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Sharma, Garima; Wotipka, Christine Min – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
Current literature on parent aspirations has not empirically explored the factors that may lead to differences in aspirations among similar types of parents. Additionally, little is known about the gendered nature of these differences. In this study, we seek to understand factors shaping mothers' aspirations in regards to education, marriage, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Gender Differences, Aspiration
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Quaynor, Laura – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Democratic citizenship education is of key concern in many societies, particularly with the adoption of global citizenship education in the United Nations' Education First Initiative. There have been particular critiques that current frameworks for understanding citizenship fail to account for civic understandings and practices in both African and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democratic Values, Citizenship Education, Indigenous Knowledge
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Mon, Nyein Su; Saito, Eisuke – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This study conducted an appreciative investigation of the experiences of Myanmar women in leadership. Specifically, the focus was on what sustains them, how they negotiate the complexity of their context, and what propels them. Drawn from the experiences of three Myanmar women leaders, the findings indicated that 'their formal and informal…
Descriptors: Females, Role Models, Foreign Countries, Women Administrators
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Davies, Dan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
In Nepal, the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) assessment taken by 16-year-olds at the end of Grade 10 of formal schooling performs a similar function to the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) examination in England in that it summarises individual, school, district and national achievement and acts as a filtering mechanism to the…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, Comparative Education, Government Employees, Ethnic Groups
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Bartels, Rob; Onstenk, Jeroen; Veugelers, Wiel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
Philosophy for Democracy is a research project that aims to examine whether and how Philosophy with Children contributes to the development of democratic skills and attitudes. In the Netherlands, as in almost all Western countries, Philosophy with Children is linked with the movement for citizenship education. This article reports the research on…
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, Philosophy
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Al-Yaseen, Wafaa Salem; Al-Musaileem, Mohammad Yousef – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
The present comparative study investigates the perceptions of male and female teachers regarding the relationship between empowerment and job satisfaction. The study aims to look at factors that empower teachers and lead to job satisfaction from teachers' perspectives. For that purpose, teachers were selected from three educational levels…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Empowerment, Job Satisfaction, Elementary School Teachers
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Tam, Angela Choi Fung – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
Factors leading to successful professional learning communities (PLCs) have been widely discussed in the West, but little is known about how/whether teachers' beliefs contribute to PLCs in the Chinese context. This qualitative case study aimed to investigate teachers' beliefs about teacher learning in PLCs and their influence on collegial learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Communities of Practice, Learning Activities