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Campbell, Anne C. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This qualitative study explores how graduates of Western higher education view their contributions to their home country's social and economic development by comparing groups of international scholarship alumni who have returned to live in Moldova and expatriate alumni. Results indicate that country of residency influences one's perceived…
Descriptors: Scholarships, Higher Education, Social Change, Foreign Countries
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Phillips, Louise Gwenneth; Ritchie, Jenny; Adair, Jennifer Keys – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Recognition of young children as citizens is relatively new in sociology, with translation emerging into education. Discourses of children and childhood shape ideas of young children as citizens and national discourses of citizenship frame what civic participation can be. The authors analysed national early childhood education curricula frameworks…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Young Children, Early Childhood Education
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You, Yun – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article explores the discourses concerning, and actors promoting, the recent 'rise' of East Asia in the global trend of education policy borrowing. It focuses on the ways in which English policymakers and media have represented the 'success' of East Asian education systems in international large-scale tests. Taking the Organization for…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Asian Culture, Educational Trends, Power Structure
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Sriprakash, Arathi; Tikly, Leon; Walker, Sharon – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Despite pervasive forms of racism on a global scale, the field of education and international development continues to fail to substantively engage with the production and effects of racial domination across its domains of research, policy and practice. Considerations of racism remain silent, or indeed, are erased, within teaching and research,…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Sustainable Development, International Education, Educational Policy
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Robinson-Pant, Anna – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Systems thinking has dominated debates and policy discourses on inclusive education, resulting in an almost exclusive focus on children and formal schooling. Based on the BAICE Presidential Lecture 2019, this paper considers the limitations of systems theory in framing discussion and research on inclusive education, introducing instead alternative…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Foreign Countries, Systems Approach, Cultural Influences
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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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Burford, James; Koompraphant, Ganon; Jirathanapiwat, Worrawan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Academic mobility is an ancient phenomenon that has particular characteristics in an era of increasing internationalisation. However, surprisingly little has been published about academic mobility to Thailand, and available accounts in both Thai and English languages are dispersed and disconnected. This article addresses these challenges by…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Educational Research, Research Needs, Developing Nations
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Kuppens, Line; Ibrahim, Sulley; Langer, Arnim – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
The current paper analyses how multicultural education is perceived and practised by secondary school teachers in Kenya, an ethnically diverse African country with a history of inter-ethnic tensions. The authors have conducted a large-scale survey among 925 secondary school teachers in Nairobi, complemented by 68 in-depth follow-up interviews.…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries
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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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Riggan, Jennifer – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This paper uses the case of Eritrea to explore tensions between education and militarisation as forms of everyday state-making and examine how teachers constitute the state in the process of navigating these tensions. In 2003 Eritrea merged educational and military institutions. Teachers responded to the new policies by alternately joining in with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Case Studies, Social Systems
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Zuilkowski, Stephanie Simmons; Samanhudi, Udi; Indriana, Ina – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
Indonesia has dramatically increased school enrolment at the secondary level over the past several decades, as reflected in national statistics. However, significant variation in enrolment rates remains across regions and genders. In some areas, nearly all youth complete secondary school; in others fewer than half attend. This study investigates…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropouts, Secondary School Students, Enrollment
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Paniagua-Rodríguez, Alejandro; Bereményi, Bálint Ábel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This article discusses how the call for families' active participation in school can be understood as a form of regulatory act producing neoliberal subjectivities based on responsibility, entrepreneurship and rational calculation. The analysis draws on the results of two projects aiming to improve the relationship between families of Spanish Roma…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Program Implementation, School Restructuring, Neoliberalism
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Oketch, Moses – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
To what extent, if at all, did the introduction of free primary education in Kenya in 2003 have positive equity effects, in terms of both access and achievement. Access is based on the number of candidates sitting the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examination and the KCPE score is used to measure achievement levels. The study uses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Access to Education, Poverty
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Sagie, Netta; Yemini, Miri – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This study examines and characterises the governmental discourse regarding entrepreneurship policy in the Israeli education system as a case study to expand existing knowledge regarding national entrepreneurship policy in education. The study is based on in-depth interviews with key governmental policymakers (holding the top of the pyramid…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Educational Policy, Public Policy
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Latif, Dilek – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
History education has been continually challenged by political competition in Cyprus. The education systems on both sides of the divide reflect the ongoing ethnic conflict and suffer from ethnocentrism. In particular, the history textbooks are used to convey and legitimise official narratives and reinforce identities defined "vis-à-vis"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Textbooks, Textbook Content
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