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Sereyrath Em; Somphors Khan; Nel Nun – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2023
Because of the scattered pieces of documents both in Khmer and English about the education systems in Cambodia from the prehistoric period to the present, we have tried to collect all the related documents to review and then combined them into one piece. The combined piece from this review makes it a lot easier for all the researchers and readers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Asian History, Politics of Education
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Merrill, Martha; Baitugolova, Janara; Ryskulova, Chynarkul – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2021
After Kyrgyzstan's independence, reforms were implemented in higher education: new degrees, credit hours, private institutions, tuition in public institutions, and independent accreditation. However, faculty reactions to these reforms have not previously been studied. The authors conducted 57 interviews in four locations over three years. Our…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teacher Attitudes, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Inyega, Justus O.; Arshad-Ayaz, Adeela; Naseem, M. Ayaz; Mahaya, Evans W.; Elsayed, Dalia – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2021
This article presents a critical review of the education system and curriculum reforms in basic education in Kenya from independence in 1963 to date. It presents a philosophical and pragmatic basis for content review and the curriculum reform process. Data collection involved a critical review of relevant literature; including several curriculum…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Social Change
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Semyonov, Aleksey – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
Current comprehensive changes in the field of higher education in Uzbekistan have a potential impact on the overall enrollment in higher education (PP-4359, 2019). Rigid admission quotas in Uzbekistan are slowly conceding to a more market-based admissions and student recruitment to support reforms implementation. Cursory glance at the reforms…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, College Admission, Trend Analysis
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Choi, Jeong Hoon; McCart, Amy B.; Sailor, Wayne – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
Inclusive educational practices are rooted in a body of research indicating that when students in need of support through special education are meaningfully included in schools, academic and social outcomes improve for all students. To realize this promise of better outcomes, traditional schools with separate classrooms and even schools designated…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Educational Change, Technical Assistance, Equal Education
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Benson, Sarah K. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2020
Research on the internationalization of inclusive policies for students with special needs is still developing alongside the shifting implementation of practice. This analysis seeks to understand the process of adopting inclusive policies in Jordan and the subsequent implementation through a modified comparative case study framework. Current…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Students with Disabilities, Inclusion
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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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Gutiérrez Luís, Beatriz; Baloes Gutiérrez, Gisela; Arellanes Cano, Mayem; Meyer, Lois M. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
Since 2013, Oaxacan Indigenous educators have experienced "seismic aftershocks" from three tumultuous developments: the massive 8.2 earthquake in September 2017 along Oaxaca´s Pacific coast, immediately followed by other earthquakes and continuing tremors; homogenizing federal education reforms imposed since 2013, including the projected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, American Indian Languages, American Indians, Teacher Attitudes
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Wong, Mary Shepard – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
This article is a literature review and analysis of the links between social cohesion/peacebuilding and the use of Non-Dominant Languages (NDLs) in education with an application for Myanmar, a country rich in linguistic diversity, rife with political conflict, and in the midst educational reforms. Findings indicate that investment in multilingual…
Descriptors: Peace, Language Planning, Language Minorities, Foreign Countries
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Chipindi, Ferdinand M.; Vavrus, Frances – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2018
This paper examines the implications of the neoliberal reforms of higher education in Zambia for the professional lives faculty at the University of Zambia (UNZA). It draws on interviews with junior faculty--in their positions for less than 10 years--to argue that their conception of academic identity illustrates the problem of the "ontology…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Professional Identity, Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism
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Jules, Tavis D.; Bouhlila, Donia Smaali – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2018
The proposed paper seeks to add a different dimension to the educational borrowing, lending, and transfer literature by examining the consequences of educational reforms that are implemented under dictatorships and their lasting impacts. In using Tunisia as an example, we assess the effects of the 2008 Licence-Maitrise-Doctorat ([LMD]…
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Labor Market, Classification, Foreign Countries
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Lundy, Brandon D. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2018
This article evaluates the potential for rebuilding tertiary education in Guinea-Bissau focusing on the reconstitution of the Universidade Amílcar Cabral, the operations of Universidade Lusófona da Guiné, and the development of the Bissau Campus Project through the West African Vocational Schools (WAVS) project. The article considers available…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Higher Education, Educational Development
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Alemu, Sintayehu Kassaye – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to trigger scholarly debates over the meaning, idea, and history of the university or HEIs. It is also to manifest the prevalence of multiple forms of HEIs and to question why the narrative of one form of HEIs/university meaning, idea and history predominate the discourse. In spite of historical evidences that confirm…
Descriptors: Educational History, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Power Structure
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Ramdé, Pascal; Lapointe, Pierre; Dembélé, Martial – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2018
Faced with the imperative to adapt to an environment marked by the internationalization of higher education and education policy transfers, universities in French-speaking sub-Saharan African countries adopted in 2006 a new policy called "Bachelor-Master-Doctorate (BMD) reform." Given the importance of the role of the actors in the…
Descriptors: International Education, French, Educational Policy, Technology Transfer
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Spreen, Carol Anne; Knapczyk, Jillian J. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2017
Although global initiatives have brought attention to the lack of quality in education systems worldwide; the question remains, how do we implement quality education? Teachers, a vital component of the education process, are not usually included in these global conversations; this results in government initiatives missing key obstacles faced by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Implementation, Context Effect, Educational Quality
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