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Chan, Chi Wai – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2020
There has been a massification of higher education in Hong Kong since the late 1980s. In addition to programmes offered by local higher education institutions, there are plenty of off-shore degree programmes provided by overseas institutions. In the meantime, Hong Kong has been restructured to an international financial centre, and its financial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Universities, Educational Benefits
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Pham, Nguyen Bang; Okely, Anthony D.; Whittaker, Maxine; Siba, Peter; Pomat, William – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2020
Globally, about 175 million children have no access to universal education in 2017. Nearly, 16 million young children in East Asia and Pacific Region are not enrolled into school, accounting for 19% of children in pre- and primary school age. This paper analyses surveillance data, extracted from the integrated Health and Demographic Surveillance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Elementary Education, Enrollment Rate
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Salas-Velasco, Manuel – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2020
It is important for policymakers and managers of higher education institutions knowing how well their universities are operating. This article aimed to show that data envelopment analysis (DEA) can be an excellent benchmarking instrument in higher education. First, by using several inputs and outputs at the institutional level, DEA can identify…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Administration, College Administration, Educational Assessment
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Yasmin, Musarat; Naseem, Farhat; Abas, Naeem – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2020
The role of teachers in promoting learner autonomy has been the focus of second language acquisition researchers for more than a decade. This paper aimed at exploring perceived constraints in promoting learner autonomy, from the perspective of teachers. A sample of 16 university lecturers teaching communication skills in four public universities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personal Autonomy, Teacher Role, Teacher Attitudes
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Lee, YoungAh – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2019
In this study, we conducted in-depth interviews with 29 parents of prospective college students, a target public of university marketing efforts. We explored how university communication influenced parents' attitudes, and reputation perception. The research findings are significant in understanding parents' views on responding to prevalent…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Marketing, College Bound Students, Universities
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Ion, Georgeta; Marin, Elena; Proteasa, Carmen – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2019
This paper presents results from a survey of Romanian education researchers on their experience of research uptake and transfer to policy makers and practitioners. A range of variables are analysed in order to understand the factors they perceived to influence the use of educational research. The researchers' context was analysed, including…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, College Faculty
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Bringula, Rex P.; Balcoba, Alexander C.; Alfaro, Laurie E.; Merritt, Jennifer – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2019
This descriptive survey research utilized a content-validated questionnaire to determine the perceived impact of the implementations of a K to 12 education system in the Philippines. It also determined how teachers plan to manage the possible threats of the new K to 12 education system to their tenure and financial stability. For this study, 77…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Private Colleges
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Pavlova, Margarita – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
School to work transition is an important aspect of lifelong learning that has increased in significance as the knowledge-based economy takes off in developed countries. Rapid structural economic changes, the importance of innovation, and a shorter lifecycle of products require education systems to adjust to the needs of economies and individuals.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, High School Students, Academic Aspiration
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Lam, Ho Cheong – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2016
One of the purposes of introducing the use of action research in schools is to bring about educational change in policy and practice. To make this happen, it is of paramount importance to look into how teachers actually see action research. We, the writers of this paper, are teacher educators, teaching preschool teachers courses related to action…
Descriptors: Investigations, Action Research, Phenomenology, Educational Change
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Giersch, Jason – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2016
An effective education system depends upon attracting college students into the teaching profession, but most of the research on what motivates individuals to pursue teaching merely surveys individuals who have already entered a teacher education program. This study employs an experimental design to test the effects of exposure to randomly…
Descriptors: College Students, Teaching (Occupation), Gender Differences, Vocational Interests
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Mamun, Shamsul Arifeen Khan; Rahman, Mohammand Mafizur – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2016
In 2013 and 2014, the Australian Federal Government introduced the Gonski reforms and fee deregulation measures to reform the prevailing financing provisions for education sectors in Australia. The central proposition of the proposed new measures was to reduce the funding of public universities by the Federal Government. One likely consequence of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Resource Allocation
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Rhein, Douglas – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2016
This research explores the perception and experiences of 15 Burmese international students temporarily studying at two international colleges in suburban Bangkok, Thailand and compares their impressions of and reaction to history with 10 Thai students studying at the same international colleges. This ethnographic exploration of Burmese…
Descriptors: International Programs, Thai, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students
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Fok, Ping Kwan – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2016
In major curriculum reforms, there are inevitably gaps between design and implementation issues, taking the introduction of liberal studies (LS) into the senior secondary curriculum in Hong Kong as a classic example. The current paper illustrates how the implementation of LS as a compulsory core subject has impacted noticeably on Hong Kong senior…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Curriculum Development
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Tan, Oon Seng – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2015
The meteoric increase in technological advancement in the last few decades has dramatically transformed how people live their lives. Innovation is seen to be essential as it ensures sustainable growth in a knowledge-based economy and a competitive global marketplace. Consequently, enabling innovation to occur becomes of prime concern to educators…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Innovation, Educational Change, Educational Strategies
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Sloan, Tine Falk – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2015
The current U.S. education agenda places unprecedented attention on improving the quality of its roughly fifteen hundred teacher preparation programs. The effort places considerable weight on measuring program effectiveness and includes a push to hold programs accountable for their graduates' effects on student performance. Concerns regarding the…
Descriptors: Program Improvement, Accountability, Teacher Education Programs, Data
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