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Erwin, Sarah C.; Sewall, Jennifer; Tippens, Julie A.; Nyaoro, Dulo; Miamidian, Helen M. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
According to the The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), there are currently more than 25.4 million refugees globally, representing the largest number of refugees in recorded history. More than one in three refugees who fall under the auspices of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) protection are of school age (UNHCR…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Refugees, International Organizations, Statistical Data
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Fregin, Marie-Christine; Levels, Mark; van der Velden, Rolf – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article provides empirical evidence on the relation between institutional characteristics of labour markets that frame allocation processes, and optimal skill matching at the individual level. We investigate the extent to which skill-based job-worker matches are associated with employment protection legislation (EPL), unemployment benefits,…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Resource Allocation, Job Skills, Labor Legislation
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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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McIntyre, Joanna; Neuhaus, Sinikka; Blennow, Katarina – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Within the current global refugee crisis this paper emphasises the fundamental role of education in facilitating the integration of young new arrivals. It argues that a humanitarian problem of such scale requires a commensurate humanitarian response in the form of socially-just educational policies and practices in resettlement contexts within…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Refugees, Role of Education, Humanism
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Poole, Adam – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
There is still debate regarding what constitutes an international school and how it should be defined. A number of definitions and typologies of international schools have been put forward. Arguably, the most influential has been Hayden and Thompson (2013) typology of international schools. "Type-A" or "traditional international…
Descriptors: International Schools, Institutional Characteristics, Global Approach, Foreign Countries
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Phillips, Louise Gwenneth; Ritchie, Jenny; Adair, Jennifer Keys – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Recognition of young children as citizens is relatively new in sociology, with translation emerging into education. Discourses of children and childhood shape ideas of young children as citizens and national discourses of citizenship frame what civic participation can be. The authors analysed national early childhood education curricula frameworks…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Young Children, Early Childhood Education
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You, Yun – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article explores the discourses concerning, and actors promoting, the recent 'rise' of East Asia in the global trend of education policy borrowing. It focuses on the ways in which English policymakers and media have represented the 'success' of East Asian education systems in international large-scale tests. Taking the Organization for…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Asian Culture, Educational Trends, Power Structure
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Sriprakash, Arathi; Tikly, Leon; Walker, Sharon – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Despite pervasive forms of racism on a global scale, the field of education and international development continues to fail to substantively engage with the production and effects of racial domination across its domains of research, policy and practice. Considerations of racism remain silent, or indeed, are erased, within teaching and research,…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Sustainable Development, International Education, Educational Policy
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Robinson-Pant, Anna – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Systems thinking has dominated debates and policy discourses on inclusive education, resulting in an almost exclusive focus on children and formal schooling. Based on the BAICE Presidential Lecture 2019, this paper considers the limitations of systems theory in framing discussion and research on inclusive education, introducing instead alternative…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Foreign Countries, Systems Approach, Cultural Influences
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Kuppens, Line; Ibrahim, Sulley; Langer, Arnim – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
The current paper analyses how multicultural education is perceived and practised by secondary school teachers in Kenya, an ethnically diverse African country with a history of inter-ethnic tensions. The authors have conducted a large-scale survey among 925 secondary school teachers in Nairobi, complemented by 68 in-depth follow-up interviews.…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries
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Riggan, Jennifer – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This paper uses the case of Eritrea to explore tensions between education and militarisation as forms of everyday state-making and examine how teachers constitute the state in the process of navigating these tensions. In 2003 Eritrea merged educational and military institutions. Teachers responded to the new policies by alternately joining in with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Case Studies, Social Systems
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Yu, Yun; Moskal, Marta – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper looks at structural conditions or institutional arrangements that facilitate or hinder interactions for international students. Drawing on the contact and diversity theory, analyses compare Chinese students' intercultural experience in business and non-business schools in one UK university and explore how these students interpret the…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Barriers, Foreign Countries, Intercultural Communication
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Simpson, Ashley; Dervin, Fred – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
In 2018 the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) stressed that 'citizens need not only the skills to be competitive and ready for a new world of work, but more importantly they also need to develop the capacity to analyse and understand global and intercultural issues' (OECD 2018, 2). The OECD global competence framework…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Cultural Awareness, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries
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Spiteri, Damian; Sang, Guoyuan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This study explores the insights about teaching that student teachers elicit from schools when they go on their first school placements. It thereby offers an appraisal of how student teachers experience teaching when still at the relatively early stages of training and how they are socialised into a role where they become protagonists who can…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Teacher Student Relationship, Foreign Countries, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Richards, Cameron – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
The metaphor of an 'education hub' was initially promoted as also a policy concept for reversing cross-border student flows to the West in both Malaysia and Singapore. The Singapore version of 'Asian education hub policy' represents a distinct economic policy model of higher education which has since also influenced the very Western contexts it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Higher Education, Privatization
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