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Dominik Dvorák; Silvie Rita Kucerová; Ladislav Zilcher; Zdenek Svoboda – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2024
Current policies in education that support school choice can be a threat but also an opportunity for rural schools that are often at risk of closure or amalgamation/consolidation. Studies from Western Europe found two types of schools using the 'capitals' of the rural environment in different ways: 'community' and 'magnet' schools. Our…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Rural Areas
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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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Yang, Liuning – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
Across China, the household registration (hukou) policy has restricted the school admission of rural-urban migrant children in urban areas. In 2017, the Nanjing government issued the "Tenants Have the Same Right as Householders" (THSRH) policy to allow tenants in urban areas access to public-school resources. However, what the migrant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migrants, Migrant Children, School Choice
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Williams, Heather; Williamson, Janet; Siebert, Carl – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
The rural setting is one that must be better understood because of the broader discussions of changing demographics, growing diversity, the need for economic development, and community engagement. Additional research is needed to understand the interconnection of rural spaces and teacher retention. The purpose of this study was to understand the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Persistence, Rural Areas, Rural Education
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Moreno-Pinillos, Cristina – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
In contexts where social, political, and educational decisions are driven by globalisation, the sustainability and maintenance of rural communities at put at risk. Schools located in rural territories, through their educational practices in connection with the social and cultural context, can promote rootedness and favour sustainability. In this…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Correlation, Rural Areas, Cultural Context
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Hunter, Erin Kristeen; Reid, Jo-Anne – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
A doctoral study of a program designed to provide access to secondary education for children from a remote Indigenous community was completed in 2014 (Hunter, 2015). This paper reflects on the ongoing commitment of members of this community to a partnership that uses interstate boarding schools as a means of educating their children. It reviews…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Boarding Schools
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Herbert, Alice – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
Education policies are enacted differently according to school contexts and geographies. This is particularly the case in large countries such as Australia where context and geographies for schooling differ greatly. Within regional, rural and remote Australia, schools are witnessing a trend in geographic disadvantage in that as distance from urban…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Geographic Isolation, Educational Policy
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Ratcliffe, Ruth; Boughton, Bob – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
This article draws on work with communities in the rural and remote towns of Brewarrina, Wilcannia and Enngonia, New South Wales (NSW) to explore the relationship between low adult literacy levels and the continuing alienation of Aboriginal communities from educational decision making. Building on the analysis of community-school relations…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Literacy Education, Adult Literacy, Rural Areas
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Rutherford, Katrina; McCalman, Janya; Bainbridge, Roxanne – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
School completion has been hailed by many as the 'holy grail' of Indigenous education, and 42% remote-living Indigenous students now attain year 12 completion each year. But for a range of complex reasons, only 60% of these graduates translate this achievement into further engagement in study, training or employment. This systematic literature…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, High School Graduates, Rural Schools, Rural Areas
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Jakubowski, Casey – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
For close to fifty years, rural and non-metro counties in New York State have suffered economic and demographic declines. This paper examines the impact of urban-normative educational reform efforts on one community, and the continued crisis emerging after the consolidated district closed the elementary school. Using Discourse Analysis, two sets…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Consolidated Schools, Educational Change, School Closing
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van Gelderen, Ben; Guthadjaka, Kathy – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
In the review of rural, regional and remote education in Australia, Halsey briefly reflected on the old conundrum of how traditional Indigenous culture and 'western' knowledge (as represented in mainstream curriculum) might be integrated in remote schooling contexts. The recommendation supplied was for 'greater opportunity in the curriculum for…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Rural Areas, Indigenous Populations, Western Civilization
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Cervone, Jason A. – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
Massachusetts is the least rural state in the US, and its existing rural communities are shrinking. This paper examines the historical processes of urbanization, specifically through industrialization that have come to dominate and erase rural communities in the state. The capitalist mindset behind industrialization has spread to education where…
Descriptors: Urbanization, Industrialization, Rural Areas, Rural Schools
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Bolaji, Stephen Dele; Campbell-Evans, Glenda; Gray, Jan Rosemary – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
This study examined the managerial structure of Universal Basic Education (UBE) policy embraced by the governments of African countries towards ensuring free, compulsory and uninterrupted access to 9-year formal education for every child of school-age by 2050. Previous studies on UBE policy implementation in Nigeria reported unequal educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Equal Education, Compulsory Education
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Downes, Natalie; Roberts, Philip – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
The staffing of rural, remote and isolated schools remains a significant issue of concern in Australian education. In this paper we provide a comprehensive account of the Australian research related to the staffing of rural schools post 2004. The review identifies the overarching themes of the opportunities and challenges of staffing rural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Teacher Persistence, Preservice Teacher Education
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Yang, Bai – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
This paper presents the Sichuan case study: Badi Primary School, a semi-agro-pastoral town primary school in Danba County of Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province. Section 1 introduces the context of the town and the school. This is done by analyzing discourses of education policy in the town and the school. Through this analysis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Sino Tibetan Languages, Language Usage
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