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Emily Danvers; Tamsin Hinton-Smith – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
Gypsy, Roma and Travellers (GRT) are a highly marginalised UK higher education minority with patchy targeted policy interventions. Drawing on qualitative interview data with education professionals working with GRT and with GRT young people, families and activists, the article compares attitudes, expectations, and desires around higher education.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Ethnic Groups
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Antonie Dvorakova – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
This international, phenomenological study involved marginalised individuals who completed higher education despite their socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. Two subsamples included first-in-family college graduates; 16 Roma professionals in the Czech Republic and 29 Native American academics across the United States. Due to the…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Background, Disadvantaged Environment, Resilience (Psychology), Educational Attainment
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Seema Marmath – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
Several communities in India have defined the contours of the extent and quality of women's education based on the shifts in the demands of marriage within the community. The following paper traces a similar pattern in the educational trajectories of first-generation women of the Meena community across the rural and urban areas, to access the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex, Self Concept, College Students
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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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McMahon, Esther; Milligan, Lizzi O. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Research ethics in international and comparative education (ICE) highlights the diverse challenges that ICE researchers face in enacting ethical practice. In particular, the significant gaps between ethics presented in Western ethical guidelines and international fieldwork. Through analysis of existing guidelines and questionnaire responses from…
Descriptors: Ethics, Guidelines, International Education, Comparative Education
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Gordon, Rebecca – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
The transformational power of education is considered crucial to improving life outcomes. However, girls in rural India often still face barriers to learning. The literature notes economic and socio-cultural barriers to girls' education which both mediate, and are affected by, parental aspirations. This research explored the aspirations for girls'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Rural Areas, Well Being
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Daly, Kieran; Carter, Emma; Sabates, Ricardo – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Mother tongue-based education has been central to the promotion of early literacy skills in many multilingual contexts of the Global South. However, learners in such environments may face significant linguistic challenges when changing language of instruction during schooling. In particular, the linguistic distance between mother tongue and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, Native Language, Official Languages
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Bittencourt, Tiago – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
In 2012, Ecuador signed an agreement to introduce the International Baccalaureate into the country's public-schools. Once considered an emblematic policy of former president Correa's administration, the initiative is now questioned and its future uncertain. This ethnographic study strives to write against the commonly invoked deficit narratives…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advanced Placement Programs, Public Schools, Social Mobility
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Korzh, Alla – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
The Constitution of Ukraine mandates that the complete secondary education be compulsory. While women have access to free secondary education in prisons, this constitutional requirement is not enforced across all prisons. Furthermore, higher education is not easily accessible in prison and is further fraught with challenges post incarceration.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Education
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Milton, Sansom; Elkahlout, Ghassan; Barakat, Sultan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Higher education in the Gaza Strip has been subjected to four wars and over a decade of blockade. University staff and students have been killed whilst campus infrastructure has been attacked, rebuilt, and destroyed again. This paper examines opportunities for, and limits to, protecting higher education from attack in Gaza. It presents a framework…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, War, Foreign Countries
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van der Rijst, Roeland M.; Lamers, Antonia M.; Admiraal, Wilfried F. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Transnational education is rather common in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, with among the highest TNE enrolments of any region worldwide. Approximately a third of the Omani students in higher education are registered in programmes offered transnationally, and a UK university is the main provider. The aim of this study was to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Barriers, College Students
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Dahal, Tanka; Topping, Keith; Levy, Susan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
This study captured multiple perspectives on female student dropout from high schools in Nepal. We used random, purposive and snowballing sampling methods to select respondents from seven categories: parents, dropped-out students, students in school, head teachers, teachers and district education office staff. The 96 participants were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, High School Students, Dropouts
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Nguyen, Chinh Duc; Ha, Xuan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
One of the challenges to Vietnamese education has been the schooling inequality between students of the ethnic majority and those of ethnic minorities. This paper, therefore, reports on research that explored the challenges to educational equity for ethnic minority students in Vietnam from stakeholders at the lowest levels. Data were collected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Group Students, Ethnicity, Equal Education
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Taka, Miho – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
There has been an increasing effort to deliver Education in Emergencies (EiE) from the international community since the 1990s because of protracted humanitarian situations. Despite the growing attention to EiE, many children in conflict-affected situations miss schooling without having the opportunity to receive a second chance education (SCE),…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emergency Programs, Reentry Students, Student Motivation
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