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Dandan Zhou; Adrienne Sansom – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2024
Educational reform in China has brought about many Western educational approaches for teachers to consider as part of their pedagogy. An example of this is the theory of multiple intelligences (MI theory). This paper presents how a theory grounded in a Western context is locally reconceptualised by kindergarten teachers who grew up in a different…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Teacher Attitudes, Context Effect, Educational Theories
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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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Muyaka, Jafred; Omuse, David Emoit; Malenya, Francis Likoye – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
There has been a growing concern in Kenya that boys have gradually been left out of the gender equation with little research capturing their schooling experiences. When examined, boys' underachievement is treated with suspicion that has led to few studies demonstrating their marginalisation. This paper explored the manifestations of boys'…
Descriptors: Males, Gender Differences, Educational Experience, Underachievement
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Seggie, Fatma Nevra; Çalikoglu, Alper – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
International academic mobility has gained widespread attention in higher education as new hosting countries have emerged in addition to traditional destinations. In this changing environment, little emphasis has been placed on international academics in emerging non-Western destinations. This qualitative study examines the experiences of 18…
Descriptors: Occupational Mobility, College Faculty, Foreign Nationals, Foreign Countries
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van Werven, Iris M.; Coelen, Robert J.; Jansen, Ellen P. W. A.; Hofman, W. H. A. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
Calls for global citizenship education (GCE) in primary education have been making themselves heard in recent literature in different national and international contexts. Primary school teachers must be equipped with the necessary competencies required to carry out this broader task appropriately. This article seeks to understand how experienced…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Teaching Methods, Elementary School 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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Szadkowski, Krystian – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
This paper contributes to the debate on the varieties of national manifestations of the public good(s) in higher education. Drawing on a set of 33 semi-structured interviews (with politicians, university managers and faculty), it addresses the three following research questions: How do the actors in the field define the public good(s)? To what…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Responsibility, Tuition, Fees
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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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Ssentanda, Medadi E.; Wenske, Ruth S. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
This article seeks to understand the challenges of literacy acquisition under the Thematic Curriculum reform in Uganda, which introduced Mother Tongue instruction in lower primary. We compare teachers' perspectives from two central districts using Luganda and two peripheral districts using Ateso, drawing on a multi-layered approach to understand…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Native Language, Native Language Instruction
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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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Brissett, Nigel O. M. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
The rate of emigration of highly educated people from the Caribbean is one of the highest in the world but little research exists on this phenomenon. This paper helps to fill this gap by focusing on one particular subset of Caribbean skilled emigrants, those working in higher education in the US, including academics and administrators. Drawing on…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Immigration, Skilled Workers, Foreign Countries
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Heng, Tang T.; Song, Lynn – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
The lived realities of agents involved in educational borrowing or transfer are often omitted as research and discussions reside predominantly at a macro level. Through the lens of a comparative educational change framework synthesising concepts in educational change and comparative education, this study examines the lived experiences of teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Educational Change
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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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Badia, Antoni – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2023
This paper provides empirical evidence about the close relationship between two education systems' orientations and priorities and teacher identities. Based on the Dialogical-Self Theory (DST), it identifies different schoolteacher identities and shows that these teacher identities are non-uniformly distributed across two education systems. Forty…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Cross Cultural Studies, Teacher Attitudes, Correlation
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Lu, Xintong; Smith, Robert – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2022
Leadership has been increasingly distributed away from formal leaders towards more shared arrangements in Western educational contexts, wherein the vast majority of the existing research literature has been based. There is a dearth of literature on whether leadership strategies that originate in the West could be applied successfully to Asian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Leadership Styles, Asian Culture
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