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Stein, Jan-Philipp; Lu, Xiaomeng; Ohler, Peter – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
In recent years, China and Germany have become invaluable partners in business, politics, and science. However, psychological research indicates that the countries' large-scale affinity does not translate onto the individual level, with many Germans expressing more reservations towards China than vice versa. Previous content analyses have…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mass Media Effects, Cultural Differences, Political Attitudes
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Harris, Victor W.; Kumaran, Muthusami; Harris, Heidi Jones; Moen, Daniel; Visconti, Brian – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of the study abroad experience on student multicultural competence (i.e. knowledge and awareness) using the Multicultural Counselling Knowledge and Awareness Scale in two study abroad programmes during four separate yearly excursions. The first study abroad programme incorporated cultural…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Awareness, Measures (Individuals)
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Ransom, James – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Internationalisation is a cross-cutting theme in the strategic plans of many universities, and an increased international profile is a core goal for many cities. At the same time, even the leaders of some of Europe's most avowedly outward-facing, 'global' universities have begun to prioritise relations with their city counterparts in recent years.…
Descriptors: International Education, Strategic Planning, Urban Areas, Interviews
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Smith, Daniel Scott; Wendt, Heike; Kasper, Daniel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
To understand the relationship between social background and sex in schooling, we use Bourdieu's theory of social reproduction and a feminist perspective of gender as practice. We pose two questions: (1) What is the relationship between economic and cultural capital and achievement for 4th-grade females versus males studying in Germany? (2) Is the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Social Influences, Gender Differences
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Waldow, Florian – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
Researchers interested in the global flow of educational ideas and programmes have long been interested in the role of so-called "reference societies." The article investigates how top scorers in large-scale assessments are framed as positive or negative reference societies in the education policy-making debate in German mass media and…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Academic Achievement, Stereotypes, International Assessment
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Rinne, Risto; Järvinen, Tero; Tikkanen, Jenni; Aro, Mikko – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
Neoliberal education policies have altered the operational environments of schools and affected school principals' job descriptions and requirements. As a result of managerialism, decentralisation and marketisation of education, principals are increasingly responsible for profitability, marketing and striving in competition, in addition to their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Educational Policy, Educational Change
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Hoskins, Bryony; Janmaat, Jan Germen; Han, Christine; Muijs, Daniel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
This article performs exploratory research using a mixed-methods approach (structural equation modelling and a thematic analysis of interview data) to analyse the ways in which socioeconomic disparities in voting patterns are reproduced through inequalities in education in different national contexts, and the role of self-efficacy in this process.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Influences, Voting, Self Efficacy
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Barnett, George A.; Lee, Moosung; Jiang, Ke; Park, Han Woo – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
This paper provides a network analysis of the international flow of students among 210 countries and the factors determining the structure of this flow. Among these factors, bilateral hyperlink connections between countries and the number of telephone minutes (communication variables) are the most important predictors of the flow's structure,…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Study Abroad, Student Mobility, Global Approach
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Pilz, Matthias; Schmidt-Altmann, Kirsten; Eswein, Mikiko – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
In the international debate surrounding transitions from school to employment, Japan and Germany are regularly cited as examples of success. This article draws on the Japanese concepts represented by two problematic groups--freeters and NEETs--to demonstrate that over recent years, young people in both countries have also been facing serious…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Education Work Relationship, Employment
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Qureshi, Yasmeen F.; Janmaat, Jan Germen – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2014
This article focuses specifically on the incorporation of ethnic minority children within the education systems of England, France and Germany. The trends in policy development after World War II in these countries are examined through the prism of three ideal-typical incorporation strategies--integration, assimilation and separation. This is done…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Trend Analysis, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups
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Barabasch, Antje; Watt-Malcolm, Bonnie – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
Germany's vocational education and training (VET) and corresponding teacher-education programmes are known worldwide for their integrated framework. Government legislation unifies companies, unions and vocational schools, and specifies the education and training required for students as well as vocational teachers. Changing from the Diplom…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Vocational Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Bilecen, Basak – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
Drawing on the literature on international student experiences and identities, this study discusses theories of identity from a social constructionist perspective. "Identification" is the preferred term to describe a dynamic process through which students negotiate the meaning of their identities in different societies and communities.…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Student Mobility, Foreign Students, Graduate Students
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Gaber, Slavko; Cankar, Gregor; Umek, Ljubica Marjanovic; Tasner, Veronika – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2012
Due to the broad acceptance of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and other comparative studies as instruments of policymaking, its accuracy is essential. This article attempts to demonstrate omissions in the conceptualisation, and consequently in calculation and interpretation, of one of the central points of PISA 2006 and…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Foreign Students, Foreign Countries, Evidence
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Pritchard, Rosalind – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2010
The purpose of the present research was to study gender inequality in British and German universities. Semi-structured interviews were undertaken with female academics in each country (UK, N = 40; Germany, N = 47). A generational difference of attitude was perceived in academe, with the younger generation clearly more strategic in career…
Descriptors: Interviews, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Career Development
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Jakobi, Anja P.; Rusconi, Alessandra – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2009
Since 1999, European education ministers have discussed and further implemented the "Bologna process", a wide-ranging framework for the reform of higher education. Lifelong learning was added as a goal of the process in 2001. This article evaluates the extent to which the development of lifelong learning has progressed and examines…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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