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Yoshida, Masami; Khlaisang, Jintavee; Xiong, Chun – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
This study examined the effects of introducing a Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) in global education at the university lesson. The indexes of GPI were organised using dashboard indexes of the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Data on the students' impression and evaluation scores of their reports were compared. It was found…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Sustainable Development, Student Attitudes
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Kandiko Howson, Camille; Lall, Marie – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
Myanmar has been transitioning to a parliamentary democracy following a long period of authoritarian military rule, with higher education positioned as a catalyst of and for change. This paper explores the policy reform texts through discourse analysis and the process of their enactment by senior university leaders. Two discourses emerge, one of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Inclusion, Neoliberalism
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Boman, Björn – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
Considering high performance in PISA, a case study of Estonia and Singapore is required. Estonia's economy is not up to par with Singapore. On the other hand, Estonia is more democratic than Singapore. The national IQ levels are higher in Singapore (102) than in Estonia (99.4) but may explain a large portion of the attainment level in both…
Descriptors: Case Studies, High Achievement, Cross Cultural Studies, Social Systems
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Adhikary, Rino Wiseman; Hardy, Ian; Lingard, Bob – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
This article illustrates how the British Council Bangladesh (BCB) made use of panel discussions and commissioned research as policy vehicles to persuade the government of Bangladesh of the value of social enterprises for public service delivery, including in education. Drawing upon Appadurai's notion of 'imagined worlds' in relation to influential…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business, Entrepreneurship, Educational Policy
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Edwards, D. Brent; Morrison, Jeaná; Hall, Stephanie – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
The present article addresses the production and global dissemination of 'policy relevant knowledge'. It not only unpacks the methodological assumptions of a particular type of knowledge production -- known as impact evaluations -- but also analyses the issue of knowledge mobilisation within the political economy of the global education policy…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Educational Policy, Best Practices, Outcome Measures
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Hajisoteriou, Christina; Angelides, Panayiotis – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
Our goal in this article is to examine the nexus of globalisation and intercultural education through macro-micro integration. We, thus, aim to enrich the debate on globalisation by theorising the macro-micro integration process. To better explain issues regarding macro-micro integration we examine examples stemming from the phases of the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Multicultural Education, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
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de los Reyes, Elizer Jay Y. – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
This paper explores how left behind children (LBCs) of emigrant women experience and make use of familial and educational investment on 'getting ahead' in thinking about their futures. On the one hand, these efforts of Filipino families figure in the imaginary of transnational migration as the ticket to better life. On the other hand, it surfaces…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Aspiration, Rural Population
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Ellis, Taylor Floyd; Kouritzin, Sandra; Lam, Michelle; Azzahrawi, Rawia; Kolomic, Erica; Osiname, Ayodeji; Sagenes, Eric; Saleheen, Shayeekh – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
This article addresses the political philosophy of a border position articulated by de Oliveira Andreotti (2011. "(Towards) Decoloniality and Diversality in Global Citizenship Education." "Globalisation, Societies and Education," 9 (3-4): 381-397) with reference to the Latin American Modernity/Coloniality Research Group. This…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Teaching Methods, Educational Philosophy
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Goh, Daniel P. S. – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
This paper discusses how the elite schools in Singapore have been recontextualising their pedagogical programmes, as the public education system adjusts to the developmental state's balancing act to continue with nation building while remaking Singapore into a global city. The elite schools have been updating their pedagogical programmes to…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Selective Admission, Social Capital, Foreign Countries
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Jin, Wei; Wen, Jianbo; Zhou, Manli – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
Many Studies have been conducted on the internationalisation of higher education. Yet little is known about institutional plans for internationalisation on an operational level. This paper was written to provide some insight into the current barriers to the implementation of internationalisation plans. The authors present a case study of…
Descriptors: International Education, Barriers, Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning
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Mok, Ka Ho; Lang, Simon; Xiao, Han – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
Aspiring to become a world power in an increasingly globalised world, the Chinese government recognises the importance of restructuring its economic structure to sustain its economic structure to sustain future economic growth. The Chinese government has also tried to adopt appropriate measures to transform not only the economic structures but…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Talent, Global Approach, Career Development
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Yonezawa, Akiyoshi – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
The Japanese higher education system has struggled with a demographic decline of the university-age population since the 1990s. The expected shrinkage of the overall consumer market due to ageing also significantly pressures Japanese enterprises to expand business in the global market outside Japan. Under these conditions, Japanese universities,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Occupational Mobility, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Chang, Chen-Wei; Chan, Sheng-Ju – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
The development of the modern global economy and the national competition in trade and commerce has intensified. Thus, overseas study as a major form of human capital formation in the Asian region tends to be regarded as an economic measure for enhancing workforce quality and national competitiveness. Mainstream discourses on international…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Human Capital, Labor Force Development, Foreign Students
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Hou, Yung-Chi (Angela) – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
Over the past decade, with the support of Erasmus Mundus, the number of joint degree programmes in Europe has increased rapidly. In Asia, joint degree programmes have also gained popularity due to the growth of transnational higher education in the region since 2000. However, a joint degree programme is a highly complex and coordinated activity…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Academic Degrees, Cooperative Programs
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Torres, Carlos Alberto; Tarozzi, Massimiliano – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
Multiculturalism burst in Asia with the winds of globalisation. Fuelled by immigration, cultural hybridity and normative regimes from multilateral and bilateral organisations, multiculturalism is a new challenge for Asian economies, their politics of culture and their higher education institutions. Moreover, although heavily implemented from the…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Social Justice, Multicultural Education, Learning Experience
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