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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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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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Yao, Christina W.; Garcia, Crystal E. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2018
Higher education institutions in Vietnam have embraced opportunities to collaborate internationally to address specific educational needs that have emerged as a result of an accelerated economic and political society. The shift to a global market-driven economy has resulted in the need to produce better prepared graduates, advance in technology,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, Educational Cooperation
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Oanda, Ibrahim O.; Matiang'i, Fred – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2018
This article discusses the feasibility of the East African Community Higher Education area (EACHEA) as a common higher education space for the East African Partner states. Attempts to establish the EACHEA have been in process since the passing of the Arusha Convention treaty on 5 December 1981. The treaty was subsequently revised in Cape Town,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Higher Education, International Cooperation
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Eta, Elizabeth Agbor; Vuban, Joyce Afuh – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2018
Educational policy borrowing is almost the norm in today's policy making, partly because of globalisation, the rise in information and communication technology, and the involvement of external stakeholders in higher education governance. However, the reasons, applications, and results obtained from the adoption and implementation of borrowed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Higher Education
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Mlambo, Yeukai Angela; Baxter, Aryn – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2018
International university partnerships are a prevalent internationalization strategy for both North American and African higher education institutions, yet the predominance of discourses that reflect the inequities of the global knowledge economy among participants perpetuate the very challenges that they are designed to address. Using a…
Descriptors: Universities, Partnerships in Education, College Faculty, International Education
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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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Nkhoma, Nelson Masanche – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2018
Some African higher education institutions (HEIs) were founded on the notion that they would serve the specific needs of African communities. Other HEIs have borrowed the concept of community-engaged scholarship (CES) from the USA as a strategy for achieving relevance. Nonetheless, African HEIs continue to be criticized as imitators of Western…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Relevance (Education), Foreign Countries, Medical School Faculty
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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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Liu, Ji – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2015
This article juxtaposes "world culture" and "policy borrowing and lending" literatures to understand policy formation in China. Through reviewing China's student nutrition policy evolution since the International Conference on Nutrition in 1992 to the launch of China's landmark national rural student nutrition program in 2011,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Policy Formation