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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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Blanca Mendoza; Jordi Pàmies; Marta Bertran – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
This article examines the relationship between the upward educational and social mobility processes of young men and women of Moroccan descent in Catalonia, Spain. Through data obtained from two ethnographic research projects and life stories, we analyse and compare the experiences of twenty-four young men and women of Moroccan descent who are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Arabs, Social Mobility, Educational Mobility
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Edda Sant; Gustavo González-Valencia; Ghazal Shaikh; Antoni Santisteban; Marta da Costa; Chris Hanley; Ian Davies – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
This paper is a theoretical contribution to discussions about the emancipatory potential of citizenship education across four sites (i.e. Catalonia, Colombia, England, and Pakistan). By reflecting on policy and empirical data from our four contexts of study, we discuss whether citizenship education manifests different conditions of emancipatory…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Educational Policy, Barriers
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Badia, Antoni – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
This paper provides empirical evidence about the close relationship between two education systems' orientations and priorities and teacher identities. Based on the Dialogical-Self Theory (DST), it identifies different schoolteacher identities and shows that these teacher identities are non-uniformly distributed across two education systems. Forty…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Cross Cultural Studies, Teacher Attitudes, Correlation
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León, Jaime; Álvarez-Álvarez, Carmen; Martínez-Abad, Fernando – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
A central objective of schooling processes at the international level is reading skills development. Unfortunately, many students in the European Union underperform at this, and these low performances can be more pronounced in countries with lower Human Development Index (HDI) values. This study analysed the contextual effect of school…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Reading Achievement, Institutional Characteristics, Reading Skills
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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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Sala-Bubaré, A.; Skakni, I.; Inouye, K.; Weise, C.; McAlpine, L. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
Early career researchers' journey (i.e. doctoral researchers and post-PhDs) is increasingly challenging, but little is known about how they live and interpret their significant experiences, that is how they attribute meaning to these experiences and their associated feelings. Moreover, research about how doctoral researchers and post-PhDs deal…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Doctoral Students, Researchers, Doctoral Degrees
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González-Betancor, Sara María; López-Puig, Alexis Jorge – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
This paper provides evidence on the differences among Spanish regions, regardless of other factors, in student achievement -- in Language, Mathematics, Science and Citizenship -- of fourth graders. This is the first paper in Spain that analyses these differences for Primary Education in all Spanish autonomous communities. The data in the Spanish…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Geographic Regions
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Brown, Eleanor; Chen, Daibo; Davies, Ian; Urbina Garcia, Angel; Munguia Godinez, Isabel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
Following remarks about the nature and significance of values and values education, generally and more specifically in China, England, Mexico and Spain, we explain the methods used to analyse official policies that apply to moral education, citizenship education and character education. We find similarity across the documents regarding five…
Descriptors: Values Education, Moral Development, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
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Brooks, Rachel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
It is often assumed within much of the academic literature and by many of those working in higher education that universities across Europe are homogenising, converging around an Anglo-American model as a result of neo-liberal pressures and the aim of creating a single European Higher Education Area. However, drawing on an analysis of 92 policy…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Higher Education, Student Mobility, Educational Policy
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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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Oh, Hyerim; Sutherland, Margaret; Stack, Niamh; del Mar Badia Martín, Maria; Blumen, Sheyla; Nguyen, Quoc Anh-Thu; Wormald, Catherine; Maakrun, Julie; Ziegler, Albert – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
One cohort that has not been given extended attention in the period during which transition takes place is academically high-performing students. This research study uniquely synthesises some of these key factors by investigating how students in mixed-ability, seventh-grade classrooms across Australia, Peru, Scotland, South Korea, Spain and…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Gender Differences, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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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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Danner, Daniel; Lechner, Clemens M.; Rammstedt, Beatrice – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This paper presents one of the first cross-nationally comparative studies on the economic and social returns to grit (perseverance and passion for long-term goals). Specifically, we investigated whether grit incrementally predicted objective (income) and subjective (job satisfaction) career success over and above cognitive skills and educational…
Descriptors: Persistence, Job Satisfaction, Success, Income
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Capsada-Munsech, Queralt – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article focuses on the influence of social background on overeducation in Spain, understanding family socialisation as a source of knowledge and skills gain. The dramatic education expansion experienced in Spain in combination with a high percentage of low-skilled jobs has promoted overeducation occurrence to a larger extent than in other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment, Parent Background, Socioeconomic Background
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