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Jessie Ming Sin Wong; Simon Man Fai Wong – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
In the face of the rising tension between Hong Kong and mainland China, Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam blamed the city's education system for its inability to develop a sense of 'I am Chinese' national identity and vowed to step up 'national education' from preschool. This article explores how 188 young preschool teachers perceived their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Preschools, Preschool Education
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Nafsika Alexiadou; Carina Hjelmér; Anne Laiho; Päivi Pihlaja – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) is changing across Europe, reflecting multiple-policy intentions and assumptions about education in early years, and the role of the state in supporting, funding and regulating its institutions. In this article, we examine the evolution of ECEC comparatively in Finland and Sweden, and we explore the shifts…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Educational Objectives
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Dandan Zhou; Adrienne Sansom – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
Educational reform in China has brought about many Western educational approaches for teachers to consider as part of their pedagogy. An example of this is the theory of multiple intelligences (MI theory). This paper presents how a theory grounded in a Western context is locally reconceptualised by kindergarten teachers who grew up in a different…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Teacher Attitudes, Context Effect, Educational Theories
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Daly, Kieran; Carter, Emma; Sabates, Ricardo – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Mother tongue-based education has been central to the promotion of early literacy skills in many multilingual contexts of the Global South. However, learners in such environments may face significant linguistic challenges when changing language of instruction during schooling. In particular, the linguistic distance between mother tongue and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, Native Language, Official Languages
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Bennell, Paul – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
This is the second of two articles on World Bank support for technical and vocational education and training in sub-Saharan Africa. The first article reviewed the World Bank's latest policy document on TVET in SSA. This article takes a broader historical perspective by examining the evolution of World Bank policy and practice in this key area of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Education, Vocational Education, Policy
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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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Haughton, Noela A.; Han, Dawei – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
Internationalisation facilitated through 'sister' relationships establishes transnational, cooperative partnerships and cultural exchanges between institutions within and between geographic locations. This case study describes the long-term sister city internationalisation partnership between two sister universities, one Chinese and one American,…
Descriptors: Confucianism, Asian Culture, Chinese, Second Language Learning
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Langsten, Ray; Abdelkhalek, Fatma; Hassan, Tahra – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
Egypt has long promised quality basic education. Nevertheless, international and national assessments show poor reading skills. Community schools (CS) are a component of Egypt's Education for All strategy. CS were intended to offer quality education to children who otherwise would have no chance to complete primary school. Previous studies report…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Arabic, Language Skills, Public Schools
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Gibbs, Emma; Jones, Charlotte; Atkinson, Jess; Attfield, Ian; Bronwin, Rona; Hinton, Rachel; Potter, Amy; Savage, Laura – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
This collection summarises reflections from a group of Department for International Development (DFID) education advisers, spanning a number of different contexts and aspects of the topic of education projects that are working at scale to improve learning outcomes. In the first contribution, Gibbs shares a case study of an approach used to track…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Systems Approach, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
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Kiwan, Dina – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
This article examines the inter-relationships among citizenship, class and disability through the methodological juxtaposition of critical policy analysis of constructions of disability and an autobiographical sociology of global middle-class parental strategies in school admissions processes in the Middle East. The author advances the theoretical…
Descriptors: Correlation, Social Class, Citizenship, Middle Class
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Alharthi, Maryam J.; Lebeau, Yann – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
Parental choices in non-compulsory pre-primary education are typically analysed in relation to dispositions influenced by class-related cultural capital. In Saudi Arabia, where early childhood education is yet to be fully institutionalised, other local socio-cultural dynamics enter in the formulation and approval of choice. This article focuses on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Cultural Capital, Social Capital
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Kameyama, Yuriko – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
Children with disabilities are considered to be the group most excluded from basic education. While disability remains the strongest barrier to accessing education, studies have shown that appropriate policies can help to reduce barriers to education. This paper examines the determinants of school status for children with disabilities in four…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Disabilities, Barriers
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Alcott, Benjamin; Banerji, Manjistha; Bhattacharjea, Suman; Nanda, Mansi; Ramanujan, Purnima – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
A growing evidence base highlights the value of high-quality early childhood education (ECE) to children's cognitive and social development. However, far less is known about how families and children, especially in developing countries, participate in ECE or how these participation patterns reflect families' thinking and decision-making. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education
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Phillips, Louise Gwenneth; Ritchie, Jenny; Adair, Jennifer Keys – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Recognition of young children as citizens is relatively new in sociology, with translation emerging into education. Discourses of children and childhood shape ideas of young children as citizens and national discourses of citizenship frame what civic participation can be. The authors analysed national early childhood education curricula frameworks…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Young Children, Early Childhood Education
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Singh, Renu; Mukherjee, Protap – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This mixed methods study draws upon Young Lives India longitudinal data to analyse whether children who attended private preschools demonstrate higher cognitive skills and enhanced subjective wellbeing at the age of 12 compared to those who attended government preschools in India. Using linear logistic regression models, the analysis reveals that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Private Schools, Program Effectiveness
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