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Peli Galiti; Nahlah Mandurah; Lai Wong; John Klatt; Robert Enright – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2023
Most research exploring school-based forgiveness education programs focuses on student outcomes. However, some scholars have begun studying teachers' views of forgiveness. We build on this work by exploring teachers' views of forgiveness education in Greece and Saudi Arabia. A total of 134 teachers (76 Greek and 58 Saudi) completed a survey asking…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Psychological Patterns, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Khan, Ruhi; Grijalva, Rebecca; Enriquez-Gates, Alejandra – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
Professional development is essential in supporting teachers as change agents to foster international educational reform. Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College acknowledged its role in supporting visiting teachers from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in utilizing action research as an opportunity for professional development.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Role, Change Agents, Educational Change
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Al-bakr, Fawziah; Bruce, Elizabeth R.; Davidson, Petrina M.; Schlaffer, Edit; Kropiunigg, Ulrich – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2017
This study examines perspectives of Saudi university students regarding changing gender roles as affected by women's rights, education, employment, and activity in the public sphere. Results from a questionnaire distributed among 4,455 male and female students indicate students are confident and optimistic about improving gender equity, however…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, College Students
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Elyas, Tariq; Badawood, Omar – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2016
There has been limited research focusing on the place of culture and resulting teaching and learning identities in EFL and how these issues impact on EFL policy, curriculum and enacted curriculum, especially textbooks. Even less research has focussed on these issues in the Gulf context. Some international research has explored the role of culture…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Educational Policy, Second Language Learning
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Sim, Woohyang – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2016
Higher education in Saudi Arabia has garnered immense praise for its rapid expansion and developments in both quantity and quality. In response to this, the tertiary school enrollment in Saudi Arabia is rapidly rising. These achievements can be explained by changes in educational policies. However, studies regarding youth's awareness are scarce.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Aspiration, Youth, Surveys