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Zamfir, Ana-Maria; Militaru, Eva; Mocanu, Cristina; Lungu, Eliza Olivia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
While there is a rich literature on the school-to-work transition in developed countries, an equally robust literature is lacking for post-communist countries. We analyse the patterns of labour market entry of higher education graduates in several formerly communist countries by drawing on the HEGESCO data set, which provides information on the…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Cross Cultural Studies, Labor Market, Social Change
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Davis, Edward Rock; Wilson, Rachel; Dalton, Bronwen – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Cross-national attraction is the first stage in international policy borrowing and analysis of its indicators provides insight into shifts in educational policies. We analyse cross-national attraction within the media discourse on the OECD's PISA in four countries: Australia, Finland, Japan and South Korea. Using the largest circulation English…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Jonbekova, Dilrabo – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This paper examines the experiences of educational researchers undertaking fieldwork within three Central Asian countries -- Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Drawing on interviews with educational researchers from within and outside the region, the findings show that researchers encounter numerous ethical and methodological challenges in the…
Descriptors: Ethics, Educational Research, Cross Cultural Studies, Social Change
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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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Fine-Davis, Margret; Faas, Daniel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article presents results of a cross-cultural comparison of trainer and trainee attitudes towards a variety of diversity issues, notably attitudes towards non-national trainees and those from other ethnic, religious and racial groups. Cross-cultural comparisons are made in the six European countries studied: France, Ireland, Italy, Latvia,…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Diversity, Vocational Education, Cross Cultural Studies
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Sin, I Lin; Leung, Maggi W. H.; Waters, Johanna L. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper reveals the complex diversity that underpins ostensibly similar transnational education programmes (TNE), through a comparison of UK TNE in Malaysia and Hong Kong. It draws on data from two different yet cognate studies on the role of UK universities in delivering higher education in Asia. Some fine-grained and informative differences…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged, Comparative Education
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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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Hallinger, Philip; Liu, Shengnan; Piyaman, Patnaree – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This research explored the relationship of principal leadership and teacher professional learning in China and Thailand. The authors tested a conceptual model in which teacher trust and agency were proposed as mediators of the effects of the principal's learning-centered leadership on teacher professional learning. Common survey measures had been…
Descriptors: Principals, Cross Cultural Studies, Structural Equation Models, Learning Processes
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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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Teltemann, Janna; Windzio, Michael – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
What are crucial determinants of a country's average educational performance? Using data from the OECD PISA 2012 study on 58 countries, we develop a typology of educational regimes based on marketisation in terms of school autonomy and accountability. Following organisational theories, we expect that school autonomy is an ideal condition for…
Descriptors: Marketing, Scores, Reading Tests, Classification
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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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Tan, Cheng Yong; Liu, Dian – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
The present study compared the contribution of familial cultural capital to the reading achievement of 116,508 15-year-old students who participated in PISA 2012 in six Confucian heritage cultures (CHCs) and nine non-CHCs with comparable educational and economic development. The different states of cultural capital examined comprised…
Descriptors: Cultural Capital, Reading Achievement, Teaching Methods, 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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Chong, Pei Wen; Graham, Linda J. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
This comparative analysis investigates the influence of neo-liberal and inclusive discourses in "special" education policy-making in New South Wales, Scotland, Finland and Malaysia. The centrality of competition, selectivity and accountability in the discourses used in New South Wales and Malaysia suggests a system preference for…
Descriptors: Special Education, Educational Policy, Outcomes of Education, Selective Admission
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Salajan, Florin D.; Duffield, Stacy K.; Glava, Adina E.; Glava, Catalin C. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
This article presents an overall exploratory comparison of two specific pre-service teacher preparation programmes at two research-intensive institutions of higher education in the USA and Romania. The main conclusions suggest that US and Romanian teacher candidates differ very little in their ratings of their respective programmes in terms of…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Teacher Education Programs, Cooperating Teachers
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