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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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Hallinger, Philip; Liu, Shengnan; Piyaman, Patnaree – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This research explored the relationship of principal leadership and teacher professional learning in China and Thailand. The authors tested a conceptual model in which teacher trust and agency were proposed as mediators of the effects of the principal's learning-centered leadership on teacher professional learning. Common survey measures had been…
Descriptors: Principals, Cross Cultural Studies, Structural Equation Models, Learning Processes
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Sanders, Justin S. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This cross-case analysis explores national level internationalisation of higher education (IoHE) policies in Singapore and Japan. Through comparison of the state level internationalisation strategies, this paper aims to highlight how each country's unique policy environment impacts their approach to IoHE. The analysis suggests that despite the…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Sharma, Garima; Wotipka, Christine Min – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
Current literature on parent aspirations has not empirically explored the factors that may lead to differences in aspirations among similar types of parents. Additionally, little is known about the gendered nature of these differences. In this study, we seek to understand factors shaping mothers' aspirations in regards to education, marriage, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Gender Differences, Aspiration
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Richards, Cameron – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
The metaphor of an 'education hub' was initially promoted as also a policy concept for reversing cross-border student flows to the West in both Malaysia and Singapore. The Singapore version of 'Asian education hub policy' represents a distinct economic policy model of higher education which has since also influenced the very Western contexts it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Higher Education, Privatization
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Kidson, Paul; Odhiambo, George; Wilson, Rachel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
The presence of International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes in Australia has grown significantly over the past decade. Despite this, little critical research exists on the IB in Australia. This article provides an analysis of the IB currently in Australia, outlining the trends in growth across the various IB programmes over the last decade and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advanced Placement Programs, Educational Trends, Program Implementation
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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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Brewis, Elisa – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between fair access policies and discourses of development through a policy analysis of higher education reform in post-authoritarian Indonesia (1998-present). The method was document analysis of five laws/regulations, using the criteria of accessibility, availability, and horizontality to…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Policy Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Marshall, Stephen – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
International education is widely recognised as providing a range of positive outcomes for students, universities, and both the source and destination countries. New Zealand politicians, however, see international education as a means of generating significant export earnings able to subsidise the local provision of university education. New…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, College Students, Universities
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McDermott, Elana R.; Donlan, Alice E.; Zaff, Jonathan F. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
Self-control and persistence may predict employment outcomes among individuals who have no credential, a General Educational Development (GED) credential, or a high school diploma. However, less is known about the stability of that relation after accounting for structural factors (e.g., social relationships) and differences in lived experience…
Descriptors: Self Control, Persistence, Employment, High School Equivalency Programs
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Zhu, Gang; Peng, Zhengmei; Hu, Xueyan; Qiu, Shaoping – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This Forum discusses the affordances and constraints of applying critical race theory (CRT) to the Chinese educational context. In "CRT as a Heuristic for Understanding Educational Inequality: How CRT Is Conceptualised in the United States," Gang Zhu delineates the social and theoretical backgrounds related to CRT, and its fundamental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Theory, Race, Equal Education
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Aburizaizah, Saeed; Kim, Yoonjeon; Fuller, Bruce – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
Saudi Arabia has expanded access to secondary schooling over the past generation, while also pushing to lift quality. This includes decentralising authority out to principals, equipping them to set higher performance expectations and deploy incentives to attract and retain strong teachers. We find wide variability in the extent to which principals…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership, Academic Achievement
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Singh, Renu; Mukherjee, Protap – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This mixed methods study draws upon Young Lives India longitudinal data to analyse whether children who attended private preschools demonstrate higher cognitive skills and enhanced subjective wellbeing at the age of 12 compared to those who attended government preschools in India. Using linear logistic regression models, the analysis reveals that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Private Schools, Program Effectiveness
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Teltemann, Janna; Windzio, Michael – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
What are crucial determinants of a country's average educational performance? Using data from the OECD PISA 2012 study on 58 countries, we develop a typology of educational regimes based on marketisation in terms of school autonomy and accountability. Following organisational theories, we expect that school autonomy is an ideal condition for…
Descriptors: Marketing, Scores, Reading Tests, Classification
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