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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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Soeung, Sopha; Chim, Vutheavy – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2022
This limited topical life history study aims to gain insights into COVID-19's impacts on teaching at upper secondary schools through Cambodian teachers' perceptions of online teaching. It presents teachers' current challenges and needs as well as future impacts on their teaching practices. Online semi-structured interviews were conducted to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, School Closing, Online Courses
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Stewart, William H. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2021
Since the mid 1980s to today, the Republic of Korea has experienced significant immigration. The influx of various forms of migrants has started changing the makeup of an otherwise ethnically homogenous society. Despite such demographics changes, commensurate adjustments to government policies or institutional services have not necessarily…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Internet
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Sofo, Seidu; Thompson, Emmanuel; Kanton, Tontie L. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
Many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have used non-traditional teacher education programs to address the perpetual problem of inadequate provision of trained teachers. Using the bioecological systems theory, the present study examined untrained teacher trainees' perceptions about the prospects and challenges of upgrading untrained teachers in…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Qualifications, Systems Approach
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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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Spires, Robert W. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2016
Many social issues exist for marginalized youth in the New Territories of Hong Kong, despite Hong Kong's high standard of living. Increasingly, attention is being paid to social mobility of Hong Kong's younger generations. Youth in the New Territories face academic, economic, social and cultural barriers, in part due to tracking into low-ranked…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Youth, Attitudes, Case Studies
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Sanderson, Kay; Preedy, Pat – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2016
This paper explores the meaning of childhood within the realms of play and attachment. Are parental attitudes and expectations, with the use of technology and prescriptive toys, limiting development in children today? Children's play in homes in the United Arab Emirates is examined to explore how children in this region play and whether the…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Schemata (Cognition), Play, Attachment Behavior
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Parvin, Ruxana Hossain; Salam, Shaikh Flint – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2015
Across the globe, governments of different countries have recognized the importance and value of digital technologies in language learning. This article is based on the pilot project of Save the Children using information and communication technology (ICT) in education. Through this initiative, interactive multimedia software based on national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, English (Second Language), Elementary Education
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Matengu, Kenneth; Likando, Gilbert; Kangumu, Bennett – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2014
Considering that coordination can take many forms, and may be instituted through an array of policy instruments and tools, we take the position that coordination is both a consequence of pressures on higher education some of which are brought by market forces (globalisation) but also that state coordination of higher education can be a trigger for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Governance, Barriers
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Grant, Candice J. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2014
Universities have come to be viewed as essential in accelerating a country's knowledge economy in order to maintain its global competitive edge. However, as it currently stands, the Global North governs much of the output of knowledge production through research and scholarship. International partnerships between universities offer the opportunity…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Institutional Role, Intercollegiate Cooperation