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Fregin, Marie-Christine; Levels, Mark; van der Velden, Rolf – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article provides empirical evidence on the relation between institutional characteristics of labour markets that frame allocation processes, and optimal skill matching at the individual level. We investigate the extent to which skill-based job-worker matches are associated with employment protection legislation (EPL), unemployment benefits,…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Resource Allocation, Job Skills, Labor Legislation
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Davis, Edward Rock; Wilson, Rachel; Dalton, Bronwen – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Cross-national attraction is the first stage in international policy borrowing and analysis of its indicators provides insight into shifts in educational policies. We analyse cross-national attraction within the media discourse on the OECD's PISA in four countries: Australia, Finland, Japan and South Korea. Using the largest circulation English…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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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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Jonbekova, Dilrabo – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This paper examines the experiences of educational researchers undertaking fieldwork within three Central Asian countries -- Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Drawing on interviews with educational researchers from within and outside the region, the findings show that researchers encounter numerous ethical and methodological challenges in the…
Descriptors: Ethics, Educational Research, Cross Cultural Studies, Social Change
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McIntyre, Joanna; Neuhaus, Sinikka; Blennow, Katarina – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Within the current global refugee crisis this paper emphasises the fundamental role of education in facilitating the integration of young new arrivals. It argues that a humanitarian problem of such scale requires a commensurate humanitarian response in the form of socially-just educational policies and practices in resettlement contexts within…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Refugees, Role of Education, Humanism
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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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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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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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Fine-Davis, Margret; Faas, Daniel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article presents results of a cross-cultural comparison of trainer and trainee attitudes towards a variety of diversity issues, notably attitudes towards non-national trainees and those from other ethnic, religious and racial groups. Cross-cultural comparisons are made in the six European countries studied: France, Ireland, Italy, Latvia,…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Diversity, Vocational Education, Cross Cultural Studies
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Chen, Wei-Lin; Elchert, Daniel; Asikin-Garmager, Asih – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Teacher collaboration is generally believed to relate positively to student performance. Although many researchers have investigated the influence of teacher collaboration on student performance, much of this work is confined to Western educational contexts. This study used data from the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Collaboration, Cultural Influences, Predictor Variables
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Ali, Md. Maksud; Hamid, M. Obaidul; Hardy, Ian – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Although use of high-stakes tests is common across developing societies, very little is known about how these tests are designed, what principles and criteria guide test construction, and what factors influence this process. The present study investigates the development of the English Paper-1 test for the Higher Secondary Certificate examination…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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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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Alcott, Benjamin; Banerji, Manjistha; Bhattacharjea, Suman; Nanda, Mansi; Ramanujan, Purnima – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
A growing evidence base highlights the value of high-quality early childhood education (ECE) to children's cognitive and social development. However, far less is known about how families and children, especially in developing countries, participate in ECE or how these participation patterns reflect families' thinking and decision-making. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education
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