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Stefano Hollis – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2023
A growing portion of international schools are franchised branches of schools originally founded in other countries. The first of such schools opened in 1996 and there are now almost 100 globally. Expansionist schools are primarily elite, English private schools, with concentrations of their franchises developing in the Middle East, Southeast…
Descriptors: Marketing, Advantaged, International Schools, Private Schools
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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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Gul Muhammad Rind – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2023
Globalization of education is widely contested in the current academic discussion due to its polarizing effects on the economy, society, and culture. Globalization and colonization have several commonalities because the origin of globalization can be traced to the colonial era. The privatization of education has also emerged with globalization.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Privatization, Global Approach, Postcolonialism
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Carol Anne Spreen – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2023
The book, "Creating Third Spaces of Learning for Post-Capitalism: Lessons from Educators, Artists and Activists" seeks to explore counter-hegemonic social spaces, or what some call third spaces (Anzaldua, 1987/2021; Bhabha, 1994/2002; Soja, 1996) that have been created largely by social, community and artistic activists to prefigure a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Developed Nations, Sociocultural Patterns
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Jules, Tavis D.; Arnold, Richard; Donnelley-Power, Caitlin; Jacobs, Holly; Rainey, Madeline – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2022
This paper uses a Cultural Political Economy (CPE) framework to apply CPE's concept of the "economic imaginary" to the educational policy landscape. We consider the Caribbean Community's (CARICOM) regional education policy space and the focus on Human Resource Development to examine how what we call "educational imaginaries"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Geographic Regions, Labor Force Development
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Simon, Sandrine – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2021
The multi-dimensional damages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the fragility of our economic systems and their lack of resilience. People are starting to question globalisation, and debates on alternative modes of development are back and alive. If economic paradigms need reforming, we also need educational systems that will equip…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Agricultural Production, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Brown, Kara D.; Shah, Payal P.; Stevick, E. Doyle – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2020
Scholars and students of comparative education routinely, and often reflexively, categorize places with labels that have complex and problematic histories, connotations and associations. Both comparative education classrooms and scholarship will benefit from reflecting on the dynamics of labeling places. We seek to provide a framework for…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Classification, Power Structure
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Mochizuki, Yoko – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2016
In 2015, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted a resolution titled "Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" and a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The notion of "transformative education" is being mainstreamed in the work of UNESCO within the new framework of the SDGs,…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Transformative Learning, Social Change, International Organizations
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Wilinski, Bethany; Nguyen, Cuong Huy; Landgraf, Jessica M. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2016
Global attention to early childhood education (ECE) has led to an increased focus on ECE teacher training as a critical component of providing young children with access to high-quality ECE programs. In this paper, we ask how Tanzanian stakeholders at different levels of implementation experienced and responded to efforts to build capacity in…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teacher Education, Preschool Teachers, Longitudinal Studies
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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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Tobin, Joseph – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2014
Most qualitative studies in international education take place in a single site in a single nation. When studies are of more than one country, they most often use more quantitative than qualitative approaches. Beatrice and John Whiting conducted the most systematic of comparative cross-cultural studies of child rearing in their "Six…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Ethnography, Video Technology, International Education
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Verger, Antoni – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2014
Globalization is profoundly altering the education policy landscape. It introduces new problems in education agendas, compresses time and space in policy processes, and revitalizes the role of a range of supra-national players in educational reform. This deterritorialization of the education policy process has important theoretical and…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Global Approach, Role
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Steiner-Khamsi, Gita – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2014
Because educational research has grown more global in nature over the course of the last few decades, researchers find themselves questioning how best to conceptualize content and establish distinct levels in educational research. Globalization has exacerbated the need to rethink culture and context, to understand how and why similar content are,…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Research, Global Approach
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Ngo, Mai – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2013
This paper discusses the role of institutions in the ethical engagement of Canadian youth volunteers abroad. In recent years, researchers and practitioners in the international field have questioned the ethics of volunteering as part of development, with scrutiny on who actually benefits from volunteering initiatives. Since the 1960s, over 65,000…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Volunteers, Ethics, Youth Programs
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Wright, Beth – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2013
School choice policies, as neoliberal reforms, have often been analyzed using the very discourse embedded in neoliberal mentalities. By reviewing the way scholars have conceptualized school choice as a transnational phenomenon, this paper evaluates the extent to which scholarship has attempted to, or succeeded in, overcoming traditional,…
Descriptors: School Choice, Neoliberalism, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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