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Rachel Silver – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
This article demonstrates how discursive constructions of pregnant schoolgirls produce social and material consequences for girls in Southern Africa. Critical feminist scholars have argued that diverse actors frame girls across the global South as either monolithic, sexualised victims and sites for intervention or as hyper-agents, uniquely capable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pregnant Students, Mothers, Secondary School Students
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Heidi Huilla; Elizabeth Lay; Yannis Tzaninis – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
Despite a global commitment to guarantee access to and participation in high-quality education for all, the acceptance of marginalised pupils into mainstream education and changing policies and practices to support the aim are still contested challenges. This article discusses how inclusive education policy is understood and applied by pedagogues…
Descriptors: Diversity, Inclusion, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries
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Maria Manuela Mendes; Olga Magano; Susana Mourão; Sara Pinheiro – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
Increasing numbers of Cigano people in Portuguese schools show that this is the most educated generation to date. However, according to recent data only 2.6% are enrolled in secondary education. Using an intersectional approach examining gender, ethnicity, and family socioeconomic status to explore the youngsters' academic trajectories, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, Migrants, Secondary School Students
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Laura Shamali Batatota – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
Formal education has all too often been portrayed as a means of achieving social and economic mobility, there is a need to address the unequal footing for adolescents in the Global South attempting to achieve social mobility through education. Drawing on ethnographic research conducted in Sri Lanka, this article considers the impact of upward…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Mobility, Youth, Academic Aspiration
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Zhao, Kai – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Although national trends in rural-urban gaps in college enrolment have been well studied, little research has examined variation in gaps across provinces. Using representative data of five provinces from China Family Panel Studies (CFPS), this study adopts a cross-provincial assessment approach to explore the relationship between higher education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Development, Rural Urban Differences, College Students
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Sider, Steve; Morvan, Jhonel; Börner, Megan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
This article provides a case study to examine a partnership involving Haitian and Canadian organisations to address Sustainable Development Goal 4, Quality Education, and Sustainable Development Goal 17, Partnerships. Data collection included interviews with leaders of a professional development initiative for teachers in northern Haiti,…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Partnerships in Education, Educational Quality, Case Studies
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Danaher, P. A. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Occupationally mobile families exist in multiple forms globally. While these families contribute significantly to the socioeconomic life of the locations that they traverse, sometimes their mobilities generate hostility in those locations. This hostility in the form of an anti-nomadic/sedentarist ideology creates corresponding difficulties for the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Ideology, Student Needs, Student Mobility
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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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Allier-Gagneur, Z.C.; Gruijters, R. J. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Data from sub-Saharan Africa show that many students leave school without the skills they need. To address this issue, it is important to understand what factors influence learning. According to the Heyneman and Loxley effect established in 1983, in low income countries school quality influences how much students learn more than those students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Resources
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Pherali, Tejendra – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Education is increasingly becoming central to debates about how to promote peace in conflict-affected societies. Equitable access to quality learning, promotion of social justice through educational reforms and conflict-sensitive curricular and pedagogical approaches are viewed as peace supporting educational interventions. Drawing upon the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Peace, Conflict Resolution, Foreign Countries
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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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DeJaeghere, Joan; Dao, Vu; Duong, Bich-Hang; Luong, Phuong – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Global and national education agendas are concerned with improving quality and equality of learning outcomes. This paper provides an analysis of the case of Vietnam, which is regarded as having high learning outcomes and less inequity in learning. But national data and international test outcomes may mask the hidden inequities that exist between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Equal Education
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Anderson, Emily W. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Over the past 20 years, empowerment has been used as a 'rallying cry' for girls' education and a necessary condition for gender equality. This article explores gender as an organising framework for international education policy and development during the Global Goals era (2000-2020). Using feminist policy discourse analysis as a coordinated…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Womens Education, Gender Issues, Equal Education
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Asare, Samuel; Mitchell, Rafael; Rose, Pauline – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
This article explores equity with respect to South-North partnerships in the context of education research involving scholars based in sub-Saharan Africa. Drawing on large-scale bibliometric analysis of over 1,000 publications published in English between 2010 and 2018, it finds that participation in such partnerships favours a relatively small…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Partnerships in Education, Research Reports, Developing Nations
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