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Shizza Fatima – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2023
This paper explores student experiences of language-in-education policies through the lens of colonial processes and traces such logic as they operate through educational institutions. Drawing on semi-structured interviews of high school seniors and recent graduates, I investigate how students in Pakistani secondary schools interact with…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Language of Instruction, Decolonization, Foreign Countries
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Bernardi, Ana Julia Bonzanini; Costa, Andressa Liegi Vieira; de Morais, Jennifer Azambuja – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2022
In this paper, we sought to analyze if the internet and social networks usage could be impacting the constitution of an assertive political culture among young people in South Brazil. We hypothesize that although these new socialized agents are widespread among the young, apathy and disinterest in politics remain. To test our hypothesis, we…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Political Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Gallagher, Matthew; Bauer, Carrie – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2020
Higher education (HE) for refugees and displaced persons has often been considered a luxury. However, the humanitarian and educational sectors have recently committed to offering HE to this population. This is a welcome development, as research demonstrates that HE is intrinsically connected to development at the individual, community, and…
Descriptors: Refugees, Teaching Methods, Technological Literacy, Individual Development
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Law, Lisa; Hafiz, Muhammad; Kwong, Theresa; Wong, Eva – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2019
With advances in telecommunication technologies, many institutions are deploying various online learning platforms for curriculum designers to create opportunities for international contact and intercultural exchange for their students with less physical and time constraints. Thus, students' learning contents can be enriched with the integration…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Intercultural Communication, Cultural Awareness, Online Courses
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Milovanovitch, Mihaylo – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2019
In this article we present results from research on how education environments may influence the propensity of education participants to engage in corrupt practices. We approached this task with the help of a conceptual framework that draws on rational choice and routine activity theory, and on economic models of human behaviour. The framework…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Deception, Crime, Behavior Patterns
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Yao, Haogen – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
This study develops a sequential mixed model of Delphi-Propensity Score Matching to discuss how an NGO's socio-emotional support affects the decisions of dropout, work, and two types of upper secondary schooling in rural China. Data were collected from 6,298 students in 2012 after a subgroup of them were treated. The analysis shows that…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Academic Aspiration, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries
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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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Ipe, Rebecca – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2016
This qualitative study used participatory visual research in order to develop an understanding of the educational experiences of urban poor adolescent girls in Kolkata and to elicit their capabilities. The sample comprised urban poor girls who were undergoing formal education at a religious, philanthropic primary school in Kolkata. Findings from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Females, Participatory Research
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Maita, Gianna – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2015
Civic engagement of young people has evolved in Nicaragua as its political environment has changed. There is a marked difference between youth involvement in Nicaragua during the Sandinista Revolution from 1979 through the early 1980s, when it was a cultural norm for young people to serve in solidarity with the poor, and today, when universities…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged, Citizen Participation
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Ritchie, Scott; An, Sohyun; Cone, Neporcha; Bullock, Patricia – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2013
This article analyzes data from a qualitative practitioner-research case study in which four university faculty members attempted to disrupt the hegemonic domestication of candidates enrolled in an undergraduate teacher education program. During the semester prior to their student teaching, 16 candidates at a large public university in the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Social Change, Social Justice, Undergraduate Students
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Ross, Heidi; Cen, Yuhao; Zhou, Zejun – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2011
China's heated education policy climate in 2010 indicated an increasing national concern for improving educational quality and educational quality assessment. Despite glowing portraits of Chinese education painted by international observers, the Chinese public has expressed consistent dissatisfaction with educational quality. The inter-related…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Research Projects, Educational Quality, Educational Practices
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Hendershot, Karen; Sperandio, Jill – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2009
This paper reports selected results from a broader study which focused on determining students' perceptions of the development of their global citizen identity within the context of an undergraduate global citizenship program, and what students believed were aspects of the program that contributed to this growth. Findings suggest that experiences…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Student Attitudes, Study Abroad, Self Concept
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Pryor, Caroline R.; Eslami-Rasekh, Zohreh – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2004
This study investigated philosophical approaches to teaching held by pre-service teachers in Iran and the US. The study's participants were 30 pre-service teachers from Iran, a predominantly Muslim country, and 30 American pre-service teachers. Data were collected using the 105-item Philosophy of Education Scale (POES, Author A, 2003) composed of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Values, Teaching Methods