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Alarcón, Cristina – European Education, 2020
This paper investigated a policy-making debate in Chile, by examining the construction of the Netherlands as a new "reference society". It focused on a reform agenda that aimed at a transformation of the neo-liberal school governance model. Based on the analysis of government documents, parliamentary debates, and media materials, the…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students
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Tetrevova, Libena; Vlckova, Vladimira – European Education, 2020
The aim of the paper was to analyze and evaluate the importance, scope, and applied forms of collaboration between higher education institutions (HEIs) operating in the Czech Republic and the nonacademic sphere. Data was obtained through questionnaire survey with competent managers of HEIs (N = 76). The study shows that the managers of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation, Administrator Attitudes, Internship Programs
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Zervas, Theodore G.; Papadopoulos, Alex G. – European Education, 2020
This paper reveals the complex intersectionalities of immigrant identity construction, nationalisms (and national exceptionalisms), and how Greek culture/language schools in the United States significantly influenced and created a Greek and Greek-American Identity. Drawing on the Chicago experience and the Socrates and Koraes Greek-American…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, North Americans, Immigrants
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Moutsios, Stavros – European Education, 2020
This paper discusses the comparative perspective of the European Modernity towards other civilizations, and the creation of comparative studies, and, for that matter, of comparative education. The paper argues that much of the debate on Eurocentrism neglects the fact that the European tradition includes also an inextricable self-reflective…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Criticism, Research Methodology
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Millei, Zsuzsa; Lappalainen, Sirpa – European Education, 2020
This study investigates how nation is taught, learned, practiced, and performed in early childhood educational settings in Australia and Hungary. Analysis, based on comparative multi-sited ethnography, reveals nationhood as a taken for granted, unreflexively promoted framework for organizing social life. The "pedagogy of nation" operates…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Early Childhood Education, Ethnography, Foreign Countries
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Kaša, Rita; Elken, Mari; Paalzow, Anders; Pauna, Diana – European Education, 2019
Drawing on comparative data from five universities in Latvia and Norway, this article examines universities' strategic responses to a policy environment that calls for more entrepreneurial approaches in organizing research activity in higher education. This study concludes that strategic responses of universities to pressures for…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Cross Cultural Studies, Universities, Strategic Planning
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Raud, Nina; Orehhova, Olga; Golovko, Oleksandra; Zapolskykh, Svitlana – European Education, 2019
The article presents the results of a research into Ukrainian state and university language policies, and a Ukrainian university community's potential to become multilingual in terms of its foreign language proficiency and attitudes toward multilingual tertiary education. The results allow assuming that Ukrainian state acts and university…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Language of Instruction, School Policy, Universities
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Scheerlinck, Eef; De Brucker, Klaas; Kerkhove, Pamela – European Education, 2019
The Bologna reform aimed at creating a more transparent system of comparable degrees. Taking a demand-side viewpoint, we discuss two types of employer perception, namely, whether Belgian employers perceive Bologna as successful in facilitating the comparison of degrees and whether they are satisfied with the knowledge and skills of those of their…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, Employer Attitudes
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Wollscheid, Sabine; Stensaker, Bjørn; Bugge, Markus M. – European Education, 2019
Evidence-informed policy and practice has been a trend as part of an effort to increase the use of research to improve education at all levels. In many countries, knowledge-brokering initiatives were established to stimulate links between research, policy, and practice. Drawing on a mapping of initiatives in seven countries, this article describes…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Research
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Dubbeld, Anneke; Hoog, Natascha de; den Brok, Perry; de Laat, Maarten – European Education, 2019
This study focuses on teachers' general and diversity-related burnout in relation to teachers' attitudes toward multiculturalism. Results are based on the responses of 120 teachers working at five different urban, ethnically diverse junior vocational high schools in the Netherlands. Analyses indicated that teachers with assimilative attitudes…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Diversity, Teacher Burnout, Urban Schools
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Baumeler, Carmen – European Education, 2019
This article addresses the question of whether the concept of competence-based vocational education and training (VET) is transferable from one cultural context to another. Drawing on theoretical concepts of comparative education and sociological neo-institutionalism, the competence-based VET is defined as a new paradigm and situated within its…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Vocational Education, Cultural Context, Foreign Countries
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McIntosh, James – European Education, 2019
This article examines whether the way that PISA models item outcomes in mathematics affects the validity of its country rankings. As an alternative to PISA methodology, a two-parameter logistic model is applied to PISA mathematics item data from Italy and Spain for the year 2009. In the estimation procedure, item difficulty and dispersion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Boyadjieva, Pepka; Ilieva-Trichkova, Petya – European Education, 2019
This article explores how the horizontal differentiation of upper secondary education affects students' transitions after graduation. It builds upon the institutional perspective on education and draws on data from a nationally representative survey. The analysis shows a considerable variation in graduates' patterns of transition according to the…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Track System (Education), High School Graduates, Outcomes of Education
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Kindelan, Paz; Ayuga-Téllez, Esperanza; Martin, Deborah; Valiente, Mercedes – European Education, 2019
The Bologna Process affects the academic community, particularly faculty members who have to implement the process. This study is an initiative by a group of lecturers to evaluate the perception of faculty members in the implementation of the Bologna Process. The aim was to assess the evolution of their opinion on the process since a 2011 survey,…
Descriptors: International Education, International Cooperation, College Faculty, Educational Change
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Campbell, Anne C. – European Education, 2019
Many international scholarship programs expect that graduates will return home to apply their education for socioeconomic development, yet national contextual factors shape these anticipated outcomes. Through comparing Georgia and Moldova, this research examines how one contextual factor--the home government's reforms--influenced U.S. higher…
Descriptors: Scholarships, College Graduates, Foreign Countries, Social Action
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