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Sumida Huaman, Elizabeth – International Review of Education, 2019
This article considers the contributions of Indigenous knowledges to educational research. It proposes the term "comparative Indigenous education research" (CIER) in an effort to promote Indigenous-centred research approaches in comparative and international Indigenous education studies. Through CIER, Indigenous peoples and communities…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Comparative Education, Educational Research, Epistemology
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Lagunas, Rosalva Mojica – International Review of Education, 2019
Although more than a million people still speak Nahuatl, this number is rapidly diminishing. Historically, Nahuatl was the dominant language of Coatepec de los Costales, a small village in Guerrero, Mexico. The last 50 years have seen a pronounced shift there from Nahuatl to Spanish. The ultimate cause of language shift is a disruption in…
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Spanish, American Indian History, Language Maintenance
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Mataira, Peter J. – International Review of Education, 2019
Ongoing colonial power has long been ascribed to government bureaucracy and institutions of higher learning. By consequence, Indigenous communities today are still experiencing challenges regarding the function, foundation and fabric of research that impacts Indigenous peoples, including in the arena of social work education. Writing as an…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Social Work, Masters Programs, Indigenous Populations
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Ng'asike, John Teria – International Review of Education, 2019
Despite setting high hopes on education, very few pastoral nomad children in Kenya transition from primary education to secondary education. This article argues that the national Kenyan compulsory formal curriculum fails to accommodate the needs of pastoralist communities. Literacy rates are particularly low among the Turkana people, pastoralist…
Descriptors: Migrants, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Secondary Education
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Nelson-Barber, Sharon; Johnson, Zanette – International Review of Education, 2019
Preserving the unique contours of cultural communities is integral to the rich weave of our collective human heritage. However, the postcolonial United States (US) educational paradigm, reflected in curricula and standards based on white middle-class norms, has a flattening effect on the vibrancy of diverse languages and community traditions.…
Descriptors: Standards, Best Practices, Indigenous Populations, Whites
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Corntassel, Jeff; Hardbarger, Tiffanie – International Review of Education, 2019
Indigenous youth today are in a precarious position. The elders who guided their grandparents and parents often suffered from direct racism and dislocation from cultural practices, land, medicine, language, knowledge and traditional lifeways. Family and community kinship networks that provided emotional, spiritual and physical support have been…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge, Family Relationship, Networks
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Crazy Bull, Cheryl; White Hat, Emily R. – International Review of Education, 2019
Indigenous education and philosophy are rooted in the concept of "relationality" -- the relatedness of all things -- within the framework of place-based experiences and knowledge. This article focuses on tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) in the United States -- in particular, on their dedication to land use and preservation,…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Tribally Controlled Education, Cultural Maintenance, American Indian Education
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English, Leona M.; Mayo, Peter – International Review of Education, 2019
The 21st century, not yet two decades old, has already seen massive migration of peoples escaping the degradation of the environment, effects of war, threats to security and lack of opportunity in their countries of origin. Those who survive, some having to come to terms with the trauma of losing loved ones along the way, enter host countries as…
Descriptors: Immigration, Sustainable Development, Lifelong Learning, Human Dignity
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Rubenson, Kjell – International Review of Education, 2019
A quick review of national policy documents reveals how lifelong learning has evolved as the key principle for a comprehensive education and learning strategy from cradle to grave. This raises major challenges for how to assess and report the state of lifelong learning in UNESCO Member States. It is in this context that this article critically…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adults
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Fejes, Andreas – International Review of Education, 2019
The role of adult education in the shaping and fostering of democratic citizens is prevalent in current transnational and national policy discussions; a significance which has been further infused by the past few years' historically high migration flows. This article focuses specifically on the role of adult education in shaping asylum seekers…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizenship Education, Refugees, Citizenship
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Hanemann, Ulrike – International Review of Education, 2019
Among the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the fourth one is about ensuring "inclusive and equitable quality education" and promoting "lifelong learning opportunities for all". This goal (SDG 4) is subdivided into 10 targets, the sixth of which concerns youth and adult literacy and numeracy. This article…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Sustainable Development, Literacy, Numeracy
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Boeren, Ellen – International Review of Education, 2019
This article discusses the current focus of education policies around the world on working with benchmarks, indicators and targets. Its aim is to increase knowledge of potential strategies to meet the fourth United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 4), which strives for quality education. The SDGs form part of the United Nations (UN)…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Educational Quality, International Programs, Educational Policy
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Andersen, Bjarke Lindsø; Na-songkhla, Jaitip; Hasse, Cathrine; Nordin, Norazah; Norman, Helmi – International Review of Education, 2018
Spurred on by rapid advances of technology, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have proliferated over the past decade. They pride themselves on making (higher) education available to more people at reduced (or no) cost compared to traditional university schemes and on being inclusive in terms of admitting vast numbers of students from all over…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Xiong, Yao; Suen, Hoi K. – International Review of Education, 2018
The development of massive open online courses (MOOCs) has launched an era of large-scale interactive participation in education. While massive open enrolment and the advances of learning technology are creating exciting potentials for lifelong learning in formal and informal ways, the implementation of efficient and effective assessment is still…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Buhl, Mie; Andreasen, Lars Birch; Pushpanadham, Karanam – International Review of Education, 2018
The proliferation and expansion of massive open online courses (MOOCs) prompts a need to revisit classical pedagogical questions. In what ways will MOOCs facilitate and promote new e-learning pedagogies? Is current learning design adequate for the "massiveness" and "openness" of MOOCs? This article discusses the ways in which…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Instructional Design, Teacher Role, Higher Education
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