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Liu, Laura B.; Song, Huan; Miao, Pei – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
In an era of globalisation (Spring 2008), wellbeing no longer can be explored within one's own national borders, but necessitates cultivating shared international understandings to maintain healthy twenty-first-century classrooms. This literature review across Chinese and English international publications contends that understanding wellbeing…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Well Being, Professional Autonomy, Collegiality
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Mazenod, Anna – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
The worth of academic knowledge tends to be tested against global metrics of citations and articles published in high-ranking English language academic journals. This paper examines academic knowledge production in three local fields of research with different national languages (English, Finnish and French). It focuses on knowledge production on…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Research, Apprenticeships, Foreign Countries
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Mertkan, Sefika; Arsan, Nihan; Inal Cavlan, Gozde; Onurkan Aliusta, Gulen – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
There have been ongoing criticisms of the field of educational leadership and management with respect to over-reliance on research from "Western" contexts. However, evidence on the extent to which voices alternative to the dominant "Western" discourse are represented in the international English-medium discourse of educational…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Faculty Publishing, Educational Administration, Mixed Methods Research
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Guthrie, Gerard – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
The student-centred, progressive paradigm has not had sustained success in changing teacher-centred, formalistic practices in "developing" country classrooms. Does "Gestalt-switch" and paradigm reversal demonstrate that progressive theory has realigned with formalistic reality, or has it remained axiomatic in the research and…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Developing Nations, Educational Practices, Validity
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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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Jennings, Zellynne – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
For some four decades governments in Commonwealth Caribbean (CC) countries have been introducing interventions in their school systems to provide quality education for all. Examples of these are learner-centred teaching pedagogy and the integration of technology into teaching and learning. The data for the paper is based on published research and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement, Educational Research
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King, Kenneth – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
This analysis covers the period from 1925 to 2016 in respect of constructing national and global goals and targets in education and training. Tensions between global and national approaches to target-setting are identified. Equally, the ownership of the global target discourse is discussed along with its contested relevance to both developed and…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational History, Sustainable Development, Strategic Planning
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Shah, Ritesh; Quinn, Marie – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
Increasingly, the imperative for improving educational quality in schooling systems throughout the developing world is harnessed to a particular set of teaching and learning practices, such as child-centred, child-friendly or learner-centred pedagogy (LCP). Such was the case in Timor-Leste where, after independence, LCP was heavily promoted as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Centered Learning, Student Centered Curriculum, Educational Improvement
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Ashton, Karen – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
This paper reflects on the methodology used in international comparative education surveys by conducting a systematic review of the European Survey on Language Competences (ESLC). The ESLC was administered from February to March 2011, with final results released in June 2012. The survey tested approximately 55,000 students across 14 European…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Surveys, Comparative Education, Second Language Learning
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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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Fung, Dennis – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
This article reports the findings of a five-year longitudinal study investigating the introduction of Liberal Studies in the context of Hong Kong's new senior secondary educational reforms. The aim of this empirical research, which adopted diachronic analysis to allow comparisons over time, was to compare teachers' and students' perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Educational Change, Interdisciplinary Approach, Foreign Countries
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Rashed, Hazem – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
The Islamic religious education curriculum of the twenty-first century is a cornerstone in a hot debate about necessary educational reforms in the Islamic World. This study aimed at investigating the depth of agreement/disagreement between Arab and Western educational views about challenges of this curriculum through reviewing academic…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Semitic Languages, English
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Andrews, Paul; Diego-Mantecón, Jose – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
Much comparative research into education-related beliefs has exploited questionnaires developed in one culture for use in another. This has been particularly the case in mathematics education, the focus of this paper. In so doing, researchers have tended to assume that translation alone is sufficient to warrant a reliable and valid instrument for…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Mathematics, Student Attitudes, Beliefs
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da Silva, Rui; dos Santos, Júlio Gonçalves; Pacheco, José Augusto – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
This article focuses on education in Guinea-Bissau in the context of globalisations, examining the concept of globalisation and its relation to education and the curriculum. It focuses on the relatively neglected area of national education policies in Guinea-Bissau, comparing differences and common points of interference/influence of multilateral…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Curriculum Development, Educational Policy
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Straubhaar, Rolf – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
While the anglophone academic literature has long engaged in analysis of the role of privilege in the work of educators in the Global North, this article represents an initial foray into such analysis in non-formal educational settings in the Global South. Through a cultural-textual document analysis of 12?months of personal journal entries…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Journal Writing, Social Influences, Social Bias
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