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Bano, Masooda – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
It is often claimed that the one-teacher, one-room, non-formal school model is more effective than the formal school in enrolling hard-to-reach children. This model is, however, not immune to the two-fold challenges of primary completion and transition. This article draws on data from three rounds of surveys with children from "Tsangaya"…
Descriptors: Intervention, Elementary Education, Educational Attainment, Informal Education
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Erwin, Sarah C.; Sewall, Jennifer; Tippens, Julie A.; Nyaoro, Dulo; Miamidian, Helen M. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
According to the The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), there are currently more than 25.4 million refugees globally, representing the largest number of refugees in recorded history. More than one in three refugees who fall under the auspices of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) protection are of school age (UNHCR…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Refugees, International Organizations, Statistical Data
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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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Dai, Kun – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article illustrates the author's transnational learning experiences in a China-Australia 2 + 2 articulation programme. Transnational articulation programme is being actively adopted by many Chinese universities to enhance the diversity of educational structures as a response to the growing trend of internationalisation of higher education.…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Learning Experience, International Education, Universities
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Kuang, Xiaoxue; Kennedy, Kerry – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Protest is a common, if somewhat contested, form of political engagement. Little is known, however, about the decision to participate in illegal protest as a form of civic engagement. Using data from the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study 2009 (ICCS 2009) (Schulz et al. 2010), the current study explored Hong Kong adolescents'…
Descriptors: Activism, Citizen Participation, Futures (of Society), Political Attitudes
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Pyhältö, Kirsi; Peltonen, Jouni; Castelló, Montserrat; McAlpine, Lynn – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Interest plays a major role in the doctoral experience. However, previous research has not considered how the national context might influence interest. This study focused on exploring cross-national variation in doctoral students' experiences by comparing Finnish, UK and Spanish doctoral students' research interests. Participants (n = 2.426)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Graduate Students, Student Interests
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Qian, Hong; Youngs, Peter; Hu, Sihua; Prawat, Xueying Ji – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
China's Free Teacher Education Policy (FTEP) was initiated in 2007 in response to concerns about university tuition increases and teacher shortages in rural provinces. In this paper, the authors draw on interview data from eight FTEP graduates/teaching candidates and eight teacher educators from five FTEP universities to examine the extent to…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Teacher Shortage, Rural Schools
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Sin, I Lin; Leung, Maggi W. H.; Waters, Johanna L. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper reveals the complex diversity that underpins ostensibly similar transnational education programmes (TNE), through a comparison of UK TNE in Malaysia and Hong Kong. It draws on data from two different yet cognate studies on the role of UK universities in delivering higher education in Asia. Some fine-grained and informative differences…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged, Comparative Education
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Wu, Hantian – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This study investigates China's international student recruitment strategy and policies as a dimension of its present approach of using higher education internationalisation for soft power and image enhancement. An exploratory survey of international graduate students in English instruction programmes in education-related majors in three Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Educational Policy, Higher Education
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Faas, Daniel; Smith, Aimee; Darmody, Merike – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This article explores the ethos of multi-denominational primary schools in the context of increasing cultural and religious diversity in the Republic of Ireland. In particular, it investigates how the official ethos is played out in day-to-day school interactions. The mixed-methods study draws on data collected from 11 community national schools…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Elementary Schools, Foreign Countries, Community Schools
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Dulun, Öykü; Lane, Jennie F.; Ateskan, Armagan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This study used comparative case study methodology to investigate student perceptions of different programmes that prepare them for a challenging high school education programme: the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). Given the benefits and challenges of the programme, educators and stakeholders want to ensure students feel…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, International Schools, High Schools
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Stein, Jan-Philipp; Lu, Xiaomeng; Ohler, Peter – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
In recent years, China and Germany have become invaluable partners in business, politics, and science. However, psychological research indicates that the countries' large-scale affinity does not translate onto the individual level, with many Germans expressing more reservations towards China than vice versa. Previous content analyses have…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mass Media Effects, Cultural Differences, Political Attitudes
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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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Kutnick, Peter; Zhu, Zhiyong; Chan, Cecilia; Chan, Rosanna Yuen-Yan; Lee, Betty Pok-Yee; Lai, Veronica Ka Wai – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
School-based pipelines/routes for university and technical engineering education are recognised as important for economic development and the high-school years are critical for shaping students' career aspirations and attitudes. This study examined a range of attitudes/experiences on the aspirations of secondary students to pursue engineering…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Student Motivation, Secondary School Students
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Mahmud, Rafsan; Kenayathulla, Husaina Banu – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Private supplementary tutoring with an additional fee is generally called shadow education, and this has become a common phenomenon in urban Dhaka, where patterns and scale of tutoring in English have been remarkable in recent years. This study used a mixed-methods approach that included quantitative and qualitative data collected from a survey…
Descriptors: Tutoring, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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