NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Universal Declaration of…1
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 151 to 165 of 186 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Mundy, Karen – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2008
A decade ago, when "Current Issues in Comparative Education" ("CICE") published its first issue "Are NGOs Overrated?" both academic debates and development policy discussions were focused on the expanding role played by NGOs in the developing world. Today the language has changed--and so too, in some ways, has…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Citizen Participation, Academic Achievement, Nongovernmental Organizations
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Andina, Marina – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2007
This article provides an analysis of how the Minimum Standards for Education in Emergencies (MSEE) were created and rationalized, drawing on the framework of world society theorists. Using content analysis, the MSEE, regional standards and website materials were analyzed to determine how the regional documents were reconciled at the international…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Educational Quality, Content Analysis, Civil Rights
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Qahir, Katayon – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2007
This article details a pilot Minimum Standards assessment in Afghan refugee schools supported by the International Rescue Committee's Female Education Program in the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan. A set of specifically selected, contextualized indicators, based on the global INEE Minimum Standards, served as a tool for teachers and…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Refugees, Educational Indicators
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Hodgkin, Marian – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2007
This paper examines an important component of the developing field of education in emergencies: curriculum decision-making processes. The paper argues that in order to fully meet the commitment articulated by the INEE Minimum Standards to provide quality education for all, curricula decisions cannot be ignored or postponed until after a crisis has…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Quality, Participative Decision Making, Alignment (Education)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Sobe, Noah W. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2007
This article analyzes a 1944 publication entitled "International Relief in Action 1914-1943: Selected Records with Notes" alongside the 2004 standards for education in emergencies that were developed by INEE (the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies). In doing so, the author aims to reveal how biological life, expectations of…
Descriptors: Coordination, Conflict, Emergency Programs, Educational Planning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Swing, Elizabeth Sherman – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2006
This article provides a brief history of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). The CIES, initially the Comparative Education Society (CES), evolved from annual conferences at New York University begun in 1954 by William W. Brickman. CES was founded at the close of a subsequent conference (April 27, 1956), with Brickman as…
Descriptors: International Education, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Manzon, Maria; Bray, Mark – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2006
The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) has, throughout its 50 years of existence, exercised leadership in the field of comparative education. It was one of the five societies that founded the World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES) in 1970, an umbrella body that by 2006 brought together 35 national,…
Descriptors: International Education, Comparative Education, Honor Societies, Agency Cooperation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Steiner-Khamsi, Gita; deJong-Lambert, William – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2006
The authors contend that the impact of the Cold War on multilateral organizations (especially UNESCO) as well as on the academic programs in Comparative and International Education or Development Studies in Education has been largely understudied. Both world-systems (USA and its allies, Soviet Union and its allies) laid claim on the project of…
Descriptors: International Education, Comparative Education, Peace, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Vavrus, Frances; Bartlett, Lesley – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2006
This article enters into contemporary debates regarding methodology and training in comparative and international education by addressing epistemological questions about "what" can be known of the world and how it can be known through comparative research. We contend that debates over qualitative versus quantitative methods or area studies versus…
Descriptors: Area Studies, International Education, Methods, Case Studies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Qin, Desiree Baolian – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2006
Recent scholarship across many ethnic groups in the United States has consistently shown strong gender differences favoring girls in educational outcomes. This paper examines four areas of research that may shed light on why immigrant girls tend to do better than boys in schools: parental expectations after migration, socialization at home,…
Descriptors: Social Class, Females, Ethnic Groups, Outcomes of Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Mosselson, Jacqueline – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2006
The ways in which refugees are assumed to adapt to United States society have serious consequences on their enjoyment and fulfillment in their schooling experiences. This is further compounded by the incorporation of refugees under a more general umbrella of "immigrant" studies. Here, excerpts are shared from an experiential study of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Immigrants, Adolescents
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Mossayeb, Sina M.; Shirazi, Roozbeh – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2006
This paper explores the plausibility of a hypothesis that puts forth perceived educational opportunity as a significant pull factor influencing Iranians' decisions to immigrate to the United States. Drawing on various literatures, including research on educational policy in Iran, government policy papers, and figures from recent studies and census…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigration, Educational Opportunities, Public Policy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Gomolla, Mechtild – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2006
Over the past few decades, in many western countries with large immigrant populations, inequalities in education relating to ethnic background have increased. Interventions traditionally consist of selective compensatory arrangements that focus on instruction in the second language--especially in early stages of schooling--and the treatment of…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Comparative Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Walker, Jeffrey P.; Serrano, Ana M. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2006
Throughout history the United States has been constantly confronted with the responsibility of integrating diverse groups of people into its society. This paper uses current and historical ideas about the complex nature of indigenous groups, globalization, and education as vehicles for promoting the adoption of cosmopolitanism, a paradigm that…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Immigration
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Hanley, Patrick – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2005
UNESCO defines education for sustainable development (ESD) as covering a broad range of issues from natural resources and HIV/AIDS to poverty reduction. ESD thus becomes a term that must be subtle yet clear, holistic yet tangible. One option for ESD, in dealing with this complexity, is to simplify its content and narrow the issues it addresses.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Epistemology, International Organizations, Environmental Education
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  12  |  13