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Ábel Bereményi; Judit Durst; Zsanna Nyíro – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
This article explores how first-in-family-graduate Roma and non-Roma Hungarians from the working-class experience education-driven social mobility and reconcile the dislocation of their primary-habitus due to changing class through transiting a "third space." Drawing on Bhabha's and bell hooks' development of this concept, we aim to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, First Generation College Students, College Graduates, Minority Group Students
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Laela Adamson – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
With dramatic global expansion of secondary schooling there has been significant research interest in how education is related to future aspirations, with important calls to acknowledge connections within processes of aspiring to young people's social, economic and cultural circumstances. This paper presents findings from thematic analysis of…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society)
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Sarkar, Tanushree – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
The present study examines how middle school students attending private schools in a major urban centre in India understand intelligence. The study focuses on mindset theory, which is a major framework in the literature on children's understandings of intelligence. Mindset theories distinguish individuals based on beliefs about the malleability of…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Private Schools, Urban Schools
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Di Biase, Rhonda; King, Elizabeth; Kriewaldt, Jeana; Reid, Catherine; Janfada, Mahtab – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
This article explores pedagogical renewal through an analysis of vignettes from four international pre-service teachers in an initial teacher education programme at an Australian university where learner-centred practices are prioritised. To understand their pedagogical journeys during their course, data was collected through a series of questions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Students, Student Attitudes
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Bittencourt, Tiago – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
In 2012, Ecuador signed an agreement to introduce the International Baccalaureate into the country's public-schools. Once considered an emblematic policy of former president Correa's administration, the initiative is now questioned and its future uncertain. This ethnographic study strives to write against the commonly invoked deficit narratives…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advanced Placement Programs, Public Schools, Social Mobility
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Milton, Sansom; Elkahlout, Ghassan; Barakat, Sultan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Higher education in the Gaza Strip has been subjected to four wars and over a decade of blockade. University staff and students have been killed whilst campus infrastructure has been attacked, rebuilt, and destroyed again. This paper examines opportunities for, and limits to, protecting higher education from attack in Gaza. It presents a framework…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, War, Foreign Countries
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van der Rijst, Roeland M.; Lamers, Antonia M.; Admiraal, Wilfried F. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Transnational education is rather common in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, with among the highest TNE enrolments of any region worldwide. Approximately a third of the Omani students in higher education are registered in programmes offered transnationally, and a UK university is the main provider. The aim of this study was to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Barriers, College Students
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Nguyen, Huong Thu; Phan, Huong Le Thanh; Tran, Ly Thi – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Over the past decades, the Vietnamese government has strategically encouraged the import of the 'Western' curriculum through the so-called Advanced Programmes. It is envisioned that by learning from the more advanced systems such as Australia, Canada, the US, and the UK, Vietnamese universities will be able to overhaul their outdated curriculum…
Descriptors: International Education, Indigenous Knowledge, Western Civilization, 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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Howard, Adam; Maxwell, Claire – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
The main role of an elite school is to produce future leaders and this paper examines how four elite schools in different parts of the Global South are engaging in this process. Despite the critiques of global citizenship education (GCE) being a vestige of the colonial project, we analyse closely how it is being actively and productively…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Advantaged, Leadership Training
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Taka, Miho – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
There has been an increasing effort to deliver Education in Emergencies (EiE) from the international community since the 1990s because of protracted humanitarian situations. Despite the growing attention to EiE, many children in conflict-affected situations miss schooling without having the opportunity to receive a second chance education (SCE),…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emergency Programs, Reentry Students, Student Motivation
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Sakata, Nozomi; Candappa, Mano; Oketch, Moses – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Teachers and pupils co-construct classroom reality, but existing studies examining learner-centred pedagogy (LCP) in the Global South have primarily focused on teachers. Pupils' experiences with LCP and its contribution to their learning have attracted little scholarly attention. This article seeks to address this gap to some extent by exploring…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Experience, Student Centered Learning, Elementary School Teachers
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Gyamera, Gifty Oforiwaa; Debrah, Irene – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Global citizenship education (GCE) has emerged as a powerful force in global and national discourses, with scholars and dominant international organisations stressing it to be the overarching educational framework. Although numerous approaches have been adopted to promote it, most of the strategies focus on transnational activities. There is less…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Global Approach, Citizenship
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Sakata, Nozomi – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Learner-centred pedagogy (LCP), spreading across the global South, is believed to improve student learning. Although the ethics and efficacy of promoting LCP in the global South has been a much-debated issue, the relationship between LCP and learning attitudes has received scant scholarly attention. This research utilised structured lesson…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Centered Learning, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students
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Walker, Melanie – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
South Africa still faces inequalities with regard to access to higher education opportunities. Foregrounding student voices at one university, the paper compares how students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds make decisions about going to university. The focus is on those who have succeeded, but ideas can be extrapolated regarding those who…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Access to Education, Foreign Countries, College Bound Students
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