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Jon, Jae-Eun; Shin, Yun-Jeong; Fry, Gerald W. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This study explores how American study abroad participants make educational and career choices after their return, drawing on career identity development as a theoretical lens. With 37 individual interviews from the SAGE project, the findings show that study abroad participants developed their career identity, and thereby made relevant decisions…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Decision Making, Career Choice, Self Concept
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Petrie, Jennifer L. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article examines the outcomes of senior high school (SHS) music and dance education in the context of globalisation and current sociocultural transitions occurring in Ghana. The research analysed the experience of educational administrators, teachers, and students across varying socioeconomic strata in the Ashanti Region, the Central Region,…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Music Education, Dance Education, Foreign Countries
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Fu, Guopeng – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Chinese education scholars Cesan Wang and Qiquan Zhong led a debate over knowledge centredness versus student centredness in China's ongoing pre-collegiate curriculum reform. The debate was considered the most influential academic event in the past 30 years in the field of education in China. Employing a Critical Discourse Analysis approach, this…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Educational Change, Criticism, Foreign Countries
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Poole, Adam – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
There is still debate regarding what constitutes an international school and how it should be defined. A number of definitions and typologies of international schools have been put forward. Arguably, the most influential has been Hayden and Thompson (2013) typology of international schools. "Type-A" or "traditional international…
Descriptors: International Schools, Institutional Characteristics, Global Approach, Foreign Countries
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Majee, Upenyu S.; Ress, Susanne B. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Internationalisation of higher education has mostly been theorised from a Euro-American perspective, taking less into account how legacies of colonial expansion impose unique demands on universities. This article highlights the tensions that arise when universities must respond simultaneously to transnational pressures for internationalisation and…
Descriptors: Postcolonialism, Local History, Global Approach, Higher Education
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Gao, Xuesong; Zheng, Yongyan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This paper explores the impacts of research excellence evaluation entailed in global ranking exercises, a control strategy characteristic of new managerialism, on Chinese Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) academics. The enquiry combines the Critical Incidents Technique (CIT) and internet-based discourse analysis, drawing on mass media texts and…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, College Faculty, Faculty Publishing, Governance
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Trahar, Sheila; Juntrasook, Adisorn; Burford, James; von Kotze, Astrid; Wildemeersch, Danny – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
The three papers in this Forum approach the challenges of global academic writing and publishing, together with the continuing dominance of particular knowledges, in different ways. Adisorn Juntrasook and James Burford begin their paper, "Three letters from [image omitted] (Thailand) on geopolitical inequalities and educational knowledge…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Academic Discourse, Publishing Industry, Global Approach
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Yu, Yun; Moskal, Marta – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper looks at structural conditions or institutional arrangements that facilitate or hinder interactions for international students. Drawing on the contact and diversity theory, analyses compare Chinese students' intercultural experience in business and non-business schools in one UK university and explore how these students interpret the…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Barriers, Foreign Countries, Intercultural Communication
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Simpson, Ashley; Dervin, Fred – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
In 2018 the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) stressed that 'citizens need not only the skills to be competitive and ready for a new world of work, but more importantly they also need to develop the capacity to analyse and understand global and intercultural issues' (OECD 2018, 2). The OECD global competence framework…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Cultural Awareness, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries
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Richards, Cameron – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
The metaphor of an 'education hub' was initially promoted as also a policy concept for reversing cross-border student flows to the West in both Malaysia and Singapore. The Singapore version of 'Asian education hub policy' represents a distinct economic policy model of higher education which has since also influenced the very Western contexts it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Higher Education, Privatization
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Harris, Victor W.; Kumaran, Muthusami; Harris, Heidi Jones; Moen, Daniel; Visconti, Brian – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of the study abroad experience on student multicultural competence (i.e. knowledge and awareness) using the Multicultural Counselling Knowledge and Awareness Scale in two study abroad programmes during four separate yearly excursions. The first study abroad programme incorporated cultural…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Awareness, Measures (Individuals)
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Goren, Heela; Yemini, Miri – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Global citizenship education (GCE) is a global education trend that, like democratic citizenship education, has been adopted recently by many education systems for the purpose of preparing students to engage in global society. In this study we applied Qualitative Content Analysis to semi-structured interviews with Israeli teachers with the aim of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Global Approach, Nationalism
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Nieto, Diego – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Understanding multilateral institutions' role in the construction of desirable goals for educational reform is a key element to grasp the weight globalisation has on local practices of education. Comparative studies of civics and moral education point to the idea of 'citizenship' as a site revealing not only the political economy but also the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Global Approach, Civics
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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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Ron Balsera, Maria; Klees, Steven J.; Archer, David – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This forum seeks to problematise issues related to the lack of resources to adequately finance public education systems. It explores potential solutions based on increased domestic resource mobilisation through progressive taxation in order to meet the growing financing gap needed to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4. While many…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Taxes, Justice, Equal Education
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