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Uzunboylu, Huseyin; Altay, Ozge – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
Aiming at the equity and peaceful coexistence of multiple cultures and based on the broader ground of multiculturalism, multicultural education stands out as a vital subject. This qualitative study aims to present the state of affairs of the corpus of studies on multicultural education around the world. As a result of a multi-phased search…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Educational Research, Curriculum, Educational Policy
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Kim, Dongbin; Song, Quirong; Liu, Ji; Liu, Qingqin; Grimm, Adam – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Employing a glonacal (global, national and local) heuristic as a theoretical lens, and a qualitative analysis with interview data, this study highlights how Chinese faculty members interpret the definitions and implications of pursuing world class universities (WCUs) and struggle with the multiple dimensions of their academic lives across global,…
Descriptors: Universities, Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Joshi, Priyadarshani – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper aims to provide a fresh perspective on the predominantly negative discourse on schooling quality in low-income countries by focusing on the research questions: "How can one identify great schools and what makes them special?" Using a network-based perspective, I measure peer evaluations of quality in two districts in Nepal.…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Low Income, Qualitative Research, Reputation
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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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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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Altinyelken, Hülya Kosar; Le Mat, Marielle – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Sexual violence is recognised as a public health and human rights problem worldwide. Although schools are expected to be safe places for young people and are envisaged as institutions that challenge social injustices, they are increasingly identified as sites where disproportionately high levels of sexual violence occurs. This study seeks to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Personal Narratives, Sexual Harassment
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Xu, Yuwei; Waniganayake, Manjula – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper explores the impact of gender on the employment of men in early childhood education and care (ECEC) centres through the voices of male and female early childhood teachers (ECTs) working in China. Gender imbalance in the ECEC workforce is a global phenomenon, and there has been little research about it in countries such as China. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Qoyyimah, Uswatun – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper describes research on how curriculum reform provides novel conditions for influencing teacher professionalism. It draws on Bernstein's theories of the 'classification and framing' of curriculum and theories of teacher professionalism to investigate the impact of curriculum reform on teacher professionalism. The research was conducted in…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Educational Change, Curriculum Development, Secondary School Teachers
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Muthanna, Abdulghani; Sang, Guoyuan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This is a qualitative case study focusing on reporting the dynamics that cause conflicts between academics and administrators in higher education in Yemen. Drawing upon a critical review of two policy documents, observational research and in-depth interviews with 59 administrators and academics, the article presents the key factors for conflict in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conflict, Higher Education, Qualitative Research
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Mirhosseini, Seyyed-Abdolhamid; Sazvar, Azam; Rashed, Farnoosh – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
An important aspect of learning a foreign language is encountering the sociocultural orientations associated with it. The present qualitative study focuses on an Iranian setting of English language teaching (ELT) to explore the potential reflection and reproduction of certain cultural attitudes and lifestyles in this context. A total of 200 hours…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Qualitative Research
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Naveed, Arif; Sakata, Nozomi; Kefallinou, Anthoula; Young, Sara; Anand, Kusha – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
This Forum issue discusses the centrality of the fieldwork in doctoral research. The inevitability of researchers' influence and of their values apparent during and after their fieldwork calls for a high degree of reflexivity. Since the standard methodology textbooks do not sufficiently guide on addressing such challenges, doctoral researchers go…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Student Research, Case Studies, Ethics
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Crossley, Michael; Koya Vaka'uta, Cresantia Frances; Lagi, Rosiana; McGrath, Simon; Thaman, Konai Helu; Waqailiti, Ledua – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
This article reports on the findings of original field research carried out in the small island developing state of Fiji, in the South Pacific. A North-South research partnership was built upon previous collaboration between team members and, in so doing, pioneered the blending of Pacific and Western research approaches sensitive to a postcolonial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Teacher Role, Values
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Courtney, Jane – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
This research is based on a multi-disciplinary and multi-levelled analysis of evidence to present the case that education reform needs to be contextualised far more widely than is currently practised. It focuses on the voices of Cambodian local teacher trainers through interviews over a five-year period. Interview data is triangulated against…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Global Approach, Educational Policy
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Ramos Arellano, Marcela – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
This paper sought to shed light on the beliefs, aspirations and values in relation to education that shape parental ways of involvement among Chilean urban lower-middle-class parents. Using the capability approach as the main theoretical framework and a critical epistemology, the discussion focuses on the way in which the pre-eminence of…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parents, Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism
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Arar, Khalid; Beycioglu, Kadir; Oplatka, Izhar – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
The research compares principals in Israel (Jewish and Arab) and Turkey and how they perceive and practice their role in promoting social justice (SJ) in their schools in order to bridge socioeconomic and pedagogic gaps. It poses three questions: (1) How do Turkish and Israeli SJ leaders make sense of SJ? (2) What do SJ leaders do in both…
Descriptors: Principals, Comparative Education, Social Justice, Foreign Countries
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