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Carpentier, Vincent; Courtois, Aline – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
Drawing on 45 semi-structured interviews conducted in four public universities as part of an international comparative project, we examine the cultural, political, social and economic forces at play in the way the 'public good' is perceived, translated and debated within the French higher education context. Our findings indicate that a variety of…
Descriptors: State Universities, Comparative Education, Higher Education, Economic Factors
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Rodríguez Herrero, Pablo; de la Herrán Gascón, Agustín; de Miguel Yubero, Victoria – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
This study aims to determine the extent and manner in which the notion of death is provided for in laws regulating school curricula in Spain and the Spanish Autonomous Regions, and to identify any differences and similarities among the Regions. To this end a documentary survey of current legislation, curricular regulations and educational…
Descriptors: Death, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Legislation
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Lopez-Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Marcenaro-Gutierrez, Oscar David – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
There is a common belief that the more the time students spend in the classroom the more they learn; a conception which has been supported by considerable empirical research. However, most of these studies are correlational, which does not provide solid support for their conclusions. In this research work we intend to go a step further in the…
Descriptors: Time Management, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Grade 4
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Ruotsalainen, Jenni; Soodla, Piret; Räikkönen, Eija; Poikkeus, Anna-Maija; Kikas, Eve; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
The aim of the study was to analyse literacy instruction activities and their associations with the reading performance of first graders in Estonia and Finland, two countries that share similar orthographies and educational systems but differ in the onset of formal reading instruction. The contents of 33 Literacy lessons in first grade spring were…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Learning Activities, Grade 1, Elementary School Students
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Hou, Chunguang; Fan, Peilei; Du, Debin; Gui, Qinchang; Duan, Dezhong – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
The knowledge production capacity of a country depends not only on its internal innovation factors, but also on its 'social capital' in the global network. International student mobility networks have become an important component of social capital that affects a country's knowledge production capacity. This study combines the social network…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Study Abroad, Social Capital
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Rivas, Axel; Sanchez, Belen – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
During the first years of the new century, Latin America went through significant political changes in a period of economic growth. In education, we identify a 'regulatory governance turn' characterised by the emergence of four policy instruments: 1-New performance-based teaching career regulations with teachers' evaluations, 2-Curricular…
Descriptors: Governance, Accountability, High Stakes Tests, Foreign Countries
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Gao, Qiufeng; Wang, Huan; Chang, Fang; An, Qi; Yi, Hongmei; Kenny, Kaleigh; Shi, Yaojiang – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
This article reports on research conducted to investigate student confidence in reading by collecting data from 135 primary schools in rural China. In the survey, we adopted the PIRLS scales of confidence in reading and reading skills test items. Our analysis shows that compared to the other countries and regions, rural China ranks last with…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Foreign Countries, Correlation, Rural Areas
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Yang, Peidong – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
The global landscape of higher education is an uneven field where players like nation-states are placed in hierarchical and centre-periphery relations. This paper focuses on the global field of international student mobility (ISM) and investigates China's place in the field using an analytical framework consisting of three key categories of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Ethnography
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Van de Velde, Cécile – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
Are we witnessing the rise of 'global' student protests, in the wake of austerity policies and globalised educational reforms? To answer this question, this article draws on a comparison of the claims, anger, and hope present in three post-2008 student movements: the student movement in Santiago, Chile (2011-2012), the 'Maple Spring' in Montreal,…
Descriptors: Activism, Comparative Education, Educational Policy, Educational Change
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Buckner, Elizabeth – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
Universities around the world are increasingly orienting themselves towards global engagement in the form of internationalisation. This article examines how the importance of internationalisation and international research collaborations varies across institutions. Using data from the Fourth Global Survey of Internationalisation, it finds that…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, International Cooperation, Research
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Diamond, Aurel H.; Kislev, Elyakim – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
Science education projects are being used to improve attitudes between conflicting groups, but it is not clear which aspects of science make it an effective agent for this purpose. This paper investigates how attitudes towards intergroup cooperation relate to different perceptions of science. Regression analyses are conducted on questionnaire data…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Adolescents, Intergroup Relations
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Malik, Rabea; Raza, Fizza; Rose, Pauline; Singal, Nidhi – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
Invisibility of children with disabilities in data on educational access and learning is a key policy challenge for tracking progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. In this article, we report findings from a household survey undertaken in rural Punjab, Pakistan. These data enable us to identify the extent to which children with…
Descriptors: Preadolescents, Disadvantaged Youth, Poverty, Out of School Youth
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Ohba, Asayo; Malenya, Francis Likoye – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
This paper explores the challenges and prospects of inclusive education for learners with disabilities in the integrated education system in Kenyan primary schools. Data were collected in five and nine public schools in Nairobi and Marsabit respectively, by means of questionnaires administered to 126 teachers, semi-structured interviews with 14…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Elementary School Teachers, Public Schools
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Pesambili, Joseph Christopher – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
This study investigated the tensions present in an intercultural education model designed to offer an indigenous knowledge course alongside the national curriculum at Noonkodin School in Eluwai, Monduli, Tanzania. The study employed an ethnographic research design involving mainly in-depth classroom observations, interviews with the head and…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Indigenous Knowledge, National Curriculum, Ethnography
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Braun, Alisha M. B. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
While limited research on inclusive education in sub-Saharan Africa and Tanzania focuses on the perspectives of preservice and practicing teachers, this case study features those of governmental and non-governmental national policy actors. To analyse these influential voices shaping inclusive education, key education sector policy actors working…
Descriptors: Barriers, Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Attitudes toward Disabilities
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