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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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Aung, Thu Ya; Straubhaar, Rolf – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2021
Due to the historically outsized influence of the United Kingdom's development assistance office on international aid, a better understanding of the underlying ideologies and political priorities guiding this agency would help the larger aid community more clearly understand the power dynamics and structural context of the development industry.…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Political Influences, Power Structure, Educational Policy
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Fasih, Tazeen; Patrinos, Harry A.; Shafiq, M. Najeeb – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2021
In this study, we develop a conceptual framework that explains the reasons behind a widening of the gaps in private rates of return to university education during an economic crisis such as COVID-19. Next, we report stylized facts on the private rates of return to university education before and after economic crises in Indonesia, Pakistan, and…
Descriptors: Economic Impact, Economic Factors, COVID-19, Pandemics
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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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Öz, Yakup – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2021
In recent decades, learning abroad mobility has become a popular movement and has often been considered among students in higher education. However, in the European Union (EU) context, opportunities to learn abroad are also provided for non-student groups of youth. Accordingly, this study aims to examine the role of certain socioeconomic factors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Student Participation, Student Mobility
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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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Le, Hang M. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2021
While there is growing attention to language as a central issue in education for refugees, this policy area still appears to be dominated by an apolitical, technical, and instrumentalist perspective. Through a comparison of language-in-education policies in two refugee camp contexts, Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya and the refugee camps along the…
Descriptors: Refugees, Emergency Shelters, Language of Instruction, Educational Policy
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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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Tarc, Paul – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2020
For better and worse, the COVID-19 crisis will necessarily advance a number of instrumental responses for online education under the global shutdown of face-to-face classrooms. COVID-19 has accelerated but did not begin the move to online education. This essay asks its readers to consider the online environment and the shutdown of face-to-face…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Change, Electronic Learning
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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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Badami, Hasnain R.; Fatima, Rubab – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2020
This paper traces the implementation of a pedagogical framework in a low-cost private school in Karachi designed to put students' engagement with the world at the center of the learning process. The need for such a framework arose as a response to the realization that education system in Pakistan is lagging behind in preparing children of a…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement
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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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