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Chen, Wei-Lin; Elchert, Daniel; Asikin-Garmager, Asih – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Teacher collaboration is generally believed to relate positively to student performance. Although many researchers have investigated the influence of teacher collaboration on student performance, much of this work is confined to Western educational contexts. This study used data from the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Collaboration, Cultural Influences, Predictor Variables
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Sanders, Justin S. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This cross-case analysis explores national level internationalisation of higher education (IoHE) policies in Singapore and Japan. Through comparison of the state level internationalisation strategies, this paper aims to highlight how each country's unique policy environment impacts their approach to IoHE. The analysis suggests that despite the…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Song, Kyoung-oh; Hur, Eun-Jung; Kwon, Bo-Young – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
While professional development has been emphasised in many countries, few comparative studies have examined the degree of teachers' participation in professional development and its effect on teachers. Using the TIMSS 2007 data, this study analyses to what extent teachers participated in professional development in 50 TIMSS countries and examines…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Faculty Development, Teacher Participation, Teacher Attitudes
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You, Yun; Morris, Paul – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
Education reform is increasingly based on emulating the features of "world-class" systems that top international attainment surveys and, in England specifically, East Asia is referenced as the "inspiration" for their education reforms. However, the extent to which the features identified by the UK Government accord with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Institutional Autonomy, Educational Policy
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Baildon, Mark; Sim, Jasmine B.-Y.; Paculdar, Agnes – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
This article provides a comparative analysis of citizenship education in the Philippines and Singapore. Through an analysis of historical contexts, citizenship education policy and curriculum, it examines "Makabayan" in the Philippines and "National Education" in Singapore. It identifies particular policy and curriculum…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Citizenship Education, Educational Policy, Program Implementation
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Han, Christine; Hoskins, Bryony; Sim, Jasmine Boon-Yee – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2014
From 2009 to 2011, a team from the Centre for Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies carried out a mixed-methods study of young people in England and Singapore. With regard to civic attitudes, the study showed that there was a greater sense of political self-efficacy and collective (school) efficacy in Singapore than in…
Descriptors: Voting, Citizen Participation, Foreign Countries, Correlation
Ellis, Neville John; Armstrong, Ann Cheryl – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2014
The New South Wales (NSW) Government Department of Education and Communities and the Singapore Ministry of Education have encouraged teachers to engage in practitioner research as part of their professional learning agenda because it is perceived as a powerful means of investigating and improving educational practice. Drawing on a Schatzkian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Cultural Context, Interviews
Soh, Kaycheng – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2014
In PISA 2009, Finland and Singapore were both ranked high among the participating nations and have caught much attention internationally. However, a secondary analysis of the means for Reading achievement show that the differences are rather small and are attributable to spurious precision. Hence, the two nations should be considered as being on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Achievement Rating, Comparative Education
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Karram, Grace – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2014
Higher education has become a key strategy for the economic development of certain city-states that are positioning themselves as higher education hubs, recruiting both students and foreign providers. This article presents the findings of a research study that examined the online messages of foreign branch-campuses in education hubs (Dubai, Hong…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicampus Colleges, Marketing, Student Recruitment
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Dimmock, Clive; Leong, Jason Ong Soon – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2010
This paper reports a study aimed at developing a substantive theory on the perspectives of Mainland Chinese studying in Singaporean universities. The study was guided by two research questions: (1) Why do university students from Mainland China choose to study in Singapore? and (2) How do Mainland Chinese university students manage the experience…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, College Students
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Post, David; Pong, Suet-ling – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2009
What it means to be a "student" varies within and between countries. Apart from the wide variety of school types and school quality that is experienced by young people, there also is, accompanying increased rates of school participation, a growing population of students who work part-time. The theoretical and actual consequences of…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Student Employment, Foreign Countries