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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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Doyle, Ann Margaret – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
This article examines French and English average performances and educational inequality in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) between 2000 and 2018. It asks why English average scores in 2018 are much higher than those of France when they were fairly similar in previous PISA assessments. It questions why the impact of…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Achievement Gap, Foreign Countries
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Cravens, Xiu Chen; Zhao, Qian – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
This paper seeks a deeper understanding of how principals strive for instructional leadership with organisational management strategies in China today. Drawing from 116 interviews of district supervisors and school principals from two regions, we first conduct qualitative analysis to map the dimensions and sub-dimensions of Chinese principal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Instructional Leadership, School Administration
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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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Xu, Kate M.; Cunha-Harvey, Anna Rita; King, Ronnel B.; de Koning, Bjorn B.; Paas, Fred; Baars, Martine; Zhang, Jingjing; de Groot, Renate – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Research on grit indicates that perseverance positively predicts academic achievement. Yet, the mechanisms through which perseverance might lead to academic success remain less explored, particularly in cross-cultural research. The current study investigated such mechanisms by examining possible mediating effects of students' use of self-regulated…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Prediction, Academic Persistence, Academic Achievement
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Kalinnikova Magnusson, Liya; Walton, Elizabeth – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
The pursuit of inclusive education in different countries is shaped by the extent and the nature of existing special educational provisions. We focus on two authoritarian regimes in the previous century: Soviet Russia (USSR) with its ideology of class (proletarian humanism and egalitarian universalism) and South Africa with its ideology of race…
Descriptors: Special Education, Educational History, Cross Cultural Studies, Historiography
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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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Bennell, Paul – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Comprehensive national surveys of primary schools were conducted in nine Francophone West African countries in 2014. These surveys include information on private tutoring which enables in-depth analysis to be undertaken of both the overall incidence of tutoring provision among primary school students and teachers. The main conclusion of this study…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Tutoring, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
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Gao, Qiufeng; Wang, Huan; Chang, Fang; An, Qi; Yi, Hongmei; Kenny, Kaleigh; Shi, Yaojiang – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
This article reports on research conducted to investigate student confidence in reading by collecting data from 135 primary schools in rural China. In the survey, we adopted the PIRLS scales of confidence in reading and reading skills test items. Our analysis shows that compared to the other countries and regions, rural China ranks last with…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Foreign Countries, Correlation, Rural Areas
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Buckner, Elizabeth – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
Universities around the world are increasingly orienting themselves towards global engagement in the form of internationalisation. This article examines how the importance of internationalisation and international research collaborations varies across institutions. Using data from the Fourth Global Survey of Internationalisation, it finds that…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, International Cooperation, Research
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Schmitsek, Szilvia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
Early School Leaving (ESL) as an important societal issue has been a matter of debate in policy making for 30 years. But the differences in students' experiences have often been neglected, leading to a one-size fits all policy and pedagogical approach. This paper explores educational experiences of dropouts in England, Denmark and Hungary, and…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Policy, Student Attitudes
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Dominguez-Gil, C.; Segovia-Gonzalez, M. M.; Contreras, I. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
In the evaluation of any political strategy, it is essential to carry out the collection and analysis of the available data. The presentation of a complex phenomenon by means of synthetic measures can improve both the political actors' understanding of the situation and the design of new measures. In this paper, we deal with the problem of the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Evaluation Methods, Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries
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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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Mykhailenko, Olena; Blayone, Todd J. B.; Usca, Svetlana; Kvasovskyi, Oleksandr; Desyatnyuk, Oksana – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
Global processes of digitalisation are transforming learning and work. University students in all nations are under pressure to develop positive and productive technology-related skills and dispositions. This study investigates the attitudes of 1,006 Latvian and Ukrainian university students towards information technology. Survey responses from…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Positive Attitudes, Cross Cultural Studies, Information Technology
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Cortina, Regina; Earl, Amanda – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
This article uses Southern theories to analyse education programmes in Latin America that promote Indigenous knowledges and languages at the university level. Applying de Sousa Santos' concepts of 'pluriversity' and 'subversity' to four cases of programme models, in Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, and one regional network, the authors describe the…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, American Indian Languages, Global Approach, Program Evaluation
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