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Ewelina K. Niemczyk – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
Although concepts such as research without borders have become more commonplace in recent decades, few studies have investigated the capabilities that global researchers require to cross both cultural and disciplinary borders. This paper explores global capabilities along with strategies and spaces that may facilitate academic researchers'…
Descriptors: Researchers, Global Approach, Competence, College Faculty
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Sato, Yuriko – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
This study aims to explore the factors that influence Asian student mobility using a life planning model, which focuses on students' lifelong planning and restricting factors in decision-making. As a result of macro data analysis of student mobility from six Asian source countries to eight major destinations from 1999 to 2017, the income gap…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Planning, Decision Making
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Sider, Steve; Morvan, Jhonel; Börner, Megan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
This article provides a case study to examine a partnership involving Haitian and Canadian organisations to address Sustainable Development Goal 4, Quality Education, and Sustainable Development Goal 17, Partnerships. Data collection included interviews with leaders of a professional development initiative for teachers in northern Haiti,…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Partnerships in Education, Educational Quality, Case Studies
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Shan, Hongxia; Zhang, Tianjiao; Sork, Thomas J.; Wong, Peter KH – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Existing literature on international health partnerships is largely normative, with an evaluative interest in their impacts in terms of learning and knowledge transfer. Rarely has research attended to how learning and knowledge transfer transpire in practice. This paper addresses this gap with a case study of a partnership between two hospitals in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Hospitals
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Hogan, Anna; Thompson, Greg; Mockler, Nicole; Johnson, Rebecca – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
This paper uses Anderson's notion of 'imagined community' to argue that how people think about the publicness of their school system provides insight into the functioning and flourishing of communities, societies and nations. We focus on the privatisation of public schooling in Alberta, Canada and Northern England to highlight tensions between the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Privatization, Public Schools
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Peterson, Andrew; Evans, Mark; Fülöp, Martá; Kiwan, Dina; Sim, Jasmine B. -Y.; Davies, Ian – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
In this paper, we discuss core ideas arising from research undertaken in a Leverhulme Trust (IN2016-002) funded international network project. The project examined youth activism, engagement and the development of new civic learning spaces within and across six countries (Australia, Canada, England, Hungary, Lebanon and Singapore). Arising from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth, Activism, Civics
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Wu, Xi; Tarc, Paul – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
This study employs the notion of 'flexible citizenship,' to examine how national and transnational forces and discursive logics mediate Chinese international secondary school students' educational routes and life trajectories. It draws upon a larger ethnographic research programme that followed 11 Chinese students in a Canadian international…
Descriptors: Asians, Foreign Students, High School Students, Private Schools
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Uzunboylu, Huseyin; Altay, Ozge – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
Aiming at the equity and peaceful coexistence of multiple cultures and based on the broader ground of multiculturalism, multicultural education stands out as a vital subject. This qualitative study aims to present the state of affairs of the corpus of studies on multicultural education around the world. As a result of a multi-phased search…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Educational Research, Curriculum, Educational Policy
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Heisig, Jan Paul; Elbers, Benjamin; Solga, Heike – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
We use PIAAC data to study the relationship between parental education and educational success among adults from 23 advanced economies. We consider educational success in terms of both educational "attainment" (formal qualifications) and educational "achievement" (competencies) and in both "absolute" and…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Background, Educational Attainment, Academic Achievement, Equal Education
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Reed, Maureen; Maodzwa-Taruvinga, Mandivavarira; Ndofirepi, Elizabeth S.; Moosa, Raazia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
First-generation students are often described as disadvantaged in university adjustment, self-efficacy and grades. Yet this deficit model of understanding first-generation students ignores their cultural capital, which could increase resilience and resourcefulness. Here, 844 students (31% first-generation) in South Africa and Canada completed…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Foreign Countries, Resilience (Psychology), Academic Achievement
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MacPherson, Seonaigh – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper contrasts approaches to supporting ethno-cultural diversity in education in Canada, the USA and India through the lens of the experiences of the Tibetan diaspora. All three countries self-identify as linguistic and ethnically diverse states that value multiculturalism. These shared values make them insightful comparative cases to…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Cultural Pluralism, Cross Cultural Studies, Immigrants
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Engel, Laura C.; Siczek, Megan M. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper examines national-level strategies concerning internationalisation of education and the extent to which global citizenship is deployed in their discourse. We focus on a cross-national comparison of selected internationalisation strategies in Australia, Canada, Ireland, the UK and the USA, all countries with highly developed economies…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizenship Education, International Education, Foreign Countries
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Zha, Qiang – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
As part of globalisation, academics have become more mobile and are tempted to move to institutions that have the most favourable research funding and work environment. The university is now viewed as a global magnet for academic talent and a key institution that enhances competitiveness by connecting cities and nations to global flows of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Department Heads, Asians, Faculty Mobility
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Zmas, Aristotelis – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
The paper examines the transfer of the Bologna Process (BP) outside Europe, focusing on its "external dimension" and dynamics in global settings. It argues that the BP impacts on the internationalisation activities of universities, especially with regard to cross-border transparency of qualifications, transnational improvement of quality…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, Student Mobility, Educational Philosophy
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Barabasch, Antje; Watt-Malcolm, Bonnie – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
Germany's vocational education and training (VET) and corresponding teacher-education programmes are known worldwide for their integrated framework. Government legislation unifies companies, unions and vocational schools, and specifies the education and training required for students as well as vocational teachers. Changing from the Diplom…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Vocational Education, Teacher Education Programs
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