends in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
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Cho, Christine L. – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2010
Teachers in Canadian schools are over-representative of the dominant group: white, middle class, heterosexual, able-bodied, Christian and Canadian born (Bascia, 1996). Yet, Canada is a multi-ethnic, multi-racial, multi-faith and multi-linguistic country. In the last 5-7 years faculties of education have been accepting increasing numbers of…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Linguistics, Foreign Countries, Immigrants