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Joshi, Priyadarshani – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper aims to provide a fresh perspective on the predominantly negative discourse on schooling quality in low-income countries by focusing on the research questions: "How can one identify great schools and what makes them special?" Using a network-based perspective, I measure peer evaluations of quality in two districts in Nepal.…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Low Income, Qualitative Research, Reputation
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Mon, Nyein Su; Saito, Eisuke – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This study conducted an appreciative investigation of the experiences of Myanmar women in leadership. Specifically, the focus was on what sustains them, how they negotiate the complexity of their context, and what propels them. Drawn from the experiences of three Myanmar women leaders, the findings indicated that 'their formal and informal…
Descriptors: Females, Role Models, Foreign Countries, Women Administrators
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Wan, Chang-Da – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Access into higher education has traditionally been dominated by males. However, the current situation in Malaysia as well as in many developed and developing nations is that females have outnumbered males in higher education. By comparing gender enrolment, this paper illustrates the extent of gender disparity in Malaysian higher education across…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Enrollment, Higher Education, Gender Differences
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Thomas, Matthew A. M. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This article explores two distinct strategies suggested by academics in Tanzania for publishing and disseminating their research amidst immense higher education expansion. It draws on Arjun Appadurai's notions of 'strong' and 'weak' internationalisation to analyse the perceived binary between 'international' and 'local' academic journals and their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Publishing, Information Dissemination, Periodicals
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Mazenod, Anna – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
The worth of academic knowledge tends to be tested against global metrics of citations and articles published in high-ranking English language academic journals. This paper examines academic knowledge production in three local fields of research with different national languages (English, Finnish and French). It focuses on knowledge production on…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Research, Apprenticeships, Foreign Countries
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Muthanna, Abdulghani; Sang, Guoyuan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This is a qualitative case study focusing on reporting the dynamics that cause conflicts between academics and administrators in higher education in Yemen. Drawing upon a critical review of two policy documents, observational research and in-depth interviews with 59 administrators and academics, the article presents the key factors for conflict in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conflict, Higher Education, Qualitative Research
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Wiseman, Alexander W.; Al-bakr, Fawziah; Davidson, Petrina M.; Bruce, Elizabeth – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
How does teachers' gender influence their information and communication technology-based instruction in Saudi Arabian government schools? Using unique data collected in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in 2014, the analyses presented here show that male and female teachers in intermediate school classrooms differently use information and communication…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Gender Differences, Barriers
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Singh, Renu; Mukherjee, Protap – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Using unique panel data from Young Lives study conducted in undivided Andhra Pradesh, India, this mixed-method paper analyses gender differentials in completion of secondary education. Results show biased secondary school completion rates in favor of boys. Probit regression results highlight certain variables such as mothers' education, wealth,…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Case Studies, Housework, Sex Fairness
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Edwards, D. Brent, Jr.; Brehm, Willian C.; Storen, Inga – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper examines the Civil Society Education Fund's (CSEF) impact on the non-governmental organisation education partnership (NEP) in Cambodia. With financial backing from the World Bank and the Fast Track Initiative, the CSEF is an initiative that is managed internationally by the Global Campaign for Education. Its goal is to help national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advocacy, Governance, Politics of Education
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VanderDussen Toukan, Elena – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
If service-learning is to fulfill its potential to contribute to meaningful social change, scholars and practitioners must consider how service might foster a dynamic relationship between knowledge, the learner and the community. This paper challenges modernist conceptions of knowledge as a 'commodity' that can be delivered and consumed, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Change, Service Learning, Correlation
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Tan, Cheng Yong; Liu, Dian – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
The present study compared the contribution of familial cultural capital to the reading achievement of 116,508 15-year-old students who participated in PISA 2012 in six Confucian heritage cultures (CHCs) and nine non-CHCs with comparable educational and economic development. The different states of cultural capital examined comprised…
Descriptors: Cultural Capital, Reading Achievement, Teaching Methods, Academic Achievement
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Hammond, Christopher D.; Keating, Avril – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
The implementation of global citizenship programmes at universities has been taking place against a backdrop of growing internationalisation and marketisation in higher education, leading some to conclude that universities are cultivating global workers rather than global citizens. This small-scale exploratory study aimed to investigate these…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Higher Education, Citizenship Education, Neoliberalism
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Gao, Su; Wang, Jian; Zhong, Zhiyong – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
The Chinese government has implemented centralised science curriculum standards to change science teaching from a didactic to inquiry-based approach to support all students in acquiring science literacy. Framed through theoretical perspectives of inquiry-based instruction and cultural pedagogy, this study examined the influence and impact of these…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Academic Achievement, Standards, Science Curriculum
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Dvir, Yuval; Yemini, Miri; Bronshtein, Yifat; Natur, Nazeh – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This study traces the founding process of Eastern Mediterranean International School (EMIS) by analysing the motivations and interests of different stakeholders involved in the establishment process. In this novel initiative students from Palestine, Israel, and other countries study within the Israeli public school system towards an International…
Descriptors: Public Education, Advanced Placement Programs, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes
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Cho, Hye Seung; Mosselson, Jacqueline – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Global citizenship education (GCE) positions itself on the global arena as a transformative social justice oriented educational curriculum that addresses the political, social, economic and cultural inequalities brought about through colonisation and neoliberalism on the global and local levels. Through an exploration of the discourse, design and…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Social Justice, Transformative Learning, Social Differences
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