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Gao, Junjian; Kenyon, Brittany; Choi, Yanghwan; Echavarria, Isaely; Qiu, Ling; Leichter, Hope Jensen – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2022
The unprecedented social disruptions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in rapid change within the family and home. This paper uses semi-structured interviews with parents around the globe to examine the following research questions: 1. How have the spatial and temporal organizations of learning and working in the home been altered…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Work Life Expectancy, Parent Attitudes
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Kang, Seulgi – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2020
The unification of South Korea and North Korea is a plausible idea yet it requires a comprehensive preparation in advance. As a method to achieve fiscal efficiency in public services, decentralization theory is consistently applied. However, the current literature and political reality argue that decentralization does not always hold its…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Educational Finance, Educational Administration, Foreign Countries
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Choi, Jin; Sojer, Thomas – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2016
Korea and Austria: two very different schooling systems, and different approaches to educational reform. Yet for both, the renaissance of aesthetics has great potential. This paper analyses the arguments in Korea and Austria for aesthetic education. For each country, we identified a distinctive philosophical approach to meeting the individual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aesthetic Education, Educational Philosophy, Comparative Analysis
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Heyneman, Stephen P. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2013
There is ample evidence to suggest that American schools perform worse than schools in many other countries. The U.S. ranks toward the bottom of the industrialized nations on international tests of academic achievement in science and mathematics. Not only may American schools perform worse but they may do so at the same time as they use more…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Educational Quality