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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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Brown, Kara D.; Faster, Mariko – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
This article considers the circuitous route of knowledge exchange from South (New Zealand)-to North (Finland)-to regional South (Estonia) by examining the development of Võro language nests ("keelepesä") in Estonia. Language nests reflect the global nature of educational knowledge exchange as well as the importance of networks of…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Foreign Countries, Networks, Language Research
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Chan, W. Y. Alice; Akanmori, Harriet; Parker, Christina – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
In 2015, Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) documented 94 callsto-action in relation to the institutional and debilitating legacy of the Indian Residential School System towards Indigenous culture, language, identity, and knowledge in order to actualize reconciliation between Indigenous peoples and Canada. In it, Justice Murray…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Canada Natives, Indigenous Knowledge
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Gardner, Ryan S. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
This article presents the process and results of an action research project conducted during collaboration between one professor and seven students as they worked on designing a course to help students at a religiously owned and sponsored university become "religiously literate" persons, as described by the American Academy of Religion.…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Transformative Learning, Religious Education, World Views
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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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Jafralie, Sabrina; Zaver, Arzina – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
Responding to religious diversity and the new reality of schooling, the Ethics and Religious Culture (ERC) Program was introduced as a mandatory subject for all students in Quebec, Canada. Now in its tenth year, the ERC has faced both challenges and successes in it's implementation. Though many studies have been written around the wider concepts…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Education, Teaching Methods, Teacher Competencies
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Ozhiganova, Anna – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
The article examines the problems of teaching religion in post-Soviet Russia public schools which has become an important part of the national educational politics since the 2000s. Teaching religion is implemented in a number of compulsory and optional school subjects united under the name of spiritual and moral education and based on the so…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Ethical Instruction, Public Schools, Foreign Countries
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Vitale, Monica; Clothey, Rebecca – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's 'open-door' policy towards the recent wave of migrants and refugees to Europe shows promise for expanding the workforce and increasing diversity, yet opens up some significant cultural and religious differences. Although the government has created programs to aid in their transition, little attention has been paid…
Descriptors: Death, Jews, European History, Social Systems
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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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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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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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Nyangau, Josiah Zachary – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2018
The field of international and comparative education continues to evolve and grow in new and exciting directions. A substantial amount of research exists pertaining to institutional rationales of internationalization. However, little empirical research has focused on why academics engage in activities with international dimensions, especially when…
Descriptors: College Faculty, International Education, Higher Education, Teacher Attitudes
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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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