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Krengel, Fabian – Global Education Review, 2021
A key goal of global education in language teaching is to "have students 'think globally and act locally'"(Cates, 2013, p. 278) -- an idea in line with the concept of glocality. Virtual exchange -- i.e. connecting learners with different lingua-cultural backgrounds over extended periods of time via digital communication technologies (The…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Bettney, Esther; Nordmeyer, Jon – Global Education Review, 2021
In this article, we explore glocality within a transnational network of independent schools to understand the interdependence of the global and the local in language policies and practices. Using glocality as a lens, we draw on narrative school profiles written by educators at member schools within the WIDA International School Consortium, a…
Descriptors: International Schools, Consortia, Private Schools, Language Usage
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Maistrello, Veronica; Dalziel, Fiona Clare – Global Education Review, 2020
The aim of this article is to explore how drama activities can provide an opportunity for adult migrants to develop their competence in the language of the host community, in this case Italian, in a protected and anxiety-free space. Language anxiety has been classified as a specific feeling of apprehension due to the risks language learners may be…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Immigrants, Risk, Drama
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Solorio, Michelle – Global Education Review, 2020
Through the Ministry of Education program "Programme des Écoles Integrées" (PEI) in Côte d'Ivoire, 26 rural public primary schools may use one of 10 local languages as the language of instruction in Grades 1-3 prior to switching to a French-only system. The purpose of a PEI school is to support basic academic skills development and…
Descriptors: Refugees, Immigrants, Rural Schools, Urban Schools
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Kalogirou, Konstantina; Fernée, Christianne L.; Stamenkovic, Dewi; Trimmis, Konstantinos P. – Global Education Review, 2020
If the global and multicultural social environments in which we find ourselves nowadays define who we are, then "we," as social beings, are embedded in various relevant social communities in which we are acting, interacting, affecting, and being affected through our communications. In our case, teachers and learners change and coproduce…
Descriptors: Drama, Second Language Learning, Teacher Student Relationship, Heritage Education
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Simopoulos, Giorgos; Magos, Kostas – Global Education Review, 2020
Refugee education has been an important challenge for the Greek educational system and for the teaching community. New supporting structures (i.e., Reception Facilities for Refugee Education [RFRE]), operating after the end of the regular school day, have been created to enable newcomers living in Refugee Accommodation Centers to learn (mainly)…
Descriptors: Refugees, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Greek
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Milosevic, Olja – Global Education Review, 2020
This paper records how a group of high school second-language English learners in an international school studied their host country's cultural heritage. The school enrolls international and host country students and both groups of students participated in this study. They collaborated on a cultural project that involved using host country…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Interpersonal Competence
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Schroeder, Leila – Global Education Review, 2020
Even a quick glance at international data reveals something troubling: There is an increasing economic and educational gap between Africa and the rest of the world. If we look just a bit deeper, we find that economic and educational stagnation may simply be the inevitable outcomes of broad educational failure for millions of rural African…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Economic Development, Rural Areas, Academic Failure
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Smith, Mariam; Ball, Jessica – Global Education Review, 2020
This article describes an actor-focused approach to creating a theory of change that is context-specific, grounded in an understanding of local historical, cultural, linguistic, and social realities, and inspired by a commitment to social justice in education reform. In 2019, the authors completed a research evaluation of the Government of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Social Theories, Educational Theories, Indigenous Populations
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Goia, Elsa; Hoffman, James V.; Modesto, Heloisa; Ngomane, Júlio; Sailors, Misty; Sitoe, Alcina – Global Education Review, 2019
In this article, we describe our collaborative work with the Moçambique Ministry of Education in reimagining primary literacy teacher preparation through an initiative that promotes closer personal (literacy focused) relationships between preservice teachers (formandos) and primary-aged students during the formando's preparation program. Our work…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Code Switching (Language), Foreign Countries, Literacy Education
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Taira, Brooke Ward – Global Education Review, 2019
Research documents how transnational youth leverage literacy practices to maintain global connections, identity, and self-worth within learning environments that often fail to honor their cultural and linguistic repertoires. This article extends this research by focusing on the unique practices, experiences, and perspectives of secondary newcomer…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Refugees, Literacy, Self Concept
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Henderson, Joanna; Ambroso, Eric Patrick – Global Education Review, 2018
With an increase in children from refugee backgrounds entering schools around the world, it has grown increasingly important to examine educational policy design and implementation to understand how policies shape teachers' interactions with this student population. This article focuses on Structured English Immersion, the language policy that…
Descriptors: Refugees, Teaching Methods, Educational Policy, Policy
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Hos, Rabia; Cinarbas, Halil I. – Global Education Review, 2018
Turkey is home to 1.2 million child refugees whom has been the most vulnerable since the beginning of the Syrian conflict, which is considered to be the worst humanitarian crisis of this century. More than 50% of school age child refugees are out of school (UNICEF, 2017) in Turkey. This paper reports one of the findings of a case study of a…
Descriptors: Refugees, At Risk Students, Nonformal Education, Young Children
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Schmiedebach, Mario; Wegner, Claas – Global Education Review, 2018
New students arriving from different countries present a challenge to school systems as language barriers prevent them from being placed in regular classes immediately. In Germany, these students are often enrolled in "international classes" before being placed with their fellow classmates. The project "Biology for Everyone"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Foreign Students, Immigrants
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Byker, Erik Jon – Global Education Review, 2015
This article reports on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) program in South India that provided information and communication technology (ICT) to rural elementary schools. The article examined the current status of rural, government-run elementary schools in India by reviewing reports like the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) in India.…
Descriptors: Laptop Computers, Rural Schools, Elementary School Students, Case Studies
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