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Vu, Lan Thi Hoang; Le, Linh Cu; Muhajarine, Nazeem – Social Indicators Research, 2013
In an increasingly knowledge-based globalized world, higher education, advanced training and skill development are critical priorities for Vietnam. This paper aims to estimate the participation in higher education and its regional distribution in Vietnam, and to identify its determinants at the individual and contextual levels. Data used were from…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Living Standards, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries
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Hakim, Catherine – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2006
There are no sex differences in cognitive ability but enduring sex differences in competitiveness, life goals, the relative emphasis on agency versus connection. Policy-makers' and feminist emphasis on equal opportunities and family-friendly policies assumes that sex discrimination is the primary source of sex differentials in labour market…
Descriptors: Females, Careers, Gender Differences, Cognitive Ability
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Eckes, Suzanne E.; Toutkoushian, Robert K. – Research in Higher Education, 2006
There have been numerous lawsuits within higher education brought by females over pay inequity and many articles have been written on the topic. Although not as prevalent, there have been some recent instances where male faculty have claimed--with some degree of success--that the process used by their institutions to make salary adjustments for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Reverse Discrimination, Females, Legal Problems
Scully, Maura King – CURRENTS, 2011
Advancement is a women-dominated profession. The numbers say so: Approximately two-thirds of Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) members are women, and one-third are men. What does this mean for women and the advancement profession as a whole? As anyone who has ever analyzed statistics can tell, it depends. The numbers…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Differences, Disproportionate Representation, Women Administrators
Cui-Callahan, Natalia A. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The workload of public educators has become increasingly complex in recent years. New and veteran teachers are facing a variety of internal and external challenges within the classroom environment. Internal challenges include, but are not limited to students with limited English skills, inclusion of students with special needs in the regular…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Urban Schools
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Deniz, Kaan Zülfikar – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Problem statement: Interest can be defined as "when an individual pays attention to an object without special effort, maintains her/his attention for a long time, and is aware of and transforms this attentiveness into a response and an attitude." Vocational interests indicate an individual's feelings about employment, courses of study,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Occupational Aspiration, Age Differences, Gender Differences
Fawcett, Caroline; Hartwell, Ash; Israel, Ron – EQUIP3, 2010
This report offers the first systematic analysis of out-of-school youth populations. In so doing, it estimates the youth bulge worldwide and measures key characteristics of out-of-school youth for sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. In addition, as examples of how existing data can be used for analysis at the national and subnational levels, the…
Descriptors: Statistical Data, Foreign Countries, Profiles, Out of School Youth
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Onoyase, Anna – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This study investigated Principals' Perception of misconduct among Secondary School teachers in Delta State. Four research questions and four hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The instrument used for collection of data was tagged "Principals' Perception of Teachers Misconduct Questionnaire" (PPOTMQ). For content validity,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Behavior
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Hosey, Sara – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2014
Cara Hoffman's work enacts George Orwell's imperative to "pay attention to the obvious" (an idea that several sympathetic characters repeat in her 2011 novel "So Much Pretty"), probing aspects of twenty-first century life in the United States that have become so accepted as to be unremarkable, such as epidemic levels of…
Descriptors: Interviews, Feminism, Violence, Novels
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Porter, Stephen R.; Toutkoushian, Robert K.; Moore, John V., III – Review of Higher Education, 2008
The national media and academic journals have reported a sizable wage gap between men and women in academe--a gap that has persisted over time. Data from the National Center for Education Statistics for 2004-2005 show that the average salary for all male faculty ($69,337) exceeded the average salary for female faculty ($56,926) by almost 22%.…
Descriptors: Wages, Women Faculty, Labor Market, Gender Discrimination
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Olivo, Christiane – Journal of Political Science Education, 2012
This study of 12 introductory American government and politics textbooks shows that their main narratives still focus largely on men's experiences as political actors and pay little attention to women's experiences. While on average just 9% of pages included in-text references to women, 28% of images and 17% of sidebars, tables, figures, and…
Descriptors: United States Government (Course), Textbooks, Females, Gender Discrimination
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Spaid, Robin; Gillet-Karem, Rosemary – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2018
To investigate food insecurity in community college students, our research team developed a mixed methods study. For the first phase, we interviewed 16 Maryland community college administrators to determine which community colleges had food banks or food pantries. The second phase involved gathering in-depth information from 6 community college…
Descriptors: Food, Hunger, Females, Two Year College Students
Levinson, Meira, Ed.; Fay, Jacob, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
Teaching in a democracy is challenging and filled with dilemmas that have no easy answers. For example, how do educators meet their responsibilities of teaching civic norms and dispositions while remaining nonpartisan? "Democratic Discord in Schools" features eight normative cases of complex dilemmas drawn from real events designed to…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizenship Education, Problem Solving, Cooperation
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Liebenberg, Janet; Huisman, Magda; Mentz, Elsa – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2015
Despite a widely-acknowledged shortage of software developers, and reports of a gap between industry needs and software education, the possible gap between students' needs and software development education has not been explored in detail. In their university education, students want to take courses and carry out projects that clearly relate to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Relevance (Education), Computer Software
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McDonald, Judith A.; Thornton, Robert J. – Journal of Human Resources, 2007
We analyze the female-male gap in starting-salary offers for new college graduates using data from the annual surveys of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), unique (and proprietary) data that have not previously been used for this purpose. A major advantage of working with a data set on salaries for new college graduates is…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Gender Differences, Wages, Salaries
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