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Dollinger, Mollie; Taylor, Darci; Piskiewicz, Lea – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
A persistent issue in Australia, and globally, is how to improve participation rates in higher education for students from regional and rural areas. In this paper, we tackle this challenge by exploring the idea of a Community Embedded University (CEU). We draw on empirical data from three participatory co-design workshops with university students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Rural Areas, College Students
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Thiele, Catherine; Casey, Joanne; Simon, Susan; Dole, Shelley – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
Attracting high quality teachers to regional, rural, and remote locations has been an issue for school communities in Australia. Research has illustrated that innovative initiatives and experiences can change pre-service teachers' attitudes, perspectives and perceptions about regional, rural and remote schools. What is less understood is the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Place Based Education, Rural Education, Preservice Teachers
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Adams, Margaret – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
Rural and remote communities are challenged by an incongruous combination of poorer health and deficits of health workers. Health professionals working in rural and remote practice contexts are largely educated with standardised curriculum content designed for urban-dominant systems, even though non-urban populations account for approximately half…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Allied Health Personnel, Allied Health Occupations Education, Employment Qualifications
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Moore, Sabre; Weikert, Angela; Downey, Jayne; Carroll, Sharon – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
In a time of fraying community and interpersonal relationships, rural school and community leaders are in search of research-based approaches to strengthen connections and sustain relationships among their students and community members. This article reports the findings from two studies (Moore, 2023; Weikert, 2022) documenting how and why, during…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Cooperation
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Marques da Silva, Sofia – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
Development, smartness, and equity are often defined through cosmopolitan perspectives. Schools and communities from rural regions in Portugal must develop additional measures to compensate for structural disadvantages. These measures often serve to achieve urban models and standards with which comparisons are made. This article explores rural…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Foreign Countries, Place Based Education, Indigenous Knowledge
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Öhrn, Elisabet; Beach, Dennis; Johansson, Monica; Rönnlund, Maria; Rosvall, Per-Åke – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
In the autumn of 2015 a large number of mainly Syrian refugees arrived in Sweden. They were unevenly distributed geographically by the authorities and smaller municipalities received proportionally larger numbers than others. The schools became central in the local reception processes. They faced difficulties but also possibilities, both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Rural Schools, Student Needs
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Paulgaard, Gry; Saus, Merete – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
The authors of this paper share a common background from the Northern Norway region, a rural county and the largest and least populated county of Norway. The region is characterised by high out-migration, lower educational levels, and higher drop-out rates from secondary education than in other regions of Norway. Limited educational provision…
Descriptors: Barriers, Rural Schools, Cultural Pluralism, Geographic Regions
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Fyhn, Anne Birgitte; Jannok Nutti, Ylva – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
Northern Norway's population comprises many different cultural groups. According to the Norwegian Education Act, education must give students insight into and a firm foundation in history and culture. This paper aims to present a proposal for how to start working with the creation of local rural mathematics curricula for which Sámi culture in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Mathematics Instruction, Culturally Relevant Education
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John Guenther; Melyssa Fuqua; Susan Ledger; Serena Davie; Hernan Cuervo; Laurence Lasselle; Natalie Downes – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
For over 30 years, the Journal of the Society for Provision of Education in Rural Australia has reported research and practice discourses associated with rural, regional and remote education, with the aim of impacting policy and practices relating to education in rural Australia. The journal, originally named "Education in Rural…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Rural Education, Educational Research, Educational Practices
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Sue Kilpatrick; Sarah Fischer; Jessica Woodroffe; Nicoli Barnes; Olivia Groves; Kylie Austin – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
Rural communities and partnerships are critical in career education, promoting pathways into work and further education and training. Families, teachers, and employers all may influence young people and adults who are considering pathway choices. This research aimed to equip these 'key influencers' with the knowledge and confidence to have…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Community Education, Career Education, Career Pathways
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Keith McNaught; Colette Rhoding – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
Understanding the rural intentions of medical students has the potential to improve the effective allocation of rural clinical placements, the demand for which regularly exceeds availability. Longitudinal studies on students' rural intentions have been published but a refined understanding of the spectrum of intentions is absent in the literature.…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Student Attitudes, Intention, Rural Education
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Anthony Abiodun Eniola; Zhaxat Kenzhin; Menslu Sultanova – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
This study sought to determine whether students' perceptions of health, security, and environmental risks influence student enrolment at private universities in rural areas of Nigeria, as well as whether security risks mediate the correlations between the variables in the study. The research utilised multistage sampling approaches to ascertain and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Risk Management, Rural Schools
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Marnee Shay; Rhonda Oliver; Tatiana Bogachenko; Helen C. D. McCarthy – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
Successful transition from education to the workplace is vital for young people, particularly Indigenous students from remote communities, to support their long-term economic and emotional well-being, social inclusion, physical and mental health. This paper reports findings from a three-year study undertaken collaboratively with young people at a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Boarding Schools, Rural Areas
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Bangarr, Michelle – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
Over recent years a lot of attention has been given to education for First Nations students living in remote communities. The quest for improved outcomes, better attendance, retention and year 12 completions disguises other perhaps more important issues. During the 1970s and 1980s the homeland movement 'return to Country' created opportunities for…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Outcomes of Education, Attendance, Educational Improvement
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McLennan, Brad; Peel, Karen L.; Burnett, Elizabeth; Danaher, Patrick Alan – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
Currently, an almost exclusively female workforce provides the government mandated adult supervision of Australian primary and secondary school students enrolled in distance education, including geographically isolated learners. These Remote Education Tutors (RETs) include unpaid family support providers and externally employed governesses and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Tutors, Rural Education
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