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Gao, Yuan – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
International collaborations in the vocational and training (VET) sector have grown significantly in the past three decades in China as well as in other parts of the world. Despite its growing prominence, it remains a largely under-researched field compared to the large volume of research on universities' internationalization. In particular, it is…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, International Education
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Lijie, Lu; Fang, Wang; Yunpeng, Ma; Clarke, Anthony; Collins, John – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2016
Faced with urban schools' reluctance to host student teachers on practicum because "student teachers disturb their teaching order," Northeast Normal University in Changchun, China, collaborated with four rural provinces to develop a University-Government-School (UGS) initiative for rural practicum placements. To understand the teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Partnerships in Education, Government School Relationship
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Rico, Braden – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2013
Kaupapa Maori theory was conceptualized in the 1980s in New Zealand as a framework for revolutionizing Indigenous education. Its success marks it as a transformational praxis beneficial to educators beyond the shores of Aotearoa. This theory propounds a practical, proactive stance that enables a shift in thinking away from the psychology of…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Indigenous Populations
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Marom, Lilach – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This paper examines the recertification process of internationally educated teachers (IETs) in British Columbia (BC). In order to teach in Canada IETs have to go through a recertification process. The recertification process varies between provinces and is a full-time training process, following an assessment of IETs' foreign credentials. Through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness, Foreign Nationals, Teacher Education
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Cormier, Lauren; Drewery, David – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2017
A growing body of literature suggests the need to better understand the subjective well-being (SWB) of students enrolled in cooperative education (co-op) programs. Some co-op students will be unsuccessful in securing employment, yet there is a scarcity of existing quantitative research outlining the impact that this will have on students,…
Descriptors: Cooperative Education, Well Being, Unemployment, Student Surveys
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Hales, Anne; Clarke, Anthony – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
This article contributes a Canadian perspective to a growing body of international research investigating teacher education, specifically as a category of academic work exemplified in employment advertisements. By investigating how Canadian employment advertisements in teacher education are constructed as mediating artefacts in the relationship…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Teacher Education Programs, Advertising
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Drewery, David; Nevison, Colleen; Pretti, T. Judene; Cormier, Lauren; Barclay, Sage; Pennaforte, Antoine – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2016
This study discusses and tests a conceptual model of co-op work-term quality from a student perspective. Drawing from an earlier exploration of co-op students' perceptions of work-term quality, variables related to role characteristics, interpersonal dynamics, and organizational elements were used in a multiple linear regression analysis to…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Predictor Variables, Interpersonal Relationship, Group Dynamics
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Mitton-Kukner, Jennifer; Kearns, Laura-Lee; Tompkins, Joanne – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
There are increasing calls for pre-service educators to be responsive and responsible for anti-homophobic education. This research builds on the ongoing efforts to integrate Positive Space training in our two-year Bachelor of Education programme. We found through a series of focus group and individual interviews that pre-service teachers were…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Social Bias
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Santoro, Ninetta; Kennedy, Aileen – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
Unprecedented levels of global mobility mean that culturally homogenous classrooms are now increasingly rare. This brings with it challenges for teachers and raises issues about what constitutes quality teaching and teachers. Professional standards are commonly seen as a key policy instrument through which teacher quality can be enhanced. This…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Standards, Teacher Effectiveness, Discourse Analysis
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McRae, Norah; Johnston, Nancy – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2016
Building on the work completed in BC that resulted in the development of a WIL Matrix for comparing and contrasting various forms of WIL with the Canadian co-op model, this paper proposes a Global Work-Integrated Learning Framework that allows for the comparison of a variety of models of work-integrated learning found in the international…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Work Experience, Postsecondary Education
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Khampirat, Buratin; McRae, Norah – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2016
Cooperative and Work-integrated Education (CWIE) programs have been widely accepted as educational programs that can effectively connect what students are learning to the world of work through placements. Because a global quality standards framework could be a very valuable resource and guide to establishing, developing, and accrediting quality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Work Experience Programs, Education Work Relationship
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McRae, Norah; Ramji, Karima; Lu, Linghong; Lesperance, Mary – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2016
Post-secondary institutions spend considerable resources on programs, such as study abroad and international work-integrated learning, which involve students' participation in international experiences. One significant impetus for these programs is the hope that through exposing students to international settings these students will be better…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, College Students, Study Abroad
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Bowen, Tracey – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2016
Professionalism is not easily defined for newcomers to the workforce. While much of the work-ready research focuses on desired graduate attributes and skills, the larger issue is the ways in which students conceptualize professionalism from their observations and experiences of others, and how these conceptualizations affect their professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professionalism, Professional Identity, Interviews
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Drysdale, Maureen T. B.; Frost, Natalie; McBeath, Margaret L. – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2015
This project examined the role of cooperative education (co-op) in changing majors and career certainty in Canadian university students. Career certainty scores were collected using an online questionnaire from students in both cooperative education and non-cooperative education. The frequency with which students changed their major and their…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Integrated Activities, Workplace Learning, Online Surveys
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Armstrong, Lisa; Waite, Nancy; Rosenthal, Meagan – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2015
Uptake of new scopes of practice by pharmacists has been slow and inconsistent, which the literature suggests may be related to disconnects between pharmacists' established professional identities and the identities needed to adopt these new practices. This study evaluated the use of coaches to help pharmacy students during their cooperative…
Descriptors: Student Development, Cooperative Education, Coaching (Performance), Professional Identity
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