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Amutuhaire, Tibelius – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2023
The 1998 UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education in Paris recommended that global higher education institutions should internationalize and reduce inequalities between developed and emerging countries. Since then, universities strive to incorporate an international dimension in their service. The aim was initially guided by the 20th century…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Equal Education, Higher Education, Global Approach
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Vakkas Yalçin – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2023
The fact that people move to another country to protect their families brings with many difficulties. The purpose of this research is to analyze the child-rearing traditions and difficulties of Syrian families under temporary protection with a preschool child and to reveal their experiences. The population of this research consists of the…
Descriptors: Refugees, Child Rearing, Cultural Differences, Preschool Children
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Ramberg, Joacim; Watkins, Amanda – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
The European Agency Statistics on Inclusive Education (EASIE) work focuses upon the collection and analysis of longitudinal, comparative national data related to inclusive education systems and learners with officially recognised special educational needs (SEN) among its 31 member countries. In this article, the EASIE work is discussed in relation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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Bittencourt, Tiago – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
In 2006, the Ecuadorian Ministry of Education signed an agreement which sought to gradually introduce the International Baccalaureate's Diploma Programme into as many of the country's 1400 publicly funded secondary schools as possible. The initiative was part of a concerted effort aimed at addressing pervasive forms of inequality, argued to be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Advanced Placement Programs, Public Schools
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Randall, Jennifer; O'Donnell, Francis; Botha, Sandra M. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
Within the context of post-conflict DRC, we examined the impact of the Accelerated Learning Program for out-of-school girls' on student learning outcomes and traditional school enrollment. We found that the vast majority of girls advanced through the levels as expected (80%) and, on average, improved their numeracy and literacy skills. The impact…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Females, Out of School Youth, Academic Achievement
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Abdelkhalek, Fatma; Langsten, Ray – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
Following the 1952 revolution, the Egyptian higher education system grew rapidly, with post-secondary institutes complementing the expanding university system. Private post-secondary institutes were permitted from 1970; in the early 1990s financial constraints and pressures for cost recovery prompted legislation allowing private universities. In…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, Track System (Education)
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Mahmut, Dilmurat – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
As a secularist state, China has always been highly sensitive about religious traditions, particularly Islam. During the late 1990s and especially after the 9/11 terrorist events, the government rhetoric has been to equate the Islamic knowledge and identity with violent ethnic separatism, and more recently extremism and terrorism (Roberts, 2016,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Muslims, Islam
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Bodon, Theresa C.; Votteler, Nancy K. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2017
This study aimed at examining the pedagogical needs and challenges of children and young adults living in a refugee camp in France known as the "Calais Jungle." Through the researchers' observations and interviews with volunteer teachers and workers at the camp, insights into their perspectives shed light on the pedagogical needs of…
Descriptors: Refugees, Foreign Countries, Volunteers, Teacher Attitudes
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Gozali, Charlina; Claassen Thrush, Elizabeth; Soto-Peña, Michelle; Whang, Christine; Luschei, Thomas F. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2017
Despite public commitments internationally and nationally to include the voices of all stakeholders, the voices of teachers have continued to be marginalized in the literature and in policy-making related to global educational development. The purpose of the current study is to examine the process of invoking teacher voice using a sample of…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Teacher Attitudes, Access to Education, Equal Education
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Rensimer, Lee – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2016
This article identifies a research gap on expatriate students attending international branch campuses in their country of residence, and presents evidence that they are insufficiently distinguished from international students in research on student mobility and choice-making. It finds that the priorities and enrollment choices of expatriates are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Higher Education, Foreign Students
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Ayiro, Laban P.; Sang, James K. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2016
This study explores why nomadic children in the counties of Turkana and West Pokot are left behind in the primary education process despite free primary education (FPE), and considers the variables that contribute to high dropout rates, low enrollment, poor attendance, and unsatisfactory academic achievement with a view of bringing out possible…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migrants, Elementary Education, Access to Education
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Okhidoi, Otgonjargal – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2016
This quantitative study examines the effectiveness of government financial assistance policies in access to higher education in post-socialist Mongolia as of 2012, using probabilistic, cross-sectional Household Social and Economic Survey data. Using a six-subscale composite socioeconomic status (SES) variable, the study examines the effect of SES…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Higher Education, Educational Policy
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Ridge, Natasha Y.; Shami, Soha; Kippels, Susan M. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2016
In the face of rising demand for private schooling in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar, a lack of affordable schooling options, monopolistic behavior of private education providers, and unpredictable government regulations have created a complex and unequal education sector. This research employs a mixed methods comparative approach to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Education, Mixed Methods Research, Comparative Education
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Roof, David J. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2015
This paper examines higher education in Afghanistan. Based on qualitative research, including interviews with key policymakers and stakeholders, the paper examines the primary issues, challenges, progress, and future vision for higher education in the country. The research reveals that one of the most significant issues in the country in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Interviews