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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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Taylor A. Hughson – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
Much attention has been given in recent years to how the OECD promotes a neoliberal, marketised vision of education. There has been less focus, however, on how the OECD also offers a neocolonial vision of education, which promotes the epistemologies of the Global North at the expense of those of the Global South. This article contributes to this…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Decolonization, International Organizations, Educational Policy
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Bernard Brown; Rita Nikolai – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
This paper examines school management and policies in Germany and Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study, which is comparative and qualitative, explores the interrelationship between different levels of governance and the responses of teacher unions. The inquiry is informed by the perspectives of historical institutionalism and path…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, School Closing, School Administration, Unions
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Wotipka, Christine Min; Svec, Joseph; Yiu, Lisa; Ramirez, Francisco O. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Via a cross-national and longitudinal analysis, this study seeks to understand whether and to what extent school textbooks portray children as entities with status and agency. Our core argument is that in a world in which individuals are imagined as central to national progress, the extension of individual personhood and citizenship to children is…
Descriptors: Educational History, Comparative Education, Personal Autonomy, Cross Cultural Studies
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Steenwegen, Julia; Clycq, Noel; Vanhoof, Jan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Minoritised communities have a long history of self-organising learning to meet their youth's varied educational needs. Community education is a widespread societal phenomenon, yet a conceptual framework mapping the diversity of educational initiatives remained lacking. We bring together the body of academic work on community education in a…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Communities of Practice, Community Education, Educational Objectives
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Santos, Íris; Centeno, Vera G. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
The Programme of International Student Assessment (PISA) has instigated domestic policy debate aimed at improving education systems' quality and efficiency. Its high performers are often described as knowledge-based legitimation tools that have become reference societies. This article analyses if and the extent to which PISA affects the choice of…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Sen, Abdulkerim – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Drawing on a critical conceptualisation of human rights education (HRE), this study investigates how human rights were presented in a set of textbooks which were used in Turkey from 1950 to 2020. Findings show that the textbooks avoid human rights issues, struggles, campaigns, and activists by sustaining a de-politicised and de-contextualised…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Textbooks, Textbook Content
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Jing, Xiaoli; Ghosh, Ratna; Liu, Baocun; Fruchier, Tania – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Compare is a leading journal in the comparative and international education research field. To assess this journal's productivity and influence, we conducted a bibliometric analysis of 428 papers published in Compare between 2010 and 2019. The findings show that in the past decade, Compare experienced significant growth in the number of…
Descriptors: Bibliometrics, Periodicals, Educational Research, Comparative Education
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Schweisfurth, Michele; Thomas, Matthew A. M.; Smail, Amy – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
This article provides an analysis of contemporary comparative research on pedagogy, as published since 2000. It explores this sub-field of comparative education inquiry over this period, including how it has responded to new global movements, changing balances of power, and methodological advances. While these have shaped the field in recognisable…
Descriptors: Research Reports, Teaching Methods, Comparative Education, Power Structure
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Abid, Nadia; Moalla, Asma – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
This paper examines the extent to which the intercultural speaker is promoted through intercultural contacts in five Tunisian EFL textbooks produced in five different periods in the history of English language teaching in Tunisia. Using content analysis, the study evaluated the textbooks' representation of intercultural contacts in texts and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Textbooks
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Auld, Euan; Xiaomin, Li; Morris, Paul – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
In 2018 the OECD published the findings of its PISA for Development (PISA-D) pilot project which was undertaken to make the regular PISA framework more accessible and relevant to low- and middle-income nations. This would encourage such nations to join PISA as part of the OECD's Learning Framework 2030 and provide them with 'contextualised' policy…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Achievement Tests
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Hwami, Munyaradzi – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
While a lot of literature has debated the effectiveness of international economic sanctions on sanctioned countries, little is known about the state of research on the impact of economic sanctions on education. The purpose of this scoping review was to map the literature on the effects of international economic sanctions on education. Searches of…
Descriptors: Sanctions, Economic Factors, Education, Politics of Education
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Tian, Meng; Huber, Stephan Gerhard – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
This study mapped the international knowledge base of educational leadership, administration and management (EdLAM) from a topographical perspective. Altogether 1651 publications from 18 peer-reviewed English journals published between 2007 and 2016 were reviewed. Combining bibliometric and content analyses, the authors identified 55 countries and…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Administration, Comparative Education, Journal Articles
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Herath, Sreemali – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
This study critically examines the discursive reconstruction of ethnic hierarchies in English language textbooks used in public schools in post-conflict Sri Lanka. Set against a social and political backdrop of larger nation state-building and national reconciliation taking place in Sri Lanka after it ended a three-decade ethnic conflict, this…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Ethnic Groups, Conflict Resolution, Ideology
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Dunlop, Emily; King, Elisabeth – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
International actors have called for greater inclusion of education provisions in peace agreements given the important symbolic and practical roles peace agreements play post-conflict. Yet, the inclusion, framing, and roles of education in peace agreements remain understudied. This paper investigates the trends in education's inclusion in African…
Descriptors: Conflict, Peace, Treaties, Educational Trends
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