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Pham, Ly Thi; Hayden, Martin – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2019
Vietnam's low level of research productivity is especially pronounced in the humanities and social sciences. Though previous research has suggested various possible explanations, to date there has been no detailed investigation of the topic. This investigation explored the publishing experiences of a selected sample group of 20 high-achieving and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Researchers, Faculty Publishing
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Boyd, Wendy; Lembke, Cathy; Scott, Amanda – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2019
Australian teachers are required to teach students from diverse cultures, and preservice teachers are reported to feel culturally unprepared. The Australian Government's New Colombo Plan aims to increase pre-service teachers' cultural competency by providing funding for cultural and educational experiences in the Asian-Pacific region. This paper…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Immersion Programs, Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers
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Chachage, Kristeen; Walls, Jeff; Mwakalinga, Yesaya – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2019
School-based research and practice in international education has emphasized academic outcomes, to the exclusion of other important aspects of education, such as caring in schools. In this case study, we consider the role of caring in a successful Tanzanian primary school. The practice of caring promoted by the school's leadership, rooted in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Caring, Educational Environment, Elementary Schools
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Ngo, Jenny; Meek, Lynn – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2019
This paper describes the current state of governance and reforms of Indonesia's higher education system. It seeks to identify the impact of and the constraints on the national higher education reform agenda with respect to institutional autonomy for public universities. Under the prevailing government regulations, 11 public universities have been…
Descriptors: College Administration, Governance, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Tee, Meng Yew; Samuel, Moses; Nor, Norjoharuddeen Bin Mohd; Sathasivam, Renuka A/p V.; Hutkemri – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2018
This article reports the findings on classroom practice in Malaysia, as the nation attempts to transform the education system to better prepare children for the 21st Century. The goal of the study is to describe an overview of classroom practice in Malaysia, to provide essential empirical data to inform discussions in one of the most important…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Classroom Techniques, Secondary School Teachers
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Maca, Mark – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2018
The 'overseas Filipino workers' (OFWs) are the largest source of US dollar income in the Philippines. These state-sponsored labour migrations have resulted in an exodus of workers and professionals that now amounts to approximately 10% of the entire country's population. From a temporary and seasonal employment strategy during the early American…
Descriptors: Income, Labor, Overseas Employment, History
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Wan, Chang Da; Sok, Say; Sirat, Morshidi; Un, Leang – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2018
Cambodia and Malaysia are two Southeast Asian countries at dissimilar levels of socio-economic development. Their higher education systems are also on different developmental paths with varying motivations driving their respective development and progress, but the governance of higher education across these two systems has one striking similarity.…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism
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Moxom, Nanludet; Hayden, Martin – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2018
This paper reports on an ethnographic exploration of the culture of institutional governance at one of the five public universities in Laos. Drawing on documentary materials, on-site observations made over an extended period, and semi-structured interviews conducted with 31 academic managers from across all management levels at the site…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Governance, State Universities, Administrator Attitudes
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Nowlan, Andrew; Wang, Ruolan – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2018
Applying a mixed-methods design, this study aims to generate knowledge regarding decreasing study abroad involvement amongst Japanese students. Based on data collected from a group of first-year Japanese university students, the authors propose six qualities of a predominantly willing, or self-selecting, group of study abroad participants,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, College Freshmen, Second Language Learning
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Gam, Luong Thi Hong; Parry, Sharon; Hayden, Martin – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2018
Within Vietnam's higher education system, traditional norm-referenced approaches to student assessment continue to be widely adopted. Though the system is progressively being reformed with a view to achieving comparability with leading higher education systems globally, student assessment policies and practices have so far proven to be resistant…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Comparative Education, Educational Policy
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Pilgrim, Marcia; Hornby, Garry; Inniss, Tara – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2018
This article examines the implications of selective secondary school education in Barbados for the provision of an inclusive and equitable education system and highlights its impact on educational outcomes. The concepts of inclusion and equity in education are discussed and their importance in achieving the education goals of nations within the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Equal Education, Access to Education
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Demenge, Jonathan; Shrestha, Bibek – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2018
The High Impact Tourism Training (HITT) was a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme implemented by the Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV). It targeted informal workers from the tourism sector, notably women and youth, unskilled and semi-skilled workers in seven countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia: among…
Descriptors: Tourism, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Program Implementation
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Tienxhi, Jonathan Yong – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2017
This paper examines the growing gender gap between men and women in Malaysian public universities, using the Gender Parity Index (GPI) to measure gender disparities over time. It considers the gender gap in University of Malaya with other prominent overseas universities, and compares the GPI between all twenty public higher education institutions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Public Colleges, Equal Education
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Crocco, Oliver S.; Cseh, Maria; Hemmapattawe, Dollaya – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2017
With an estimated workforce of 285 million and the establishment of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Community in 2015, ASEAN faces vast challenges in human resource development (HRD) and higher education. These challenges in Thailand have resulted in the rise of corporate universities and corporation-university…
Descriptors: Corporate Education, School Business Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries
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Thomas, Emel; Irwin, Wray – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2017
As the United Kingdom's (UK) first Ashoka U Changemaker Campus, the University of Northampton (UoN) has embarked on a strategy that embraces social enterprises. Social enterprise, innovation and entrepreneurship are key competences that have been used by the university to address social inequalities. This paper will account for the social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Campuses, Universities, Educational Strategies
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