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Hammack, Floyd M. – Journal of School Choice, 2016
This article addresses what schools that seek to promote social mobility as opposed to status maintenance among their students really ask of them. Focusing on several prominent charter school organizations, the article details the social and behavioral expectations of the schools and understands them through an application of Goffman's work on…
Descriptors: Social Mobility, High School Students, Educational Change, Access to Education
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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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Fantuzzo, John W.; LeBoeuf, Whitney A.; Chen, Chin-Chih; Rouse, Heather L.; Culhane, Dennis P. – Educational Researcher, 2012
This study examined the unique and combined associations of homelessness and school mobility with educational well-being indicators, as well as the mediating effect of absenteeism, for an entire cohort of third-grade students in Philadelphia. Using integrated archival administrative data from the public school district and the municipal Office of…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Student Mobility, Young Children, Well Being
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Millard, Debbie – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2018
This paper argues that links between academia and other economic sectors are increasing, especially through intersectoral mobility of university graduates. Murray [(2010). "The Oncomouse that Roared: Hybrid Exchange Strategies as a Source of Distinction at the Boundary of Overlapping Institutions." "American Journal of…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Social Sciences, Humanities
Heslop, Joanne – Student Transitions Project, 2017
The Student Transitions Project (STP) newsletter focuses exclusively on student mobility within the B.C. public post-secondary system. In this context, student mobility includes the sequential or simultaneous enrollment of academic credit registrants attending one or more B.C. public post-secondary institutions throughout their academic studies.…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Postsecondary Education, Transitional Programs, Enrollment Trends
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Alexiadou, Nafsika; van de Bunt-Kokhuis, Sylvia – Comparative Education, 2013
This article presents a comparative analysis of two country-specific cases. The comparative analysis is situated within the broad domain of the changing knowledge economy landscape for educational policy. The two cases examine the transfer, embedding and enactment of policies during the interactions between supranational, national, institutional…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Governance, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Gromov, A. D. – Russian Education & Society, 2017
This article presents statistics about the cohort of foreign students studying at Russian universities. It will interest researchers and a large number of higher education professionals, including university administrators and employees at state oversight agencies. [This article was translated by Kenneth Cargill.]
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Colleges, Foreign Students
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Mabokela, Reitumetse Obakeng; Mlambo, Yeukai Angela – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2015
This qualitative study investigates how the intersection of gender, socio-cultural factors, and organizational culture impact professional experiences of women academics at a selected public university in Ghana. Given the glaring absence of women in academic positions across many African universities, particularly at academic ranks beyond the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Women Faculty, Sex Fairness
Bacon, La Shawn Catrice – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The relationship between academic self-concept and academic achievement in African American students who have experienced geographic mobility was the focus of this study. Specifically, this study used quantitative methods to assess African American students from counties in Iowa to obtain information about the students' relocation from urban to…
Descriptors: African American Students, Rural Schools, Student Attitudes, Grade Point Average
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Marimon, Ramon; Lietaert, Matthieu; Grigolo, Michele – Higher Education in Europe, 2009
Many researchers trained in Europe leave to work abroad, namely in the USA. This brain-drain phenomenon is the result of a lack of openness and competition in European academic systems. Some aspects relating to the mobility of academic careers could make a difference in attracting--and maintaining--researchers, aside to serious structural reform.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Researchers, Brain Drain, Higher Education
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Reay, Diane – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2013
This paper problematizes dominant discourses of social mobility. It begins by discussing social mobility from a philosophical perspective before examining current policies on social mobility in the United Kingdom, drawing on data from both recent mobility studies and the contemporary labour market. I then broaden out the discussion by exploring…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Social Mobility, Working Class, Educational Attainment
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Jaffer, Tasneem; Govender, Shanali; Brown, Cheryl – Open Praxis, 2017
Mandated to provide support to postgraduate students, the Office of Postgraduate Studies at the University of Cape Town operates in a context characterised by limited funding and resourcing, varied student preparedness for postgraduate study, and increasing student mobility. Extra-curricular academic and professional skills support is offered…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Student Experience, Academic Support Services
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Yakaboski, Tamara; Sheridan, Robyn Stout; Dade, Kristin – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2014
The article examines improved marriage opportunities as an unexplored motivator for pursuing international education via U.S. graduate engineering degrees and stresses the need to centralize gender in analyzing academic mobility and international education. This interdisciplinary qualitative study explores how South Indian men and women's…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Indians, Graduates, Social Status
Bradbury, Katharine; Burke, Mary A.; Triest, Robert K. – Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 2014
Aside from effects on nearby property values, research is sparse on how foreclosures may generate negative externalities. Employing a unique dataset that matches individual student records from Boston Public Schools--including test scores, demographics, home address moves, and school changes--with real estate records indicating whether the student…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Academic Achievement, Real Estate, Performance Based Assessment
Bridger, Kath – Higher Education Academy, 2015
This research project was commissioned by the UK Higher Education International Unit (IU) and the Higher Education Academy (HEA) in June 2014 to explore academic perspectives on the outcomes of outward mobility at undergraduate, postgraduate and research levels for UK domiciled students, and to consider how best to facilitate the take up as well…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Students, Employment Potential
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