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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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Jules, Tavis D. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2020
This article builds upon Robert Cowen's (1996) work on educational coding in transitological settings and post-spaces by deciphering the efficacy of political and economic compressions in Tunisia from the French protectorate period to the 2011 post-Jasmine revolution. First, I diachronically decrypt and elucidate the specific experiences and…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Change, Postcolonialism, Political Influences
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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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Zhang, Donghui; Luo, Yun – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2019
This paper examines how Chinese urban schools respond to the unprecedentedly large number of rural migrant children under the emerging discourse of educational equity. Drawing upon longitudinal field research in two Beijing public schools, this study finds two contrasting school practices with regards to the migrant children, one emphasizing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Schools, Rural to Urban Migration, Equal Education
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Bruce, Elizabeth R. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2019
This analysis examines South Africa's "Policy and Strategic Framework on HIV and AIDS for Higher Education." According to the Foreword by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, it is addressed towards "all" at higher education institutions, including students, university management, and other role players, for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), School Policy
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Meyer, Joshua; Ewbank, Ann Dutton; Ellsworth, Ann – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2019
Study abroad is a popular enrichment of the U.S. postsecondary academic experience with short-term programs providing a cost-effective opportunity to enhance student international travel experiences. In this review, we critically examine a U.S. program we led to Finland with the goal of identifying the pedagogical features from that program that…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries
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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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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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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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Henderson, Kevin A. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2018
This introduction will explore the relevant literature on enactive processes, critical ontology, and faculty agency in relation to the digitization of education [1]. This section begins with a review of the enactive process, and its roots in Heideggerian philosophical perspective of reflexive self examination and continues with an analysis of the…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning), Critical Theory, Educational Theories
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Mendenhall, Mary; Skinner, Makala; Collas, Sophia; French, Sarah – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2018
Governmental and non-governmental institutions alike have rallied around technology as a potential solution for addressing the dearth of quality educational opportunities and adequately trained teachers in many regions around the world (Burns, 2011; Carlson, 2013; Dahya, 2016). This is no less true in humanitarian and refugee contexts where…
Descriptors: Mentors, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Refugees
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Adjapong, Edmund S.; Emdin, Christopher; Levy, Ian – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2018
This paper explores, educators' use of technology to supplement traditional professional development that they may receive in their schools or institutions. Many educators in the 21st century use various forms of technology as part of their daily teaching practices and as part of their personal lives. This paper sets out to explore the impact of a…
Descriptors: Social Media, Faculty Development, Teaching Methods, Computer Simulation
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Hsueh, Chia-Ming – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2018
Internationalization in higher education has become increasingly relevant over the past two decades, not only in traditional areas like North America and Europe, but also in emerging regions such as Asia and the rest of the world. The expansion of the global higher education mobility is obvious, with over 4.6 million students seeking education…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Competition, Reputation, Foreign Students
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Gong, Xin; Wang, Pengcheng – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
This study provides a comparative analysis of the pre-service education system for preschool educators in China and the United States. Based on collected data and materials (literature, policy documents, and statistical data), we compare two areas of pre-service training: (1) the formal system; (2) the informal system. In the formal system, most…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Zhang, Yu; Zhou, Xuehan – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of household education expenditure on National College Entrance Exam (NCEE) performance in China. Using a comprehensive dataset with a sample size of 5840 students collected in Jinan, China, this study found that the average effect of household education expenditure on NCEE performance is not…
Descriptors: Expenditures, College Entrance Examinations, Scores, Foreign Countries
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