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Patricia Grillet – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2023
Research from different fields demonstrate that the disruption caused by COVID-19 exacerbated social problems. In education, literature reviews focus on issues related to technology, evaluations, or racial discrimination that were worsened as a consequence of remote teaching and learning. Few scholarly works of this kind analyze the problematics…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, COVID-19, Pandemics, Feminism
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Sumit Karn; Vandita Churiwal; Chris Henderson; Mia Chin; Shreya Sanjeev – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2023
Although primary school enrollment in Pakistan has increased in the last two decades, schooling quality for girls and boys remains a central challenge. Furthermore, strides made toward gender parity are yet to address pervasive inequities in schooling outcomes. To provide insight on this matter, this paper interrogates girls' achievement in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Mathematics Achievement, Educational Quality
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Schuelka, Matthew J.; Sherab, Kezang – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2022
Education systems are complex social systems. This article argues that it in order to analyze educational values, attributes, and outcomes within a complex system, greater attention must be paid towards understanding the utility of education and the contexts, discourses, and narratives surrounding the purpose of schooling in society. An…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Diversity, Access to Education
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Quezada Morales, Romina – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2022
The change from in-person to in-home schooling and the rapid digitalization of the system impacted the access to education and the quality of the outcomes during the pandemic, but the extent to which digital measures helped school administrators to face that impact is difficult to understand without hearing from them directly. To give those who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing
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Ely, Frank O.; Mitchell, Fallon R.; Hirsch, Katherine E.; Diana, Michael; Munroe-Chandler, Krista J.; van Wyk, Paula M.; McGowan, Cheri L. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2022
The purpose of the current study was to explore graduate students' mental health and educational experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Graduate students (N = 28) in Canada completed an online survey consisting of both closed- and open-ended questions related to their mental health, degree progress, and access to campus workspace. Data were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Nordmeyer, Jon; Bettney, Esther – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2022
During the COVID-19 pandemic, amid the collective necessity to pivot towards new technologies for teaching and learning, many educators expressed concerns about unequal access for multilingual learners. When online learning relies exclusively on English, students and families who navigate school in multiple languages can be excluded. Over the past…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Multilingualism, Bilingual Students, Inclusion
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Harrienger, Samantha – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2022
In a short essay, I will examine the issues that plague education (e.g., achievement gaps, lack of learning materials, and access to learning) and how the COVID-19 pandemic brought them to the public's attention. I will share my experience teaching during the pandemic and note the importance of seizing the opportunity to correct the inequities…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Curriculum Evaluation, Achievement Gap
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Pineda Munguia, Judith – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2022
This exploratory study aims to understand how learning policies and digital learning measures implemented in Honduras during the COVID-19 pandemic impacted access to education, quality of education, and socio-economic gaps. The study involved semi-structured interviews providing a valuable window into the perspectives of individuals across…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Policy
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Stinson, Hannah – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2022
This analysis explores the ways in which the digital measures taken by Ecuador's MINEDUC affected the access and quality of education in Ecuador, as well as impacts of these changes on existing socioeconomic gaps in the country. The exploratory study was based on two semi-structured interviews, one with an educational practitioner and one with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Educational Quality, Electronic Learning
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Quezada Morales, Romina – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2022
To understand how Aprende en Casa contributed to the spread of digital learning and the implementation of the Educational Digital Agenda in Mexico, this report presents the analysis of an exploratory study that consisted of three semi-structured interviews. The interviewees for this inquiry were a leader of the Aprende en Casa strategy at SEP, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Electronic Learning
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Foley, William J., Jr. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2021
Human Rights Education exists as an implementing entity of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Scholars such as Andre Keet and others have criticized the dissemination of universal rights through education because it covets Western ideology over local ethical and epistemological constructs. Using Tibbitts' revised typologies of Human Rights…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Educational Change, Critical Theory, Teaching Methods
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Acquah, Alfred – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2021
Over the years, there has been a tremendous increase in enrollment in higher education as well as the cost of attendance. This article comparatively analyzes the higher education finance between the United States of America (U.S.A.) and Ghana, taking into consideration the goals of higher education, enrollment and expenditure, and the various…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Neoliberalism, College Attendance, Higher Education
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Mount-Cors, MaryFaith; Gay, Jill; Diop, Rokhaya – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2020
Two of the current United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim for quality education and gender equality, which are inextricably linked. Education efforts in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) have rarely addressed issues of gender equality as children start school, except to expand access for girls. The authors explore how…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Gender Bias, Socioeconomic Status, Females
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Monk, Jeremy – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2019
Low-fee private schools (LFPS) have grown considerably in the developing world as public free primary education has been unable to cater to the poorest children. Bridge International Academies (BIA), one of the largest chains of LFPS, has positioned itself as a solution to issues of access and quality of primary education. Using newspaper articles…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality
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Post, David – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2015
In 2015 Education for All (EFA), concludes its 25-year cycle, and the Global Monitoring Report (GMR) publishes its final assessment of triumph and defeat in reaching the six EFA goals. Before the United Nations adopts new Sustainable Development Goals, it is essential to consider the underlying theories of monitoring. This essay addresses two…
Descriptors: Progress Monitoring, Educational Objectives, Sustainable Development, Goal Orientation
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