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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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Shuayb, Maha – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
Many Arab countries are currently undergoing significant education reform. However, there is a paucity of research on how reforms are crafted and educational policies constructed. Lebanon has witnessed two education reforms since the Taif Agreement in 1989. This paper examines the role of research centres in influencing the last two education…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Policy, Decision Making, Foreign Countries
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Kidson, Paul; Odhiambo, George; Wilson, Rachel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
The presence of International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes in Australia has grown significantly over the past decade. Despite this, little critical research exists on the IB in Australia. This article provides an analysis of the IB currently in Australia, outlining the trends in growth across the various IB programmes over the last decade and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advanced Placement Programs, Educational Trends, Program Implementation
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Akar, Bassel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Large-scale quantitative studies on citizenship and citizenship education research have advanced an international and comparative field of democratic citizenship education. Their instruments, however, informed by theoretical variables constructed in Western Europe and North America mostly measure young people's understandings of a predefined…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship, Educational Research, Democratic Values
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Quaynor, Laura – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Democratic citizenship education is of key concern in many societies, particularly with the adoption of global citizenship education in the United Nations' Education First Initiative. There have been particular critiques that current frameworks for understanding citizenship fail to account for civic understandings and practices in both African and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democratic Values, Citizenship Education, Indigenous Knowledge
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Vong, Sou Kuan; Yu, Wai Ming – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Consequences of competition for global university rankings, such as changes in funding modes, have been extensively discussed in the field of higher education. However, few studies have reviewed its implications on knowledge production. This study provides a contextualised method for theorising the implications of this competition on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Teacher Education, Universities
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Mazenod, Anna – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
The worth of academic knowledge tends to be tested against global metrics of citations and articles published in high-ranking English language academic journals. This paper examines academic knowledge production in three local fields of research with different national languages (English, Finnish and French). It focuses on knowledge production on…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Research, Apprenticeships, Foreign Countries
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Cardoso, Manuel; Steiner-Khamsi, Gita – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
The authors examine indicator research over three periods and discuss shifts in policy usage over time. The study compares influential actors that reflect discursive shifts in how, and for what purpose, indicators were used: (1) Jullien de Paris, (2) faculty at Teachers College at Columbia University in the early-twentieth century (notably Paul…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Educational Indicators, Educational Research, Educational Trends
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Guthrie, Gerard – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
The student-centred, progressive paradigm has not had sustained success in changing teacher-centred, formalistic practices in "developing" country classrooms. Does "Gestalt-switch" and paradigm reversal demonstrate that progressive theory has realigned with formalistic reality, or has it remained axiomatic in the research and…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Developing Nations, Educational Practices, Validity
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Fielding, Mark; Vidovich, Lesley – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
The phenomenon of internationalisation of education in the twenty-first century has developed more rapidly and has been the subject of more research in higher education than in the schooling sector. This paper conducts a comparative analysis of the perspectives of school leaders, teachers and students about "internationalisation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Secondary Schools, Private Schools
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Jennings, Zellynne – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
For some four decades governments in Commonwealth Caribbean (CC) countries have been introducing interventions in their school systems to provide quality education for all. Examples of these are learner-centred teaching pedagogy and the integration of technology into teaching and learning. The data for the paper is based on published research and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement, Educational Research
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Milligan, Lizzi – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
This article reflects on the use of participative techniques with final-year secondary school students in one rural community in Western Kenya as an enabling tool for an outsider to both gain insider perspectives and develop a more insider role in that community by privileging and legitimating participant-driven data. Conclusions put forward the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Cross Cultural Studies, Participatory Research, Educational Researchers
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Rashed, Hazem – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
The Islamic religious education curriculum of the twenty-first century is a cornerstone in a hot debate about necessary educational reforms in the Islamic World. This study aimed at investigating the depth of agreement/disagreement between Arab and Western educational views about challenges of this curriculum through reviewing academic…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Semitic Languages, English
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Esposito, Lucio; Kebede, Bereket; Maddox, Bryan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
The concepts of literacy events and practices have received considerable attention in educational research and policy. In comparison, the question of value, that is, "which literacy practices do people most value?" has been neglected. With the current trend of cross-cultural adult literacy assessment, it is increasingly important to…
Descriptors: Literacy, Educational Research, Educational Policy, Adult Literacy
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Wiseman, Alexander W.; Astiz, M. Fernanda; Baker, David P. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2014
The rise in globalisation studies in comparative education places neo-institutional theory at the centre of many debates among comparative education researchers. However, uncertainty about how to interpret neo-institutional theory still persists among educational comparativists. With this uncertainty comes misinterpretation of its principles,…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Research, Global Approach, Misconceptions
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