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Dahl, Kari Kragh Blume – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article explores and compares the way in which Danish and Kenyan student-teachers achieve a professional identity while training to be teachers, drawing on conceptually-related theoretical approaches of critical psychology, social theory of learning, professional literature and literature about narratives and life history. Findings from…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Teacher Education, Student Development, Foreign Countries
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Guan, Shanshan; Ploner, Josef – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
In the wider context of national growth and investment in higher education in China, more mature students seek to gain access to university education. Considering the far-reaching socioeconomic and political shifts in contemporary China and its higher education sector in particular, this study explores the experience of mature university students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Cultural Capital, Cultural Influences
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Zamfir, Ana-Maria; Militaru, Eva; Mocanu, Cristina; Lungu, Eliza Olivia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
While there is a rich literature on the school-to-work transition in developed countries, an equally robust literature is lacking for post-communist countries. We analyse the patterns of labour market entry of higher education graduates in several formerly communist countries by drawing on the HEGESCO data set, which provides information on the…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Cross Cultural Studies, Labor Market, Social Change
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Dai, Kun – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article illustrates the author's transnational learning experiences in a China-Australia 2 + 2 articulation programme. Transnational articulation programme is being actively adopted by many Chinese universities to enhance the diversity of educational structures as a response to the growing trend of internationalisation of higher education.…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Learning Experience, International Education, Universities
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Fu, Guopeng – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Chinese education scholars Cesan Wang and Qiquan Zhong led a debate over knowledge centredness versus student centredness in China's ongoing pre-collegiate curriculum reform. The debate was considered the most influential academic event in the past 30 years in the field of education in China. Employing a Critical Discourse Analysis approach, this…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Educational Change, Criticism, Foreign Countries
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Shreeve, Robyn Lucia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Global university rankings seek to illustrate the performance of institutions on an international level and are used by many institutions to help them to reach strategic goals, as such, they have become synonymous to some as an indicator of quality and desirability. As global university rankings become further embedded as a basis on which…
Descriptors: Universities, Reputation, Institutional Evaluation, Foreign Countries
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Buckler, Alison – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This paper focuses on how people learn to become teachers. It draws on the experiences of student-teachers and tutors at a College of Education in the south of Ghana who engaged with an iterative data-generation process over one academic year. While increasing attention is given to the learning experiences of children in Sub-Saharan Africa,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Sociocultural Patterns
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Wang, Yan; Sung, Min-Chuan; Vong, Keang-Ieng Peggy – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
In Asian and Chinese contexts, internationalisation fundamentally means the adoption of Western modes of education. Given how much internationalisation is being promoted at the national and institutional levels, the authors would like to find out how well the related initiatives and reform are received by college professors at the front line of…
Descriptors: Asians, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, International Education
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Majee, Upenyu S.; Ress, Susanne B. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Internationalisation of higher education has mostly been theorised from a Euro-American perspective, taking less into account how legacies of colonial expansion impose unique demands on universities. This article highlights the tensions that arise when universities must respond simultaneously to transnational pressures for internationalisation and…
Descriptors: Postcolonialism, Local History, Global Approach, Higher Education
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Gao, Xuesong; Zheng, Yongyan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This paper explores the impacts of research excellence evaluation entailed in global ranking exercises, a control strategy characteristic of new managerialism, on Chinese Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) academics. The enquiry combines the Critical Incidents Technique (CIT) and internet-based discourse analysis, drawing on mass media texts and…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, College Faculty, Faculty Publishing, Governance
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Campbell, Anne C. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This qualitative study explores how graduates of Western higher education view their contributions to their home country's social and economic development by comparing groups of international scholarship alumni who have returned to live in Moldova and expatriate alumni. Results indicate that country of residency influences one's perceived…
Descriptors: Scholarships, Higher Education, Social Change, Foreign Countries
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Pyhältö, Kirsi; Peltonen, Jouni; Castelló, Montserrat; McAlpine, Lynn – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Interest plays a major role in the doctoral experience. However, previous research has not considered how the national context might influence interest. This study focused on exploring cross-national variation in doctoral students' experiences by comparing Finnish, UK and Spanish doctoral students' research interests. Participants (n = 2.426)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Graduate Students, Student Interests
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Burford, James; Koompraphant, Ganon; Jirathanapiwat, Worrawan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Academic mobility is an ancient phenomenon that has particular characteristics in an era of increasing internationalisation. However, surprisingly little has been published about academic mobility to Thailand, and available accounts in both Thai and English languages are dispersed and disconnected. This article addresses these challenges by…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Educational Research, Research Needs, Developing Nations
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Qian, Hong; Youngs, Peter; Hu, Sihua; Prawat, Xueying Ji – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
China's Free Teacher Education Policy (FTEP) was initiated in 2007 in response to concerns about university tuition increases and teacher shortages in rural provinces. In this paper, the authors draw on interview data from eight FTEP graduates/teaching candidates and eight teacher educators from five FTEP universities to examine the extent to…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Teacher Shortage, Rural Schools
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Chankseliani, Maia; Gorgodze, Sophia; Janashia, Simon; Kurakbayev, Kairat – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
The extraordinary expansion of higher education has not been accompanied by more equitable access to universities for various disadvantaged groups. Rural youth is at the heart of this study that draws on secondary data and literature to examine rural-urban disparities in higher education access in two high-participation systems in the Caucasus and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Rural Education, College Admission
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